About BlackArch Linux
BlackArch Linux is an Arch Linux-based penetration testing distribution for penetration testers and security researchers. The repository contains 1910 tools. You can install tools individually or in groups. BlackArch Linux is compatible with existing Arch installs. For more information, see the installation instructions. Also, news is published on our blog.
The BlackArch Live ISO contains multiple window managers. Below you will find screenshots of a few of them.
Please note that this OS is a relatively new project. To report bugs and request new tools, please visit the issue tracker on Github, stop by IRC, or email us.
Download and Installation
There are three ways to go:
- Install on an existing Arch machine.
- Use the live ISO.
- The live ISO comes with an installer (
blackarch-install). You can use the installer to install BlackArch to your hard disk.