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Offline ZEROF

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BackBox Linux 4.1 released!
« on: January 31, 2015, 11:53:06 PM »
The BackBox Team is pleased to announce the updated release of BackBox Linux, the version 4.1!

This release includes features such as Linux Kernel 3.13, EFI mode, Anonymous mode, LVM + Disk encryption installer, privacy additions and armhf Debian packages.

The ISO images (32bit & 64bit) can be downloaded from the following location:


What's new

Preinstalled Linux Kernel 3.13
New Ubuntu 14.04.1 base
Installer with LVM and Full Disk Encryption options
Handy Thunar custom actions
RAM wipe at shutdown/reboot
System improvements
Upstream components
Bug corrections
Performance boost
Improved Anonymous mode
Predisposition to ARM architecture (armhf Debian packages)
Predisposition to BackBox Cloud platform
New and updated hacking tools

System requirements

32-bit or 64-bit processor
512 MB of system memory (RAM)
6 GB of disk space for installation
Graphics card capable of 800×600 resolution
DVD-ROM drive or USB port (2 GB)

Upgrade instructions

To upgrade from a previous version (BackBox v.4.0) follow these instructions:

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sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
sudo apt-get install -f
sudo apt-get install backbox-default-settings backbox-desktop --reinstall
sudo apt-get install backbox-tools --reinstall
sudo apt-get autoremove --purge

Offline r3k0hu

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Re: BackBox Linux 4.1 released!
« Reply #1 on: February 01, 2015, 12:32:39 PM »
Thanks ZEROF

Will give it a try next weekend.. downloading now.

All I have to do in the meantime is remember my HDD encryption password.. can't believe I've forgotten it.. complex security sometimes bites you in the ass. I should have written it down on a post-it note :)