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Upgrading Kali Linux to the latest version

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Upgrading Kali Linux to the latest version

Welcome future Crack’s of Cybersecurity to my first post this time we are going to learn how to update Kali Linux.

To update the Kali Linux dependencies and tools, you need to run the following commands in the terminal:

The next command helps us to know which version of Kali Linux is running in our computer, virtual machine or in another instance where it was installed.

$ cat /etc/os-release

The next step is to add the correct Kali Linux repositories, it can be done in two ways, the first one is through the nano editor, and the second one with the cat command.

$ nano /etc/apt/sources.list
$ cat /etc/apt/sources.list

Next, the packages are updated based on the previously configured repositories.

$ sudo apt update

If you want to know the list of packages to be updated in your Kali Linux run the next command on the terminal

$ sudo apt list --upgradable

The next step is to fully upgrade your Kali Linux by running the following command

$ sudo apt -y full-upgrade

If everything has been updated correctly we should see the next message

One of the last steps to follow is to restart our Kali Linux

$ sudo reboot -f

Once you have restarted Kali Linux, the last thing to do is to check again the version you have installed.

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