BackBox Linux 4.6 released with ruby 2.2

The BackBox Team is pleased to announce the latest version of BackBox Linux 4.6 minor release on BackBox Linux 4.x branch. In this release they have fixed some minor bugs, configured ruby2.2 as default, updated base system and tools.

Download & Install BackBox Linux 4.6

The ISO images for 32bit & 64bit can be downloaded from the official web site download section.

Main Changes on BackBox Linux 4.6

  • Updated Linux Kernel 4.2
  • Updated Ruby 2.2
  • Updated hacking tools: beef, dirsearch, metasploit, openvas, setoolkit, volatility, wpscan, wxhexeditor, yara, etc.

Upgrade Instructions

To upgrade from a previous version (BackBox 4.x) follow these instructions.

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
sudo apt-get install -f

[For amd64]
sudo apt-get install linux-headers-generic-lts-wily linux-image-generic-lts-wily linux-signed-generic-lts-wily linux-signed-image-generic-lts-wily
sudo apt-get install xserver-xorg-lts-wily --install-recommends

[For i386]
sudo apt-get install linux-headers-generic-lts-wily linux-image-generic-lts-wilylinux-signed-generic-lts-wily linux-signed-image-generic-lts-wily
sudo apt-get install xserver-xorg-lts-wily --install-recommends

sudo apt-get install ruby ruby-dev ruby2.1 ruby2.1-dev ruby2.2-dev ruby2.2 --reinstall
sudo apt-get purge ri1.9.1 ruby1.9.1 bundler libruby2.0 ruby2.0 ruby2.0-dev libruby1.9.1 ruby-full

sudo gem cleanup
sudo rm -rf /var/lib/gems/1.*
sudo rm -rf /var/lib/gems/2.0.*
sudo apt-get install backbox-default-settings backbox-desktop backbox-menu backbox-tools --reinstall
sudo apt-get install beef-project metasploit-framework whatweb wpscan setoolkit --reinstall
sudo apt-get autoremove --purge
sudo apt-get install openvas sqlite3
sudo openvas-launch sync
sudo openvas-launch start
sudo update-rc.d apache2 disable
sudo update-rc.d polipo disable
sudo update-rc.d openvas-gsa disable
sudo update-rc.d openvas-manager disable
sudo update-rc.d openvas-scanner disable
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