This release largely features various tweaks and bug fixes but there are still many updated tools including , , and .
For the ARM users, be aware that the first boot will take a bit longer than usual, as it requires the reinstallation of a few packages on the hardware. This manifests as the login manager crashing a few times until the packages finish reinstalling and is expected behaviour.
Upgrade to Kali Linux 2019.2
If you already have a Kali installation you’re happy with, you can easily upgrade in place as follows.
[email protected]:~# apt update && apt -y full-upgrade
Ensuring your Installation is Updated
To double check your version, first make sure your Kali are correct.
[email protected]:~# cat /etc/apt/sources.list
deb http://http.kali.org/kali kali-rolling main non-free contrib
Then after running ‘apt -y full-upgrade’, you may require a ‘reboot’ before checking: