Exploring Kali Linux Alternatives: Getting Started with Pentoo for Advanced Software Installations

Kali Linux is probably the most well-known hacking distribution among penetration testers. However, there are alternative distros which offer versatility and advanced package management systems that are absolutely worth considering. One such distribution is Pentoo, a Gentoo-based operating system created by Grimmlin and maintained by Rick Farina (aka "Zero_Chaos"), a seasoned developer and penetration tester. Before we get to explaining Pentoo itself, it's necessary to talk about the underlying Gentoo OS first. What Is Gentoo? Gentoo is Linux distribution centered around compiling packages... more