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Kali Linux Intrusion and Exploitation Cookbook by Ishan Girdhar, Dhruv Shah

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Customizing Kali Linux for faster package updates

Kali contains more than 300 security tools and system binaries. After installing Kali Linux, first thing you would need to do is update the Kali Linux to get the latest collection of security tools and features. Since Kali is based on Debian Linux, you can use the apt-get update command to update the repositories for the binaries and tools.

However, at times while updating Kali Linux, you will notice that updates can be slow regardless of your Internet speed and bandwidth. In this recipe, we will show you how you can update your source file, which your package manager refers to, for faster package updates:

Getting ready

For this recipe, you will need a connection to the Internet with a valid IP address. ...

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