Parrot Security OS is a security-oriented operating system, which is designed for infiltration testing, computer forensics, reverse engineering, attack, cloud penetration testing, privacy / anonymous, password and other occasions. The release is based on Debian, which features the MATE desktop environment and developed by the Frozen box network.
Always updated, frequently released and fully sandboxed! Everything is under your complete control.
- Free (as in freedom)
Feel free to get the system, share with anyone, read the source code and change it as you want!
this system is made to respect your freedom, and it ever will be.
We care about resources consumption, and the system has proven to be extremely lightweight and run surprisingly fast even on very old hardware or with very limited resources.
The developer teams announce the release of Parrot Security OS 4.5, a security-oriented operating system designed for penetration testing, computer forensics, reverse engineering, attacks, cloud penetration testing, privacy/anonymity, passwords and more. The distribution is based on Debian, which features the MATE desktop environment and was developed by the Frozen box network.
There is no changelog. Perhaps this is a release to fix one important issue
- Drop 32bit architecture images
- Virtual Appliances
- Linux 4.19
- Metasploit 5.0
It is pre-installed in Parrot 4.5 and provides the following tools:
- vscodium – an advanced and extensible text editor.
- zeal – an offline documentation downloader and browser.
- git-cola – a graphic client to GIT.
- meld – a graphic patch inspector.
- tora – a graphic database frontend compatible with several database backends.
How to upgrade
sudo parrot-upgrade or sudo apt update sudo apt full-upgrade