BlackArch

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BlackArch is an unofficial project that aims to enable both security professionals and newcomers to learn and use security and hacking tools within Arch Linux.

The toolset is distributed as an Arch Linux unofficial user repository so you can install BlackArch Linux on top of an existing Arch Linux installation.

Setup

Add this to your /etc/pacman.conf file:

   [blackarch]
   Server = http://blackarch.org/blackarch/$repo/os/$arch

For package signing, pull in and sign the package signing keys:

   # pacman-key -r 4345771566D76038C7FEB43863EC0ADBEA87E4E3
   # pacman-key --lsign-key 4345771566D76038C7FEB43863EC0ADBEA87E4E3

Now run

   # pacman -Syyu

Installing Packages

You may now install tools from the BlackArch repository. To list all of the available tools, run

   $ pacman -Sl blackarch

To install all of the tools, run

   # pacman -S blackarch

To install a category of tools, run

   # pacman -S blackarch-<category>

To see the BlackArch categories, run

   $ pacman -Sg | grep blackarch

Contact Information

Here is a summary of the best places to learn more, communicate, and get involved: