About

BlackArch Linux is an Arch Linux-based penetration testing distribution for penetration testers and security researchers. The repository contains 2553 tools. You can install tools individually or in groups. BlackArch Linux is compatible with existing Arch installs. For more information, see the installation instructions. Also, news is published on our blog.

Please note that BlackArch is a relatively new project. To report bugs and request new tools, please visit the issue tracker on Github, stop by IRC, or email us.

The BlackArch Live ISO contains multiple window managers. Below you will find screenshots of a few of them.




BlackArch Linux with fluxbox
BlackArch Linux with i3
BlackArch Linux with awesome wm
BlackArch Linux with spectrwm
BlackArch Linux with lxdm
BlackArch Linux Grub

BlackArch Linux is backed by a team of volunteers. Some of them have chosen to appear in the following list.

Developers

BlackArch Linux is backed by a team of volunteers. Below are the names of those who helped the project.

Former Developers & Contributors