How to update Kali 1.1.0 to 2.0 (Kali Sana)



Update Kali 1.1.0 to 2.0

Kali linux a powerful penetration testing OS and few days ago its got a big update with new interface, automatic updates and more. So if you’re already a kali linux user then you can simply upgrade Kali 1.x to Kali 2.0 without reinstalling whole operating system from scratch. To do this, you will need to edit your source.list entries, and run a dist-upgrade as shown below.

If this method didn’t workout for you, it’s better to reinstalling your OS from scratch.


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  1. hey, i have kali linux 1.1 on my machine and i want to upgrade it to 2.0 , but whenever i put the commands given above in terminal , it works a bit but after sometime when it asks for permission to use additional space and i press (y) it aborts, can you please tell me the solution of this thing, thanks in advance 🙂

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