Run Kali Linux On Raspberry Pi 4

Kali Linux on Raspberri Pi 4

The great news for Cyber security researchers and Penetration tester.

Officially released, now you can run Kali Linux on Raspberry Pi 4.

Raspberry Pi 4 Model B was released in June 2019 with a 1.5 GHz 64-bit quad core ARM Cortex-A72 processor, on-board 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5, full gigabit Ethernet (throughput not limited), two USB 2.0 ports, two USB 3.0 ports and dual monitor support (4K resolution).

The Pi 4 is also powered via a USB-C port, enabling additional power to be provided to downstream peripherals, when used with an appropriate PSU. Three sizes of onboard RAM are available: 1 GB (US$35), 2 GB (US$45), 4 GB (US$55) receptively.

Now, the Kali Linux for Raspberry Pi4 is available in 32-bit version, the developers is currently working on 64-bit version and promised to release it soon.

You can download it from here

Raspberry Pi 4 Tech Specs
Raspberry Pi 4 Tech Specs

The Offensive Security said that the Kali Linux for the Raspberry Pi 4 also supports an onboard Wi-Fi monitor mode and frame injection support.

Also Read – Kali Linux Tutorials

The users instruction is same as Kali on Raspberry Pi2, follow these instructions:

  • Get a nice fast 8 GB micro SD card or eMMC.
  • Download the Kali Raspberry Pi2 image from our downloads area.
  • Use the dd utility to image this file to your microSD card. In our example, we use a microSD which is located at /dev/sdb. Change this as needed.
  • This process will wipe out your SD card. If you choose the wrong storage device, you may wipe out your computers hard disk.
  • xzcat kali-$version-rpi2.img.xz | dd of=/dev/sdb bs=512k
  • This process can take awhile depending on your device speed and image size.

Once the dd operation is complete, boot up the Raspberry Pi2 with the microSD plugged in. Log in to Kali (root / toor), that’s it, you’re done!

Kali on Raspberry Pi2 – Developer Instructions

If you are a developer and want to tinker with the Kali Raspberry Pi2 image, including changing the kernel configuration and generally being adventurous, check out the kali-arm-build-scripts repository on GitHub, and follow the file’s instructions. The script to use is

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