What kernel is Kali Linux?
Is Kali Linux Debian 9? The Kali Linux distribution is based on Debian Testing. Therefore, most of the Kali packages are imported, as-is, from the Debian repositories.
How do I check my Kali Linux kernel version?
- uname -r : Find Linux kernel version.
- cat /proc/version : Show Linux kernel version with help of a special file.
- hostnamectl | grep Kernel : For systemd based Linux distro you can use hotnamectl to display hostname and running Linux kernel version.
Is Kali Linux Ubuntu based? Not, it is not. It is based on Debian. Kali Linux is a Debian-derived Linux distribution designed for digital forensics and penetration testing.