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on: November 18, 2015, 10:11:13 PM

I am an old timer to Linux but new to pentesting stuff. It is just something I became interested in. I know nothing at this time but am eager to learn. I checked out Kali, but it has a little to much of a commercial feel for me.

Either way, I am hoping to learn a lot and look foreward to some interesting conversations .



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Reply #1 on: November 19, 2015, 01:45:15 PM
Welcome and happy hacking ;)

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Reply #2 on: November 27, 2015, 03:25:51 PM
Hey New Guy,

I am also an ol' Linux user, and have become very interested in security / anonymity. I've tried Kali, and agree that there is a bit of a commercial feel to it. I've been running Parrot OS, but will be getting an inexpensive H-P Stream 13 ($US246 w/tax), and intend to go back to Backbox. I've always preferred the XFCE DM to anything else. The latest release (4.4) should be fun to try.

One day - I too - might become a bit more knowledgeable with PenTesting.

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Reply #3 on: February 26, 2016, 01:27:04 AM
Ehhhhh (Fonzi welcome).
Glad you are here and learning. Me too. Good luck
and best wishes! Keep striving, learning, and


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Reply #4 on: February 26, 2016, 03:55:43 PM
welcome to backbox community where you will enjoy your stay and have lots of fun.

feel free to fire up your questions and the community will try to help as much as it can.

if you think bigger then you can join to BB team soon with your eagerness.

stay tuned.

Happy Hacking!