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How to Upgrade Kali Linux 2.0 – Step-by-Step Tutorial

How you can Upgrade your Kali Linux 1. x to Kali Linux 2.0 New Version?

How to Upgrade Kali Linux?

For Upgrading All you have to edit your Sources file from Kali Linux 1. x follow my lead!

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Open up your Terminal.

Type: leafpad /etc/apt/sources.list (  Type this Command with sudo if you are doing from root* )

After leafpad editor will open up a sources.list file you need to put this line anywhere!

deb kali-rolling main non-free contrib
deb-src kali-rolling main non-free contrib

Put these two links in your Sources.list file and save and close.

After that you have to type in Terminal: apt-get update

Then it will start updating your packages from Kali Linux Sana.

Wait for it to complete if it asks you for the YES/NO Option keep doing Yes. Because it will ask your permission for updating files.

After the update command, you have to upgrade.

Now, Type in Terminal : apt-get upgrade command and it will start upgrading these files which you updated from kali Linux Sana repositories.

And then, upgrade complete you have to do this!

apt-get dist-upgrade



And after reboot you’ll be upgraded to Kali Linux 2.0 from Kali Linux 1.x 😀 If this all Fail then try from these Commands!

Copy and Paste Below Lines and Paste in your Terminal!

cat << EOF > /etc/apt/sources.list
deb sana main non-free contrib
deb sana/updates main contrib non-free
apt-get update
apt-get dist-upgrade

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