How to Upgrade BackTrack 5 R2 to BackTrack 5 R3

Here is a short easy guide on how to upgrade BackTrack 5 R2 to BackTrack 5 R3.

Recently BackTrack 5 R3 has been officially been released and is now available for you to download, but for those who do not want to start with fresh new installation, then is guide will help you, as you will learn how to upgrade BackTrack 5 R2 to BackTrack 5 R3.

If you want to do a fresh new installation of BackTrack 5 R3, then kindly see the download BackTrack 5 R3 to download the BackTrack 5 R3 ISO file and do a fresh new install of it, otherwise proceed in reading this guide.

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If you are using BackTrack 5 R2, then it is recommended to upgrade it to BackTrack 5 R2, and get access to various bug fixes, and numerous new tools. BackTrack 5 R3, is the newest version of BackTrack, Linux penetration testing distribution.

Steps to Upgrade BackTrack 5 R2 to R3:

1. Update your BackTrack system using the command below.

apt-get update && apt-get dist-upgrade

2. Type the command below to upgrade the tools. Take note that commands for 32-bit and 64-bit tools are different. So make sure that you know what type of architecture your BackTrack operating system is using.

32-Bit Tools

apt-get install libcrafter blueranger dbd inundator intersect mercury cutycapt trixd00r artemisa rifiuti2 netgear-telnetenable jboss-autopwn deblaze sakis3g voiphoney apache-users phrasendrescher kautilya manglefizz rainbowcrack rainbowcrack-mt lynis-audit spooftooph wifihoney twofi truecrack uberharvest acccheck statsprocessor iphoneanalyzer jad javasnoop mitmproxy ewizard multimac netsniff-ng smbexec websploit dnmap johnny unix-privesc-check sslcaudit dhcpig intercepter-ng u3-pwn binwalk laudanum wifite tnscmd10g bluepot dotdotpwn subterfuge jigsaw urlcrazy creddump android-sdk apktool ded dex2jar droidbox smali termineter bbqsql htexploit smartphone-pentest-framework fern-wifi-cracker powersploit webhandler

64-Bit Tools

apt-get install libcrafter blueranger dbd inundator intersect mercury cutycapt trixd00r rifiuti2 netgear-telnetenable jboss-autopwn deblaze sakis3g voiphoney apache-users phrasendrescher kautilya manglefizz rainbowcrack rainbowcrack-mt lynis-audit spooftooph wifihoney twofi truecrack acccheck statsprocessor iphoneanalyzer jad javasnoop mitmproxy ewizard multimac netsniff-ng smbexec websploit dnmap johnny unix-privesc-check sslcaudit dhcpig intercepter-ng u3-pwn binwalk laudanum wifite tnscmd10g bluepot dotdotpwn subterfuge jigsaw urlcrazy creddump android-sdk apktool ded dex2jar droidbox smali termineter multiforcer bbqsql htexploit smartphone-pentest-framework fern-wifi-cracker powersploit webhandler

That’s it! You have just learned how to upgrade BackTrack 5 R2 to BackTrack 5 R3. Just wait for the new tools to be installed, and you will be running the latest BackTrack 5 R3.