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Upgrade Debian to Parrot

Tutorial Convert Your Debian Into Parrot Security OS Pentesting.

Do you want to turn your debian into a distro that is widely used by cyber security experts?

then it's time to change your old impression with debian into something interesting to use.

So what exactly is Parrot Security OS?

Parrot Security (Parrot OS, Parrot) is a Free and Open source GNU/Linux distribution based on Debian Testing designed for security experts, developers and privacy aware people.

It includes a full portable arsenal for IT security and digital forensics operations. It also includes everything you need to develop your own programs or protect your privacy while surfing the net.

How to upgrade?

there are several criteria to upgrade your debian to parrot security,

1. You must be Root privileges or an Administrator
2. The Debian used is the bullseye version (or Latest)
3. Enough Storage Around 15 GB
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step to upgrade,

git clone ~/parrot
cd ~/parrot
chmod +x ./parrotfromdebian
sudo ./parrotfromdebian
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Available Options for upgrading

  1. Core Only (parrot repository only)
  2. Headless Edition
  3. Standard Edition
  4. Full Edition
  5. Home Edition
  6. Embedded Edition

Congratulations, you have successfully upgraded


Follow Instructions - Should be around 12GB and don't forget to do sudo apt update && sudo apt full-upgrade -y then reboot.
Welcome to your Parrot Security OS Pentesting Machine!
Written by @ditohd

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