Purpose-built: Five specialised Linux distributions

We’ve all heard of Ubuntu, OpenSuse, Fedora and Mandriva. But how about RIP, Damn Vulnerable and Zeroshell Linux? Here are five specialised Linux versions worth bookmarking.
Damn Vulnerable Linux

By its own admission DVL is the “most vulnerable and exploitable operating system ever”. Fortunately those weaknesses are by design rather than by accident, because Damn Vulnerable Linux is designed for security training. The distro includes training materials and exercises and the developers have spent all of their time packing it full of broken, badly-configured and dated applications. So if you want to learn how to exploit Linux, DVL is the way to go.

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