Kali Linux vs. openSUSE Tumbleweed

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Kali Linux
Score 9.4 out of 10
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Kali Linux is an open source, advanced penetration testing platform supported by Offensive Security headquartered in New York.N/A
openSUSE Tumbleweed
Score 9.3 out of 10
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openSUSE is a Linux distribution. The Tumbleweed distribution is a pure rolling release version of openSUSE containing the latest "stable" versions of all software instead of relying on rigid periodic release cycles. It includes the Linux kernel, SAMBA, git, desktops, office applications and many other packages. Tumbleweed is offered to Power Users, Software Developers and openSUSE Contributors. According to the community, if the user requires the latest software stacks and Integrated…N/A
Pricing
Kali LinuxopenSUSE Tumbleweed
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Kali LinuxopenSUSE Tumbleweed
Free Trial
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Free/Freemium Version
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Premium Consulting/Integration Services
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Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
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Community Pulse
Kali LinuxopenSUSE Tumbleweed
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Best Alternatives
Kali LinuxopenSUSE Tumbleweed
Small Businesses

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Ubuntu
Ubuntu
Score 9.0 out of 10
Medium-sized Companies
Veracode
Veracode
Score 8.5 out of 10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Score 9.2 out of 10
Enterprises
Veracode
Veracode
Score 8.5 out of 10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Score 9.2 out of 10
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User Ratings
Kali LinuxopenSUSE Tumbleweed
Likelihood to Recommend
10.0
(6 ratings)
9.2
(3 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
7.3
(1 ratings)
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User Testimonials
Kali LinuxopenSUSE Tumbleweed
Likelihood to Recommend
Offensive Security
Kali is quite honestly appropriate for use on a Test Lab, a Virtual Machine, it will even run on a Raspberry Pi. It is the most popular tool used in most all training courses. It can be uses in home labs, work labs and production environments to perform real life scans for vulnerabilities among other things. It is the most popular tool for Cybersecurity tool.
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SUSE
openSUSE Tumbleweed is best suited to developers, system administrators, and other power users. Beginning users looking for stability and less-frequent package updates will likely be served by alternatives such as openSUSE Leap.
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Pros
Offensive Security
  • Provides high security.
  • Does great job with penetration testing.
  • Has good number of testing tools with in.
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SUSE
  • uses hardware too wisely.
  • easy to setup machines.
  • easy to ssh the machines hosted.
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Cons
Offensive Security
  • Usage wise, it is tough for use by beginners. Can be improved.
  • With Kali Linux have noticed driver related issues especially with Nvidia graphics cards.
  • Kali Linux can be improved for use as a day to day OS.
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SUSE
  • Sometimes after system update old software configuration does not work
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Alternatives Considered
Offensive Security
The hard feature to be beat Kali with is the amount of preinstalled tools. I.e. Ubuntu is great but you would have to install each and every tool separately
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SUSE
openSUSE Tumbleweed is a fast-moving and quick-updating Linux distribution. It aims to deliver the latest versions of software packages while being automatically tested before each release. openSUSE Leap has a slower release face and is more suited for users looking to use a certain vetted set of packages which only receive bug fixes.
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Return on Investment
Offensive Security
  • Till now Kali Linux have not made a single penny negative impact on our companies business , its so powerful and useful at the same time for our company.
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SUSE
  • Easy to get into the cluster and track logs.
  • Easy to configure.
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