SparkyLinux is a GNU/Linux distribution created on the “testing” branch of Debian. It features customized lightweight desktops, multimedia plugins, selected sets of apps and own custom tools to ease different tasks.
SparkyLinux is a Debian-based Linux distribution which provides ready to use, out of the box operating system with a set of slightly customized lightweight desktops.
Sparky is targeted to all the computer’s users who want replace existing, proprietary driven OS to an open-sourced. In general, Sparky is not targeted to Linux beginners, rather to users with some amount of Linux knowledge. Anyway, the Linux beginners are welcome too – our forums is open for any question.
Sparky “Rescue” Edition is an operating system which works in live DVD/USB mode only (no installation on a hard drive). The Live system contains a large set of tools for scanning and fixing files, partitions and operating systems installed on hard drives.
It uses ultra lightweight Openbox window manager as its default desktop.
Tools available form the live system are: