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SparkyLinux 5.7 Rescue - Live DVD (32-bit)

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Contents: 1 DVD
Platform: 32-bit (x86)
Media Type: Live
Categories: Desktop, Rescue, System Utilities
Desktop Environment: Openbox
Package Management: DEB Rank: #35
Date Added to July 16, 2019
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Product Description

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.

SparkyLinux Rescue

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:

  • Backup (creating and restoring): Clonezilla, DDRescue + GUI, FSArchive, Grsync, luckyBackup, Partclone, Partimage + Partimage Server
  • Bootloader (fixing the bootloader GRUB): Boot Repair
  • Chroot (chrooting into Linux distributions): Chroot, Chrooter (Sparky Chrooter)
  • Dysk (managing and partitioning): Cfdisk, Disktype, Fdisk, Gdisk, GParted, Parted, TestDisk
  • Encryption (encrypting disks and partitions): Cryptsetup, Tcplay, VeraCrypt, zuluCrypt, zuluMount
  • Files (operations on files and directories): Eraser (Sparky Eraser), PCManFM, Midnight Commander, PhotoRec, Shred, Tux Commander, Wipe, Xarchiver
  • Malware (antivirus and antirootkits scanners): Chkrootkit, ClamAV, ClamTK, Rkhunter
  • Monitoring: top, htop, lxrandr, nmon
  • Network (access to MS Windows shared folders): samba client
  • Package Management: APT, RPM, YUM, Zypper
  • Passwords MS Windows (MS Windows passwords cracker): ophcrack
  • Remote Desktop: Gigolo, rdesktop + GUI, Remmina, TeamViewer Installer
  • The file systems supported: Reiserfs, Reiser4, ext3/4, iso9660, UDF, XFS, JFS, UFS, HPFS, HFS, HFS+, Time Machine FS, MINIX, MS DOS, NTFS, VFAT. BTRFS, Exfat, F2FS, LVM2, NILFS2
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