- SparkyLinux 5.4.1 Rescue - 16GB USB Flash Drive (64-bit)
SparkyLinux 5.4.1 Rescue - 16GB USB Flash Drive (64-bit)
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Contents: 1 USB Flash Drive
Platform: 64-bit (x86-64, amd64)
Media Type: Live
Categories: Desktop, Rescue, System Utilities
OSDisc.com Rank: #30
Date Added to OSDisc.com: September 20, 2018
Item ID: WUWBHPKTDG
Drive Model: Kingston DataTraveler SE9 (USB 2.0)
Transfer Speed: 15MB/s read; 5MB/s write
Drive Features: Unique and Sophisticated Metallic Design
Dimensions: 1.54" x 0.48" x 0.18" (39.0mm x 12.4mm x 4.6mm)
Warranty: 5-year Manufacturer Warranty
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:
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