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:
The set of extra tools for rescue edition can be installed on the top of any desktop environment/window manager, via the meta package:
Make sure that many of the tools work in text mode only, and do not have menu entries. A full menu is provided by 'obmenu-generator-rescue' which is designed to the Openbox window manager.