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SparkyLinux Versions

Sparky is shipped in 4 different sorts:

  • Full/Home Editions - with all the tools, codecs, plugins and drivers preinstalled – to the users who want to have everything ready and work from the first system’s run
  • Base Editions - with minimal set of tools – to advanced users who like to set up everything as they want
  • CLI Edition - text based edition for advanced users
  • Special Editions (GameOver, Rescue, Multimedia) for different, special jobs.

Full Editions are developed in a few sorts depending of the desktop environment:

  • KDE
  • LXDE
  • LXQt
  • MATE
  • Xfce

Starting from Sparky 4.3 Base Editions is available with the Openbox window manager, and is called MinimalGUI.

CLI (Command Line Interface) Edition has no X server preinstalled and works in text mode only. Can be used to build any desktop on the top of Debian 'testing' as you like. Started from Sparky 4.3 is called MinimalCLI.

GameOver Edition features LXDE desktop, a very large number of preinstalled games, useful tools and scripts. It's targeted to gamers.

Rescue Edition is an operating system which works in live DVD/USB mode only. The Live system contains a large set of tools for scanning and fixing files, partitions and operating systems installed on hard drives.

Multimedia Edition features a large set of tools for creating and editing graphics, audio, video and HTML pages.

versions.txt · Last modified: 2016/05/07 22:44 by pavroo