Sparky Backup System 0.1.6

  The default Sparky backup tool ‘sparky-backup-sys’ has been upgraded up to version 0.1.6. It provides fixed backup script and the ‘old’ installer. It can be used on Sparky installation based on the latest iso image of Sparky 3.3 and the older ones as well. Sparky Backup System features the ‘old’ installer (based on remastersys … Read more

Sparky Eraser & TrueCrypt

sparky eraser

We have two new packages in the repository, both of them for security fans: 1. TrueCrypt – I don’t have to introduce it – it’s a source-available freeware application used for on-the-fly disks and partitions encryption. Use Synaptic, Sparky APTus or the command line to install it: apt-get update apt-get install truecrypt 2. Sparky Eraser … Read more

Restricted packages

As you know, it’s not really possible to have support for many devices without non-free drivers. Sparky similar like a couple other Linux distributions features contrib and non-free packages and drivers. In my way, it helps managing the system easily, specially by new Linux users. But… Some people don’t want or don’t like restricted packages … Read more


We have a new package called “sparky-compton” available in our repository. Compton is a composite manager – a bug-fixed fork of dcompmgr, which is a fork of xcompmgr. “Sparky-compton” package provides : – easy way to install compton – simply graphical interface with a few option: start, stop, load and edit config file – sample … Read more

Sparky APTus 0.1.4

aptus 0.1.4

There is an update of Sparky APTus 0.1.4 available at our repository. Changelog: – Upgrade – this will run “apt-get upgrade” – Dist_Upgrade – this will run “apt-get dist-upgrade” – recommended way to keep Sparky up to date – Quick_Install – quick install a package/packages from the repository – Quick_Install_DEB – quick install “.deb” package … Read more