Category: System

Live system missing permission

  Copping iso image onto USB Pen/Flash Drive, it seems that the file can’t be coppied correctly. I’ve been used UNetbootin, SparkyLinux USB Creator/Remastersys USB Tool many times and not every time the system...

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Sound problem – Ultra Edition

  It seems that volumeicon doesn’t want to cooperate well with alsamixer. To put sound back run GNOME-Alsamixer from menu. 1. Mark at least first 3 sound options to mute theme. 2. Unmark all...

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Users and groups

  After hard drive installation SparkyLinux has one user account created and root account as well. This quick tutorial will help you how to make changes with them.   1. To change your password...

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Live users and passwords

  SparkyLinux Live mode user name is: live The password is: live System root (administrator) password is blank. If you have to work as superuser, use “sudo” (with no password): sudo command If you...

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How to install the newest linux kernel?

  SparkyLinux 2.0 is based on Debian testing “Wheezy” so it featuring Linux kernel 3.2 LTS. If you need to install the newest Linux kernel, you have to: 1. In text console edit (as...

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How to remove a package?

  If you don’t want to keep a package you can simple remove it in two different ways: 1. Synaptic a. Open Menu-> Applications-> Administration-> Synaptic Package Manager b. Find an installed package you...

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How to install new package?

  You can do it in a few different ways: 1. Synaptic a. Open Menu-> Applications-> Administration-> Synaptic Package Manager b. Click “Reload” button first, then “Mark All Upgrades” c. Click “Search” button and...

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How to upgrade all packages?

  You can do it in a few ways: 1. System Upgrade (recommended) a. Open Menu-> System-> System Upgrade or the System Upgrade icon on the desktop’s panel. b. Simply click “OK” button to...

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System requirements

  What is the minimum system requirements to run SparkyLinux? SparkyLinux is designed for old and new machines as well (32 and 64 bit). Minimum is: – CPU i486 / amd64 – 256MB RAM...

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