Sparky 2023.07

sparkylinux 8 xfce

This is the July update of Sparky rolling iso images which works on Linux kernel 6.3, and provides updated packages from Debian ‘trixie’ and Sparky ‘sisters’ testing repos. What’s new: – all packaged upgraded from Debian and Sparky testing repos as of July 16, 2023 – Linux kernel 6.3.7 (6.4.3 & 6.1.38-ESR & 5.15.120-ESR in … Read more

ISO MinimalGUI i686

There is iso image of Sparky 7.0 MinimalGUI i686 available to download. As you know, Sparky 7 still supports i686 architecture (32 bit), but I created only MinimalCLI (text mode) i686 iso image before. But… I didn’t expect it is still popular and in use, maybe not so popular as amd64, but still is. So, … Read more



There is a new application available for Sparkers: Pulsar What is Pulsar? A Community-led Hyper-Hackable Text Editor, Forked from Atom, built on Electron. Designed to be deeply customizable, but still approachable using the default configuration. Goals: – Cross-platform Editing – Built-in package manager – Smart Autocompletion – File system browser – Multiple panes – Find … Read more

Sparky 7.0 Orion Belt

Sparky 7.0 “Orion Belt” has been released. It is based on and fully compatible with Debian 12 “Bookworm”. Highlights: – based on Debian stable 12 “Bookworm” – all packages updated from Debian “Bookworm” & Sparky “Orion Belt” repos as of June 15, 2023 – Linux kernel 6.1.27 LTS as default (6.3.8 & 5.15.117 LTS in … Read more