Calamares – “a distribution-independent system installer, with an advanced partitioning feature for both manual and automated partitioning operations” just landed in Sparky repos. Does the Calamares replace the present “Live Installer”? Yes, I’d like to, as soon as possible. Does the Calamares replace the “Sparky Advanced Installer”? No, the Advanced Installer is still in use, … Read moreCalamares
SparkyLinux 3.0 beta1 Core “Annagerman” is ready for testing. It has been built on the “testing” branch of Debian GNU/Linux “Jessie”. It’s designed for people who want to build their own desktop over the top of Debian testing or unstable Sid. What is inside of Sparky Core Live? 1. Debian testing base system, synchronized … Read moreSparkyLinux 3.0 beta1 Core is out
SparkyLinux has gotten a new functionality – full installation on USB stick. It means that you can do “normal” system installation, similar to the hard drive installation. Key features: – don’t need to cut your hard drive any more – it’s possible to save your personal files, perform system upgrades, install new apps – everything … Read moreSparkyLinux – full USB stick installation
To install SparkyLinux on a hard/usb drive run desktop’s “SparkyLinux installer” icon. You can also use text mode installer – instead of GUI: sudo sparkylinux-installer 1. Target system’s language 1. Run the installer and click “Yes”. 2. The installer will install the system with locales you’ve chosen at start boot and US English keyboard … Read moreHow to install SparkyLinux 2.x/3.x on a hard drive?
If you run SparkyLinux from hard or CD/DVD drive you can make bootable SparkyLinux USB key with Remastersys USB Sturtup Disk Tool.You find it going to Menu-> Applications-> Administration. This operation will delete all data from your USB key. 1. Select already connected USB key. 2. Select the source to be copied from (sparkylinux.iso image). … Read moreHow to make SparkyLinux bootable USB key on SparkyLinux host?