SparkyLinux 2.1 beta1 “Eris” MATE Edition

sparky 2.1 beta1 mate

SparkyLinux 2.1 beta1 “Eris” MATE Edition is ready for testing. The system is built as all 2.x releases on Debian testing “Wheezy”. MATE is a fork of GNOME 2 desktop environment. A few years ago, when I started my adventure with Linux, GNOME 2 was my favorite graphical interface. “Evolutionary” changes of GNOME 3 completely … Read more

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 type: passwd Type your existing password and type two times your new password. 2. To add new user: adduser new-user-name 3. To delete … Read more

SparkyLinux 2.1 “Eris” Ultra Edition

sparky 2.1 ultra edition

SparkyLinux 2.1 “Eris” Ultra Edition” has been released! The system is built as all 2.x releases on Debian testing “Wheezy”. All packages have been synchronized with Debian testing repositories of 23/01/2013. It features customized ultra light and fast Openbox desktop. What else? – Fluxbox is out – I wasn’t happy with it so all my … Read more

SparkyLinux 2.1 rc Ultra Edition

New year and new challenges. One of them I just realized 🙂 SparkyLinux 2.1 rc “Eris” Ultra Edition has been released. It’s well known SparkyLinux 2.0 “Eris” but with new, ultra lightweight two desktops: Fluxbox and Openbox. SparkyLinux e17/LXDE is light for sure, but the “Ultra” Edition is even lighter. All SparkyLinux releases 2.x code … Read more