How to make SparkyLinux bootable USB key or any Linux, Mac OSX and MS Windows host?

To do that you can use multiplatforms application UNetbootin. It’s available for most Linux distributions, Mac OSX and MS Windows as well. SparkyLinux Full-DVD has UNetbootin pre-installed inside the system. It can be used if you run SparkyLinux from hard drive or as a live system from CD/DVD disk too. Putting SparkyLinux iso image to … Read more

How to install the newest linux kernel?

This post is out of date, check -> 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 root) “sources.list” and add Debian unstable “Sid” repos: su nano /etc/apt/sources.list 2. Add … Read more

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 type a name of a package then “Mark it for installation” d. Click “Apply” button 2. Text console a. Run text console … Read more