Sparky Backup System 20160808

sparky backup 2016

The default Sparky’s backup tool ‘Sparky Backup System’ has been upgraded up to version 20160808 (‘sparky-backup-core’ and ‘sparky-backup-sys’). Sparky Backup System is a tool which lets you backup your installed version of Sparky, including all installed applications, desktops and desktop settings into a single iso image file. But it doesn’t backup your personal files from … Read more



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 more

System upgrade 2015-07-21

  The last system upgrade makes some changes in the system so be careful. It wants to remove some packages: Packages to be removed: audacity avidemux avidemux-plugins avidemux-qt browser-plugin-vlc dvd95 gnome-control-center gstreamer0.10-plugins-ugly gstreamer1.0-plugins-bad gstreamer1.0-plugins-ugly kadu libasound2-plugins:i386 libcheese-gtk23 libcheese7 libopencv-calib3d2.4 libopencv-contrib2.4 libopencv-features2d2.4 libopencv-highgui2.4 libopencv-legacy2.4 libopencv-objdetect2.4 mencoder minitube ogmrip phonon phonon-backend-vlc skype:i386 twolame vlc vlc-nox vlc-plugin-notify New … Read more

Sparky Backup System 20150119

Sparky Backup System tool has been updated up to version 20150119. It lets you rebuild your present installation of Sparky and make a backup/remix which can be installed on a different partition/disk/machine. Changelog: – added support for EFI – lets you build new remix which can be working on machines with BIOS or EFI motherboard … Read more