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Rescue Edition

Sparky “Rescue” Edition is an operating system which works in live DVD/USB mode only (no installation on a hard drive). The Live system contains a large set of tools for scanning and fixing files, partitions and operating systems installed on hard drives.

It uses ultra lightweight Openbox window manager as its default desktop.

Tools available form the live system are:

  • Backup (creating and restoring): Clonezilla, DDRescue + GUI, FSArchive, Grsync, luckyBackup, Partclone, Partimage + Partimage Server
  • Bootloader (fixing the bootloader GRUB): Boot Repair
  • Chroot (chrooting into Linux distributions): Chroot, Chrooter (Sparky Chrooter)
  • Dysk (managing and partitioning): Cfdisk, Disktype, Fdisk, Gdisk, GParted, Parted, TestDisk
  • Encryption (encrypting disks and partitions): Cryptsetup, Tcplay, VeraCrypt, zuluCrypt, zuluMount
  • Files (operations on files and directories): Eraser (Sparky Eraser), PCManFM, Midnight Commander, PhotoRec, Shred, Tux Commander, Wipe, Xarchiver
  • Malware (antivirus and antirootkits scanners): Chkrootkit, ClamAV, ClamTK, Rkhunter
  • Monitoring: top, htop, lxrandr, nmon
  • Network (access to MS Windows shared folders): samba klient
  • Package Management: APT, RPM, YUM, Zypper
  • Passwords MS Windows (MS Windows passwords cracker): ophcrack
  • Remote Desktop: Gigolo, rdesktop + GUI, Remmina, TeamViewer Instalator
  • The file systems supported: Reiserfs, Reiser4, ext3/4, iso9660, UDF, XFS, JFS, UFS, HPFS, HFS, HFS+, Time Machine FS, MINIX, MS DOS, NTFS, VFAT. BTRFS, Exfat, F2FS, LVM2, NILFS2
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Rescue Edition

sparky_rescue.txt · Last modified: 2016/08/13 23:20 by pavroo