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SystemRescueCd 2.4.0
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1 28524 11-08-2011
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100% of reviewers None indicated 10.0

Description: The new release comes with the brand-new GParted 0.10.0, the latest X.Org Server and Mozilla Firefox, while DHCP has been upgraded to the 4.x series. From the changelog: "Updated standard kernels to Linux 3.0.8 (rescuecd + rescue64); updated alternative kernels to Linux 3.1.0 (altker32 + altker64); dropped Reiser4 patch from all kernels (no patch for Linux 3.x); updated X.Org Server to 1.10.4 (graphical server and drivers); updated Mozilla Firefox to 7.0.1; updated GParted to 0.10.0; patched Parted 2.4 with fixes from Fedora."
Keywords: Gentoo-based kernel-3.0.8

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Old 11-08-2011, 11:28 AM   #1
Registered: Jul 2006
Distribution: CentOS, Xubuntu
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Would you recommend the product? yes | Price you paid?: None indicated | Rating: 10

Pros: Indispensible

This is the one Linux disk that no-one should be without. It simply has all the tools you need to recover from disasters, whether in Linux or Windows: memory testing, virus and root-kit detection, filing-system repair, deleted-file recovery, backup. You also get Firefox, set to take you straight to the SystemRescue help pages. All this will run in no more than 192MB, or 256 if you choose to copy to RAM to release the drive for making backups. It starts in console mode, and you launch the Xfce desktop (if required) with ‘startx’. Logging out puts you back in the console, and you reboot with ‘init 6’.

One word of warning: learn how to use it before you need it.


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