François Dupoux proudly announced last night, February 21st, a major release of his popular SystemRescueCd Linux-based operating system for rescue and recovery tasks.
The SystemRescueCd 2.5.0 Live CD Linux operating system for rescue tasks, includes the latest stable version of the Linux kernel, updated version of GParted and NTFS3G applications, and Firefox was replaced with Midori.
Highlights of SystemRescueCd 2.5.0:
· Updated the standard Linux kernel package to version 3.0.21 (with rescuecd and rescue64);
· Updated the alternative Linux kernel packages to version 3.2.6 (with altker32 and altker64);
· Updated NTFS3G to version 2012.1.15;
· Replaced ntfsprogs with NTFS3G;
· Updated btrfs-progs from the latest Git version;
· Updated e2fsprogs to version 1.42;
· Updated GParted to version 0.12.0;
· Updated glibc library to version 2.13;
· Updated GCC to version 4.4.6;
· Updated linux-firmware package to version 20120125;
· Added fdupes app to find duplicate files;
· Mozilla Firefox was replaced with the Midori web browser to save space;
· Partclone was updated to version 0.2.38;
· TestDisk was updated to version 6.13;
· GRUB2 boot loader was updated to version 1.99 RC2.
This is the first stable release of SystemRescueCd that includes a Linux kernel from the 3.2 series. Take a look at the official changelog here.
SystemRescueCd is a Linux Live CD operating system that offers an easy and quick way to repair systems and recover data after serious crashes.
With utilities ranging from disk diagnostic mechanisms (such as TestDisk and sfdisk) and partition managers, to basic, day-to-day applications (like text editors, Midnight Commander, etc.), SystemRescueCd also provides support for all important filesystems, including the Btrfs and EXT4 ones.
SystemRescueCd is a solution that anyone who is experiencing data loss or other system-related problems should consider using.
Download SystemRescueCd 2.5.0 Linux right now from Softpedia.