Software update: SystemRescue 8.06

Version 8.06 of SystemRescue has been released. SystemRescue is a self-starting Linux environment for managing or repairing a system and data after a crash. It is intended to easily perform admin tasks such as creating and editing the hard drive partitions. It comes with various programs such as GParted, fsarchiver, file system tools, editors, Midnight Commander and network tools. It can be used for both Linux and Windows computers and does not require installation, but it is possible. The kernel supports all major file systems such as ext3/ext4, xfs, btrfs, reiserfs, jfs, vfat, ntfs, and network file systems such as SMB and NFS. The changelog for this release looks like this:

Changes in version 8.06:

  • Updated kernel to the Long-Term-Supported linux-5.10.79
  • Added noautologin boot option to restrict access to the console (Marcos Mello)
  • Added dostartx boot option to start the graphical environment (Marcos Mello)
  • Added dovnc and vncpass boot options to start the VNC server (Marcos Mello)
  • Added dump/restore utilities for ext2/ext3/ext4 file systems

Version number 8.06
Release status Final
Website SystemRescueCd
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License type GPL