Software Update: SystemRescue 9.00

Version 9.00 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 9.00:

  • Updated the kernel to the Long-Term-Supported linux-5.15.14
  • The new kernel brings the ntfs3 module which provides better NTFS support
  • The system comes with a copy of the website as an offline manual
  • Added sysrescue-customize script to create custom ISO images
  • Initial support for configuring the system with YAML files (#170)
  • Support for configuring autorun with the new YAML configuration files
  • Replaced the mesa package with a minimal alternative to save 52MB (#241)
  • Converted the bash system initialization script to python (#170)
  • Removed XOrg driver “xf86-video-qxl” as it is currently not stable (#235)
  • Bring back accidently removed package inetutils (telnet, ftp, hostname,…)
  • Added packages: aq, libisoburn, patch, python-llfuse, python-yaml, rdiff-backup

Version number 9.00
Release status Final
Website SystemRescue
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License type GPL