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Rescatux

Last Update: 2019-10-27 16:16 UTC


Rescatux is a Debian-based GNU/Linux live distribution that includes a graphical wizard for rescuing broken GNU/Linux installations. The available rescue options include restoring the GRUB bootloader after a Windows installation, Linux and Windows password resets, and Linux file system checks.

Popularity (hits per day): 12 months: 150 (59), 6 months: 147 (64), 3 months: 121 (93), 4 weeks: 93 (147), 1 week: 197 (38)

Average visitor rating: 9.2/10 from 5 review(s).


Rescatux Summary
Distribution Rescatux
Home Page http://www.supergrubdisk.org/rescatux/
Mailing Lists http://www.supergrubdisk.org/mailing-list/
User Forums http://www.supergrubdisk.org/forum/
Alternative User Forums
Documentation https://www.supergrubdisk.org/wizard/
Screenshots DistroWatch Gallery
Screencasts
Download Mirrors http://sourceforge.net/projects/rescatux/files/
Bug Tracker https://github.com/rescatux/rescatux/issues
Related Websites GitHub
Reviews  
Where To Buy

Recent Related News and Releases
  Releases announcements with download links and checksums:
 • 2019-10-13: Development Release: Rescatux 0.72 Beta1
 • 2019-05-09: Development Release: Rescatux 0.71 Beta 7
 • 2017-04-18: Development Release: Rescatux 0.41 Beta 1
 • 2016-07-31: Development Release: Rescatux 0.40 Beta 7
 • 2016-03-22: Development Release: Rescatux 0.40 Beta 6
 • 2015-10-18: Development Release: Rescatux 0.40 Beta 1
 • 2014-10-20: Development Release: Rescatux 0.32 Beta 2
 • 2014-06-16: Development Release: Rescatux 0.32 Beta 1
 • 2013-12-01: Development Release: Rescatux 0.31 Beta 5
 • 2013-08-14: Development Release: Rescatux 0.31 Beta 4
 • More Rescatux releases...

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  • Notes: In case where multiple versions of a package are shipped with a distribution, only the default version appears in the table. For indication about the GNOME version, please check the "nautilus" and "gnome-shell" packages. The Apache web server is listed as "httpd" and the Linux kernel is listed as "linux". The KDE desktop is represented by the "plasma-desktop" package and the Xfce desktop by the "xfdesktop" package.
  • Colour scheme: green text = latest stable version, red text = development or beta version. The function determining beta versions is not 100% reliable due to a wide variety of versioning schemes.
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Feature 0.72-beta2 0.30.2
Release Date 2019-10-27 2012-11-20
End Of Life    
Price (US$) Free Free
Image Size (MB) 600-700 500-600
Free Download ISO ISO
Installation -- --
Default Desktop LXQt LXDE
Package Management DEB DEB
Release Model Fixed Fixed
Office Suite -- --
Processor Architecture i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64
Init Software systemd SysV
Journaled File Systems -- --
Multilingual en, es en, es
Asian Language Support -- --
Full Package List 0.72-beta2 0.30.2
Package 0.72-beta2 0.30.2
abiword (3.0.2) -- --
alsa-lib (1.1.9) 1.1.8 1.0.23
ati-driver (18.30) -- --
bash (5.0) 5.0 4.1
bind (9.15.5) -- --
chromium (78.0.3904.97) -- --
cups (2.3.0) 2.2.10 --
dhcp (4.4.1) 4.4.1 4.1.1-P1
e2fsprogs (1.45.4) 1.44.5 1.41.12
firefox (70.0.1) 68.2.0 3.5.16
freetype (2.10.1) 2.9.1 2.4.2
gcc (9.2.0) -- --
gimp (2.10.14) -- --
glibc (2.30) 2.28 2.11.3
gnome-shell (3.34.1) -- --
gnucash (3.7) -- --
gnumeric (1.12.46) -- --
grub (2.04) 2.02 --
gtk (3.24.12) 2.24.32 2.20.1
httpd (2.4.41) -- --
inkscape (0.92.4) -- --
k3b (19.08.3) -- --
kmod (26) 26 --
krita (4.2.7.1) --  
libreoffice (6.3.3) -- --
linux (5.3.11) 4.19.67 2.6.32
Package 0.72-beta2 0.30.2
lxpanel (0.10.0) -- 0.5.6
mariadb (10.4.10) -- --
mate-desktop (1.22.2) -- --
mesa (19.2.3) 18.3.6 7.7.1
mysql (8.0.18) -- --
nautilus (3.34.1) -- --
NVIDIA (440.31) -- --
openbox (3.6.1) -- 3.4.11.1
openjdk (13) -- --
openssh (8.1p1) -- --
openssl (1.1.1d) 1.1.1d --
perl (5.30.1) 5.28.1 5.10.1
php (7.3.11) -- --
plasma-desktop (5.17.3) -- --
postfix (3.4.7) -- --
postgresql (12.0) -- --
Python (3.8.0) 3.7.3 2.6.6
qt (5.13.2) 5.11.3 4.6.3
samba (4.11.2) -- --
systemd (243) 241 --
thunderbird (68.2.2) -- --
vim (8.1) 8.1 7.2
vlc (3.0.8) -- --
xfdesktop (4.14.1) -- --
xorg-server (1.20.5) 1.20.4 1.7.7

Reader Ratings
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Version: 0.71-beta7
Rating: 10
Date: 2019-05-16
Votes: 4


must have tool fits on a CD helped me many time setting up dual booting problems you may run into


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Version: 0.71-beta7
Rating: 9
Date: 2019-05-10
Votes: 2


A very useful tool to help people who have errored in
installation and help correct those errors


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Version: 0.51-beta3
Rating: 9
Date: 2019-05-08
Votes: 5


Three or for times it saved me with booting problems in different laptops. Great utility, pretty easy to use. It is always in my toolkit. Deserves fame and glory.

Thank you very much.


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