Rescuezilla 1.0.6: the Rescue Live version arrives with news


The so-called Swiss Army Knife, or Swiss Army Knife of recovery to keep your data safe and sound, has arrived with another new update. This is the version Rescuezilla 1.0.6, that brings some interesting news and updates in this Live version so that you can repair equipment using the infinity of packages that it integrates. And although it continues to keep the spirit of Redo Backup and Recovery alive, it is also true that there are changes with respect to that other interesting project.

This lightweight live can be downloaded in two different editions, one is of 64-bit and the other 32-bit. In 64 it has functions to support the famous UEFI / SecureBoot. Also, Rescuezilla 1.0.6 64-bit It is based on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Fcal Fossa), with all that that implies. Instead, that of32-bit It is still based on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver), since the new version of Canonical has stopped supporting 32-bit in its latest version, as you well know ...

Another change is that GRUB is now the default bootloader, replacing ISOLINUX. It also has a package to help users repair installations with GRUB, support for accessing EFI firmware settings from the boot menu, ability to install the interface as a DEB package, etc. Also included are numerous bug fixes to improve some issues that were missing in the previous version.

As for the software packages, they have been updated to more modern versions in many cases, and some have changed. For instance, Mozilla Firefox is now the default browser instead of Chromium. And Mousepad is the default text editor instead of Leafpad. And of course, it comes with some packages to make backup copies and restore hard drives, how could it be otherwise ...

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