SparkyLinux is a GNU/Linux distribution created on the top of Debian GNU/Linux operating system.

Sparky is fast, lightweight and fully customizable OS built around the Openbox window manager offering versions for different users and different tasks.

Sparky is in-between the distros that are beginner-friendly and those, that require some amount of Linux knowledge. Beginning Linux users are advised to consult the project forums regarding any issues or doubts.

Features

  • Debian based
  • Stable and Rolling releases
  • Fast, light & simple
  • Most wireless and mobile network cards supported
  • Your favorite desktops to choose
  • Special editions: GameOver, Multimedia & Rescue
  • MinimalGUI Edition to customize the desktop
  • MinimalCLI Edition features core system and a few tools
  • DVD media with selected set of apps, multimedia codecs and plugins
  • For 32 and 64 bit machines with BIOS or UEFI motherboard
  • Easy hard drive / USB installation
  • Own repository with a large set of additional applications

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  • This seems to have very similar features to LMDE (Linux Mint Debian Edition) - except Cinnamon option appears to be missing.

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End Users/Desktop

User Interface

X Window System (X11)

Registered

2012-01-20