Rescatux always at the rescue of your system

Whenever our operating system has a fault, the option we consider after trying to repair it is to reinstall the operating system again. And it is very common to use the Hirens boot or some similar tool, but the problem is that they are directed more towards the part of repairs to Windows than to repair Linux distributions.

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El project Rescatux, for those who have not heard of it, is a GNU / Linux distribution that has been designed so that you can rescue your system when an emergency occurs. Of course, there are many tools that are known to recover your system in case it presents a serious failure or when it does not start again, this Rescatux distro comes as a savior among the already existing alternatives, since it gives us a direct approach to solve any failure specifies in addition to a collection of tools large enough to make it easy for any user to recover their Linux system.

Rescatux, despite being a Linux tool, not only focuses on helping you recover Linux distributions, Microsoft Windows operating systems that have problems can also benefit from the benefits of this distribution. So if you ever had a problem with your Operating System or if you work with the technical and repair part of computer equipment, it is very likely that in Rescatux you will find the ideal tool to repair systems, as it stands out for its simplicity.


Sometimes when Linux and Windows are shared on the same computer, it is There may be certain annoying issues where Windows corrupts the Linux registry. If you have had that conflict Rescatux can help you solve it without further complication, and following a few simple steps will help you solve that problem by restore the MBR as it was originally.

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When we have Rescatux on a dvd or pendrive, we execute it from the BIOS and we will see on the screen a series of simple tools with which  fix specific problems It will be an easy task, and we will not see an endless list of tools with which the technician is the one who must decide which one to use for testing and repair.

The possibilities that Rescatux offers us are very wide, and can help us greatly in tasks such as:

  1. Reset Linux User Passwords
  2. Reset Windows passwords
  3. Check and fix system files
  4. Fix problems with GRUB
  5. Restore the Windows MBR.
  6. Troubleshoot or manage partitions with GParted.
  7. Restore accidentally deleted or deleted files with Photorec
  8. Regenerate the sudoers file.

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If you are interested in download Rescatux, here! You will find it and the best thing is that it is not too big and it is a tool that we should all have, you never know when we might need it.

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  1.   daniel said

    Interesting tool, it seems to me that I have ever used it on Windows. Very good post. Regards.

  2.   Renso said

    "There may be some annoying problems where Windows corrupts the Linux registry."
    Since when windows can write to a Linux partition? Ext3 or 4. And what is the Linux registry talking about? , there is no own registry like Windows in Linux

  3.   adrian15 said

    @Renso: This has been difficult for me to understand. It should refer to the main boot record (MBR). With putting 'boot record' I think it would be better understood.