Last Updated on: 25th October 2023, 03:59 pm

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Origin: United Kingdom
Category: Rescue
Desktop environment: CLI
Architecture: x86
Based on: Knoppix
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 1.5.0 | October 31, 2004

Salvare – (the Latin “to rescue”) is a small Linux distribution designed for small, credit-card sized CDs which typically hold around 34MB. More Linux than tomsrtbt but less than Knoppix, it aims to provide a useful workstation as well as a rescue disk.

– Everything in tomsrtbt, plus…
– OpenSSH (clients & server)
– Links 2 text & graphical web browser supporting JavaScript, HTTPS and mouse control
– Security tools such as: chkrootkit, nmap and tcpdump
– apt-get: install additional software from Debian into tmpfs
– bash (rather than ash or other lightweight shells in similar projects)
– ncftp
– (Almost) complete distribution of Perl
– Sound support for playing of SoundTracker modules, MP3s etc is possible
– Ability to run entirely from RAM, unlike other “live CDs”

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