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(R)ecovery (I)s (P)ossible Linux rescue system

Recovery Is Possible (RIP) is a Slackware-based CD boot/rescue/backup/maintenance system. It has support for a lot of filesystem types (Reiserfs, Reiser4, ext2/3, iso9660, UDF, XFS, JFS, UFS, HPFS, HFS, MINIX, MS DOS, NTFS, and VFAT) and contains a bunch of utilities for system recovery. It also has IDE/SCSI/SATA, PCMCIA, RAID, LVM2, and Ethernet/DSL/cable/PPP/PPPOE network support.

RIPLinux come with lots of tools:

    * Programas like fetchmail , curl, wget, ssh/sshd, mutt, links, msmtp, tmsnc, slrn, lftp, Firefox
    * Includes packages like cdrwtool, mkudffs and pktsetup for writing backups & files to optical media.
    * system monitoring: lshw, atop, htop, dmesg, dmidecode, mount utility (of course, these tools come with most of the Linux distros today but they could be useful to detect I/O errors, BIOS warnings, damaged partitions)
    * partitioning: fdisk, cfdisk, Ghost For Linux, GParted, Grub, Partimage, Testdisk (the list of supported partition types includes EXT4, Reiser4 and NTFS)
    * fsck.reiserfs and 'fsck.reiser4 to check and repair filesystem ReiserFS and Reiser4.
    * xfs_repair to repair a Linux file system xfs.
    * jfs_fsck to check and repair a Linux file system JFS.
    * e2fsck to check and repair a Linux file system ext2 or ext3.
    * ntfsresize for resizing the Windows NTFS without losing data.
    * ntfs-3g to write to Windows NTFS.
    * chntpw can view information and user passwords on Windows systems.
    * cmospwd allows you to retrieve password from CMOS / BIOS.

Download bootable ISO - here


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