Trinity Rescue Kit 3.3
Trinity Rescue Kit
is a very interesting live Linux distribution aimed specifically at offline operations for Windows and Linux systems such as rescue, repair, password resets and cloning.
It is possible to boot TRK in three different ways
- -as a bootable CD which you can burn yourself from a downloadable isofile
- -from a USB stick/disk (optionally also a fixed disk), installable from Windows or from the bootable TRK cd
- -from network over PXE, which requires some modifications on your local network.
- TRK is a complete commandline based distribution, apart from a few tools like qtparted, links, partition image and midnight commander
Here 's a sumup of some of the most important features
, new and old:
- -easily reset windows passwords
- -4 different virusscan products integrated in a single uniform commandline with online update capability
- -full ntfs write support thanks to ntfs-3g (all other drivers included as well)
- -clone NTFS filesystems over the network
- -wide range of hardware support (kernel 126.96.36.199 and recent kudzu hwdata)
- -easy script to find all local filesystems
- -self update capability to include and update all virusscanners
- -full proxyserver support.
- -run a samba fileserver (windows like filesharing)
- -run a ssh server
- -recovery and undeletion of files with utilities and procedures
- -recovery of lost partitions
- -evacuation of dying disks
- -UTF-8 international character support.
"Added a fifth antivirus engine to 'virusscan' - Vexira; new and fixed F-Prot from Frisk Software; two rootkit detection utilities - rkhunter and chkrootkit; kernel 188.8.131.52; new utilities - Novell Zenworks Imaging and Seagate / Maxtor Seatools hard drive testing; ntfs-3g 1.710; other newly added utilities - at (schedule commands), dd_rescue (alternative to ddrescue), e2image (make images of ext2/3 file systems), e2label (label and ext2/3 filesystem), fsck.vfat (check FAT file systems), groff (advanced text editor)...."