Alternatives to SystemRescueCd for Linux with any license

  • Hiren's BootCD icon

    Hiren's BootCD

    Hiren's BootCD (HBCD) is a completely free bootable CD that contains a load of useful tools you can make use of in a variety of situations like analyzing, recovering and fixing your computer even if the primary operating system...

    Free Personal Windows Linux

    • Discontinued The project is not actively being developed. Although it is still working and well, last version, 15.2, was released in 2012.
  • Parted Magic icon

    Parted Magic

    The Parted Magic OS employs core programs of GParted and Parted to handle partitioning tasks with ease, while featuring other useful programs (e.g. Partition Image, TestDisk, fdisk, sfdisk, dd, and ddrescue) and an excellent set of...

    Commercial Windows Linux

  • Boot Repair Disk icon

    Boot Repair Disk

    A simple tool to recover access to your Operating Systems. * Easy-to-use (repair in 1 click ! ) * Free (GPL open-source license) * Helpful (Boot-Info summary to get help by email or on your favorite forum) * Safe (automatic...

    Open Source Linux Self-Hosted

  • Knoppix icon

    Knoppix

    Knoppix is an operating system based on Debian designed to be run directly from a CD / DVD (Live CD) or a USB key (Live USB), one of the first of its kind for any operating system. When starting a program, it is loaded from the...

    Free Linux

    • Knoppix is not dedicated to rescue like SystemRescueCD; Knoppix is more general-purpose. Among its many uses it can serve well as a rescue disk.
      Guest • May 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • Avira AntiVir Rescue System icon

    Avira AntiVir Rescue System

    The Avira AntiVir Rescue System a linux-based application that allows accessing computers that cannot be booted anymore. Thus it is possible to repair a damaged system, to rescue data or to scan the system for virus infections. Just...

    Free Windows Linux

  • ALT Linux icon

    ALT Linux

    ALT Linux is a set of RPM-based operating systems built on top of the Linux kernel and Sisyphus packages repository.

    Open Source Linux

  • Grml icon

    Grml

    Bootable live system (Live-CD) based on Debian especially well suited for administrative tasks like installation, deployment and system rescue.

    Open Source Linux

  • Super GRUB2 Disk icon

    Super GRUB2 Disk

    The primary purpose of Super GRUB2 Disk is to help you boot into an OS whose bootloader is broken. Second, and almost as important, is to be a tool to learn more about GRUB2 and the booting process.

    Open Source Windows Linux

    • Super GRUB2 Disk is for restoring GRUB. System Rescue CD is for restoring a Linux system.
      Guest • Jan 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • Finnix icon

    Finnix

    Finnix is a small, self-contained, bootable Linux CD distribution for system administrators, based on Debian GNU/Linux. You can use it to mount and manipulate hard drives and partitions, monitor...

    Open Source Linux

  • Mondo Rescue icon

    Mondo Rescue

    Mondo Rescue is a GPL disaster recovery solution. It supports Linux (i386, x86_64, ia64) and FreeBSD (i386). It's packaged for multiple distributions (Fedora, RHEL, openSuSE, SLES, Mandriva, Mageia, Debian, Ubuntu, Gentoo). It...

    Open Source Linux

  • Partimage

    Partimage is open source disk backup software. It saves partitions having a supported filesystem on a sector basis to an image file. Although it runs under Linux, Windows and most Linux filesystems are supported.

    Open Source Windows Linux