RIPLinuX Alternatives

    RIPLinuX is described as 'Recovery Is Possible (RIP) is a Slackware-based CD or floppy boot/rescue/backup/maintenance system. It has support for a lot of filesystem types and contains a bunch of utilities for system recovery'. There are more than 10 alternatives to RIPLinuX for Linux, Windows and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is Hiren’s BootCD. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Hiren’s BootCD PE or SystemRescue. Other great apps like RIPLinuX are Parted Magic (Paid), Grml (Free, Open Source), Rescatux (Free, Open Source) and Dual-boot Repair (Free).

    This page was last updated Jan 7, 2020

    1. **Not to be confused** with the newer [Hiren’s BootCD PE](https://alternativeto.
    2. Hiren’s BootCD PE (Preinstallation Environment) is a restored edition of Hiren’s BootCD based on Windows 10 PE x64. PE version is being developed by Hiren’s BootCD fans. it supports UEFI booting and requires minimum 2 GB RAM.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      SystemRescue is a Linux system rescue toolkit available as a bootable medium for administrating or repairing your system and data after a crash. It aims to provide an easy way to carry out admin tasks on your computer, such as creating and editing the hard disk partitions.
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    3. 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 documentation to benefit the user.
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    4. Grml provides an excellent selection of software packages for installation, deployment and system rescue. You'll get sysadmin's favourite tools.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      Rescatux is a GNU/Linux rescue cd (and eventually also Windows) but it is not like other rescue disks. Rescatux comes with Rescapp. Rescapp is a nice wizard that will guide you through your rescue tasks.
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    5. Dual-boot Repair will automatically fix boot environment of systems based on Windows 7, Windows 8 or Vista with Windows XP, Vista or Windows 7/8 as second operating system.
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    6. Trinity Rescue Kit or TRK is a free live Linux distribution that aims specifically at recovery and repair operations on Windows machines, but is equally usable for Linux recovery issues. Since version 3.
    7. DLC Boot 2019 is a rescue disk that is used as a Recovery CD. The point is that if you are having problems such as Windows can not boot, missing MBR, want to format the hard drive, remove viruses and so on, you can simply use the DLC Boot 2019 to resolve the issue.

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    8. Finnix is a small, self-contained, bootable Linux CD distribution for system administrators, based on Debian GNU/Linux.
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