Kaisen Linux is a dedicated system rescue operating system based on Debian GNU / Linux distribution, with tons of network and web testing tools for network administrators to cover the needs for diagnosing, and troubleshooting of the system installations.
While system administrator are saddled with lots of responsibilities, which duties include disaster recovery, hardware maintenance, system security management, and several others. And keeping the system running securely require several tools that may become overwhelmingly frustrating to install and configure; so Kaisen Linux was launched to solve the complexity problem.
Started by Linux developer, Kevin Chevreuil, the development of Kaisen Linux has reached the stage of public beta, which is now released for testing and to help suggest flaws which will be fixed before the final release.
Some Major Features in Kaisen Linux Beta
The desktop view has many system variables displayed to give you live wallpaper feel and also allows you to directly monitor it. While the system variables, includes CPU status, temperatures, swap space, disk storage, processes, network interfaces, and battery status, which are all prominently displayed on the desktop using Conky, a free system monitor tool. The major features are as follows:
- Multi-user graphic profile to the root session
- Improved terminal and more intuitive
- Integration and Support for UEFI with Secure Boot
- Addition of the installer in expert and rescue mode
- Live mode boot, including USB and encrypted persistence
- Installed rtl and iwl firmware to support Realtek and Intel Wi-Fi drivers
- Addition of Guymager tool
All the system variables are available via the themes, which also is what Conky uses to work. And Kaisen Linux use the Mate desktop environment by default with the two panels that include bars running along the top and bottom of the screen.
Where & How to download Kaisen Linux?
If you are a system administrator and wants to give Kaisen Linux a try, and test the integrated tools of this system rescue Linux distribution, you can download the Kaisen Linux ISO and if there is a problem with the installation of the GRUB on UEFI during system installation of the beta version, you can follow the procedure as listed on this page.
Kaisen Linux comprises over 100 integrated tools in several categories (including network tools, data recovery, disk cloning, and so forth), which tools can be used for various purposes such as the modification of the hard disks, to save the data or to repair the file system and recover data, and reactivation of the boot manager, among others.