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Getting SystemRescueCd

You can download SystemRescueCd immediately from this page. If you cannot download it you can order a bootable CDRom or USB-stick with the latest SystemRescueCd already on it from the popular osdisc website.

Download final stable version for PC (32bit and 64bit)

Stable x86: SystemRescueCd-x86-4.8.0 (466 MiB)
Release date: 2016-07-01
Download Sourceforge download
Changelog Changelog for x86
md5sum a1306bb95e731aeff68d5b93bcca8360
sha1sum 21aed9ba913e0740a12852f6b268e5754c6c2204
sha256sum 06e6847384063bbb67c1c8f0824e995046c9ff125ad07a4214b129efb9b18241

You may also want to download old versions (download links and md5sum)

Installation on an USB stick

If you are interested in installing SystemRescueCd on an USB stick, you must download the CD-ROM version (ISO image) first from the current page.

Testing the downloaded file

To confirm that the download was successful, you should check the SHA1 checksum of the file. Type sha1sum path/to/file, and it should match the checksum provided on this page. This checksum program is part of coreutils on Linux and should be pre-installed with most distributions.

You can download a binary for windows from gnuwin32 or similar binaries from md5deep.

Writing the ISO image file to a CDRom

On linux you can use either command line tools such as cdrecord/wodim or graphical tools such as k3b, brasero or xfburn.

To use wodim or cdrecord run the following command in a console:

cdrecord systemrescuecd-x86-x.y.z.iso 

On Windows use software such as Nero or download ImgBurn which is free.

Online documentation

Reading the Quick Start Guide is recommended if it is your first time using SystemRescueCd. It's also available in German, French, Spanish, Italian. You may also be interested in the Complete documentation for more details.

Beta/unstable versions

Beta versions are available too. If you want to test the latest features/updates, or just need it, you can test next version and help us debug new features.

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