MyWolfe

MyWolfe

Web site: mywolfe.blogspot.com
Origin: USA
Category: Desktop, Mini distribution
Desktop environment: Xfce
Architecture: x86
Based on: Puppy
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 0.28 | February 9, 2011
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MyWolfe – a Puppy based Linux distribution with Xfce as the default desktop environment.

MyWolfy comes with Xfce desktop instead of Puppy default IceWM, and a set of application foe every purpose, such as:
– Net: Firefox, Ayttm IM client, gFTP
– Graphisc: Gimp, Xsane, Viewnior, Gtkam
– Multimedia: Xine, Pburn, IOSMaster
– Office: Abiword, Geany, Gnumeric, NicoEdit, Xcalc, ePDFView
– System: GParted, Hardinfo, Task Manager, Thunar

It has been created using the Woof build system by Bobbe Holmes.
The project’s development has been finished in 2011.

Download

MyWolfe 0.28 i386 183MB.iso
md5sum: bf57780aa13cee100dcb7d8b6a6cec3b

ZEN-mini

ZEN-mini

Web site: zen.pclinuxos.org.pl (not active)
Origin: Poland (the last dev)
Category: Desktop, Mini distribution
Desktop environment: GNOME
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: PCLinuxOS
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 2012.1 | February 09, 2012
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ZEN-mini – a minimalist Linux distribution based on PCLinuxOS, which uses GNOME as its default desktop environment.

It is a minimal livecd that is bootable and can be installed on a hard drive.
It comes with a few applications pre-installed only, but additional software can be installed through the Synaptic Software Manager.

The project started in 2008, the founder and developer of ZEN-mini was Don_Crissti.
Between 2009 and 2012, ZEN-mini was under development by ‘siamer’.
In 2012, siamer passed the project to LinuxGator.org, but the website is out of service now.

Download

ZEN-mini 2012.1 GNOME2 x86 337MB.iso
md5sum: 87b2f351c75a1f901a843653e4f3b151
ZEN-mini 2012.1 test2 GNOME3 x86_64 361MB.iso
md5sum: 806c4ea533c56eabc284f0d1ddaa787a

 

STD

STD

Web site: http://s-t-d.org
Origin: United Kingdom
Category: Security, Penetration
Desktop environment: Fluxbox
Architecture: x86
Based on: Knoppix
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 0.1 | January 13, 2004

Knoppix-STD – a Linux-based collection of open-source security tools placed on the top of Knoppix LiveCD.
It is a live Linux distribution, so it runs from a bootable CD in memory without changing the native operating system of the host computer.
STD uses Linux kernel 2.4 and the very light Fluxbox window manager.

STD focuses on information security and network management tools.
There are a large set of security tools pre-installed and divided into the categories:
– authentication
– encryption utilities
– firewalls
– penetration tools
– vulnerability assessment
– forensic tools
– honeypots
– intrusion detection
– packet sniffers and assemblers
– network utilities
– wireless tools
– password auditing (crackers)
– servers

Knoppix-STD 0.1 has been released in 2004.
Make sure that Knoppix-STD is in not related to Knoppix which is created by Klaus Knopper.

Download

Knoppix-STD 0.1 i386 508MB.iso
md5sum: de03204ea5777d0e5fd6eb97b43034cb

 

SchilliX

SchilliX

Web site: schillix.org
Origin: Germany
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: CLI
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: OpenSolaris
Wikipedia: SchilliX
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 0.8 | August 27, 2012
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SchilliX – an OpenSolaris based complete open-source operating system

SchilliX contains Free/Libre and Open Source Software (FLOSS) only.
It runs from CD and can be optionally installed on a hard disk or a USB memory stick.

Sun Microsystem released the OpenSolaris code on June 14, 2005. It contains the modular kernel and userspace software together called “ON” (Operating System/Networking). 3 days after, the SchilliX team released the first OpenSource Distribution called Schillix.
The first release was published on 17 June 2005, by its initial developers: Jörg Schilling, Fabian Otto, Thomas Blaesing, and Tobias Kirschstein.

Version 0.7.1 used the Illumos project for the build.
Version 0.7.2 was the first OpenSolaris-like distro that capable of compiling the OpenSolaris source base.

SchilliX likes to make it easy for people who change from e.g. Linux but not on the expense of reduced default functionality.

The latest version of SchilliX 0.8 was released in August 2012.

Download

SchilliX 0.8 i386/x86_64 416MB.iso.xz
md5sum: 7682a64aecb6fae65d9c085ad65ab48b

 

Frenzy

Frenzy

Web site: http://frenzy.org.ua/en/
Origin: Ukraine
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Fluxbox
Architecture: x86
Based on: FreeBSD
Wikipedia (pl): Frenzy
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 1.4 | May 5, 2012
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Frenzy – a FreeBSD based operating system for system administrators.
It contains software for hardware tests, file system check, security check and network setup and analysis.
The system can work in live mode and can be installed on a hard drive too.

Frenzy is available in two flavours:
– Lite – includes text based system and tools only
– Standard – bigger version which contains X Server, Fluxbox window manager and some extra applications as well.

The last version 1.4 Lite was released in May 2012.
The last full version with pre-installed GUI is 1.3, which was released in July 2010.

Download

Frenzy 1.4 Lite i386 109MB.iso
md5sum: 00c861ef7070d7e481c26e26ee056d0a
Frenzy 1.3 Fluxbox i386 650MB.iso
md5sum: b6eca2238254cb6b2132eb8bde52b4f4

 

SolusOS

SolusOS

Web site: http://solusos.com (not active)
Origin: United Kingdom
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: GNOME, Consort
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: Debian
Wikipedia: SolusOS
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 1.3 | February 18, 2013
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SolusOS – a Debian based, beginner-friendly Linux distribution with GNOME 2 desktop.

SolusOS 1.x is based on stable version of Debian GNU/Linux “Squeeze”, and the first release was published in May 2012.
It features the GNOME 2 desktop, a set of applications for everyday tasks, such as: LibreOffice, Firefox, Thunderbird, XChat, OpenShot Video Editor, Transmission, VLC, PlayOnLinux, Java and Flash plugins, Synaptic package manager, etc.
SolusOS FirstRunWizard helps installing non-free drivers for NVidia and ATI graphics cards.

The next release of SolusOS 2 was built from stretch.
It used GNOME 2 desktop and then its own fork of GNOME 2 Flashback (the GNOME 3 Fallback Mode), called “Consort”.
The project has been closed in 2013.

The founder and developer of SolusOS is Ikey Doherty.

There is another project develops by Ikey – EvolveOS, which uses Budgie desktop. It was renamed to Solus in 2015, so make sure that SolusOS and Solus are two different projects.

Download

SolusOS 1.3 x86 1.00GB.iso
md5sum: 0528f741d4506fb86b2b2e915a725224
SolusOS 1.3 amd64 995MB.iso
md5sum: cac70a1ba9f3a64754a5a6bcfa7d367b

 

CrunchBang Linux

CrunchBang Linux

Web site: http://crunchbanglinux.org
Origin: United Kingdom
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Openbox
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: Debian
Wikipedia: CrunchBang Linux
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 11 20130506 (Waldorf) | May 6, 2013
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CrunchBang Linux – a Debian based Linux distribution featuring the lightweight Openbox window manager.

CrunchBang offers customized Openbox window manager and pre-installed applications which use the GTK+ widget toolkit.

Previously CrunchBang was based on Ubuntu (9.04), until its support has been ended.
CrunchBang 10 “Statler” was made in February 2011, and was the first version that was based on Debian stable “Sueeze”.
The next (and the last) version of CrunchBang 11 “Waldorf”, was made available on 6 May 2013.

Each CrunchBang Linux release was given a code name, using a name of a Muppet Show character.

The founder and developer of CrunchBang Linux is Philip Newborough.
On 6 February 2015 he officially stopped developing CrunchBang.

There are a few projects which continue the CrunchBang ideas, such as:
– BunsenLabs / Bunsen
– CrunchBangplusplus / #!++
– Crunchbang-Monara

Download

CrunchBang Linux 11-20130506 i486 789MB.iso
md5sum: 92675c5068f3f8d02a9294288bb4c52e
CrunchBang Linux 11-20130506 i686 789MB.iso
md5sum: 5a74e8738a095d65f58641bb47d45e0a
CrunchBang Linux 11-20130506 x86_64 756MB.iso
md5sum: 47b7921a2c08fbf930ddf4e175fc92e1
CrunchBang Linux 9.04.1 i386 635MB.iso
md5sum: 8ca9553235a18a691dcddf1f6f1dadae

 

Pear OS

PearOS

Web site: pearlinux.fr (not active)
Origin: France
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: GNOME
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: Ubuntu
Wikipedia:
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 8 | November 10, 2013
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Pear OS (previously: Pear Linux) – an Ubuntu based Linux distribution.

Pear features highly customized GNOME desktop with a dockbar applications launcher and pre-installed many popular multimedia codecs and plugins.

Default applications include: Nautilus file manager, Mozilla Firefox web browser, Mozilla Thunderbird email client, Shotwell image viewer, Evince document viewer, Empathy instant messenger, Gedit text editor, Musique audio player, Synaptic Package Manager, Pear PPA Manager, Pear Updater, Pear Software Center, Pear Contacts.

In early of 2014, the project has been closed after selling it to an unknown company.
The last version of Pear 8 was based on Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail.

The founder and developer of Pear is David Tavares.

 

uDOS

uDOS

Web site: sourceforge.net/projects/udos/
Origin:
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: CLI
Architecture: x86
Based on: FreeDOS
Wikipedia:
Media: Source code
The last version | Released: 002 Alpha | June 19, 2006

uDOS – a free operating system built on the FreeDOS kernel with DJGPP.

uDOS provides an integrated suite of features including Perl, Python, etc., as well as a Watt-32 based networking environment and ELF library support. Can be run live from CD image.

uDOS is shipped as a CD iso which contains the source code packages.
There is an Aplha 002 version available only, released in 2006.
The developer of uDOS is B. Decker.

Download

uDOS 002 Aplha i386 Source Code 440MB.iso
md5sum: 92726b86d6cfe71b338428de9d0cb472

Cr OS Linux

Cr OS Linux

Web site: getchrome.eu
Origin:
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Cinnamon
Architecture: x86
Based on: openSUSE
Wikipedia:
Media: Live DVD/USB
The last version | Released: 2.4.1290 | December 9, 2012
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Cr OS Linux (previously: Chrome Linux and Chrome OS Linux) – a Linux distribution built around the revolutionary Chromium browser, using SUSE Studio. It provides a lightweight Linux distribution similar to Google Chrome OS for the best web browsing experience on any x86 PC, netbook or notebook.

The system features not only a web browser, but a set of pre-installed applications, such as:
– Banshee 2.4 media player
– Shotwell 0.12 photo manager
– GIMP 2.8 image editor
– LibreOffice 3.5 office suite
– Wine 1.5 Windows emulator
– Cheese 3.4 webcam app
– Pidgin 2.10 instant messenger
– Dashboard with the social toolbar
– Control Center

More software can be installed via YaST/YaST2.
The default desktop environment is Cinnamon.

The last version of Cr OS Linux has been released on the end of 2012.

Download

Cr OS Linux 2.4.1290 i686 845MB.iso
md5sum: 39251925cfee3843924b1585024afc76
Cr OS Linux 2.4.1290 i686 USB Image 977MB.tar.gz
md5sum: 140cee1999105f63a1faf5a06c94b257