Web site: www.mostlylinux.com
Desktop environment: GNOME
Based on: Red Hat
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 7.2 | February 26, 2016
MostlyLinux – a distribution derived from sources made available by Red Hat. However, MostlyLinux includes additional packages not supported by RHEL. These are out of the box support for ntfs and various mpeg coder and decoder.
MostlyLinux Voyager2 contains all that you need for desktop or server. One can supplement CentOS, Red Hat or Scientific Linux installation with mostlylinux repository for mp3, mp4, xvid, mkv and ntfs file support. Live DVD installs gnome-mplayer, google-chrome, filezilla, VirtualBox and more.
MostlyLinux is a software company based in Jharkhand, India. The company does mostly the same things other Linux companies do including Enterprise support, corporate training and custom distributions. They also are building a distribution called MostlyLinux. MostlyLinux 9.1 is the latest offering. The distribution is based on Fedora core 1 with lots of additional software.
MostlyLinux chooses packages based on functionality, without the licensing concerns that have kept some of these packages out of Fedora. This is not a system for free software purists. MostlyLinux 9.1 contains a kernel with XFS and NTFS support; it includes multimedia applications like Mplayer, Ogle and Xine; a full suite of packages from LTSP (Linux Terminal Server Project); and more.