Taprobane

Taprobane GNU/Linux

Web site: taprobane.org (not active)
Origin: Sri Lanka
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: KDE
Architecture: x86
Based on: Debian
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 0.4.2 | October 31, 2005

Taprobane GNU/Linux – a live-CD desktop GNU/Linux distribution based on Debian with a focus on convenience of use.

The live CD was built by a group of developers at the Lanka Linux User Group (LKLUG).
The “Taprobane” means an ancient name for Sri Lanka, also known as Ceylon.
The latest version of of Taprobane GNU/Linux 0.4.2 was released in 2005.

The screenshot source is tuxmachines.org, released under CC-BY-SA license.

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SNAPPIX

SNAPPIX

Web site: sourceforge.net/projects/snap/
Origin: Puerto Rico
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: KDE
Architecture: x86
Based on: Knoppix
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 0.9.1 | July 29, 2005

SNAPPIX – a live CD Linux distribution based on KNOPPIX with SNAP Platform.

SNAP Platform integrates the best open source Java components, into an easy to install toolkit, revolving around an open source JVM implementation, the Eclipse IDE, and Apache Tomcat.

The latest version of SNAPPIX 0.9.1 is based on KNOPPIX 3.7.

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SNAPPIX 0.9.1 Oscon i386 659MB.iso
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gNOX

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Web site: www.gnox.org (not active)
Origin: United Kingdom
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: GNOME, Xfce
Architecture: x86
Based on: Slackware
Wikipedia:
Media: Live
The last version | Released: ? | 2005

gNOX – a live Linux distribution which lets you run from a CD without need of installing it on a hard drive. gNOX is based on Slackware Linux distribution, and uses GNOME as its default desktop manager, and also features XFCE as an alternative.

gNOX is a modular system which lets you easy add more applications to the ISO image OR run ‘on the fly’ from a stored location (hard drive/CD/USB drive).

gNOX can be customized (modified) by your changes: new applications and desktop look will be used on your live system.

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Ging

Ging

Web site: glibc-bsd.alioth.debian.org/ging/ (not active)
Origin: USA
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: KDE
Architecture: x86
Based on: Debian, FreeBSD
Wikipedia:
Media: Live
The last version | Released: 0.1.0 | November 4, 2005

Ging – a live system that you can burn on a CD. It is based on Debian GNU/kFreeBSD, which is based on Debian, GNU and the kernel of FreeBSD.

Ging consists entirely of free software (as per Debian Free Software Guidelines) and has a compromise to remain this way. It supposed to be distributed on a LiveCD with the Gnome 2.0 desktop, GCC 4.0, Abiword and other tools.

The project developer is Robert Millan.

The screenshot author is Bruger:Bjerrk.
This work is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or any later version.

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KnoMAX

KnoMAX

Web site: www.knomax.it (not active)
Origin: Italy
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: KDE
Architecture: x86
Based on: Knoppix
Wikipedia:
Media: Live
The last version | Released: ? | 2005 ?

KnoMAX – a live Linux distribution based on Knoppix and localized into Italian language.

KnoMAX uses the Italian language and Italian keyboard by default in live session and can be used as a Linux operating system, for data retrieval from other machines, or for a safe Internet access.

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knoppixGRASSit

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Web site: www.ing.unitn.it/~grass/software/knoppixGRASSit.html
Origin: Italy
Category: Specialist
Desktop environment: KDE
Architecture: x86
Based on: knopILS
Wikipedia:
Media: Live
The last version | Released: ? | 2005

knoppixGRASSit – a live Linux distribution based on Italian remix of Knoppix – knopILS, with preinstalled GRASS GIS application.

GRASS GIS, commonly referred to as GRASS (Geographic Resources Analysis Support System), is a free and open source Geographic Information System (GIS) software suite used for geospatial data management and analysis, image processing, graphics and maps production, spatial modeling, and visualization. GRASS GIS is currently used in academic and commercial settings around the world, as well as by many governmental agencies and environmental consulting companies. It is a founding member of the Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo).

The Live CD contains, in addition to the Linux operating system:
– the GIS GRASS 6.0 (in English);
– the GIS QGIS 0.7 with GRASS plugin;
– the Spearfish dataset (ver 6.0);
– the WebGIS Mapserver 4.4.1;
– the DBMS PostgreSQL 7.4;
– the GRASS learning tutorial;

System requirements is:
– Intel-compatible processor (i486 or higher)
– 20 MB of RAM for text mode, at least 82 MB for graphical mode with KDE (at least 128 MB is recommended for various office applications)
– bootable CD-ROM / DVD drive, or alternatively a bootable floppy drive and a standard CD-ROM / DVD drive (IDE / ATAPI or SCSI)
– an SVGA-compatible video card
– a serial or PS / 2 or USB IMPS / 2-compatible mous

The knoppixGRASSit LiveCD was created by the GIS GROUP of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Trento.
The latest version was released in 2005; in 2006 the project has been upgraded to Italian GRASS and moved its base system to Kubuntu.

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knopILS

knopILS

Web site: knopils.linux.it (not active)
Origin: Italy
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: KDE
Architecture: x86
Based on: Knoppix
Wikipedia (IT): knopILS
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 0.8 | May 17, 2005

knopILS – a customized version of Knoppix, which aims to create a Knoppix distribution completely in Italian. The knopILS project ended in 2005.

knopILS is a Knoppix modified with these particular characteristics:
– the installed deb packages all belong to the free branch of Debian GNU / Linux
– the boot screens are in Italian
– the default keyboard is the Italian one
– the default language is Italian
– when possible, localized packages are present
– minor changes (graphics, bug fixing, etc.)

The latest version of knopILS 0.8 has been synchronised with KNOPPIX 3.8.
The knopILS project developer is Carlo Perassi.

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knopILS 0.8 i386 609MB.iso
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KioskCD

KioskCD

Web site: kioskcd.com (not active)
Origin: Unknown
Category: Kiosk
Desktop environment: Web
Architecture: x86
Based on: Damn Small Linux
Wikipedia:
Media: Live
The last version | Released: 2.8 ? | November 20, 2005

KioskCD – a customized small Linux distribution available as a bootable CD that turns your PC into a browser-only Internet kiosk.

It does not need to be installed on a hard drive, just boots off it, and you will have a web browser that anybody can use. Once booted, the computer cannot be infected or reconfigured by the user.

KioskCD is based on Damn Small Linux (DSL), which is built off the Knoppix.

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KioskCD 2.8 STD i386 85MB.iso
md5sum: 6fea94048f34c2bb5c2d710d687c7e6f

 

Kinneret

Kinneret

Web site: kinneret.berlios.de (not active)
Origin: Israel
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Fluxbox, IceWM, KDE, Window Maker, Xfce
Architecture: x86
Based on: Knoppix
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 0.7.4 | January 10, 2005

Kinneret – a GNU/Linux distribution based on Knoppix (and Debian GNU/Linux). The system is developed by a community in Israel and is optimized for i486 CPUs with IceWM, KDE, WMaker, Fluxbox and Xfce desktops.

The “Kinneret” project aims to create a friendly, comprehensive and fully localized GNU/Linux distribution, that will employ free software in order to address the computing needs of Israeli users.

The latest version 0.7.4 was released in 2005.

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kinneret 0.7.4 i386 716MB.iso
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GIS Knoppix

GIS Knoppix

Web site: blog.sourcepole.ch/2006/11/16/gis-knoppix-en/
Origin: Switzerland ?
Category: Graphics
Desktop environment: KDE
Architecture: x86
Based on: Knoppix
Wikipedia: >
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 1.2 | March 5, 2005

GIS Knoppix – a Knoppix based bootable Linux CD with pre-installed GIS software.

The live CD is shipped with applications such as:
– KDE desktop environment and many applications
– GRASS 6.2 Raster/vector GIS, image processing system, and graphics production system
– PostgreSQL 8.1.4.2 Postgres database with PostGIS extension
– MySQL 5.0.21 MySQL database with spatial extensions
– QGis 0.8 Viewer and data analysis for vector and raster data with PostGIS support
– QGis 0.6 Viewer and data analysis for vector and raster data with PostGIS support
– TerraView 2.0 Viewer and data analysis for vector with DB support
– Jump 1.1.2 Workbench for viewing, editing, and processing spatial datasets
– Thuban 1.0.0 Interactive geographic data viewer
– MapLab 2.0.1 Suite of web-based tools to create and manage MapServer applications and map files
– MapDesk 0.7 Viewer/editor for UMN Mapserver
– Interlis Compiler and UML editor for Interlis formats
– and other software GPSdrive, GPSMan, …

The project developer is Pirmin Kalberer.

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GIS Knoppix 1.2 i386 706MB.iso
md5sum: ee2b30177a405ce9aadf7f4516b94da9