TeaM-TL

TeaM-TL

Web site: gust.org.pl/projects/team-tl
Origin: Poland
Category: Developers
Desktop environment: KDE, Fluxbox, WindowMaker
Architecture: x86
Based on: Slax
Wikipedia (PL): TeaM-TL
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 5.5.1 (?) | January 2006

TeaM-TL (previously: Slax-TL) – a Slax based Linux distribution which features a typesetting system TeX, created on the end of 2004 by GUST (Polska Grupa Użytkowników Systemu TeX / English: Polish Users Group of TeX System).

Main goal of TeaM-TL is ready to use environment for TeXing with modern operating system and tools located on one standard, bootable CD-ROM. Next goals CD is promotion of TeX.

The base system of Slax has been polonized and supplemented so Polish TeX users have a portable, comfortable and aesthetic environment ready for work.
In addition to TeXLive, users can find pre-configured editors: Emacs, Vim, Kile, LyX, and there are graphics processing tools (GIMP), professional charts (gnuplot), server (Samba) for easy file sharing with Windows computers and a small and fast web server (thttpd). All editions include CVS and Subversion as well.

Starting in June 2005, there are CD (700MB) and DVD (> 1.3GB) editions available for users. The DVD edition is expanded and features many additional tools and programs. Scientific applications have been added (Octave, Maxima, Scilab), OpenOffice.org, KDE graphic environment and many more.

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TeaM-TL 5.5.1 i386 2.08GB.iso
md5sum: 6cc999e315f80639c9b992c2784f2e7b

 

IndLinux

Rangoli

Milan

Web site: indlinux.org
Origin: India
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: GNOME, KDE
Architecture: x86
Based on: Morphix
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 1.0 beta | January 2, 2006

IndLinux – a project which creates a Linux distribution that supports Indian Languages at all levels. This Indianisation project will strive to bring the benefits of Information Technology down to the Indian masses. We want to make technology accessible to the majority of India that does not speak English.

The task of localization has several pieces that need domain expertise. Some examples are I/O modules, development of fonts, kernel enablemnt, word translation etc. The project is looking for experts and volunteers to champion the cause of Indian language computing. You may volunteer and participate here.

The Indian Linux project is open source and completely free. It is licensed under the GNU General Public License.

A language package provided by the project can be installed on any Linux based distribution.

The Rangoli is a multilingual Live CD with Hindi and Tamil support of the KDE 3.4.3 desktop environment, and Bengali, Gujarati, Punjabi, Nepali, Dzongkha and Telugu support of the Gnome 2.10 desktop.

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IndLinux Rangoli 1.0 beta i386 721MB.iso
md5sum: b56fa3ad10d747658f607028da7a5dbf
IndLinux Milan 0.7-2 i386 557MB.iso
md5sum: 168d5026e15dd7da4c33581fcecc382e

 

Dzongkha

Dzongkha Linux

Web site: dzongkha.sourceforge.net
Origin: Bhutan
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: GNOME
Architecture: x86
Based on: Morphix
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: beta ? | December 22, 2006

Dzongkha Linux – a Debian and Morphix based free Linux operating system which integrates full support for Dzongkha computing. It features fully translated user interfaces and provides support for computing in Dzongkha.

Dzongkha Linux is a modern and modular Linux system that can be run directly from the CD and optionally be installed onto your Hard Disk.

Dzongha Linux can be started in English or Dzongkha by means of choosing the appropriate language on the boot menu.

The live system uses GNOME desktop environment as default.

The project was developed by the Department of Information Technology at the Ministry of Information and Communications in Bhutan.

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Dzongkha Linux beta i386 636MB.iso
md5sum: 672fbe043061d16cbf5c4bee138bbcd4

 

Multi Distro LiveCD

Multi Distro LiveCD

Web site: multidistro.tlm-project.org (not active)
Origin: ?
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Enlightenment, JWM, KDE
Architecture: x86
Based on: R.I.P.
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 2.5 | February 22, 2006

Multi Distro LiveCD – a LiveCD that contains 9 different mini Linux distributions, all executable when you start the PC without installing them on a hard disk.

The Live CD features following distributions: Slax, GeexBOX, DamnSmallLinux, INSERT, RIP, Mpentoo, Olive, Grafpup, Limp, and a memory checker is included in a single 700 Mb CD.

The project founder is Sandu Ionut.

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Multi Distro LiveCD 2.5 i386 714MB.iso
md5sum: 9daad899256a84470ea10e8ba4d59dc3

 

Lineox

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Web site: www.lineox.net
Origin: Finland
Category: Desktop, Server
Desktop environment: GNOME, KDE
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: Red Hat
Wikipedia:
Media: Install
The last version | Released: 4.096 | August 13, 2006

Lineox (Always Current Lineox™ Enterprise Linux) – a series of versions of Lineox Enterprise Linux 4.0 which contain all the available bug and security fixes for Lineox Enterprise Linux 4.0 on the installation disks.

This saves both download and installation time. Always Current Lineox™ Enterprise Linux is available for download as four CD-ROM images and a DVD-ROM image. The high speed download quota for one disk type version costs 10 € and 15 € for both versions. Lineox expects to release a new version of Always Current Lineox™ Enterprise Linux once or twice a week.

Currently Always Current Lineox™ Enterprise Linux 4.x is available for x86 and x86_64 architectures, but we may add more architectures later.

The distribution was under active development between 2003 and 2006; closed down in 2009.

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NeWBIE

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Web site: sourceforge.net/projects/arudius/
Origin: USA
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: ?
Architecture: x86
Based on: NetBSD
Wikipedia:
Media: Live
The last version | Released: 0.2 ? | February 10, 2009

NeWBIE ((Ne)tBSD (W)are (B)urned (I)n (E)conomy) – a live CD based on NetBSD and build in spirit to the well-known FreeSBIE live CD.

Newbie currently caters to the desktop-user (i.e. with applications for web browsing, chat, multimedia, document editing, etc) but will also serve as a core for creating a NetBSD version of Arudius – a network security auditing tool.

It is based on NetBSD, because contrary to the popular opinion, NetBSD is not some obscure *BSD flavor that is only good for powering your toaster, but is a powerful, flexible and highly portable operating system.

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BSDLive

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Web site: www.ixsystems.com/cgi-bin/store/bsdlive.html (not active)
Origin: USA
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: ?
Architecture: x86
Based on: FreeBSD
Wikipedia:
Media: Live
The last version | Released: ? | 2006 ?

BSDLive – a live CD which provides a filesystem based on FreeBSD that can fit on a business card CD-ROM developed by iXsystems. It is a FreeBSD operating system that will run directly from the CD so not using your hard drive.

iXsystems, a company nestled in the infamous Golden Triangle of Silicon Valley, provides FreeBSD-based Internet infrastructure grade rackmount servers, security appliances, and managed FreeBSD hosting to a global market. The iXsystems management team consists of former executives and employees from BSDi and iXsystems.

iXsystems develops customized open source FreeBSD distributions, including the desktop operating system TrueOS (formerly PC-BSD) and the file servers and network attached storage systems FreeNAS and TrueNAS.

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NetBSD Live! CD

NetBSD

Web site: ? (not active)
Origin: Germany
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: KDE
Architecture: x86
Based on: FreeBSD
Wikipedia:
Media: Live
The last version | Released: 2007 | November 11, 2006

NetBSD Live! CD – a live version of the NetBSD operating system originally developed by Jörg Braun, and allowed to boot NetBSD 1.5.2/i386 from CDROM, some system config, selection of X config, then allows starting one of several window managers, e.g. KDE. Under KDE, Koffice is ready to run.

Since then, NetBSD based Live CDs have been used in many different environments. They can easily be created using the sysutils/mklivecd package.
The Live iso image features a complete live OS with automatic hardware detection and an option to boot into a graphical desktop KDE, but pekwm is also available.
The last version of LiveCD 2007 contains a specially constructed version of NetBSD 4.0_BETA sporting a modified kernel based on NetBSD-CURRENT.

The NetBSD2 Live cdrom contains a version of the NetBSD operating system version 2.0 with a kernel which boots exclusively from the first ide cdrom drive. All include files, man pages and the compiler programs in /usr/libexec and also the complete package database in /var/db/pkg are deleted in this distribution. All debuggung informations are stripped off the binaries. The cdrom boots with a special eltorito version of the boot loader GRUB. Three different kernel files are selectable:
A slightly modified GENERIC kernel (see the file /stand/CDROM on the cdrom).
An extended version of the ISDN kernel with additional ACPI support (see the file /stand/ISDN on the cdrom).
A modified version of the NetBSD-laptop-kernel (see the file /stand/LAPTOP on the cdrom).
The kernel files on the cdrom cannot be used to boot the operating system from the hard disk! You cannot use NetBSD 2 Live to install NetBSD 2 on the hard disk.
Additional to the files belonging to the operating system itself, the following applications are included:
XFree86 4.3 (libraries, clients, server, fonts exclusively 75 dpi).
KDE 3.2.2 (libs/base, multimedia, games, addons, network, graphics).
KOffice 1.3.1 (editor, spreadsheet, charting, presentation).
Gimp 2.0, XV, and XPaint (pixel oriented graphics).
Sodipodi 0.34 (vector oriented graphics).
Dia 0.93 (workflow diagrams, uml).
bash 2.0.5 (shell).
Some useful console programs as Midnight Commander, joe, colorls, skill, ext2fs-programs, and mtools.
The games ťDiggerŤ, ťXMahjonggŤ, ťXPipemanŤ, and ťLBreakout 2Ť.
For the graphical login kdm is used and as default graphical environment KDE 3.2.2 will be started.

There are two users of the live system: root and user, with a password for both: NetBSD

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NetBSD Live! CD 2.0 i386 693MB.iso
md5sum: d0b94382ea292c918b9e8d4eaa72b442

 

Aurora

Aurora SPARC Linux

Aurora SPARC Linux

Web site: www.auroralinux.org (not active)
Origin: USA
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: GNOME, KDE
Architecture: sparc32
Based on: Fedora
Wikipedia: Aurora SPARC Linux
Media: Install
The last version | Released: 2.0 | April 14, 2006

Aurora SPARC Linux – a researching & building a Sparc Linux distribution based on Fedora Core. Aurora was originally created after Red Hat dropped support for the SPARC architecture after Red Hat Linux 6.2.

The project status:
– A build 0.1 was released November 5, 2001
– The first “stable” build of Aurora (1.0) was released January 19, 2001
– The second “stable” build of Aurora (2.0) based on Fedora Core 3 was released April 14, 2006
– The Corona Tree (?) was based on Fedora Core 6

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Aurora SPARC Linux 2.0 i386 2.44GB.iso
md5sum: 8a8430063835320bc74b4f80d0844177

 

Mayix

Mayix

Web site: www.mayix.net
Origin: Guatemala
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: GNOME
Architecture: x86
Based on: Gentoo
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 2006.2 | November 10, 2006

Mayix – a Gentoo based Linux live from Guatemala, with the GNOME desktop environment as default.

The distribution was delivered on a Live CD and was minimalist and could run on most computers. It also allowed users to install a complete Gentoo system in less than an hour, via a “stage4” CD.

The distribution was available for 32-bit x86 (i686) platform.
Mayix OS 2006.2 was launched on November 10, 2006.

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Mayix 2006.2 Imagen-Con-X i686 757MB.iso
md5sum: b5c6fd255e984d3f27d9d3932792f3a4
Mayix 2006.2 Imagen-Sin-X i686 700MB.iso
md5sum: c757a37c9922cba136f90d56637df7ca
Stage4 2006.2 i686 465MB.tar.bz2
md5sum: dccd0dc25cd0fa7359a697184a6f78e2