Dapix

Dapix

Web site: dapix.com (not active)
Origin: Denmark
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: IceWM, Fluxbox, Larswm, Window Maker
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: Knoppix
Wikipedia:
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 5.0.1 | September 9, 2006

Dapix – a Linux distribution based on Knoppix which offers support for Danish users as default.

The latest version of Danix is based on Knoppix 5.0 and features a few, lightweight window managers: IceWM as default, Fluxbox, Larswm and Window Maker as well.

Danix contains pre-installed applications such as:
– text editors: GVIM, hexedit, Joe, Kate, KWrite, Nano, NEdit, Zile
– network: aKregator, ELinks, Gaim, KGet, KMail, KNode, Konqueror, KPhone, Lynx, Mutt, XChat, Firefox, Thunderbird, Citrix ICA client, NWSSUS Network Scaner
– multimedia: Audacity, Aumix, Kaffeine, radio, sweep, wmXMMS, XMMS, k3B, KMix
– graphics: digikam, gtkam, ImageMagic, KView, xawtv, Xpdf
– a set of games
– OppenOffice.org

Download

Dapix 5.0.1-2006-09-25 i386 716MB.iso
md5sum: 1c2b935a5a5cbb9909668d047675a307

 

ToBiX

ToBiX

Web site: cweb.uni-bielefeld.de/agbi/home/index.html (not active)
Origin: Germany
Category: Scientific
Desktop environment: Xfce
Architecture: x86
Based on: Knoppix
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 2 RC1 | October 10, 2006

ToBiX – a Linux distribution based on Knoppix (previously on Morphix). With this distribution you just boot from the CD and you have a fully functional LINUX OS distribution with open source applications. Besides using some RAM, ToBiX doesn’t touch the host computer and is ideal for presentations, workshops or other learning or scientific activity on bioinformatics and computational biology.

ToBiX comprises some of the most useful and powerful bioinformatics tools such as:
– Blast 2.0 – Basic Local Alignment Search Tool for rapid searching of nucleotide and protein databases;
– Copasi – software application for simulation and analysis of biochemical networks;
– mpiBLAST – MPI based parallel implementation of NCBI BLAST;
– SimWiz – collection of Java tools for visualization of data resulting from different kinds of biochemical simulation processes;
– Cellware – tool to model whole cell biochemical reactions;
– Gromacs – molecular dynamics simulation package;
– SBML-Editor – tool for the quick creation and edition of SBML files;
– Stocks 2 – software for simulation of biochemical processes using Maximal Time Step Method

ToBix was under development at the Bioinformatics Department, Bielefeld University, Faculty of Technology, Germany.
The project supervisions were Mark Niemann and Benjamin Prins.

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ToBiX 2 RC1 i386 657MB.iso
md5sum: a0e526eb97d8594acd863d9f20ef1ee7

 

Wazobia Linux

Wazobia Linux

Web site: www.wazobialinux.com (not active)
Origin: Nigeria
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Gnome, KDE
Architecture: x86
Based on: Red Hat
Wikipedia:
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 2006-02-03 | 2006

Wazobia Linux – a Nigerian commercial distribution based on the Red Hat Linux, developed by Leapsoft Ltd Nigeria.

Wazobia Linux provides everything today’s computer user needs for home and office desktop computing, such as office suite, web browser, instant messaging client, multimedia viewers, and graphical software. It also offers the latest open source applications for developing software, setting up a home network, running a web server, and more.

Wazobia Linux includes more than 16,000 packages of software, available from the installation media and official package repository.

Wazobia Linux is available in Hausa, Yoruba, Igbo and English.

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Arudius

Arudius

Web site: sourceforge.net/projects/arudius/
Origin: USA
Category: Forensics
Desktop environment: Fluxbox
Architecture: x86
Based on:
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 0.5 | February 8, 2006

Arudius – a live CD Linux distribution based on Slax and Linux Live scripts.

It contains an extensive set of software tools used by information security professionals for information assurance and vulnerability analysis. Its goal is to include the most complete set of useful security tools and still maintain a small footprint so it can fit on a 210MB mini-CD.

The latest version of Arudius 0.5 was released in 2006.

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Arudius 0.5 i386 213MB.iso
md5sum: c0627a1ad85782d5fac8bd898c910808

 

Xfld

Xfld

Web site: www.xfld.org
Origin: Germany
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Xfce
Architecture: x86
Based on: Ubuntu
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 0.3 | October 29, 2006

Xfld (Xfce live demo) – a live CD, demonstrating the latest version of Xfce desktop environment and providing a complete Gnu/Linux operating system based on Ubuntu. The Live system can be run directly from the CD.

In contrast to the Xubuntu install CDs, the Xfld CD contains all tools and applications necessary for both productive usage with graphical interface and command line interface. Furthermore the main purpose of Xfld is demonstrating the latest Xfce.

The latest version of Xfld 0.3 was based on Ubuntu 6.10 Edgy Eft.
Older version of the Xfld was based on Debian.

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Xfld 0.3 i386 714MB.iso
md5sum: cd38d0492c9e12aa85b70cf72fba84c9

 

Accelerated KNOPPIX

Accelerated KNOPPIX

Web site: www.alpha.co.jp/en/
Origin: Japan
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: KDE
Architecture: x86
Based on: KNOPPIX
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 1.1 | June 13, 2006
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Accelerated KNOPPIX – a fast-booting variant of the popular KNOPPIX live CD.

A cloop profiler is developed in order to grasp the access situation of CD.
The customized live scripts reducing the CD boot time to under 60 seconds, while maintaining the full functionality of the distribution.

The live system features KDE desktop environment with a nice set of pre-installed applications.
The latest version 1.1 of the Accelerated KNOPPIX was released in 2006.
The system was maintained by Alpha Systems Inc. from Japan.

Download

Accelerated KNOPPIX 1.1 i386 713MB.iso
md5sum: 6c565d0fa7343d007a0e3b9832078937

 

Quantian

Quantian

Web site: http://dirk.eddelbuettel.com/quantian.html
Origin: USA
Category: Scientific
Desktop environment: KDE
Architecture: x86
Based on: Knoppix
Wikipedia: Quantian
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 0.7.9.2 | February 26, 2006

Quantian – a remastering of Knoppix, the self-configuring and directly bootable cdrom/dvd that turns any pc or laptop (provided it can boot from cdrom/dvd) into a full-featured Linux workstation. Quantian also incorporates clusterKnoppix and adds support for openMosix, including remote booting of light clients in an openMosix terminal server context.

The main goal of the Quantian is a pre-instaled set of scientific applications, such as:
– R, statistical computing software
– Octave, a Matlab clone
– Scilab, another Matlab clone
– GSL, GNU Scientific Library
– Maxima computer algebra system
– Python programming language with Scipy
– Fityk curve fitter
– Ghemical
– Texmacs for wysiwyg scientific editing
– Grass geographic information system
– OpenDX and MayaVi data visualisation systems
– Gnuplot, a command-line driven interactive data and function plotting utility
– LabPlot, an application for plotting of data sets and functions

Quantian features the KDE desktop environment and some applications for home users:
– XMMS, Kaffeine, xine media players
– KPPP dialer, ISDN utilities and WLAN
– Firefox and Konqueror web browsers
– K3b, for CD (and DVD) management
– GIMP
– Tools for data rescue and system repair
– Network analysis and administration tools
– OpenOffice.org, Kile, Lyx

The system developer is Dirk Eddelbuettel.
The latest 0.9.7.2 version of Quantian was released in 2006.

Download

Quantian 0.7.9.2 i386 2.72GB.iso
md5sum: e1de6dd965f04f6a939b9c606e6fd0c8

 

aquamorph

aquamorph

Web site: http://aquariusoft.org/page/linux/aquamorph/
Origin: Nederlands
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Xfce
Architecture: x86
Based on: Morphix
Wikipedia (es): Aquamorph
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 0.4 | September 5, 2006

aquamorph (aquatix’ Morphix) – a live Linux distribution based on Morphix Lightgui edition.
aquamorph is a complete, up-to-date environment, in which the user can comfortably browse, program and generally just do his work, while not having to worry about configuring and installing things.

The live system features Xfce desktop environments and pre-installed applications such as: Mozilla’s Firefox browser and Thunderbird e-mail client, X-Chat for IRC chatting, Gaim version 2 for Instant Messaging, Abiword and Gnumeric for doing office work, Wireshark for doing forensic research, Graveman for burning CDs/DVDs etc. It also contains some audio/video codecs pre-installed too.

The last version of aquamorph 0.4 is based on Morphix 0.5pre6 “Amalthea”.
The founder and developer of aquamorph is Michiel Scholten.

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aquamorph 0.4 i386 337MB.iso
md5sum: 1357dcf00eb87372c51b9d57cd5b2d68

 

Pingwinek

Pingwinek Gnome

Pingwinek Matchbox   Pingwinek Xfce   Pingwinek GNU/Haiku

Web site: http://home.gna.org/pingwinek/
Origin: Poland
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Gnome, Xfce, Enlightenment, Matchbox, EDE, IceWM
Architecture: x86
Based on: Independent (Linux), Haiku
Wikipedia:
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 1.0preview4 GNU/Linux | October 14, 2006 | 0.1.0 GNU/Haiku | March 11, 2007

Pingwinek – a Polish project which offers two separated distributions based on Linux kernel and Haiku.

Pingwinek GNU/Linux is an independent distribution which provides a live system with a few desktop environments and window managers of your choice: Gnome, Xfce, Enlightenment, Matchbox, EDE and IceWM.

The live 1.7GB iso image has a large set of pre-installed applications, such as:
– Office: Gnocky, Gnumeric, Grisby, LyX, OpenOffice.org, Rubrica, e-Sofokles
– Net: Blam and Liferea feed readers, Ekiga, GNU Gadu, Gaim, Balsa, Gwget download manager, Kazehakase web browser, LostIRC, Thunderbird, Tleenx2, XChat IRC client, Firefox, gFTP, gSTM
– Multimedia: Siobhan audio player, PenguinTV media aggregator, Audacious, Beep, Camelot, Diva video editor, Exaile, FM radio tuner, Gnome CD master, GnomeBaker, Helix player, Kino, Mplayer, Pitivi, Quark music player, TVtime, Thoggen DVD ropper, Winki the ripper, X-CD-Roast, Zapping TV Viewersteamtuner, vMovieDB, xine
– Graphics: Camorama, Comix, Dia, GNU Paint, Blender, GQview, Inkscape, K-3D, PlotDrop, Sodipodi, Gimp, UFRaw, Xara, gtkam, mtPaint
– Others: Leafpad, Dr.Geo, Galculator, gDesklets, SciTE, XaoS, Anjuta, Bluefish, Geany, Hex Editor, poEdit, gtranslator, Firestarter, etc.

It offers options of the live system to choose:
– English or Polish locales
– the default desktop
– or sipmly use built in wizard

Pingwinek GNU/Haiku is probably the first Haiku distribution. Beside the base Haiku system, it contains 40 packages ported from Pingwinek GNU/Linux distribution. It contains compiler (GCC 2.95.3), several simple games, SDL, Midnight Commander, ncurses.
The distribution doesn’t have an installer which could install system on a hard disk.

The founder and developer of Pingwinek is Grzegorz Dąbrowski.

Download

Pingwinek GNU/Linux 1.0preview4 i686 1.6GB.iso
md5sum: 0fff382c6f16d7b73689d96c1fc09614
Pingwinek GNU/Haiku 0.1.0 Virtual Disk Image 244MB.vmdk
md5sum: d4f158111653cd47b9d6d4c5c8246e06
Pingwinek GNU/Haiku 0.1.0 256MB.image
md5sum: 4b169325a2fe991d2336868a12d44bda

 

uDOS

uDOS

Web site: http://sourceforge.net/projects/udos/
Origin: Unknown
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Text based
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