JX

JX

Web site: www4.cs.fau.de/Projects/JX/index.html
Origin: Germany
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: GUI
Architecture: x86
Based on: unknown
Wikipedia: JX_(operating_system)
Media: Install
The last version | Released: 0.1.1 | October 10, 2007

JX – a Java operating system that focuses on a flexible and robust operating system architecture.

The JX system architecture consists of a set of Java components executing on the JX core that is responsible for system initialization, CPU context switching and low-level domain management. The Java code is organized in components which are loaded into domains, verified, and translated to native code.

Main-stream operating systems and traditional microkernels base their protection mechanisms on MMU-provided address space separation. Protection in JX is solely based on the type safety of the intermediate code, the Java bytecode.

The system runs either on off-the-shelf PC hardware (i486, Pentium, and embedded PCs, such as the DIMM-PC) or as a guest system on Linux. Many of the JX Java components, for example the file system, also run on an unmodified JVM. When running on the bare hardware, the system can access IDE disks , 3COM 3C905 NICs, and Matrox G200 video cards. The network code contains IP, TCP, UDP, NFS2 client and server, SUN RPC. Applications that run on top of JX include an Ext2 file system, a window manager, and a database system.

The JX system is developed as an open source system by the University of Erlangen (Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, FAU), a public research university in the cities of Erlangen and Nuremberg in Bavaria, Germany.

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JX 0.1.1 source 2.8MB.tgz
md5sum: e728a1f8e1c48066d92450493ba045ef

JX 0.1.1 demo 1.4MB.floppy
md5sum: 1c2910b5779ae17330378df63276624c

Arabian

Arabian

Web site: arabian-linux.org (not active)
Origin: Jordan
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: KDE
Architecture: x86
Based on: Ubuntu
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 2007 | January 15, 2007

Arabian – the first arabic distro which use KDE as the default GUI. It aims to support arabic language for arab people, and aims to made linux more known and easy to arabs.

The live system is based on Ubuntu and is offered as ISO or USB image.

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Arabian 2007 USB i386 127MB.zip
md5sum: 43a220fa8310fdcd0b853c40d2f0700b

Arabian 0.7 i386 482MB.iso
md5sum: 8aa41be539d1152ef9cb2814bf41c869

RoboHobby

RoboHobby Linux

Web site: robohobby.com (not active)
Origin: unknown
Category: Specialist
Desktop environment: KDE
Architecture: x86
Based on: Knoppix
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 20070202 | February 2, 2007

RoboHobby Linux – a live CD Knoppix based Linux distribution for robotics hobbyists.

The distribution features own (by the distro developers) created Java/SWING software for driving via Bluetooth small hand-made J2ME robot (it uses Siemens S75).

The live system can be working with no installation on a hard drive.

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RoboHobby Linux 20070202 i386 465MB.iso
md5sum: db4e278ead1e7d253af12a2dc7fecca6

PendriveLinux

PendriveLinux

Web site: pendrivelinux.com (not active)
Origin: unknown
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: CLI
Architecture: x86
Based on: Debian
Wikipedia:
Media: Live
The last version | Released: June 14, 2007

PendriveLinux – a Debian based Linux distribution, aimed to work as a live system from a flash USB disk.

The last version released in 2007.

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PendriveLinux i386 402MB.img
md5sum: 348436087786e44c6ec46cd33c59713d

pdaXrom

pdaXrom

Web site: pdaxrom.org
Origin: unknown
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: CLI
Architecture: x86
Based on: Linux
Wikipedia:
Media: Live
The last version | Released: 1.1.04121 | April 7, 2007

pdaXrom – the name of the team comes from a first project in 2003 – a Linux distribution for pocket personal computers (PDAs) Sharp Zaurus, which was called pdaXrom (pda + X + rom – “personal digital assistant” with “X11 graphics” in “read only memory”). The project was also used on other PDAs, developer boards, and thin clients. In 2009, a new distribution was released with support for Sony Playstation 3. Later, the new distribution was used to build thin clients.

pdaXrom is a build system for creating bootable gnu/linux images with preinstalled software. The build system is simple and easy for using. It can be used to build firmware for network routers, Internet and multimedia terminals and much more.

The main programming languages are C and C++. In embedded systems, Linux and FreeRTOS is used.

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pdaXrom 1.1.04121 x86 237MB.iso
md5sum: dab8fab43c26e2a60be508b518694e67

Arco-Debian

Arco-Debian

Web site:
Origin:
Category: Desktop, Server
Desktop environment: Fluxbox, IceWM, KDE, WindowMaker
Architecture: x86
Based on: Knoppix
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 0.1.8 | March 2007

Arco-Debian – a bootable CD Linux with automatic hardware detection is originally based on Knoppix and Kurumin, which are based on Debian.

The live CD features a few window managers such as: Fluxbox, IceWm and Window Maker and the KDE desktop environment version 3.5.5. It also includes the LAM stack apache2, mysql and php4.

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Arco-Debian 0.1.8 i386 660MB.iso
md5sum: 3116686573db3bf2e21b564da69c3859

 

Xandros

Xandros

Web site: xandros.com (not active)
Origin: Canada
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: KDE
Architecture: x86
Based on: Debian
Wikipedia: Xandros
Media: Install CD
The last version | Released: 4.2 | July 26, 2007

Xandros (or: Xandros Desktop) – an easy to use, highly compatible Linux distribution for desktop computer users. It provides an alternative operating system environment that is simple to install, configure and use, provides extensive Microsoft Windows OS and network compatibility, and harnesses the power of Linux to provide a viable, highly functional and reliable Linux desktop that is easy to use.

Features:
– Simple, powerful and complete Linux desktop operating system
– The only Linux desktop that installs out of the box alongside Windows XP with NTFS resizing capability (Deluxe only)
– Ability to run many Windows applications via CodeWeavers CrossOver Office & Plugin products (a US$79.95 value included with Deluxe only)
– Free North American shipping and handling for Xandros Desktop Deluxe (limited time offer)
– Xandros Desktop Deluxe Edition only US$99.00
– Xandros Desktop Standard Edition special introductory price only US$39.95 plus shipping and handling.

Xandros Desktop leverages the performance and reliability of a Linux distribution to create a secure desktop operating system that breaks down the barriers between Microsoft Windows and Linux. A simple 5 step graphical installation process and uncomplicated configuration facilities get your system up and running quickly while the familiar point and click interface and easy to use applications get you surfing the Web, sending e-mail, chatting, word processing and printing immediately.

The Xandros Desktop is based on the Open Source, K Desktop Environment (KDE) which immediately gives it a familiar appearance whether you are accustomed to Microsoft Windows or another Linux distribution.

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BinToo

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Web site: sourceforge.net/projects/bintoo/
Origin:
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: GNOME, KDE, Xfce
Architecture: x86
Based on: Gentoo
Wikipedia:
Media: Install CD/DVD
The last version | Released: 2007.1 | January 15, 2007

BinToo – a full featured binary distro based on Gentoo which contains full binary packages, and programs, and system installer, and system control panel as well.

It features many applications installed to overcome for networkless users, the system now contains more than 1650+ preinstalled packages to fit this needs.

The project founder is Mohamed Mahmoud Hagag.

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FreeMe

FreeMe

Web site: (not active)
Origin:
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: GNOME
Architecture: x86
Based on: Ubuntu
Wikipedia:
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: | March 24, 2007

FreeMe – an Ubuntu based live DVD which features a Freeme application created by Beale Screamer and based on viodentias findings. It strips wm-drm protection from wmv/asf/wma files as well as video/audio streams.

This live DVD is based on Ubuntu 6.10 “Edgy Eft”.

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FreeMe i386 3.03GB.iso
md5sum: de90ddbf9adc4328b4783feaf083b7f5

 

VDRLive

VDRLive

Web site: (not active)
Origin:
Category: Multimedia
Desktop environment: CLI
Architecture: x86
Based on:
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 0.4.0-rc1 | April 24, 2007

VDRLive – a modular, small in size, live Linux distribution which features preinstalled the VDR application. The live system works in text mode so can be operated from the command line only.

The project was under active development between 2004 and 2007 (?).

The VDR (Video Disk Recorder) is an open-source application for Linux designed to allow any computer to function as a digital video recorder, in order to record and replay TV programming using the computer’s hard drive.

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VDRLive 0.4.0-rc1 i386 27MB.iso
md5sum: ab707c85144951b8fe3720b826f26058