ClassiOS

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Web site: trumpet.com.au/index.php/products/classios.html
Origin:
Category: Desktop, Others
Desktop environment: CLI
Architecture: x86
Based on: Independent
Wikipedia:
Media: Install CD
The last version | Released: Alpha2 | March 25, 2008

ClassiOS – an object Pascal operating system. This operating system is built entirely with the Delphi Compiler – even the boot loader. This was achieved by replacing the System.dcu and related units by a custom unit which can run in Ring 0 of the x86 CPU.

Tattam Software is redeveloping the PetrOS® IA32 (x86) OS project.

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ClassiOS Alpha1 i386 170KB.iso.zip
md5sum: bc54fb4d1cb2618c3b93dd31df1c9b2b
ClassiOS alpha2 i386 199KB.iso.zip
md5sum: b47f07f5ea9a7265d6fc671c940102f9

 

VMKnoppix

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Web site: rcis.aist.go.jp/project/knoppix/vmknoppix/index-en.html (not active)
Origin: Japan
Category: Specialist
Desktop environment: KDE
Architecture: x86
Based on: Knoppix
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 20080519 | May 2008

VMKnoppix (previously: Xenoppix) – a Linux live CD based on Knoppix distro, which ships with all the well-known virtualization solutions: Xen, KVM, VirtualBox, QEMU and KQEMU, UserModeLinux. The developer also supply the Inetboot and Etherboot/GPXE tools to support loading of network-based boot images.

Features:
– it’s a live CD distribution, which means you don’t have to install/reinstall the OS on your hard drive just because you want to try out some virtualization technology
– most of virtualization solutions as part of the distribution – you don’t have to search for their latest versions, you don’t need to compile anything – all the tools are ready for immediate use
– great virtualization playground – you’re unlikely to find something as suitable and as useful for your virtualization experiments

The latest live system is based on Knoppix Version 3.5.1.

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Shift Linux

Shift Linux

Web site: shiftlinux.net (not active)
Origin: USA
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Fluxbox, GNOME, KDE, Xfce
Architecture: x86
Based on: Ubuntu
Wikipedia:
Media: Live
The last version | Released: 0.6.5 | March 24, 2008

Shift Linux – a GNU/Linux distribution based on the Ubuntu (previously on Morphix Linux) project in the form of a Live CD. It is a multi-functional system compatible with all Ubuntu package repositories. It is available in several editions, depending on the graphical environment and window manager used (there is a release for weaker machines using the Fluxbox window manager).

Shift Linux provides a set of the most popular utility applications in the open source world. You can find there such programs as: GVim, Revelation, Xine, Pidgin, gDesklets, GIMP, gThumb, AbiWord and many others.

Shift Linux 0.6 were released in the following versions: Shift Linux 0.6 Gnome, Shift Linux 0.6 KDE4, and Shift Linux 0.6 Lite (for older computers). Shift Linux Lite contains two less resource hogging desk managers (XFCE-4 and Fluxbox), but has a full compliment of packages and utilities.

As of version 0.6 of Shift Linux has moved away from it’s Morphix base so is based on Ubuntu. This version incorporates Firefox 3 (GranParadiso), OpenOffice, new themes, and a tested installer.

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Rivendell

Rivendell Demo

Web site: rivendellaudio.org
Origin:
Category: Multimedia
Desktop environment: KDE
Architecture: x86
Based on: Slax
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 1.0.1-1 | August 26, 2008

Rivendel Demo (previously: Rivendell Live) – a Slax based live Linux distribution which features a preinstalled Rivendell application. The live system uses the KDE desktop environment as default.

Rivendell is a complete radio broadcast automation solution, with facilities for the acquisition, management, scheduling and playout of audio content. It has all of the features one would expect in a modern, fully-fledged radio automation system, including support for both PCM and MPEG audio encoding, full voice tracking and log customization as well as support for a wide variety of third party software and hardware. As a robust, functionally complete digital audio system for broadcast radio applications, Rivendell uses industry standard components like the GNU/Linux Operating System, the AudioScience HPI Driver Architecture and the MySQL Database Engine. Rivendell is available under the GNU Public License.

Recommended Minimum System Requirements:
– Pentium 4 CPU
– 256 MB RAM
– SuSE Linux Professional 9.x
– XFree86 Supported Video Card
– AudioScience Audio Adapter
– Mouse or other Pointing Device
– Optional: Touchscreen Monitor

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Rivendell Demo 1.0.1-1 i386 255MB.iso
md5sum: d13182a69209022c44abbc39117d8421
Rivendell Live 0.9.68b-1 i386 257MB.iso
md5sum: 621dffd7a1dd4b1455eba0083557fdff

 

Nonux

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Web site: nnlinux.com (not active)
Origin: Netherlands
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: GNOME
Architecture: x86
Based on: Slax
Wikipedia:
Media: Live
The last version | Released: 4.4 | April 10, 2008

Nonux Linux – a Linux distribution from the Netherlands that was based on Slackware. The distribution was launched as a combined Live and installation CD. It was optimized for business, and some applications were in Dutch. Nonux focused on automatic hardware detection, business and office applications, and tools for seamless integration with existing software (Microsoft Windows) and computer networks.

The distribution was intended for 32-bit i486, and used the GNOME desktop environment.

Version 1.6 was released on October 26, 2005.
The latest version was 4.4 which was released on April 10, 2008.

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Fredubuntu

Fredubuntu

Web site: (not active)
Origin: France
Category: Education
Desktop environment: GNOME
Architecture: x86
Based on: Ubuntu
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 8.10 | November 16, 2008

Fredubuntu – a French live DVD for education, which is based on Ubuntu version 8.10. It has all the Edubuntu packages, more than 700 MB of software added to the image Ubuntu base, for a total size of 1.6GB.

The Live DVD features such applications:
– Gcompris, Tux * (Tuxpaint, Tuxmath …), Kturtle, kalzium
– Graphics, PA0: Blender, Gimp, Inkscape, Scribus …
– Audio / Video: Amarok, Avidemux, Kino, Brasero …
– or even Marble, Ekiga, Filezilla …

This Live DVD also has an LTSP (Linux Terminal Server Project), which allows you to transform a computer (powerful enough) into an application server to serve it to less efficient computers on the network.

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Fredubuntu 8.10 i386 1.61GB.iso
md5sum: d7d5a9bf35ca2bb0b99eac39a55a3dae

 

Linux XP

Linux XP

Web site: linux-xp.com (not active)
Origin: Russia
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: GNOME
Architecture: x86
Based on: Fedora
Wikipedia: Linux XP
Media: Install CD
The last version | Released: 2008 | November 4, 2008

Linux XP – a Fedora based Linux distribution, which provides a GNOME desktop with looks similar to MS Windows desktop. It features Wine pre-installed to let users install some Windows applications.

It was a shareware distribution, it could be launched 99 times, then should be registered.

The project changed its name to Trustverse in 2009 (?).

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Linux XP 2006 SR2 English i386 634MB.iso
md5sum: af40112a5e5c26a5d331167dcbc068d4

 

4bak

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Web site: 4bak.org (not active)
Origin: Canada
Category: Specialist
Desktop environment: Fluxbox
Architecture: x86
Based on: Slax
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 0.1 (?) | 2008 (?)

4bak (previously DDbackup) – a Slax-based, modular liveUSB with a collection of forensics, backup and recovery applications. It contains AIR (Automated Image and Restore), Partimage, Xarchiver and others tools.

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PUD GNU/Linux

PUD

Web site: pud-linux.sourceforge.net
Origin: Taiwan
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Xfce
Architecture: x86
Based on: Ubuntu
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 0.4.8.6 LXDE (?) | March 2008

PUD GNU/Linux – a light and fast LiveCD based on Ubuntu Linux, which takes up small size, with (both Simplified/Traditional) Chinese enhancements.

The main purpose of this project is to provide a complete Linux desktop, yet remain simple and easy to use.

The project founder is Chen Pin-Shiun.

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PUD GNU/Linux 0.4.8.5 Xfce i386 263MB.iso
md5sum: 68b25873e6a9e85430a7088a0fff2786

 

Seminarix

Seminarix

Web site: www.seminarix.org (not active)
Origin: Germany ?
Category: Education
Desktop environment: KDE
Architecture: x86
Based on: Kubuntu, Sidux
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 2008-01 ? | 2008 ?

Seminarix – a live Linux distribution based on Kubuntu, and then on Sidux. Seminarix was developed in cooperation with Skolelinux and KDE-Edu and is designed to introduce teachers to free software. The live CD contains a collection of free software suitable for education and training.

The Seminarix Live-CD was supported by the companies such as: HP, Intel, G-N-U, Turck and organizations: “Stiftung Partner für Schule”, Medienberatung NRW and Studienseminar Neuss.

Sidux-Seminarix partners with Sidux and describes itself as an education project, which wants to design the teacher and students education with computer assistance cheaper, more effective and descriptive with the help of free Linux programs. For this purpose, the distribution was equipped with software from the fields of education and science a program starter. The program starter makes it easy for the Linux novice, whether teacher or student, to start the various education programs and other general purpose programs. In addition, with the program starter specially developed for sidux-seminarix, you can quickly and easily install various other educational programs. Important information about the programs and web links make it easier for the user to select the programs.

Like Sidux, the live system can be installed on a hard disk or a USB stick. All software can be updated easily and continuously. The manuals of Sidux and Seminarix are included on the CD and should help with problems. Users already using Sidux can use the Metapackage installer to upgrade their installation to Sidux-Seminarix. You can also find Seminarix under the heading »Education« and install it with a mouse click.

Seminarix aims to make teacher and student education less expensive, more effective and more viable with computer support using free open Linux programs. The project was first published in March 2007 by Wolf-Dieter Zimmermann. Initiated by sidux e.V., this edition was created in collaboration with W. D. Zimmermann and interested teachers and users.

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Seminarix 20061113 i386 694MB.iso
md5sum: 748ab8c222e73aab9e99276ea170b58e