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

 

SkyOS

SkyOS

Web site: www.skyos.org (not active)
Origin: Austria
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: SkyGI
Architecture: x86
Based on: Independent
Wikipedia: SkyOS
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 5 Beta 6947 | August 3, 2008

SkyOS (Sky Operating System) – a proprietary, graphical desktop operating system created by Robert Szeleney in 1996 as a small bootloader. It is independent developed, written from scratch, POSIX compatible operating system for x86-like computers.

SkyOS has evolved into a full-featured, modern operating system, with a goal to be the easiest to use desktop operating system available for the average computer user. The development staff has also increased to include business, software, and graphics developers.

SkyOS uses its own GUI system called “SkyGI”, which features a complete C++ API. This system has nothing to do with X or XFree86, and is not based on either of these systems or their forks.

SkyOS uses no GPL’d code in the kernel/system. SkyOS does include some applications (such as Firefox) that are covered by the GPL.

SkyOS uses the SkyFS file system which is based on OpenBFS, but can also read FAT16 / FAT32, BeFS, ext2 / ext3.

The public beta of the SkyOS iso is available for users for testing the SkyOS.
User: public
Serial: 4Q7W5-HTRRW-6WYHW-45KW7-XQLXL

To log in to the live system:
User: root
No password

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SkyOS 5 beta 6947 i386 648MB.iso
md5sum: 2531a3448f3706ac357355799d16743e

 

FaunOS

FaunOS

Web site: www.faunos.com (not active)
Origin: USA
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: KDE
Architecture: x86
Based on: Arch Linux
Wikipedia:
Media: Live
The last version | Released: 0.5.4 | March 13, 2008

FaunOS – a portable (easy-to-carry), fully integrated Linux operating system with over 600 preinstalled packages. It is specifically designed to run from a portable USB memory device (such as a USB flash drive). It can also be configured to boot from other media, such as DVD, and even the internal hard drive, but we mainly focus on detachable media.

FaunOS is a live system. It’s designed to run without setup on most modern x86-based systems. Because it allows you to save changes back to the USB, i.e. to customize and make it your own, FaunOS can be your primary OS. We call it your “portable operating environment”, or POE, for short.

The system boots straight into graphical mode. This makes for a gentle, and largely intuitive, “getting started” learning curve for most any user–Windows users, included. (We think it’s a great way to wet one’s feet in Linux, even if one isn’t planning on becoming a “power user.”) And best of all, you’ll get to keep running your POE (and all your customizations) on that new notebook you’re planning to buy, for example.

FaunOS doesn’t read, change or install anything on the computer’s internal hard drive–unless you specifically ask it to. This means it’s safe to take your USB to a computer you don’t own and boot from it. When you finish, shutdown, and detach your USB key, there is no trace of any of your activity on that computer. So using FaunOS, you’re protected from malware, spyware, viruses and the like that may exist on the host machine’s hard drive.

FaunOS™ and Faun With Lantern FaunOS logos are trademarks of FaunOS, LLC.

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FaunOS 0.5.4 DVD i386 982MB.iso
md5sum: db98ec905acf47a47b4bbc08c7bc4fa1
FaunOS 0.5.4 BootCD i386 6,48MB.iso
md5sum: 1595f8f63f06766ef6fb2908caf0938c

 

MirOS

MirOS BSD

Web site: www.mirbsd.org
Origin: Germany
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: CLI
Architecture: x86, SPARC
Based on: OpenBSD
Wikipedia: MirOS BSD
Media: Install
The last version | Released: #10semel | March 16, 2008

MirOS BSD – a secure operating system from the BSD family for 32-bit i386 and sparc systems. It is based on 4.4BSD-Lite (mostly OpenBSD, some NetBSD®). The MirPorts Framework is a portable ports tree to facilitate the installation of additional software. The project also releases some portable software: mksh, a pdksh-based shell; PaxMirabilis, an archiver for various formats; MirMake, a framework for building software; MirNroff, an AT&T nroff based man page (and text document) formatter; MirCksum, a flexible checksumming and hash generation tool; and some more.

MirOS is available as a BSD flavour which originated as an OpenBSD patchkit, but has grown very much on its own, though still being synchronized with the ongoing development of OpenBSD, thus inheriting most of its good security history. This variant is also called “MirBSD”, but the usage of that word to denote MirOS BSD (plus MirPorts) is deprecated.

MirOS started after some differences in opinion between Theo de Raadt, the OpenBSD project leader, and Thorsten Glaser, who is now our lead developer. The main maintainer of MirPorts is BennySiegert. There are several more persons working as contributors on the project.

The latest release of MirOS is #10semel released March 16, 2008; the latest preview of MirBSD-current is 10uB4-20160117 released January 17, 2016.

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MirOS BSD 10semel i386/sparc install 9.7MB.iso
md5sum: 7ccff00227252b35a55de9b3bd682594

 

ASPLinux

ASPLinux

Web site: www.asplinux.ru (not active)
Origin: Russia
Category: Desktop, Server
Desktop environment: KDE, GNOME
Architecture: x86, x86_86, PowerPC
Based on: Fedora
Wikipedia (RU): ASPLinux
Media: Install
The last version | Released: 14 | November 26, 2008

ASPLinux (Application Service Provider Linux) – a Russian distribution of the Linux operating system. It is based on the RPM packages, and it is fully compatible with Fedora distribution. Russian language support in this distribution works out of the box. Previously, the location was maintained for almost all Cyrillic codings: KOI8-R, KOI8-U, CP1251, ISO 8859-5, UTF-8. Starting from version 12, the team of designers departed from supporting many Cyrillic codings, leaving only UTF-8, and also resigned from the company’s installer, replacing it with Anaconda.

Up to version 9, ASPLinux was based on the Red Hat system. All next versions are based on Fedora distribution.

ASPLinux is easiest to install and use, 100% RedHat compatible Linux distribution. Full featured graphical and text mode installation program includes unique partitioning tool ASPDiskManager allowing to repartition your hard drive during installation without data loss. In order to simplify multibooting procedure we bundle ASPLinux with powerful graphical bootmanager ASPLoader. ASPLinux provides best available Asian and European languages localization. It bundles the best available Linux applications making it suitable for both home/office and server use. ASPLinux includes several graphical user environments such as KDE, GNOME and others to make your work with it a pleasure.

ASPLinux can be installed on a computer with at least i686 CPU, at least 128 Mb RAM, a CD-ROM drive for installation from a CD-ROM, a VGA-compatible
video-board and monitor.

ASPLinux editions:
– Deluxe – 2 DVDs with the system and source texts of the program (the widest set of programs), 3 printed instructions, 90 days of technical support;
– Standard – 2 DVDs with the system and source texts of the program, 2 printed instructions, 60 days of technical support;
– LiveMedia Edition – 1 DVD with the system, 1 printed manual, 30 days of technical support;
– Express – 1 DVD with system, 30 days of technical support;
– Greenhorn – LiveCD-distribution variant (in the latest version of LiveDVD), 10 days of technical support;
– ASPLinux Server.

ASPLinux is a business unit of SWsoft, a multinational software development company with headquarter in Singapore and offices in USA and Europe. ASPLinux contacts: Moscow, Russia.

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ASPLinux 11.2 DVD 3.56GB.iso
md5sum: daa246178eb61599b8a6a0858194a0a2

 

Majilux

Majilux

Web site: www.majilux.org (not active)
Origin: France
Category: Education
Desktop environment: Fluxbox
Architecture: x86
Based on: Debian
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 0.6.0 ? | January 15, 2008

Majilux – a live Linux CD-ROM which offers a simple way to install a GNU/Linux operating system on the hard drive and a set of educational software already selected. Software updates are made easier thanks to a solution based on the Debian distribution, in French.

Majilux allows:
– to offer a simple and fast IT solution to implement.
– to bring together a set of free software to prepare students for B2i skills.
– centralize applications, and software on a server. to allow obsolete or low-capacity computers (thin clients) to connect to them, to also allow the connection of all Windows PCs, GNU/Linux … (heavy clients).

The Majilux was installed in schools, and made it possible to make a server for thin clients (LTSP) in a very simple way.
It is therefore a linux system that allows with a computer a little powerful, to use several other less powerful terminals.
The terminals are connected by network cables to the server and allow the use of the server software.

Many of these programs are intended for use in primary schools.

The last version of Majilix 0.6.0 (?) was published in January 2008 and was based on Debian Etch.

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Majilux 0.6.0 i386 493MB.iso
md5sum: 5c6c9a9ffc17f27b66138d9cda683b38

 

KDE Four Live

KDE Four Live

Web site: www.kde.org
Origin: World
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: KDE
Architecture: x86
Based on: openSUSE
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 1.0 ? | January 10, 2008 ?

KDE Four Live – a live Linux distribution which features the KDE desktop environment.

The KDE Four Live CD is shipped with KDE 4.2.1, KOffice 2.0 Beta 7 and much more are up.

They were built within openSUSE Build Service’s KDE:Medias project in which also automatically Live-CDs with KDE trunk snapshot packages (currently 4.2.65) from KDE:KDE4:UNSTABLE repositories are built.

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KDE Four Live 1.0 i686 523MB.iso
md5sum: 95f08b9e57fda0ab062e820bbc523df7

 

Maryan

Maryan

Web site: www.maryanlinux.com (not active)
Origin: Costa Rica
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Enlightenment, Fluxbox, LXDE, PekWM
Architecture: x86
Based on: Ubuntu
Wikipedia (ES): Maryyan_Linux
Media: Live
The last version | Released: 1.0-rc | July 18, 2008

Maryan – an Ubuntu Linux derivative using Enlightenment 17 instead of the Gnome desktop environment.

Maryan Linux is made up of many applications that use GTK+. The main objective of Maryan Linux is to be the Linux distribution with the most polished, user friendly E17 desktop and its main goal is to be the distribution with the best “out of the box” experience. It is also designed so that Windows users have no difficulty in installing and using it.

The project developer is Marvin Ortega.

The Maryan screenshot source is Wikipedia; author: Marty1206, under GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 and Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license.

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YES Linux

YES Linux

Web site: www.yeslinux.org (not active)
Origin: USA
Category: Server
Desktop environment: text
Architecture: x86
Based on: Debian
Wikipedia:
Media: Install CD
The last version | Released: 3.0.2 | May 8, 2008

YES Linux – a Linux distribution that is focused on ease of use, user experience, and the internet. In 3 screens a secure server is installed and administered from a browser. A user should not have to use the console, but can if they wish.

It is based on Debian 4.0 “Etch”.

The project founder is Arthur Copeland, CEO of Saphari.com

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YES Linux build 3.0.2 i486 158MB.iso
md5sum: 6b25d8874f659dd27ea0b76f0b4d158d
YES Linux basic 3.0.1 i486 309MB.iso
md5sum: 6b4352ce093c30dcbf9519d8b5a777a5
YES Linux web 3.0.0 i486 345MB.iso
md5sum: 525cc4b44d709cffd75ffc939d062d1e

 

Freenews

Freenews

Web site: www.freenews.fr/freenews-edition-nationale-299/freenews-10/freenews-gutsy-livedvd-v2-5319
Origin: France
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: GNOME
Architecture: x86
Based on: Ubuntu
Wikipedia:
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 2.0 | January 4, 2008

Freenews Gutsy LiveDvD – a French remix of Ubuntu 7.10 “Gutsy Gibbon”.

It was made even more accessible than its parent by selecting each application. You’ll find jumble, games, office tools, desktop publishing, graphics, audio and video editing, and more.

Cherry on the cake, just like the original version, this LiveDVD is installable on your computer. To use it, after downloading the disk image, burn it to a DvD, reboot your computer and boot to the DVD.

Partial list of applications accompanying the LiveDvD: Miro (Itunes), Cheese (Photo), Gshutdown, OpenOffice.org 2.3 (office), Sunbird, Stellarium, Gcompris, Blender 2.44 (3D), Gimp 2.4, Inkscape, PDFeditor, Scribus, Amule (Emule), Ktorrent, GFTP (FTP), PidGin (Messenger), Thunderbird (email), Ekiga, Wengophone.

Games: battle for wesnoth, briquolo, bzflag, criticalmass, flightgear, freeciv, frozen-bubble, gl-117, globulation 2, gltron, echecs, lincity-ng, majhongg, maniadrive, OpenArena, Ri-Li, Scorched 3D, Slune, Torcs, Tower Toppler, TrackBalls, Warzone 2100, Widelands, wormux, World of Padman.

Utilities: virtualbox, lokkit, CssED, Kdiff3, Quanta+, Firefox, Amarok, Brasero, Ardour, audacity, dvd::rip, recordmydesktop, kdeenlive, VLC, Rosengarden, streamtuner, TVtime, wine, Flash plugin and Java 1.6.

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Freenews Gutsy LiveDvD 2.0 i386 3.05GB.iso
md5sum: e910bc1a0fc9ae698b75dbb52f208d94