MoLinux

MoLinux

Web site: molinux.info (not active)
Origin: Spain
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: GNOME
Architecture: x86
Based on: Ubuntu
Wikipedia (ES): MoLinux
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 6.2 | December 26, 2010

MoLinux – an Ubuntu based Linux distribution targeted to Spanish users and developed by the Ministry of Education of Castilla La Mancha in Spain. It includes some features such as Nanny (a parental control), KeePassX (password manager), Sinadura (application to digitally sign a PDF document), MolinuxSync (allows us to synchronize files within a workgroup ), Gnome Control Center (to configure our system easily), XBMC (a complete multimedia center), etc.

Molinux 6.0 “Zoraida” Educativa features educational applications, for all ages, already known by users and integrated into previous versions of Molinux Educativa, such as:
– Childsplay
– Gcompris educational suite
– TuxMath
– Dr. Geo
– Diagram Editor
– Marble
– Audacity, etc.
In total, there are more than 60 educational applications prepared for immediate use in classrooms.

The MoLinux Netbook interface has been designed to be very simple and intuitive. This distribution has been designed and adapted for small laptops. Thanks to the new interface, it will be easier to find your favorite applications and access the internet faster, office tools, multimedia applications and many others.

MoLinux Netbook is oriented for educational environments and is based on the current version of MoLinux Educational 6.0. It offers a complete solution in terms of educational software for preschool, primary and secondary education; control of computer rooms through the TCOS tool, office environment, multimedia, range of educational games, etc.

The distribution was under active development between December 2004 and 2010.

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MoLinux 6.0 i386 1.21GB.iso
md5sum: 0f154c9a6fc87148664b2d5b5cd89c65

 

NimbleX

NimbleX

Web site: nimblex.net
Origin: Romania
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: KDE
Architecture: x86
Based on: SLAX
Wikipedia: NimbleX
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 2010 beta | April 30, 2010

NimbleX – a small but versatile operating system which is able to boot from CD, flash memory (USB pens or Mp3 players) and even from the network. It runs entirely from a CD, USB or network so it doesn’t require installation or even much hardware.

NimbleX was designed to be versatile, user friendly, very fast and most importantly indestructible.

The key features of NimbleX are:
– Very fast even on slow disks. The OS is decompressed on the fly so IO is minimized.
– Indestructible: The OS is read only and only the changes get written to RAM or disk.
– Full featured. Out of the box NimbleX comes with over 1000 packages.

NimbleX is based on Slax and Slackware Linux.
The project developer is Bogdan Rădulescu.

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NimbleX 2010 beta i486 410MB.iso
md5sum: d603ad9458038af1952dbed8f9135166
NimbleX 2008 RC i486 204MB.iso
md5sum: d04263f11bf8b9e68935b3264b5939ab

 

MCNLive

MCNLive Toronto

MCNLive Kris RC1

Web site: www.mandrivaclub.nl (not active)
Origin: Netherlands
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: KDE
Architecture: x86
Based on: Mandriva
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: Kris RC1 | April 9, 2010

MCNLive – a live Linux distribution, based on Mandriva Linux which works from an USB flash or CD disk.

It is designed as a LiveCD version for desktop and laptop computers. The system contains all programs needed for proper operation: internet applications, office software, network tools, multimedia software. Like any other Linux distribution, MCNLive automatically detects hardware, so you don’t have to manually configure each device.

MCNLive allows you to recover files from broken systems and can also be an excellent demonstration system of the power and richness of Linux.

The live system uses KDE desktop environment as default and RPM packages.

It is developed by Mandrivaclub.nl

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MCNLive Toronto i586 477MB.iso
md5sum: a0ad35c4d311828c9a9a564f6fb69697
MCNLive Kris RC1 i586 390MB.iso
md5sum: a0c175ccb9986d866e192e80338bae72

 

ArchPwn

ArchPwn

Web site: www.archpwn.org (not active)
Origin: Italy
Category: Security
Desktop environment: GNOME
Architecture: x86
Based on: Arch Linux
Wikipedia:
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 2.0 RC1 ? | 2010 ?

ArchPwn – a security based Linux Live CD/DVD system that aims to be a fully working swiss army knife for pentesting purpose (GPL licensed).

It’s based on the ArchLinux distribution, and inherits from this her philosophy.

The ArchPawn distribution is build using the linux-live scripts.

The live session user: arch; password: arch
Root password: ArchLinux

The project developer is Francesco Piccinno.

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ArchPwn 1.0 i386 1.2GB.iso
md5sum: ac98a1772636189f561c42ffd817151e

 

mattOS

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Web site: sourceforge.net/projects/mattos/
Origin: ?
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: CLI
Architecture: x86
Based on: MikeOS
Wikipedia:
Media: Live
The last version | Released: ? | November 21, 2010

mattOS – a simple x86 assembly operating system based on MikeOS. It’s goal is to have lots of features.

The system is loaded from the floppy/CD, by BOOTLOAD.BIN, as KERNEL.BIN. First we have the system call vectors, which start at a static point for programs to jump to. Following that is the main kernel code and then additional system call code is included.

The system bootloader is based on a free boot loader by E Dehling. It scans the FAT12 floppy for KERNEL.BIN (the MikeOS kernel), loads it and executes it. This must grow no larger than 512 bytes (one sector), with the final two bytes being the boot signature (AA55h). Note that in FAT12, a cluster is the same as a sector: 512 bytes.

Username: root
Password: root

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mattOS source code 39KB.tar.bz2
md5sum: 9aa4cf92180e6f1d87b6be68cd513f76
mattOS i386 1.4MB.flp
md5sum: a25057f07b7d7406bde73884e955bffe

 

Sxolinux

Sxolinux

Sxolinux Junior

Web site: www.sxolinux.gr
Origin: Greece
Category: Education
Desktop environment: Gnome
Architecture: x86
Based on: Ubuntu
Wikipedia:
Media: Live
The last version | Released: 2010 | 2010

Sxolinux (or Scholinox) – a free and open-source Linux distribution designed for students. It consists mostly free software and is based on Ubuntu, with some modifications (remastered) with extra software packages for pupils’ needs, as well as a different graphic theme, icons and logos that fit into “Common” distribution.

There are two different versions of Sxolinux:
– The “regular” Scholiox for Gymnasium students
– School Junior for Primary School Students.

Scholinox and Schoolinix Junior are live DVDs. This means that Scholinox is running “live” system from a DVD disc without having to install it on your hard drive. If you like it and you want to take advantage of all its capabilities, you can install it in a very simple and automated process.

Because of its nature, i.e. the existence of users rights, different software management, free educational applications, and mainly the cooperative development model it points to children, Scholinox is ideal for students as it combines:
– security, virus-free and malware,
– make good use of computer capabilities,
– learning a different knowledge-building model, which does not exist in proprietary operating systems
– zero cost – Sxolinux is free of charge
– dozens of educational applications and books

The project developer is Dimitris Kalamaras.

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Sxolinux 2009.1 i386 2.27GB.iso
md5sum: 7ace67f0b91ea7b4675ce5d90d70178a
Sxolinux Junior i386 3.99GB.iso
md5sum: 4f9329e08b413dad0d2ec2c5a1629719

 

nFluxOS

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Web site: multidistro.com (not active)
Origin: ?
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Fluxbox
Architecture: x86
Based on: Arch Linux, Debian, Slackware, Ubuntu
Wikipedia:
Media: Live
The last version | Released: ? | 2010 ?

nFluxOS – a Linux live CD built on and based on distributions: Slackware Current, Ubuntu LTS, Debian Squeeze and Arch Linux. All are LiveCD’s that can run from CD, USB, and Hard Drive in frugal persistent mode or traditional installed-to-Hard Drive mode (Slackware HD install postponed, but manual install is available).

All the versions come with Fluxbox graphical environment and with the same category of applications, except for some exceptions, for example:
– Editors: Kompozer, Leafpad, Nano, Gvim, Abiword, Gaiksaurus
– Files: PCManFM, Rox-filer, MidnightCommander
– Graphics: Gimp, Imagemagick, Geeqie
– Internet: Firefox 3.6.3 (Ubuntu/Slackware), Iceweasel 3.5.9 (Debian), Flash 10+, Irssi, Xchat, Gftp, Links, Lynx, Irssi, Wifi-Radar, wireless-tools, WICD or Network-Manager, aircrack-ng, wireshark
– Multimedia: Audacious, Alsamixergui, Alsaplayer, Gxine, Clementine(Slack), isomaster, xcd-roast
– Terminals: rxvt-unicode, xterm, terminator, and Terminal (xfce4-terminal)

Slackware comes with some interesting addons, anyone who wishes can have KDE 3.5 installed.
As the name suggests, nFlux will always be “in flux”; as the distro evolves every attempt will be made to add or remove applications, scripts, etc in a effort to make each of the three varieties as similar to each other in form and function, without losing their identities.

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Linux Genealogy CD

Linux Genealogy CD

Web site: www.gramps-project.org/wiki/index.php/Linux_Genealogy_CD
Origin: ?
Category: Specialist
Desktop environment: GNOME
Architecture: x86
Based on: Ubuntu
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 6.1 | December 2, 2010

Linux Genealogy CD – an Ubuntu based live CD which features the Gramps application.

Gramps is a genealogy program for Linux, Windows, Mac, and FreeBSD that allows you to easily build and keep track of your family tree. It supports the GEDCOM standard, allows fine grained privacy controls and can generate many different types of reports (descendant trees, graphs, connection diagrams, ….)

Linux Genealogy Desktop CD allows you to either run some genealogy software off of a CD (aka the Live CD), or to permanently install the genealogy software and Linux onto your computer. It does include GraphViz which is responsible for drawing the charts and graphs within GRAMPS.

The latest version of Linux Genealogy CD is based on Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat.

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Linux Genealogy CD 6.1 i386 709MB.iso
md5sum: 62d41faf8b764773bd786a0a057f9997

 

Coyotos

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Web site: www.coyotos.org (not active)
Origin: USA
Category: microkernel
Desktop environment: CLI
Architecture: x86
Based on: Independent
Wikipedia (FR): Coyotos
Media: Install
The last version | Released: ? | 2010

Coyotos – a secure, microkernel-based operating system that builds on the ideas and experiences of the EROS project, that itself is the successor of KeyKOS, itself coming from GNOSIS (Great New Operating System In the Sky). Much of the code developed for EROS will migrate directly to Coyotos. The EROS system that was created at the University of Pennsylvania and Johns Hopkins University.

Coyotos will be written in BitCee. BitC is a SystemProgramming language that combines the “low-level” nature of C with the semantic rigor of Scheme or ML. BitC was designed by careful selection and exclusion of language features in order to support proving properties (up to and including total correctness) of critical systems programs.

The Coyotos project has several objectives:
– Correct some of the shortcomings of the earlier EROS design.
– Demonstrate that an atomic kernel design scales up as well as down. We are planning to bring up versions of Coyotos on large-scale multiprocessors.
– Provide an efficient linux compatibility environment for use as a transitional runtime system, so that we can explore adapting applications to a more secure API foundation.
– (Eventually) Construct the kernel and key utilities in a new systems programming language (BitC) with a well-defined, mechanically-specified semantics. This will allow us to formally verify security and correctness properties of the system and its key utilities.
– Develop the proving technology necessary to do useful verification about a project of this sort.

The primary developer of EROS was Jonathan S. Shapiro, who is also a driving force behind Coyotos and the BitC programming language.
Since March 2010, the main development effort has been on the BitC language being designed for use in Coyotos: as of April 2016, the last change to Coyotos was in June 2010.

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MarBSD

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Web site: openbsd.maroufi.net/download.shtml (not active)
Origin: France ?
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: ?
Architecture: x86, x86_86, Sparc64
Based on: OpenBSD
Wikipedia:
Media: Live
The last version | Released: 4.8 | December 2010

MarBSD – an OpenBSD live CD. MarBSD exists in three variations: MarBSD-light, MarBSD-X and MarBSD-serial.

MarBSD-X is the biggest variation. MarBSD-X includes all file sets from base, except comp and some other packages like Mutt, Fetchmail, Wget, cURL, unzip, GQview and Firefox.

MarBSD-light is the small variant of MarBSD. MarBSD-light includes only BSD, bsd.rd, base, etc and man file sets (no X-filesets). It also includes some text tool packages like wget, unzip, nano, fetchmail and mutt.

MarBSD-series includes the same sets and file packages of the MarBSD-light, but it is for systems without keyboards and monitors. You can use it with a serial console.

The project developer is René Maroufi.

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