Miko GNYO/Linux

Miko GNYO/Linux

  • Web site: miko.gnyo.org
  • Origin: Japan
  • Category: Desktop
  • Desktop environment: Gnome
  • Architecture: x86
  • Based on: Ubuntu
  • Wikipedia:
  • Media: Live DVD
  • The last version | Released: 4.8 | January 9, 2012

Miko GNYO/Linux – a live Linux distribution based on Ubuntu with Xen Virtual Machine Monitor.

The latest version comes with GNOME desktop environment and Japanese language as default.

An older version was based on Debian GNU/Linux and featured Xfce desktop environment.

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Miko GNYO/Linux 3.0S Core i386 1.0GB.iso
md5sum: 5634da3c29b6f5c19ed5e31704714be2

 

BU Linux

BU Linux

Web site: linux.bu.edu (not active)
Origin: USA
Category: Desktop, Server
Desktop environment: GNOME, KDE, WindowMaker, Xfce
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: CentOS
Wikipedia:
Media: Install
The last version | Released: 6.2 | June 26, 2012

BU Linux (Boston University Linux) – a Linux distribution based on CentOS, developed at Boston University and was based on network installation, Kerberor authentication, security, OpenAFS file system, and additional applications.

The distribution was using the WMaker window manager as well as the GNOME, KDE and Xfce desktop environments. The distribution supported the computer architecture of 32-bit x86 and x86-64.

Features
– Simple installation through the network or by creating your own CD
– Lab modifications preserved through a group configuration file
– Automatic security updates and bug fixes, with ability to exclude certain packages or update on the customer’s schedule
– Access to more than 1,000 RPMs, including many BU licensed math-stat programs
– Easy account administration
– Guaranteed universal BU ID for those with a BU login name and Kerberos password
– Consult with clients on availability of various features, packages

Download

BU Linux 6.2 i386 199MB.iso
md5sum: afeb0ee7a74d056942af48d5f50941fa
BU Linux 6.2 amd64 235MB.iso
md5sum: c755d40b80cdc9e239424d93db95b8bc

 

iQunix

iQunix OS

Web site: iqunix.blogspot.com (not active)
Origin: Greece
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Unity
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: Ubuntu
Wikipedia:
Media: Live
The last version | Released: 12.04 | May 24, 2012

iQunix OS – a Linux operating system based on the Ubuntu distribution. It’s unique design offers to experienced Ubuntu users and specialist a “bare-bone”, Unity based, operating system in which nothing is pre-installed.

It features only minimum needed software preinstalled so it fits on a single CD disk.

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iQunix OS 12.04 64bit 568MB.iso
md5sum: 8c7014b34a64728f29e89bbd9c25aa2c
iQunix 11.04 32bit 489MB.iso
md5sum: e06a34ae9e7608a2d24cbe0d2acc2bd3

 

Tuquito

Tuquito

Web site: www.tuquito.org.ar (not active)
Origin: Argentina
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Cinnamon, GNOME, LXDE
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: Ubuntu
Wikipedia (ES): Tuquito
Media: Live
The last version | Released: 6 beta | June 29, 2012

Tuquito – a GNU/Linux distribution based on Ubuntu, and created in Argentina. It fits on a Live CD, among that include Firefox, LibreOffice, GIMP, gThumb, VLC and Empathy and uses Cinnamon as a desktop environment.

Some of the characteristics of Tuquito are:
– automatic detection of hard drives on your PC, leaving them available on your desktop with just one click
– good printer support
– scanners support
– support of webcams, including the models of intel and genius
– automatic detection of digital cameras, pendrive, hot plugs
– boot from a pendrive or a CD media

The latest version of Tuquito is 6 (beta) offers a minimalist and usable graphical interface, which is based on the concepts of Web 2.0 technology.
Is has a system configuration tool, called Tuquito Control Center which lets useres configure their systems in easy and intuitive way.

Some applications developed by Tuquito’s team:
– APTITO: download accelerator for APT
– Control Center: A very intuitive control center
– Tuquito RSS: Notifier of events of the official sites of Tuquito (RSS Reader)
– Hook: Generator of backup copies and personalized distributions
– TuquitUP: Tuquito’s Version Manager. Allows online update
– Parental Control: Site Blocker
– Program manager: Application to install and uninstall software
– Tuquito WIA: Application that notifies where the newly installed applications are located
– TuquiGRUB: Application that allows to recover from a live-cd the grub of the system

The screenshot source is: Wikipedia; author: Colkito; License: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported.

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Super OS

Super OS

Web site: hacktolive.org/wiki/Super_OS (not active)
Origin: Portugal
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Unity
Architecture: x86, x86_86
Based on: Ubuntu
Wikipedia: Super OS
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 11.10 | September 14, 2012

Super OS (previously: Super Ubuntu) – a modified version of Ubuntu with pre-installed codecs and extra software, with focus on offline usability.

The live/install iso images include extra tools, such as:
– Multimedia Support: VLC, support for DVD-playback, MP3 support and other multimedia codecs
– Internet apps: aMSN, Opera, Firefox, Flash, Moonlight and Google Gears
– Portable Applications available
– Added: App Runner, Java, Ubuntu Tweak, StartUp-Manager, Live USB creator (cd2usb), App Runner 0.2, Wubi
– System beep is disabled
– Most commonly used KDE and QT libraries included
– Easy installation of Nvidia, ATI and Broadcom drivers, without internet connection
– Compatibility with 32-bits application, by including ia32-libs to the 64-bit version
– Computer Janitor disabled
– Focus on making it very usable offline

The project developer is Joaquim Salvador.

Download

Super OS 11.10 i386 1.9GB.iso
md5sum: ddc62cd6396452907bbfc03faab84dee
Super OS 11.10 amd64 2.1GB.iso
md5sum: e29965fafbcb97385b609b5208695889

 

AriOS

AriOS

Web site: arioslinux.org (not active)
Origin: Iran
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: GNOME
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: Ubuntu
Wikipedia:
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 4.0 | October 6, 2012

AriOS – an Ubuntu remix with a unique look and feel, in addition to extra applications, multimedia codecs, and Flash and Java plug-ins.

The desktop layout of AriOS can help users achieve maximum productivity as AriOS utilizes precious screen space by omitting unnecessary panels. The word “AriOS” could be roughly translated into “The Operating System from the Ancient Persia.”

Technically, the distribution is the successor to mFatOS, a Ubuntu-based operating system.

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AriOS 4.0 i386 1.4GB.iso
md5sum: 05786f38e2744b6a52367d972b33daee
AriOS 4.0 amd64 1.5GB.iso
md5sum: 1892c10bfa7c8f01794aca3526f71f9e

 

Freeduc

Freeduc

Web site: www.ofset.org/freeduc-cd (not active)
Origin: France
Category: Education
Desktop environment: Xfce
Architecture: x86
Based on: Knoppix
Wikipedia (FR): Freeduc-cd
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 2012 | October 12, 2002

Freeduc – a French, “run-from-CD” Linux live CD based on Knoppix and created by OFSET (Organization for Free Software in Education and Teaching), and realized with help of UNESCO.

It is a CD-ROM containing free educational software, and it is possible to install the CD on the hard disk.
The choice of programs and graphical environment is made in such a way that a modest configuration is sufficient (good results with a 400 MHz pII + 128 MB RAM, bad with 64 MB).

The goal of develop free software for education with sharing knowledge was the developer concern. They have developed software such as: DrGeo, GCompris, DrGenius and the live CD freeduc.

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Freeduc Science 2012-fr-4G i486 3.9GB.img
md5sum: d314b946b5b5d9f5133f18728e66818f
Freeduc 1.7+b10 FR i486 699MB.iso
md5sum: e19c95f06bd56ea2bf0f732f046e9fe0
Freeduc 1.7+b10 PT i486 715MB.iso
md5sum: f16cb86cc5cab8fad1e952bea8ceef5d

 

Kaiana

Kaiana

Kaiana

Web site: kaiana.com.br (not active)
Origin: Brazil
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: KDE
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: Kubuntu
Wikipedia:
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 12.04 | July 28, 2012

Kaiana (previously: Big Linux) – an operating system developed by the Brazilian Free Software community, under the responsibility of the Free Union.

It seeks to be an ideal system for the use of everyday activities and seeks to meet beginner and advanced users.
It supports a hard disk installation and is localized into Brazilian Portuguese.

It was developed based on the popular Ubuntu distribution. Another important different is that the Kaiana system has been licensed by Canonical and is allowed to distribute modifications on the Ubuntu base.

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Epidemic GNU/Linux

Epidemic GNU/Linux

Web site: www.epidemiclinux.org
Origin: Brazil
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: KDE
Architecture: x86_64
Based on: Debian
Wikipedia:
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 4.0 | September 10, 2012

Epidemic GNU/Linux – a Brazilian Linux distribution based on Debian GNU/Linux, and targeted to home users.

Epidemic features the KDE desktop environment, pre-installed 3D desktop features via CompizFusion, proprietary and non-free kernel drivers, and multimedia codecs.
It comes with set of popular applications such as: Iceweasel, Rekonq, Konqueror web browsers, VLC, LibreOffice, KTorrent, Akregator, Kopete, Konversation, Amarok, K3b, JuK, Dragon Player, etc.

Epidemic Linux has a unique Graphic Installer which lets users installing the live system onto a hard drive in about 10 minutes.

Up to version 3.x, Epidemic was available for 32 bit machines.
The latest version 4 is targeted to amd64 based CPUs, and is built using packages of Debian testing “Wheezy”.

Epidemic is created by James Benedito de Oliveira.

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Epidemic GNU/Linux 4.0-2 x86_64 1.48GB.iso
md5sum: 3915acccb7c1960bdd78a8ca92d002a6

 

Mandragora

Mandragora Linux

Web site: magiansystems.com
Origin: ?
Category: Security
Desktop environment: GNOME
Architecture: x86
Based on: Ubuntu
Wikipedia:
Media: OVA
The last version | Released: 2012.1 | May 21, 2012

Mandragora Linux (previously: QuantOS) – a hardened Linux desktop for use in Digital Forensics-Incident Response (DFIR) and Vulnerability Assessments. Mandragora leverages AppArmor security profiles and auditing, LXC Container Sandboxing (Arkose) and Tor and I2P for enhanced privacy.

Mandragora is built upon Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and uses the GNOME3 Classic desktop environment.

It includes some specialist pre-installed applications, such as: Bless, Cryptcat, Dcfldd, DFF, Dsniff, Ettercap, Etherape, Foremost, Fcrackzip, Gddrescue, Guymager, Hping3, John the Ripper, LATK, Netcat, Netexpect, Nikto, Nmap, Ophcrack, OWASP ZAP, Pasco, PDFcrack, Privoxy, Rifiuti2, Scalpel, Scapy, Spikeproxy, Sqlmap, TestDisk, Tor, Torsocks, Tshark, Tcpxtract, Vidalia, W3af, Web-sorrow, Wireshark, Xplico, Zenmap,

User name and password is: mandragora

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Mandragora Linux Virtual Image i686 2.54GB.ova
md5sum: fc2b3e10e01a6e871ea66b92413cfada