Web site:
Origin: Czech Republic
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: KDE, Fluxbox
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: Slackware
Wikipedia: Slax
Media: Live CD/USB
The last version | Released: 9.2.1 | November 16, 2017
Zobacz po polsku Zobacz po polsku: Slax

Slax – a Slackware based Linux distribution with a modular approach and outstanding design.

Slax is small, portable and fast operating system with a wide collection of pre-installed software for daily use, including a well organized graphical user interface and useful recovery tools for system administrators. The modular approach gives the ability to include any other software in Slax easily. There is no need to install and no need to configure, it simply works. Slax doesn’t contain any package manager, new packages can be added to the system as pre-configured modules, downloaded from the project page.

Slax was under development between 2002 and 2009 (up to version 6.1.2), and then between 2012 and 2013 (up to version 7.0.8).
Up to version 2.x, Slax name was “Slackware-Live”.

The project developer is Tomáš Matějíček.

In November 16, 2017 the developer released new version of Slax 9.2.1, which is based on packages of Debian stable “Stretch”.


Slax 9.x i686/amd64 ~220MB.iso

Slax 7.0.8 English-USA i486 221MB.iso
md5sum: 869494b021fd13c1f17c6fc07de9f42d
Slax 7.0.8 English-USA x86_64 230MB.iso
md5sum: e7b2f83924763913f3b85a5485efdda4
Slax 7.0.8 English-USA i486
md5sum: 68a5e7ea4e27743c9a5384635a2b03bd
Slax 7.0.8 English-USA x86_64
md5sum: 40b4e28ffa5657453ec80cce40daad6f


Swift Linux

Swift Linux

Web site:
Origin: USA
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: IceWM
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: Linux Mint Debian Edition
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 16 | January 28, 2017
Zobacz po polsku Zobacz po polsku: Swift Linux

Swift Linux – a lightweight, Linux Mint Debian Edition (LMDE) based distribution featuring the IceWM window manager.

Swift Linux was targeted to old computers, but featured a set of additional applications such as: LibreOffice, BleachBit, Iceweasel, MPlayer, Mtpaint, PCManFM, Rox terminal, Synaptic, Ceni network manager, etc.

The main version of Swift Linux was called “Regular”. There were a few other editions built upon the same base, such as: Diet Swift Linux, Taylor Swift Linux, Minnesota Swift Linux, and Chicago Swift Linux.

Founder of Swift Linux is Jason Hsu.
Swift Linux 0.2 was released April 23, 2012.

After 5 years, in January 2017, a new version 16 was released.


Swift Linux 16 i686/x86_64.iso
Swift Linux 0.2 Regular i686 666MB.iso
md5sum: 006b62f9bd9f17434c67961ab97fd1be