LinuxBBQ

LinuxBBQ

Web site: linuxbbq.org (not active)
Origin: China
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: AfterStep, Awesome, Blackbox, Cinnamon, Enlightenment, Fluxbox, FLWM, FVWM, IceWM, Ion, JWM, KDE, LXDE, MATE, Openbox, PekWM, Ratpoison, WindowMaker, Xfce
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: Debian unstable “Sid”
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: Adipositas | July 20, 2016
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LinuxBBQ – a Linux distribution based on the unstable branch of Debian “Sid”, which features a Linux kernel and tools from the Siduction, Grml and Linux Mint distributions. LinuxBBQ offers system versions with various desktops (from aewm to xmonad) and various variants of settings for individual desktops. System releases do not have numbers, but assigned names for individual desktops.

LinuxBBQ also offers a set of scripts for self-construction of iso images based on any version of LinuxBBQ, after own modification. The packages are installed and updated with the debian package manager APT from the Debian and LinuxBBQ repositories.

LinuxBBQ Gangbang contains 76 “light” window managers that are available in live mode: tmux, 2bwm, 2wm, 9wm, aewm, afterstep, ahwm, alopex, amiwm, antiwm, awesome, blackbox, bspwm, catwm, clfswm, ctwm, cwm, dminiwm, drafonflywm, dwm, echinus, enlightenment, euclid-wm, evilpoison, evilwm, fluxbox, flwm, fvwm-crystal, goomwwm, hwwm, herbustluftwm, i3, icewm, jwm, karmen, larswm, lwm, matwm2, mwwm, monsterwm, musca, notion, nwm, olwm, openbox, oroborus, pekwm, ratpoison, sapphire, sawfish, sithwm, smallwm, snapwm, spectrwm, sscrotwm, stumpwm, subtle, tfwm, tinywm, tritium, twm, uwm, vtwm, w9wm, weewm, wind, windowlab, wm2, window maker, wmfs, wmii, wmx, xfwm4 , xmonad, xoat, yeahwm.

LinuxBBQ also offers more popular desktops, pre-installed on separate iso images, such as KDE, LXDE, e17, Xfce, MATE, Cinnamon, Openbox, TDE, etc.

 

Gentoox

Gentoox

Web site: gentoox.shallax.com
Origin: United Kingdom
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: AfterStep, Blackbox, Fluxbox, GNOME, IceWM, WindowMaker, Xfce
Architecture: XBox
Based on: Gentoo
Wikipedia: Gentoox
Media: Install
The last version | Released: 7.1 | January 28, 2009

Gentoox – a specialist Linux distribution based on Gentoo Linux, created for the Xbox – a home video game console.

It retains all the features of the original (portage, sysvinit etc…) but has a patch system created from the ground up, which is specifically designed for Gentoox. “Magic” allows users to install new software, upgrade their kernel and fix bugs. To learn more about magic, run “magic usage” once you have installed Gentoox.

Gentoox runs along side games – you get 3 choices during installation: E, F and Native. Both E and F create a loopback filesystem meaning that none of your drives are formatted during installation (except for cache partitions). If you choose “Native”, then your F: partition is formatted to ReiserFS (making it inaccessible to Xbox applications).

Gentoox can be loaded via a .xbe file, or from a Cromwell based BIOS (which can be flashed to your modchip during installation). When using E or F installations, you are totally risk free – if you don’t like Gentoox, simply delete all the files it installs (about 7 in total) and its gone.

There are three versions of Gentoox: Pro Edition, Home Edition and Media Center Edition. All three are 100% free and opensource, the difference between Home and Pro is that the Home Edition has many software packages preinstalled and preconfigured for instant usability straight out of the box where as Pro doesn’t even have a graphical user interface let alone any “useful” applications. Pro is a bare minimum installation for booting the system, the entire customization of the OS is left in the user’s hands with Pro. Media Center edition is more of a “Plugin” than a separate distribution. It allows you to have a Media Center along with Gentoox Home or Pro.

The project developer is Thomas Pedley.

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Gentoox Home Edition 7.1 824MB.tbz2
md5sum: e81d700117b839e2147afb58e6ccba32
Gentoox Media Center 1.3 580MB.rar
md5sum: d0204e937a7a22a9ac0bc869f14219cd
Gentoox Pro Edition 5.1 245MB.tbz2
md5sum: b07cfecdbb3181e75250be2ac341b809

 

Kondara MNU/Linux

Kondara MNU/Linux

Web site: www.kondara.org (not active)
Origin: Japan
Category: Desktop, Server
Desktop environment: AfterStep, Blackbox, Fluxbox, GNOME, KDE, WindowMaker
Architecture: x86
Based on: Red Hat
Wikipedia (JA): Kondara MNU/Linux
Media: Install
The last version | Released: 2.1 | March 18, 2002

Kondara MNU/Linux – a Linux distribution based on the Red Hat Linux and is precompiled for Pentium or Alpha systems.
The main focus of Kondara MNU/Linux appears to be on creating an open source distribution that supports Japanese and places heavy emphasis on graphics.

Kondara comes in two versions: one that is aimed at desktop systems and another that is aimed at server systems. This clearly shows that a Linux system can work equally well as desktop workstation, server or both at once.

Kondara MNU/Linux includes a separate applications CD-ROM, packed with RPM packages, along with Sun’s StarOffice 5.2. As in most RPM packages, there are separate directories for i586 (Intel), Alpha, and noarch (short for no architecture) for packages not specific to any architecture.

The “MNU” is an expression of a sound made when you touch a penguin, and is derived from “Mount is Not Umount”.

The project was under development between 1999 and 2002.

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Source Mage

Source Mage

Web site: www.sourcemage.org
Origin: USA
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: AfterStep, Blackbox, Fluxbox, GNOME, i3, IceWM, JWM, KDE, Openbox, Ratpoison, Razor-Qt, WindowMaker, Xfce
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: Independent
Wikipedia: Source Mage
Media: Install CD
The last version | Released: 0.10.0 | June 7, 2009
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Source Mage – an independent and a source-based GNU/Linux distribution, originally forked from Sorcerer.

Sorcerer GNU/Linux distribution has been released in 2000 by Kyle Sallee. The project was closed down in 2002, after Chuck Mead forked it into Lunar Linux. The remaining Sorcerer GNU/Linux development team brought the Sorcerer back and continued development. Due to Sorcerer licensing, the new form changed its name to Source Mage.

Packages to be installed, are automatically downloaded, compiled, and then installed. Each package is called a “spell”, and its package management program is called “sorcery”. To install a package the user must “cast” that spell. A set of available spells is called a “grimoire”. To uninstall a package the user must “dispel” the spell.

The installable iso images were available for i486, x86_64 and PowerPC machines.

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Source Mage 0.10.0 i686 298MB.iso.bz2
md5sum: 34d13dd8c8952699c5564ab88ebef44b
Source Mage 0.10.0 RC1 x86_64 407MB.iso.bz2
md5sum: 46a06a7adda743488d7fd933db96284b

 

Sorcerer

Sorcerer

Web site: http://sorcerer.silverice.org/
Origin: USA
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: AfterStep, Blackbox, Enlightenment, Fluxbox, GNOME, IceWM, KDE, WindowMaker, Xfce
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: Independent
Wikipedia: Sorcerer
Media: Install CD
The last version | Released: 20130628 | June 28, 2013
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Sorcerer – an independent, a source based Linux distribution, which uses the rolling release model.

Sorcerer’s tool terminology is based upon magic words. For example:
– a tool to download, compile, and install software is called a “spell”
– to install a package is “cast”
– to remove a package is “dispel”

Socerer uses source packages (tarballs) which are downloaded from software project pages or patches when an old source was previously downloaded.

The distribution was under development between 2000 and 2013 (?).
The project developer is Kyle Sallee.

There are a few forks created on the source code of the Sorcerer: Lunar Linux and Source Mage.

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Sorcerer 20100529 ia32 190MB.iso
md5sum: b835adeac7c18dd47b9df27826634ac0

 

aLinux

aLinux

Web site: http://alinux.tv/ (not active)
Origin: Canada
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: AfterStep, Fluxbox, IceWM, KDE, WindowMaker, Xfce
Architecture: x86
Based on: Independent
Wikipedia: aLinux
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 15.0 | February 26, 2013
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aLinux (previously: Peanut Linux) – an independent Linux distribution targeted to home and small office users.

aLinux contains pre-installed a large set of applications of audio, video and graphics categories. It supports High Definition TV, so it is called as „Extreme Multimedia Center”.

The main desktop is KDE, but it is designed to have a Windows-style “look”.
The system uses RPM packages, and Synaptic as its GUI’s package manager.

The last stable version aLinux 15.0 featured KDE 3.10 and was released in February 2013.
The last (testing) version was 17.0 beta3.
aLinux founder and developer is Jay Klepacs.

The Live system user name is: root; and the password is blank.

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aLinux 15.0 i686 1.4GB.iso
md5sum: aefca1c5a366e6ca923afe99536a77f0