64 Studio

64 Studio

Web site: 64studio.com
Origin: United Kingdom
Category: Multimedia
Desktop environment: Gnome
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: Debian
Wikipedia: 64 Studio
Media: Live CD, Install DVD
The last version | Released: 2.1 | June 9, 2008

64 Studio – a Debian GNU/Linux based distribution designed for audio and video recording, editing, and other forms of media production. It features a custom kernel with realtime patches applied, some pre-configuration and a custom package selection designed to meet the needs of creative desktop users.

The first beta version of 64 Studio 0.9.0 ‘Toe Rag’ was released on August 1, 2006. The release was named in honour of the all-analogue Toe Rag Studios in London, England.
The first stable release code name ‘Olympic’ was published on November 29, 2006. The code name recognition of the work of Glyn Johns and Eddie Kramer at Olympic Studios in London.
The second stable release 2.0 codename ‘Electric’, was announced on July 27, 2007. This release was named after Electrical Audio, the studio founded by sound engineer Steve Albini in Chicago, USA.
64 Studio version 2.1 ‘A Minha Menina’ was released on June 9, 2008, and is the last one available for download.
Version 4.0 beta 1 was published in May 2011.

The Project has apparently been renamed to OpenDAW.

Download

64 Studio 2.0 Live i386 599MB.iso
md5sum: 60dff4a34f6f6f67255e76060cdb1348

64 Studio 2.1 i386 816MB.iso
md5sum: dc1f8aff2f4c722c4225faaaa93b772c

64 Studio 2.1 amd64 836MB.iso
md5sum: e35e81267e15ac66546eabd4a6f4b149

 

Kwheezy

Kwheezy

Web site: www.kwheezy.com/en/
Origin: USA
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: KDE
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: Debian
Wikipedia:
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 1.5 | March 22, 2014
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Kwheezy – a Linux distribution based on Debian GNU/Linux 7 “Wheezy”.

Kwheezy features KDE desktop environment and a large set of pre-installed applications for every purpose. It also contains pre-installed drivers for many “popular” devices, multimedia codecs and web browsers plugins.

The Live system is available for 32 and 64 bit machines.

Download

Kwheezy 1.5 i686 3.79GB.iso
md5sum: 7932e9e5432d5b86df746222f7a939f3
Kwheezy 1.5 x86_64 3.86GB.iso
md5sum: ace2933166f1e6756c78e981cb0cb271

 

StormOS

StormOS

Web site: www.stormos.org (not active)
Origin: France (?)
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Xfce
Architecture: x86_64
Based on: Nexenta OS, Debian
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: beta2 | March 11, 2009 (?)

StormOS – a Desktop focused distribution based on Nexenta Core Platform 2.0 (NCP2) with thousands of packages backported from Ubuntu and later Debian Sid.

Project was abandoned after re-basing on NCP4 and becoming unmaintainable and superseded by Dyson operating system.

The founder and developer of StormOS is Andrew Stormont.

Download

StormOS Hail beta2 amd64 593MB.iso
md5sum: a04448d46542b1ab524aae579feada9e

 

Symphony OS

Symphony One

Symphony OS 14    Symphony OS 14.1    Symphony OS 15.0

Web site: http://symphonyos.com
Origin: USA
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Mezzo
Architecture: x86_64
Based on: Debian
Wikipedia: Symphony OS
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 15.0 beta | February 01, 2015
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Symphony OS – a Linux distribution which features its own lightweight desktop called “Mezzo”.

Mezzo offers a new way of presenting data to the user. It disposes of standard concepts like “The desktop is a folder” and nested menu systems and instead presents all needed information directly to the user via the main desktop and four desk targets for tasks and files related to System, Programs, Files, and Trash. Mezzo is written in Perl and Gtk2::Webkit, and uses (is based on)the lightweight FVWM window manager.

The founders of Symphony OS are Ryan Quinn and Jason Spisak.

The first version of Symphony OS was based on Knoppix, than on Debian unstable, until 2006.
Symphony OS 2007 Preview and the next ones 2008, 2008.1 were based on Ubuntu 7.04 and then Ubuntu 7.10.
The last version of Symphony OS 2008.1 was released in 2008.
The project was dormant until 29 June 2011, when Ryan Quinn started development of the distro again.

The latest version Of Symphony OS 2015 Beta is based on Debian.

Download

SymphonyOne 2008.1 i686 475MB.iso
md5sum: 314b7e1cb823b8506dff94f440f97ef3
SymphonyOS 14.1 i386 901MB.iso
md5sum: cf6e16f37a7d8207c27b519c5488a56e
SymphonyOS 15.0 amd64 657MB.iso
md5sum: f307b2ed846f3f7f5e23bf6791095c2e

 

Kuliax

Kuliax

Web site: http://kuliax.net
Origin: Indonesia
Category: Education
Desktop environment: KDE
Architecture: x86
Based on: Debian
Wikipedia (id): Kuliax
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 7.0 | August 23, 2010

Kuliax – a Debian GNU/Linux based distribution for higher education. It is a distribution for education in Universitas, especially Program Studi Teknologi Informasi (TITANIUM) or correlating like Teknik Elektro (TEE) concentration of Computer system and Informatika, Teknik Informatika (TF), Computer science (IK), and others.

Kuliax is based on Debian stable and Debian Live, with backports.org packages, custom packages maintained for the distribution target. The custom packages include artwork, electronic books, programs that needed by Kuliax but are not in Debian repo yet, optimized Linux kernel for desktop, and distro specific packages. It also uses various customized Knoppix & Kanotix scripts for the LiveCD.

There are pre-installed applications such as:
– Development: Geany, Glade, SQLite, Umbrello
– Education: KRWard, tkgate, gResistor, KTechlab, RKWard
– Graphics: Gimp, Gwenview, KGhostView, KPDF
– Internet: Iceweasel, KMail, Konqueror, Krdc, Pidgin
– Office: FreeMind, Kivio, KNotes, OpenOffice.org
– Others: Samba, OpenJDK, File Sharing, GParted, Synaptic, Yakuake, Kate, KWriter

The last version of Kuliax 7.0 is based on Debian “Lenny” and was released in 2010.

Download

Kuliax 7.0 i386 711MB.iso
md5sum: 1ecc5f3a885c2985c88231b2de3eecd0

 

n00bix

n00bix

Web site: n00bix.outworlds.de
Origin:
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Enlightenment
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: Debian
Wikipedia:
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 2 | June 27, 2014

n00bix – a Linux distribution built on the top of Debian with Enlightenment 17 desktop.

n00bix uses a lightweight Enlightenment 17 window manager as its default desktop which makes the operating system fast and light. n00bix works in Live mode and can be installed on a hard drive.

The latest version of n00bix 2 is based on Debian GNU/Linux “Jessie”.

The live system contains a set of pre-installed applications for every purpose, as well as 3th party apps, such as:
– Network: FileZilla, Geary Mail, Google Chrome, Google Earth, Skype, Transmission, XChat
– Multimedia: VLC, Xfburn, Googgles Music Manager, Spofity
– Office: LibreOffice, Adobe Reader
– Graphics: Gimp, GNU Paint, ImageMagic, Scribus, Shotwell
– Games: Steam, PlayOnLinux
– Others: ClamTK, luckyBackup, Tux Commander, Synaptic, GParted, OpenJDK Java, BleachBit, Unetbootin, PCManFM

The founder and developer of n00bix is Anthony F. McInerney.

Download

n00bix v2 i686 1.35GB.iso
md5sum: 1313730304989b520a24a883f2a74c7c
n00bix v2 x86_64 1.32GB.iso
md5sum: b24676442ed57704cb296ac3d182108f

 

illumian

illumian

Web site: illumian.org
Origin:
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: CLI
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: Nexenta OS
Wikipedia:
Media: Install CD
The last version | Released: 1.0 | February 01, 2012

illumian – an open-source operating system that combines technologies from Nexenta OS, OpenIndiana and Debian GNU/Linux.
illumian is a successor of a discontinued Nexenta OS which appears to be made by a merge of the Nexenta OS and OpenIndiana development teams.

illumian uses illumos kernel and Debian’s userland, including APT package manager. illumian is available as dual-arch installable CD ISO image that includes software packages optimized for both the 32-bit and 64-bit architectures.

The first (and the last) release of the illumian distribution includes only a minimal collection of packages, similar to what is installed using the OpenIndiana “text mode” installer. This distribution uses the same versions of externally maintained packages as the OpenIndiana project uses, most of which are maintained in the illumos-userland gate.

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illumian 1.0 i386/amd64 537MB.iso
md5sum: 13f23bc0582ed7e097e5bcd9c007db5f

 

Floppix

Floppix

Web site: floppix.com
Origin:
Category: Mini distribution
Desktop environment: CLI
Architecture: x86
Based on: Debian
Wikipedia:
Media: Live Floppy Image
The last version | Released: 2.1r6 | April 12, 2000

Floppix – a very small subset of Debian/GNU Linux that fits on two 3.5″ 1.4Mb diskettes.
Floppix was designed as a teaching tool, works entirely in a temporary RAM disk, and has no hard drive access.

It provides a platform to practice Linux commands and experiment with simple system administration. The most important tools of the system are: vi, sed, gzip, tar, telnet, ftp, mail, ssmtp, fetchmail, links, ssh, traceroute.

System Requirements: a machine with i486 CPU, a 3.5″ floppy drive, and 16MB RAM.

To create Floppix diskettes under MS Windows run floppix.exe to unpack the installation files, and then run install.bat.

To create Floppix under a Linux distribution untar the ‘tar.gz’ archive and copy the images onto diskettes:
tar -xvzf floppix.tar.gz
cd floppix
dd if=disk1.img of=/dev/fd0 bs=1k
dd if=disk2.img of=/dev/fd0 bs=1k

The last version of Floppix is derived from Debian 2.1 “Slink”.
The founder of Floppix is L.M.MacEwan.

Download

Floppix 2.1r6 Floppy Image i386 2.88MB.tar.gz
md5sum: 4e696f1beb21255b2fd55ce34ee658f6
Floppix 2.1.r6 Floppy Installer (MS Windows) 2.88MB.exe
md5sum: 99c73ecad8c0580a67c4612f5c23a481

 

Elive

Elive 2.0

Elive Revolution    Elive 2.5.x

Web site: www.elivecd.org
Origin: Belgium
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment:
Architecture: x86
Based on: Debian
Wikipedia: Elive
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: active
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Elive (Enlightenment live) – a lightweight, live GNU/Linux distribution based on Debian and featuring the Enlightenment window manager.
The distribution can be used as a live CD/USB using separated live images or can be installed on a hard drive. Up to version 2.0 “Topaz”, Elive was available as a free live iso image, but installation module had to be bought.

Administration of Elive can be managed via its custom application called ‘Elpanel’, which was developed especially for Elive.
New packages and updates can be managed via Synaptic Package Manager and the text based APT tool.

Elive was under development between 2005 and 2010, when the project has been dropped.
The first two versions of Elive 0.1 and 0.2 were based on Knoppix.
The 3rd one was changed to Morphix as its base system.
Starting from Elive 0.4, the system has been moved to Debian.
The last stable version of Elive 2.0 was released in March 2010.

After 3 years of break, the developers started the project again.
The current version 2.6.x is still in beta stage.

Elive is available for i386 CPU based (or newer) machines.

Download

Elive 2.0 Topaz new-kernel i386 688MB.iso
md5sum: ba5fa680430c08137180ac81413eca1b
Elive 2.0 Topaz old-kernel i386 698MB.iso
md5sum: 02f4eb0d51e75c92e42c9712de6939da
Elive Revolution i386.iso
md5sum: 50e9153a1959dae299025baa0275523a

 

SimplyMEPIS

SimplyMEPIS

Web site: www.mepis.org
Origin: USA
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: KDE
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: Debian
Wikipedia: MEPIS
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 1.5_11.9.92 | July 29, 2013
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SimplyMEPIS – a live Linux distribution based on Debian stable and uses the KDE desktop environment.
It can be installed onto a hard drive or used as a Live DVD, which makes it externally bootable for troubleshooting and repairing many operating systems. It offers automatic hardware configuration, NTFS partition resizing, ACPI power management and WiFi support.

MEPIS was started by Warren Woodford and the eponymous company MEPIS LLC in 2002, and the first version was based on Knoppix.
The next releases were based on Debian stable, until version 6.0 (July 2006) and 6.5 which were based on Ubuntu. After that, SimplyMEPIS turned to Debian again.

The last available version of SimplyMEPIS 1.5 was released in July 2012, and was based on Debian “Wheezy”.

There are a few other distributions based on SimplyMEPIS:
– antiX – used very lightweight IceWM and Fluxbox window managers. It was based on SimplyMEPIS which is based on Debian stable, then changed its base to Debian testing. The last version of antiX 15 has been built using Devuan scripts and packages.
– MX – built on the top of antiX by MEPIS and antiX community members; it is based on the packages of Debian stable and uses Xfce desktop environment instead of IceWM.

Download

SimplyMEPIS 1.5_11.9.92 i586 1.33GB.iso
md5sum: 032228b88f0e292ae9723590db85b067
SimplyMEPIS 1.5_11.9.92 x86_64 1.32GB.iso
md5sum: a088292475b8f9ee33f6219039ba92db