Snowlinux

Snowlinux

Web site: www.snowlinux.de (not active)
Origin: Germany
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Cinnamon, Enlightenment, MATE, Xfce
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: Debian, Ubuntu
Wikipedia:
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 5 ‘Flurry’ beta | October 15, 2013
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Snowlinux – a set of Linux distribution based on Debian stable and separately on Ubuntu.
It’s a user-friendly distro with a set of pre-installed applications for daily usage and some useful tweaks.

It provides a few different editions of the system with different desktop environment.
The latest Snowlinux editions are:
– 4.0 “Glacier” with Enlightenment17, MATE and Xfce desktops, based on Debian “Wheezy”
– 4.0 “Frosty” with Cinnamon an MATE desktops, based on Ubuntu 13.04 “Raring Ringtail”
– 5.0 “Flurry” beta MATE, based on on Debian “Wheezy”

The earlier versions of Snowlinux were available with GNOME, KDE and LXDE desktop environments.

The founder and developer of Snowlinux is Lars Torben.
The distribution was under development between 2011 and 2013.

Download

Snowlinux 4 “Glacier” MATE i386 935MB.iso
md5sum: e6c8552b649385ab3047f79d5a385fb8
Snowlinux 4 “Glacier” MATE amd64 936MB.iso
md5sum: 1b076ab19f53ae1173fc7c46777c3b67
Snowlinux 4 “Glacier” Enlightenment17 i386-nonpae 844MB.iso
md5sum: e2b14b513453a374115d0afd85bbb17c
Snowlinux 4 “Glacier” Enlightenment17 i386 783MB.iso
md5sum: d660791ec164c9a411b7c62749ee26ca
Snowlinux 4 “Glacier” Enlightenment17 amd64 853MB.iso
md5sum: 72b63ffdd10cb01eb81a2594b0bd6450
Snowlinux 4 “Glacier” Xfce i386 694MB.iso
md5sum: 475dcb2b9a7a1f523287db5e29397cbb
Snowlinux 4 “Glacier” Xfce amd64 698MB.iso
md5sum: e3e89d998d66b73d6b98bb58fb3f7bef

Snowlinux 4 “Frosty” MATE i386 919MB.iso
md5sum: 398a8e09553114d8076533cb4e76b56d
Snowlinux 4 “Frosty” MATE amd64 902MB.iso
md5sum: 45870d3d0cb0841c29ea334f9807855c
Snowlinux 4 “Frosty” Cinnamon i386 849MB.iso
md5sum: 5842fadd6a2d7f300ec5abd8cf0ea16e
Snowlinux 4 “Frosty” Cinnamon amd64 890MB.iso
md5sum: 937f1a99cfd7914da59369d7321880b7

LightOS

LightOS

Web site: sourceforge.net/projects/lightos1/
Origin: USA
Category: Mini system
Desktop environment: CLI
Architecture: x86
Based on: DR-DOS/OpenDOS
Wikipedia:
Media: Install CD/Floppy
The last version | Released: 3.0 | January 11, 2011
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LightOS – an open-source operating system for x86 computers, based on DR-DOS/OpenDOS 7.01.
LightOS extends on DR-DOS by adding a desktop, built-in mouse support, and better integration with programs.

It is very small of size image, which can fits to the standard floppy disk.
The system can be installed on a separated partition of a hard drive, opposite to existing operating systems.

The founder and developer of LightOS is Corbin Davenport.
The last version of LightOS 3.0 was released in 2011.

Download

LightOS 3.0 (OpenDOS 7.01) i386 1.2MB.zip
md5sum: 52b047ea43bdfde98bdca77b3c40bd00

Damn Small Linux

Damn Small Linux

Web site: damnsmalllinux.org
Origin: USA
Category: Desktop, Mini distribution
Desktop environment: Fluxbox, JWM
Architecture: x86
Based on: Knoppix
Wikipedia: Damn Small Linux
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 4.11 RC2 | September 26, 2012
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Damn Small Linux (DSL) – a small, business card size computer operating system based on Knoppix. It was designed to run graphical environment and applications on old PC machines with 486 Pentium processors and very little memory.

DSL was originally created and maintained by John Andrews. For five years the community included Robert Shingledecker who created the MyDSL system, DSL Control Panel and other features. After that, Robert quit the project and continues his work on Tiny Core Linux which he created in April 2008.

Beside its small size, DSL features complete desktop and a set of applications for any purpose, such as:
– Mulitmedia: XMMS
– Net: AxyFTP client, Dillo, Netrik and Firefox web browsers, Naim client of AIM, ICQ, IRC, SSH/SCP server and client, DHCP client, PPP, PPPoE, a web server,
– Office: Siag spreadsheet, Sylpheed email, spellcheck, Ted word-processor, text editors: Beaver, Vim, and Nano, Xpdf, calculator
– Graphics: mtPaint raster graphics editor, xzgv image viewer
– System: DFM and emelFM file managers, VNCviwer Remote Desktop Connection client, tools for system monitoring, USB support
– Window Managers: JWM and Fluxbox

The last stable version of DSL 4.4.10 was released in 2008.
After 3 years of stagnation, new, testing versions 4.11 rc1 and rc2 showed up as the last ones.

Download

Damn Small Linux 4.11 rc2 i386 50.4MB.iso
md5sum: 4b61c7892eefc23b71d4931bdcc3f1f1
Damn Small Linux 4.4.10 i386 49.9MB.iso
md5sum: 5cb7e0d4506c249b78bbe0cd4695b865
Damn Small Linux 3.4 Embedded i386 50.8MB.zip
md5sum: 99e336df554764675dc23b4e2bd92186

 

BlueEyedOS

BlueEyedOS

Web site: www.blueeyedos.com
Origin: USA
Category: Desktop, Mini distribution
Desktop environment:
Architecture: x86
Based on: BeOS, Knoppix
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: Live Demo | April 18, 2003
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BlueEyedOS – a BeOS-inspired operating system powered by a Linux kernel.

The BlueEyedOS APIs are BeOS APIs rewritten with some improvements. The main goal is to create a new platform for BeOS developers. All you need is to recompile your BeOS apps. Linux developers will be able to find here a complete set of functionalities developed for consistency.

BlueEyedOS founder and developer is Guillaume Maillard.
The project was active developing between 2001 and 2003.

The live demo of the system is built on the top of Knoppix 3.2.

Download

BlueEyedOS Live Demo i386 106MB.iso
md5sum: ae520ed8d6dc46d60fbfc36db8f751a7

 

Wolvix

Wolvix

Web site: http://wolvix.org (not active)
Origin: Norway
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Fluxbox, Openbox, Xfce
Architecture: x86
Based on: Slackware, Slax
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 2.0.0 beta2 | April 14, 2009

Wolvix – a live, desktop-oriented Linux distribution built from SLAX.
Wolvix uses Xfce as the default desktop environment, but other very lightweight window manager can bu used straight from the live CD: Fluxbox and Openbox.

The system is modular and lets users adding additional software modules.
It offers a large set of pre-installed software of the groups: development, graphics, multimedia, network and office.

Installation can be done to a hard drive, either as a ‘normal’ or a ‘frugal’ mode.

Wolvix has been released in two versions:
– the default, standard version with full set of applications, and the 3 desktops.
– Cub – small version of the system which features only minimal number of applications.

Wolvix live system doesn’t have a standard user configured, so to log in to the live system use:
user: root
password: toor

Download

Wolvix 2.0.0 beta2 i486 681MB.iso
md5sum: 7bea8514062835621ce64a14e8f46f58
Wolvix 2.0.0 beta1 Cub i486 378MB.iso
md5sum: 90dc9f6d958a5fe3b68b414c73c4f64e

 

moonOS

moonOS 2

Web site: http://moonos.org
Origin: Cambodia
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Enlightenment, GNOME, LXDE
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: Ubuntu
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD/DVD
The last version | Released: 4 | January 1, 2011
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moonOS – a Linux distribution based on Ubuntu and using Enlightenment, LXDE and GNOME desktops. The distro has been created by Cambodian artist Chanrithy Thim.

moonOS 2 “Kachana” is available with two lightweight desktops of you choice: Enlightenment 17 and LXDE.
Version 3 “Makara” of the distribution can be grab with Enlightenment 17 desktop only.
The last version of moonOS 4 “Neak” has been recreated and uses GNOME 2 desktop instead of e17.

Download

moonOS 2 Enlightenment17 i386 713MB.iso
md5sum: d45341192476caf7a9985612792dfe6b
moonOS 2 LXDE i386 565MB.iso
md5sum: 8a30a32f57063b2baa85dc1981ee3b91
moonOS 3 Enlightenment17 i386 707MB.iso
md5sum: 7267ba087ad9ded62347e8348b1e9b9e
moonOS 3 Enlightenment17 x86_64 702MB.iso
md5sum: 6d04de8da75e950a055e5d45ea533979
moonOS 4 GNOME i386 851MB.iso
md5sum: 37c8cbe53cc58dee2fa60711d877d57d

 

Aurox

Aurox

Web site: www.aurox.org (not active)
Origin: Poland
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: KDE, GNOME
Architecture: x86
Based on: Red Hat Linux and Fedora Core
Wikipedia (pl): Aurox
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 12.0 | August 31, 2006
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Aurox – a Linux distribution based on Red Hat, offers with multimedia support and a few locales, such as: English, Polish, Czech, German, French, and Spanish.

The first version of Aurox Linux 8.0 “Starter” has been prepared by Robert Główczyński and Jarosław Górny, as a remastered version of Red Hat Linux 8.0 in 2002. The distribution had a full support for Polish language, two desktops environment: KDE and GNOME, as well as a few light ones: Xfce, Fluxbox and Window Maker.

Aurox 9.3 was released in March 2004 and was based on the packages of Fedora Core 1.

The big goal of Aurox was the large set of pre-installed applications, such as:
– Office: OpenOffice.org, KOffice, Planner
– Net: Mozilla Suite, Evolution, KMail, GNU Gadu, TleenX
– Multimedia: xine, MPlayer
– Education: KGeo, Dr Genius
– Graphics: GIMP
– Games: Pingus, Tux Racer, FreedroidRPG
and out of the box support for Polish broadband providers: Era BlueConnect and Neostrada TP.

The CDs was published with the “Aurox Linux” magazine (out of Poland) and Polish “Linux+ Extra” magazine, as well as via ftp download too. The last version of Aurox 12.0 was released in 2006, and then Aurox has been sold to a company ‘Coba Solutions’.

Download

Aurox 12.0 i386 3.7GB.iso
md5sum: 72e69b3ac31edb26297f2c56ca637a16

 

Dreamlinux

Dreamlinux

Web site: www.dreamlinux.info (not active)
Origin: Brazil
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Xfce
Architecture: x86
Based on: Debian
Wikipedia: Dreamlinux
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 5.0 | January 1, 2012
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Dreamlinux – Brazilian, live Linux distribution features customized Xfce desktop.
Xfce – the default desktop environment has been customized to make the look quite similar to the look of MAC OS X user interface.

Starting from version 3.1, Dreamlinux was based on Debian and had two desktops available from the one live media: Xfce and GNOME 2.
Dreamlinux 3.5 has been released as two separated versions with Xfce and GNOME.
The last released version is 5.0 and is available with Xfce desktop.

Dreamlinux 5.0 offers installer called FlexiBoot which allows users to install Dreamlinux in USB external hard drive, or install it to the internal hard drive.

Dreamlinux has pre-installed application called MKDistro which allows users to build their own customized Dreamlinux and Debian-based distribution.

As of October 2012, the Dreamlinux project has been finished.

Download

Dreamlinux 3.5 Xfce i386 695MB.iso
md5sum: f33b86dc90961f60b99b4b3414bddbea
Dreamlinux 3.5 GNOME i386 932MB.iso
md5sum: 2549829408d74487d8c76b0b70efb09f
Dreamlinux 5.0 i386 965MB.iso
md5sum: 0dc8a36712ce62f1cc2afc12089daee7

 

linuX-gamers

linuX-gamers

Web site: http://live.linux-gamers.net
Origin: Germany
Category: Game
Desktop environment: Blackbox
Architecture: x86
Based on: Arch Linux
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD/DVD
The last version | Released: 0.9.7 | May 9, 2011
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linuX-gamers – a live Linux distributions features a large set of pre-installed games, and propertiary drivers of ATI and NVIDIA graphic cards.

linuX-gamers is built on the top of Arch Linux with light and tiny Blackbox window manager, Wicd network manager, Arora web broser, Wbar, Mumble voice chat, XChat, and many games. The distribution is available in two variants: Lite CD and Big DVD, for i686 machines.

Set of games pre-installed in Lite version:
Armagetron Advanced – Tron-like
AstroMenace – space shooter
Blobby Volley 2 – beach ball
Chromium B.S.U. – space shooter
Extreme Tux Racer – downhill racing
foobillard – billard
Frozen Bubble – puzzle
LBreakout2 – Breakout-like, puzzle
LTris – Tetris-like
Neverball – puzzle
Neverputt – minigolf
Osmos (demo) – ambient puzzle
Pingus – Lemmings-like, puzzle
Secret Maryo Chronicles – jump and run
Teeworlds – action
World of Goo (Demo) – puzzle
XMoto – motocross
Zaz – puzzle

Additional games pre-installed in Big version:
Frets On Fire – music
MegaGlest – real-time strategy
Hedgewars – Worms-like, artillery
LinCity-NG – city planner
Mars Shooter – space shooter
Nexuiz – first person shooter
OpenLieroX – action
OpenTTd – industry planner
Scorched 3D – artillery
Speed Dreams – driving simulation
SuperTuxKart – kart racing
Tremulous – first person shooter
Urban Terror – first person shooter
Warsow – first person shooter
Warzone 2100 – real-time strategy
Wesnoth – turn-based strategy, fantasy
Widelands – real-time strategy

Pocket Linux

Pocket Linux

Web site: pocket-linux.org/index.html.en
Origin: Poland
Category: Mini distribution
Desktop environment: CLI
Architecture: x86
Based on: Independent
Wikipedia (pl): Pocket Linux
Media: Live floppy
The last version | Released: 2.51-fix-4 | January 28, 2002
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Pocket Linux – a minimal, one floppy Linux based system designed to quickly convert PC workstation into secure Linux-based workstation using ssh to connect to remote host. It supports bootp for determining host IP and other network parameters.

Pocket Linux provides a small and efficient workstation that autoconfigures as much as possible and lets securely use the network from almost everywhere.

The founder and developer of the project is Paweł Więcek.
The last version 2.51 of the minimal in size Linux system was released by the author in 1998.
There is also available a newer version of 2.51-fix-4 released by Arkadiusz Miskiewicz.