Featherweight Linux

Featherweight Linux

Web site: www.featherweightlinux.org (not active)
Origin: USA
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: KDE
Architecture: x86
Based on: Feather Linux
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 1.3 | September 27, 2005

Featherweight Linux – a Linux distribution, remastered from Feather Linux which was built on Knoppix.

It is a full featured distribution with a small foot print that is light and fast, even on older machines.
It features a minimal KDE 3.3 desktop instead of Fluxbox (the Feather Linux default desktop) and a set of pre-installed applications for daily use.

Featherweight is intended for novice users with “some” Linux experience, intermediate users, and experienced Linux users alike.

The Featherweight Linux creator is Ronald Meinsler.
The latest version of the Featherweight was released in 2005.

Download

Featherweight Linux 1.3 i386 282MB.iso
md5sum: 364bbd630f4c1a1650c62d7476732713

 

Feather Linux

Feather Linux

Web site: http://featherlinux.berlios.de (not active)
Origin: United Kingdom
Category: Desktop, Mini distribution
Desktop environment: Fluxbox
Architecture: x86
Based on: Knoppix
Wikipedia: Father Linux
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 0.7.5 | July 04, 2005

Feather Linux – a small, Knoppix based Linux distribution which fits in under 128 MB.
It boots from either a CD or a USB flash drive, into a Fluxbox desktop environment and works in live mode, but a hard drive installation option is also available. It can run on a 486 or higher, and requires 16MB RAM to run on the console, and 24MB RAM to run the X server.

Feather Linux iso image features a set of applications for many tasks, such as: Firefox, Gaim, AbiWord, MPlayer with all the needed plugins, XMMS with a handful of plugins, Sylpheed, AbiWord, Pidgin, Rox-filer, and a lot more.

Due it is based on Knoppix (and Debian), Feather offers Synaptic for package managing.

The founder and developer of the Feather Linux is Robert Sullivan.

Download

Feather Linux 0.7.5 i386 119MB.iso
md5sum: e36104401cb47fb5bc0c1cf3994e067d