FTOSX

FTOSX

Web site: www.ftlinuxcourse.club/FTOSX/index.html
Origin: Italy
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: KDE
Architecture: x86
Based on: Fedora
Wikipedia:
Media: Install
The last version | Released: 2004 rc1 | September 8, 2004

FTOSX – a Linux distribution from Italy based on Fedora. It uses the KDE desktop environment and offers support to 32-bit x86 (i686) platform. The goal of the FTOSX Project is to work with the Linux community to build a complete, general-purpose operating system exclusively from open
source software, but specially to be a Personal Operating System.

The FTOSX Desktop Project starts in August 2000, to create a development environment to solve the Graphical User Interface under GNU/Linux OS.
The name “FTOSX” stand for “Future Technologies Operating System based on the Linux Kernel and the X Window System”, therefore, basically X stand for X Window System.

The name is similar to “MacOSX” from Apple Inc, that adopt UNIX inside the OS.
In the past years the FTOSX takes the direction to be the arena to Develop the Personal Operating System, originally called YourLinux.

FTOSX Desktop 2004 is optimized for Pentium PRO (and later) CPUs, but also supports Pentium-class CPUs. This approach has been taken because Pentium-class optimizations actually result in reduced performance for non-Pentium-class processors.
* Recommended for text-mode: 200 MHz Pentium-class or better
* Recommended for graphical: 400 MHz Pentium II or better

The first version was launched on June 19, 2003, the latest version was 2004 rc4 which was launched on September 8, 2004.
FTOSX was managed by a single person: Dr. Giovanni A. Orlando.

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FTOSX 2004 boot i386 4.1MB.iso
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FTOSX 2004 diskboot i386 6.0MB.img
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Korora

Korora

Web site: kororaproject.org (not active)
Origin: Australia
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Cinnamon, GNOME, KDE Plasma, MATE, Xfce
Architecture: x86_64
Based on: Fedora
Wikipedia: Korora
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 26 | September 24, 2017
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Korora (formerly: Kororaa) – a Linux distribution based on Fedora Linux. The Kororaa project was created in 2005 as “a way to quickly replicate Gentoo Linux installations on several desktops”. At the end of 2007 the project was discontinued.

In 2010, Chris Smart the developer of the project re-born the distribution and moved the base system from Gentoo to Fedora Linux as its remix. With the release of version 18 (May 2013), the system changed its name to Korora.

The main assumption of the Korora project is providing a complete and easy-to-use general-purpose operating system.

Korora is available for i686 and x86_64 machines with KDE, GNOME, Cinnamon, MATE and Xfce desktops.

Along with the Fedora base system, Korora also provides a set of additional applications, full multimedia support, codecs, plugins, etc.

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Korora 26 Xfce Live amd64 2.33GB.iso
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Lorma

Lormalinux

Web site: linux.lorma.edu/main/
Origin: Philippines
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: KDE
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: Fedora
Wikipedia:
Media: Install
The last version | Released: 2005 RC1 | April 21, 2005

Lormalinux – a Lorma Colleges’ very own Linux Distribution that has been optimized and customized to meet the needs of educational institutions and its students. It is a full-featured Operating System specifically created for ease of installation, ease of use and functionality.

The first version is built on top of Red Hat Linux – recompiled and optimized for the i686 computers.
The next one is based on Fedora.

It features software from the Linux Terminal Server Project (LTSP) for setting up diskless workstations. It is shipped with KDE desktop environment and is constantly being updated.

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Aurora

Aurora SPARC Linux

Aurora SPARC Linux

Web site: www.auroralinux.org (not active)
Origin: USA
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: GNOME, KDE
Architecture: sparc32
Based on: Fedora
Wikipedia: Aurora SPARC Linux
Media: Install
The last version | Released: 2.0 | April 14, 2006

Aurora SPARC Linux – a researching & building a Sparc Linux distribution based on Fedora Core. Aurora was originally created after Red Hat dropped support for the SPARC architecture after Red Hat Linux 6.2.

The project status:
– A build 0.1 was released November 5, 2001
– The first “stable” build of Aurora (1.0) was released January 19, 2001
– The second “stable” build of Aurora (2.0) based on Fedora Core 3 was released April 14, 2006
– The Corona Tree (?) was based on Fedora Core 6

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Aurora SPARC Linux 2.0 i386 2.44GB.iso
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N-iX

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Web site: www.n-ix.com/products/nixdesktop.php (not active)
Origin: Germany
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: GNOME, KDE
Architecture: x86
Based on: Fedora
Wikipedia (NO): N-iX Desktop Linux
Media: Install
The last version | Released: 05/2004 | May 17, 2004

N-iX Desktop Linux – a Linux distribution from Germany based on Fedora with support of Nix’s own tools.

The distribution used the GNOME and KDE desktop environments and supported the 32-bit computer architecture of 686.

N-iX Desktop Linux is the best solution for all who use Novell NetWare as the server operating system as well as for those who want to setup Linux workstations for small organizations and enterprise customer use. With N-iX Desktop Linux you get all software needed for efficient work and you get it for free. Our distribution includes OpenOffice, Mozilla browser, Gaim and licq messengers, GIMP graphic editor, windows terminal server client, etc.

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ASPLinux

ASPLinux

Web site: www.asplinux.ru (not active)
Origin: Russia
Category: Desktop, Server
Desktop environment: KDE, GNOME
Architecture: x86, x86_86, PowerPC
Based on: Fedora
Wikipedia (RU): ASPLinux
Media: Install
The last version | Released: 14 | November 26, 2008

ASPLinux (Application Service Provider Linux) – a Russian distribution of the Linux operating system. It is based on the RPM packages, and it is fully compatible with Fedora distribution. Russian language support in this distribution works out of the box. Previously, the location was maintained for almost all Cyrillic codings: KOI8-R, KOI8-U, CP1251, ISO 8859-5, UTF-8. Starting from version 12, the team of designers departed from supporting many Cyrillic codings, leaving only UTF-8, and also resigned from the company’s installer, replacing it with Anaconda.

Up to version 9, ASPLinux was based on the Red Hat system. All next versions are based on Fedora distribution.

ASPLinux is easiest to install and use, 100% RedHat compatible Linux distribution. Full featured graphical and text mode installation program includes unique partitioning tool ASPDiskManager allowing to repartition your hard drive during installation without data loss. In order to simplify multibooting procedure we bundle ASPLinux with powerful graphical bootmanager ASPLoader. ASPLinux provides best available Asian and European languages localization. It bundles the best available Linux applications making it suitable for both home/office and server use. ASPLinux includes several graphical user environments such as KDE, GNOME and others to make your work with it a pleasure.

ASPLinux can be installed on a computer with at least i686 CPU, at least 128 Mb RAM, a CD-ROM drive for installation from a CD-ROM, a VGA-compatible
video-board and monitor.

ASPLinux editions:
– Deluxe – 2 DVDs with the system and source texts of the program (the widest set of programs), 3 printed instructions, 90 days of technical support;
– Standard – 2 DVDs with the system and source texts of the program, 2 printed instructions, 60 days of technical support;
– LiveMedia Edition – 1 DVD with the system, 1 printed manual, 30 days of technical support;
– Express – 1 DVD with system, 30 days of technical support;
– Greenhorn – LiveCD-distribution variant (in the latest version of LiveDVD), 10 days of technical support;
– ASPLinux Server.

ASPLinux is a business unit of SWsoft, a multinational software development company with headquarter in Singapore and offices in USA and Europe. ASPLinux contacts: Moscow, Russia.

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ASPLinux 11.2 DVD 3.56GB.iso
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Chapeau

Chapeau

Web site: chapeaulinux.org
Origin: UK
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: GNOME
Architecture: x86_64
Based on: Fedora
Wikipedia:
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 24 | September 28, 2016
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Chapeau – a high-performance, cutting-edge operating system built from the Fedora GNU/Linux distribution with the Gnome desktop environment.

Compared to Fedora Chapeau adopts an enhanced user experience and a more relaxed approach to software licences and is intended to be just as useful for advanced users as it is easy for those new to using a Linux system.
There is built-in access to third-party software & sources repositories not included in Fedora such as RPMFusion, Steam, Adobe Flash, Dropbox & Oracle VirtualBox.

Chapeau also includes system tools that makes your live DVD or USB disk a handy portable toolkit for repairing Linux and Windows installations as well as a general purpose desktop distro.

Chapeau is available for 64bit x86 PCs.

The project developer is Vince Pooley.

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Chapeau 24 amd64 2.85GB.iso
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Cool Linux CD

Cool Linux CD

Web site: emergencycd2.sourceforge.net
Origin: Russia
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: IceWM
Architecture: x86
Based on: Fedora
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 2.3 | September 17, 2003

Cool Linux CD – a bootable CD with Linux operating system, containing a 2.4 kernel and many free software packages.

New features of version 2.3:
– Kernel 2.4.20-wolk and 2.4.22 with supermount, squashfs, shfs patches and ALSA 0.9.6 drivers;
– Ability to choose a version of linux kernel and parameters for FrameBuffer and XFree86 (resolution);
– Save and restore your system configuration on floppy;
– Restore configuration from another session on CoolLinuxCD (in multissesion mode);
– Writing the CD-RW disks with CDRW device (if not a boot drive);
– Ability to choose the interface language during the bootup process (currently only English and Russian languages are supported);
– Autodetects all hardware and autoconfigures XFree86;
– USB mouse and keyboard support;
– IceWM window manager with ROX-filer as desktop and file manager;

For login need input “root” name with no password.
Rus/Lat switch by RightCtrl-Shift key in console and any Ctrl-Shift in X11.

If you want save config on floppy, run “savecfg”. It command save on floppy /etc, /root, and /drweb.base directories. If in bootup you answer “Y” on question about restore config from floppy, this directories will be restored.

You can select bootup variants: load with only RAM use or load with use 128 Mb first partition HDD space. On first HDD you can have ext2 or vfat filesystem.

Cool Linux CD is part of the LINUX EMERGENCY CD project.
Linux Emegency CD is based on Gentoo Linux.

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Cool Linux CD 2.3 i386 632MB.iso
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Red Flag Linux

Red Flag Linux

Web site: www.redflag-linux.com
Origin: China
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: KDE
Architecture: x86
Based on: Fedora
Wikipedia: Red Flag Linux
Media: Live
The last version | Released: 8.0 | April 24, 2013

Red Flag Linux – a Chinese Linux distribution developed by Red Flag Software between 1999 and 2013. The distribution was founded by Software Research Institute of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and NewMargin Venture Capital.

red Flag Linux was based on the Asianux/Fedora/Red Hat Enterprise Linux and built around the KDE desktop environment, which has been designed to look like the graphical desktop of the Microsoft Windows XP. It comes with built-in support for both English and Simplified/Traditional Chinese languages.

Red Flag Linux was available in 3 different versions:
– Red Flag Asianux Server
– Red Flag HA Cluster
– Red Flag Desktop

Red Flag Linux screenshot source: Wikipedia

 

Haydar Linux

Haydar Linux KDE

Haydar Linux GNOME

Web site: www.haydarlinux.com (not active)
Origin: Netherlands
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: KDE, GNOME
Architecture: x86
Based on: Fedora
Wikipedia (NO): Haydar Linux
Media: Install
The last version | Released: 1.0 | April 6, 2003

Haydar Linux – a former Linux distribution from the Netherlands based on Fedora.

The distribution was an Arabic distribution and specialized in full support for Arabic. It emphasized stability and ease of use.

The distribution used the GNOME and KDE desktop environments.
The distribution supported the 32-bit x86 computer architecture.
Version 1.0. was launched April 6, 2003.

The project developer is Haydar Alkaduhimi.

The developer was also developing the Haydar Desktop Environment (HDE), which is an open source desktop environment for Linux/Unix Operating Systems. Because it makes heavy use of a high level API it can be kept small, stable and easy to maintain.
HDE could emulate the look of Windows and could be used for helping peoples integrating from windows to Linux Operating System.

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