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
md5sum: ab791916c344b6ece1861dc605548e75

 

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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Vixta

Vixta

Simplis

Web site: vixta.sourceforge.net
Origin: Portugal
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: KDE
Architecture: x86
Based on: Fedora
Wikipedia (ES): Vixta
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 0.98 | November 14, 2007
Zobacz po polsku Zobacz po polsku: Open Xange / eZeY

Vixta – a Fedora-based Linux distribution designed to be user-friendly and eye-catching, similar in look and feel to Windows Vista. It trying to bring Linux to the masses, not just sysadmins.

Vixta main attraction is to simulate the environment offered by Windows Vista, called Aero, with the objective of attracting users from Microsoft Windows, taking advantage of the visual appeal of this.

It uses customized KDE based Desktop Environment with Aero theme and popular pre-installed applications, such as:
– OpenOffice – an Office Suite similar to Microsoft Office
– Firefox internet browser, Pidgin instant messaging software and Mozilla Thunderbird e-mail client
– media players, including Amarok
– ClamAV – an antivirus which allows to scan files looking for Viruses intended to infect Windows.

Vixta changed its name to Xange, then to Simplis, then to Open Xange and finaly to eZeY.

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Vixta.org 098 i586 733MB.iso
md5sum: e9e227c309a961e797919bac2554a0ca
Simplis 2009 DVD i586 1.65GB.iso
md5sum: 6dfc56ee946b2418b3381296a8ad6d08

 

Red Star OS

Red Star OS

Web site: www.naenara.com.kp/en/kcc/ (not active)
Origin: North Korea
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: KDE
Architecture: x86
Based on: Fedora (?)
Wikipedia: Red Star OS
Media: Install DVD
The last version | Released: 3.0 | 2014
Zobacz po polsku Zobacz po polsku: Red Star OS

Red Star OS – a North Korean Linux based operating system, developed at the Korea Computer Center (KCC).

The Korea Computer Center (KCC), the leading IT R& D base of the DPRK, was founded on October 24, 1990 under the careful guidance of President Kim Il Sung and leader Kim Jong Il. It develops and supplies software and hardware products for various fields such as operating system, computer network, control & signal processing, biosignal processing and information security, and supports software development for important national projects.

Red Star 3.0 uses KDE 3 desktop environment, which was customized to look like Mac OSX desktop.
It features modified Mozilla Firefox browser called Naenara, to browse internet network known as Kwangmyong, and other apps such as: text editor, an e-mail client, audio and video players, games, and Wine which allows Windows programs to be run under Linux.

Screenshot source: Wikipedia

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Red Star OS 3.0 i686 2.5GB.iso
md5sum: acf53d2b50ecb1391044b343502becf5
Red Star OS 2.0(?) i686 720MB.iso
md5sum: 7ba35ae027787a9aa0013695a97c110c

 

Open Xange

Open Xange

Web site: linuxdigital.org
Origin: Portugal
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: KDE
Architecture: x86_64
Based on: Fedora
Wikipedia:
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 2014.02 | February 12, 2014
Zobacz po polsku Zobacz po polsku: Open Xange

Open Xange (previously: Xange, Simplis and Vixta) – a general-purpose Linux distribution, based on Fedora. It is modelled as a replacement for Windows, and uses Wine to allow users to run native Windows applications.

Open Xange uses KDE desktop environment as default and is available to x86_64 machines only.
As it is based on Fedora, the live system features Anaconda to install it to a hard drive.

In 2015 the project changed its name to eZeY.

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Open Xange 2014.02 x86_64 1.69GB.iso
md5sum: 69f86f2e8920f1f38237143cf8a9c43e

 

Viperr

Viperr

Web site: viperr.org
Origin: France
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Openbox
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: Fedora
Wikipedia (FR): Viperr
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 9 | August 15, 2016
Zobacz po polsku Zobacz po polsku: Viperr

Viperr – a Linux distribution which aims to merge CrunchBang qualities with a Fedora base benefits. It is a lightweight, useful, simple, and original live media, with brand new but stable software.

Viperr offers a set of preinstalled applications, such as:
– terminal: Terminator
– file manager: Thunar
– www browser: Firefox
– email: Thunderbird
– IM: Pidgin
– torrent: Transmission
– Ftp/SSH: Gftp i Gigolo
– multiplayer: VLC
– calendar: Orage
– text processor: Abiword
– graphics: Gimp
– text editor: Geany
– package manager: dnf
– RPM Fusion free and non-free repository
– script letting install LibreOffice, printer support, Flash, Chrome, etc…

Viperr project has been started by DarthWound, and then been developed by Frédéric Thouin and Bryce Simon.

 

IprediaOS

IprediaOS

IprediaOS LXDE

Web site: www.ipredia.org
Origin: Unknown
Category: Privacy
Desktop environment: GNOME, LXDE
Architecture: x86
Based on: Fedora
Wikipedia (PT): IprediaOS
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 1 | February 3, 2013

IprediaOS – a Fedora based Linux operating system for anonymous web browsing, email, chat and file sharing.

IprediaOS is a fast, powerful and stable operating system based on Linux that provides an anonymous environment. All network traffic is automatically and transparently encrypted and anonymized. Many applications are available in IprediaOS, including mail, peer-peer, bittorrent, IRC chat and others.

IprediaOS features:
– I2P Router
– Anonymous BitTorrent client
– Anonymous e-mail client
– Anonymous IRC client
– Browse Internet anonymously
– Find anonymous eepSites (i2p sites)

The operating system includes all of the basic applications an average computer user needs, on the top of GNOME or LXDE desktops, such as:
– a text editor, Abiword, a PDF viewer
– image viewer, Gnumeric, the Osmo calendar
– the Robert bit torrent client configured to anonymously share files through the i2p network, Sylpheed email client, a packet sniffer Wireshark
– eekboard virtual keyboard
– SE Linux Alert browser

The LXDE desktop contains shortcuts to XChat to anonymously connect to IRC channels through i2p.
Firefox uses proxy settings preconfigured to use the i2P network.

The latest version of IprediaOS 1 was released in 2013.

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IprediaOS 1 GNOME i686 728MB.iso
md5sum: 8180d0c846f23f3d8dd445d5904ce2fb
IprediaOS 1 LXDE i686 651MB.iso
md5sum: 481c7f320a6d6f7c5fec304d260ce209

 

ATmission

ATmission

Web site: www.atconsultancy.nl/atmission/
Origin: Netherlands
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: KDE
Architecture: x86
Based on: Fedora
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 2.0-01 | September 26, 2005

ATmission – a Live Linux CD. You can boot from this CD-rom and experiment with Linux in all it’s aspects. The main advantage of ATmission compared to other Live Linux CD’s is it’s flexibility: you can modify any file on the ATmission Live CD.

This implies that you can:
– create user accounts,
– install additional RPM’s,
– start a database on boot,
– configure a firewall,
– … anything you can do with a normal Linux system, and
– preserve your changes in a file located on hard disk or a USB memory stick

The latest version of ATmission was released in 2005.

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ATmission 2.0-01 i386 727MB.iso
md5sum: b50018607e924270152cb630e4a09f92

 

EnGarde Secure Linux

EnGarde Secure Linux

Web site: www.engardelinux.org
Origin: USA
Category: Server
Desktop environment: text
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: Fedora
Wikipedia:
Media: Install CD
The last version | Released: 3.0.22 | December 10, 2008

EnGarde Secure Linux – a Linux based operating system which provides services like web, DNS and email simply and securely.

EnGarde was designed to support features suitable for individuals, students, security enthusiasts, and those wishing to evaluate the level of security and ease of management available in Guardian Digital enterprise products. Its development is very much driven by not only the requests from the community, but also their continued participation.

The Community Edition is a dynamic, rapidly-evolving product that serves to exhibit the best-of-breed applications currently under development. Guardian Digital enterprise products provide greater levels of support, support for more advanced hardware, more sophisticated upgrade path, and features more suitable for enterprises, including support for our other enterprise applications.

The mail goals are:
– Simple & Secure Remote Administration
– Powerful Host Intrusion Detection
– Secure Network Services
– Built-in Support and Alerts
– Robust Network Intrusion Detection
– Quick and Secure Web, DNS email, FTP
– Network Gateway Firewall
– Monitor System Access
– Protect Against Data Loss
– Security Control Center
– Engineered to be Secure
– Significantly Reduces Support Costs

The distribution was under development between 2001 and 2008, by Guardian Digital, Inc.

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EnGarde Secure Linux 3.0.22 i686 651MB.iso
md5sum: 5768b62d2399c6be84f58256ca830cc7
EnGarde Secure Linux 3.0.22 x86_64 659MB.iso
md5sum: edc9e125353cecc2bdc4a2dccdf58ea9