Monkey Linux


Web site: (not active)
Origin: Czech Republic
Category: Mini distribution
Desktop environment: Fvwm95
Architecture: x86
Based on: Slackware (?)
Wikipedia (PL): Monkey Linux
Media: Install Floppy
The last version | Released: 1.0.1 (?) | 1999 (?)

Monkey Linux – a small Executable and Linking Format (ELF) distribution based on Linux kernel 2.0.30 and Libc5. It uses the UMSDOS file system makes it an ideal semi-complete distribution for GNU/Linux newbies, because no knowledge of (re)partitioning hard drives is required for installation. Monkey works in its own folder within MS-DOS or Windows 3.x/9x/Me. The archived base distribution is less than 7MB in size and fits in
five floppies. After installation, Monkey takes up less than 30MB of hard drive space.

Minimal hardware requirements:
– 386SX
– 20MB on IDE HDD (+ 10MB for SWAP) on non-compressed DOS volume
– VGA for X Window

Applications preinstalled:
– Fvwm95, xterm
– editors: vi, joe (Wordstar compatible editor)
– telnet, ssh, ftp, traceroute, nslookup
– web browsers: Lynx, Netscape available in the installable additional package
– bootpd, bootpgw, cron
– many utilities for text processing (awk, sed, perl, etc.)
– utilities for working with IPX/SPX
– support for many filesystems: iso9660 (CD-ROM filesystem); NFS (Network File System from Sun Microsystems); ncpfs (Novell filesystem for shared volumes); smbfs (SMB Windows network filesystem but only over TCP/IP).

Its author is Czech, Milan Keršláger. From version 0.7 (1999) the distribution has been created by Marek Dankowski. The American IT specialist Pat Villani helped on an ad hoc basis.


Monkey Linux.tar.gz 12MB
md5sum: 38e4b0df9922634d64a19561987a83c9




Web site: (not active)
Origin: China
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: AfterStep, Awesome, Blackbox, Cinnamon, Enlightenment, Fluxbox, FLWM, FVWM, IceWM, Ion, JWM, KDE, LXDE, MATE, Openbox, PekWM, Ratpoison, WindowMaker, Xfce
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: Debian unstable “Sid”
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: Adipositas | July 20, 2016
Zobacz po polsku Zobacz po polsku: LinuxBBQ

LinuxBBQ – a Linux distribution based on the unstable branch of Debian “Sid”, which features a Linux kernel and tools from the Siduction, Grml and Linux Mint distributions. LinuxBBQ offers system versions with various desktops (from aewm to xmonad) and various variants of settings for individual desktops. System releases do not have numbers, but assigned names for individual desktops.

LinuxBBQ also offers a set of scripts for self-construction of iso images based on any version of LinuxBBQ, after own modification. The packages are installed and updated with the debian package manager APT from the Debian and LinuxBBQ repositories.

LinuxBBQ Gangbang contains 76 “light” window managers that are available in live mode: tmux, 2bwm, 2wm, 9wm, aewm, afterstep, ahwm, alopex, amiwm, antiwm, awesome, blackbox, bspwm, catwm, clfswm, ctwm, cwm, dminiwm, drafonflywm, dwm, echinus, enlightenment, euclid-wm, evilpoison, evilwm, fluxbox, flwm, fvwm-crystal, goomwwm, hwwm, herbustluftwm, i3, icewm, jwm, karmen, larswm, lwm, matwm2, mwwm, monsterwm, musca, notion, nwm, olwm, openbox, oroborus, pekwm, ratpoison, sapphire, sawfish, sithwm, smallwm, snapwm, spectrwm, sscrotwm, stumpwm, subtle, tfwm, tinywm, tritium, twm, uwm, vtwm, w9wm, weewm, wind, windowlab, wm2, window maker, wmfs, wmii, wmx, xfwm4 , xmonad, xoat, yeahwm.

LinuxBBQ also offers more popular desktops, pre-installed on separate iso images, such as KDE, LXDE, e17, Xfce, MATE, Cinnamon, Openbox, TDE, etc.




Web site:
Origin: Sweden
Category: Specialist
Desktop environment: Blackbox, Fluxbox, FVWM, GNOME, KDE, WindowMaker, Xfce
Architecture: x86
Based on: Slackware
Media: Install DVD
The last version | Released: 7.0.1 | January 11, 2009

Topologilinux – a complete Slackware based Linux distribution to be run on top of any Dos/win partition without partitioning your hard disk. Very easy to install to your favorite Windows system like Windows Vista or Windows XP or Windows 2000.

It runs on your existing windows/dos partition in a directory named “/tlinux6”. This works on both NTFS and FAT partitions which means that you can run it under all existing Windows or dos systems. Since version 5 and above is that you can run it inside windows through coLinux, you can also use X windows through a vnc server and then connect using a vnc viewer.

Since version 6.0 also can be installed in real Linux mode without loopmount like the traditional distributions Slackware, Redhat, Fedora, Suse and so on if you prefer this method.

It is also possible to run your existing windows program in Topologilinux through the windows emulator wine. Just enter wine your_program.exe


Topologilinux 7.0.1 i486 2.34GB.iso
md5sum: 8f9240f03a44aa6861c926e4a92630ba




Web site:
Origin: Unknown
Category: Mini
Desktop environment: FVWM
Architecture: x86
Based on: Independent
Media: Live
The last version | Released: 0.8 | January 18, 2008

DetaolB – a small sized x86/uclibc distro, aimed mostly for emulators/virtualizers.

With this iso’s size around 60Mb, you’ve a small yet functional desktop distro which can help developing/debugging C/C++/Fortran/Perl software or compiling the Linux kernel.

It can then self emulate with included qemu-0.9.0.

You can play with the grub menu (press the key ‘e’) at boot sequence and choose the framebuffer resolution you want using the “screen” parameter (example: screen=vga or svga or xga or sxga). You can choose between a french keyboard (kmap=fr) or stick to the us default.

The live iso is built using modules (similar to Slax), and contains scripts to re-build the iso image if you want.

The project developer is Christian Michon.


DetaolB 0.8.1 i386 60MB.iso
md5sum: 06b93d49ab22ef9118502cbe6187e3cb

DetaolB 0.8 i386 60MB.iso
md5sum: 71da154babd095f451911a70159a09e0




Web site:
Origin: Switzerland
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Blackbox, Fluxbox, FVWM, WindowMaker, Xfce
Architecture: PowerPC
Based on: Slackware
Media: Install DVD
The last version | Released: 12.1 | June 7, 2008

Slackintosh – a port of Slackware Linux to the PowerPC (Macintosh) processor architecture.

Slackintosh does not work on Intel-Macs. Slackintosh is a PPC distribution.

Slackintosh was under development by Adrian Ulrich and Marco Bonetti.
The latest version of Slackintosh was released in 2007.


Slackintosh 12.1 PowerPC Install 2.64GB.iso
md5sum: c5c80bf2fb2964b8e386804998c53f39




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Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Fvwm
Architecture: x86
Based on: Unknown
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 1 | April 10, 2007

Jinx – a minimalistic graphical operating system for use on old computers with 64MB RAM. Suitable for desktop, business and library use. Includes browser, office applications in 50MB ISO. Optimized for tiny size.

Jinx is available in two versions: Full and Mini.

The Full version includes:
– Opera 9 web browser with Flash plugin
– Textmaker Free Edition for word processing
– PlanMaker Free Edition spreadsheet
– Adobe Acrobat 5 PDF viewer
– Archive Manager
– SCUMMVM Games Machine
– Stardict Dictionary
– ROX file manager
– gtksee Image Viewer
– Dillo web browser
– tkoutline outliner
– toppler game
– bittorrent client
– xmms audio player
– Mplayer multimedia player.

The Mini versions is smaller than Full, and features only internet access and word processing in a 21 MB live CD ISO.


Jinx Full i368 43MB.iso
md5sum: 307eed146f5362012a8abff2c2a80682
Jinx Mini i368 20MB.iso
md5sum: c83915f1ecee1974be642e21dbad062d


Hybryde Linux

Hybryde Linux Fusion

Hybryde Linux Evolution

Web site:
Origin: France
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Cinnamon, Enlightenment, FVWM, GNOME, KDE, LXDE, MATE, Openbox, Unity, Xfce
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: Ubuntu
Wikipedia(fr): Hybryde Linux
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 13.04 | May 19, 2013
Zobacz po polsku Zobacz po polsku: Hybryde Linux

Hybryde Linux – an Ubuntu based Linux distribution targeted to the desktop usesr.

Hybryde Linux features an unique feature, which let users to switch between various desktops without logout and login back, in the same session.
The feature is provided via the HY-MENU, which supports desktop environments and window managers such as: Cinnamon, Enlightenment, FVWM, GNOME, KDE, LXDE, MATE, Openbox, Unity, Xfce.

Releases history:
– Hybryde NirvanOs – March 2011
– Hybryde Eldorados – August 2011
– Hybryde Evolution – May 2012
– Hybryde Fusion – May 2013

The project developer is Olivier Larrieu.


Hybryde Linux Evolution v1 i386 1.59GB.iso
md5sum: fd449428c0944c8ee5c164ba7eab4a73