easys GNU/Linux

easys GNU/Linux

Web site:http://easys.eu/ (not active)
Origin: Germany
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: KDE
Architecture: x86
Based on: Slackware
Wikipedia:
Media: Install CD
The last version | Released: 4.2 | September 29, 2008

easys GNU/Linux – (previously: pocketlinux) is a Linux distribution based on the oldest and active Slackware distribution.

The most important features are: stability, speed, ease of use, ease of maintenance, long time security support, a simplified Slackware installer and one application per task. The Slackware packages used in easys are unmodified, so 100% compatibility is guaranteed.

The latest version of easys 4.2 contains the KDE 4.1.1, QT 4.x, but applications specific to QT3/KDE3 can still be launched by using a compatible library. This release also includes Firefox web browser 3.0.1 and the KOffice suite.

The distribution was developed by former developers of discontinued Bonzai Linux.

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easys GNU/Linux 4.2 i486 679MB.iso
md5sum: 96ee01243b437672e92e88476761c251

 

Stresslinux

Stresslinux

Web site: stresslinux.org
Origin: Germany
Category: Specialist
Desktop environment: CLI
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: openSUSE
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 0.7.106 | July 31, 2011

Stresslinux – a minimal Linux distribution based on openSUSE, dedicated to users who want to test their systems entirely on high load and monitoring the health.

Stresslinux makes use of some utilities available on the net like: stress, cpuburn, hddtemp, lm_sensors and runs from a bootable cdrom, usb, vmware or via PXE.

Stresslinux is for people (system builders, overclockers) who want to test their hardware under high load and monitor stability and thermal environment.

Stresslinux comes without a graphical user interface.

Default login is stress with password stress
The default root password is stresslinux

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Stresslinux 0.7.106 i686 232MB.iso.bz2
md5sum: b3f57e887f843c50a93a152d756066bb
Stresslinux 0.7.106 x86_64 200MB.iso.bz2
md5sum: e087e9d6c3680f2e262bc414d78aab5a

 

OpenSXCE

OpenSXCE

Web site: http://svr4.opensxce.org/
Origin: Germany
Category: Desktop, Server
Desktop environment: Gnome, IceWM
Architecture: x86, SPARC
Based on: OpenSolaris
Wikipedia:
Media: Live DVD/USB
The last version | Released: 2014.05 | June 4, 2014
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OpenSXCE – an up-to-date distribution in sync for SPARC and x86, and on SPARC it supports all sun4u and sun4v Workstations, Servers, Telcos from the 1995′ Ultra-1 to everything that came to market before 2011. All gfx cards have binary redistributable driver support. The distribution comes with Caiman text-install and gui-install, on CD.iso, DVD.iso and USB (even on select SPARC models).

OpenSXCE includes both GNOME and IceWM desktop environments, as well as a set of popular applications like Mozilla Firefox, Mozilla Thunderbird, GIMP, Apache OpenOffice, Pidgin, Time Slider, Songbird, Rhythmbox, DTrace, Ekiga, Wine, Oracle Solaris Studio 12.x professional C/C++ compiler, as well as specific GNOME-based desktop apps.

OpenSXCE creator is Martin Bochnig, who is also (previously) creator of MartUX distribution based on OpenSolaris SXCE.

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OpenSXCE 2014.05 x86 1.7GB.iso.gz
md5sum: ac31add692b20ef5749e2f191e510526
OpenSXCE 2014.05 SPARC 1.8GB.iso.gz
md5sum: ac31add692b20ef5749e2f191e510526

 

Privatix

Privatix

Web site: http://mandalka.name/privatix/
Origin: Germany
Category: Privacy, Encryption
Desktop environment: Gnome
Architecture: x86
Based on: Debian
Wikipedia:
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 11.04.11 | April 11, 2011

Privatix – a portable encrypted operating system designed to be run directly from a USB flash drive or an external hard drive. This allows the user to safely edit and carry along sensitive data for encrypted communication and anonymous Web surfing.

The live system can be used as an installer to setup a Debian GNU/Linux system with a persistent home on an encrypted usb key or on an encrypted external hard disk without much knowledge and work. You can start the installed mobile live-system on unknown computers for example to encrypt your email with thunderbird, enigmail and gnupg or to work safely with your private data. All your settings and data will be safed encrypted on the usb-device.

The latest version of Privatix 11.04.11 is based on Debian GNU/Linux “Squeeze”.
The system’s developer is Markus Mandalka.

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Privatix 11.04.11 EN i386 858MB.iso
md5sum: 52f9252fb174484356327122976ac26b

 

KANOTIX

KANOTIX

Web site: www.kanotix.org
Origin: Germany
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: KDE, LXDE
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: Debian
Wikipedia: KANOTIX
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: Silverfire 2020 | March 6, 2020
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KANOTIX – a Debian stable based Linux distribution, with advanced hardware detection.

KANOTIX uses the latest stable packages of KDE and LXDE desktops from the Debian stable and backports repository.
It can be used as a Live DVD/USB disk system without touching a hard drive, but can be installed to the hard disk using the graphical acritoxinstaller.

The founder of KANOTIX is Jörg Schirottke “Kano”.
The distribution derived from “Kano’s Scriptpage for Knoppix” and is under active development from 2003.
Between 2003 and 2006 KANOTIX was based on Debian unstable “Sid” up to version 2006-01-RC4. After that the base system has benn moved to Debian stable.
A few dewelopers of KANOTIX left the project after moving it to Debian stable, so they started a new Debian ‘Sid’ project called Sidux.

New iso images of Kanotix 2020 Silverfire have been released in March 2020, after 6 years of break at the project development.

ZevenOS

ZevenOS

Web site: zevenos.com
Origin: Germany
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Xfce
Architecture: x86
Based on: Xubuntu
Wikipedia:
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 6 | January 1, 2015
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ZevenOS – an Ubuntu based Linux distribution with BeOS like user interface, and targeted to old computers.

ZevenOS includes a large set of popular open-source applications for different task and full support for popular multimedia formats. It also includes a home made tool for managing the system, called MAGI.
The system uses a customized Xfce desktop environment, which reminds the BeOS system’s desktop.

ZevenOS is available as a 32 bit iso image only.
The system developer is Leszek Lesner.

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ZevenOS 6 i386 905MB.iso
md5sum: 3a4f4b5719b2bc4586cbf2898e4840cc

 

Ubuntu Privacy Remix

Ubuntu Privacy Remix

Web site: https://www.privacy-cd.org/
Origin: Germany
Category: Privacy
Desktop environment: Gnome
Architecture: x86
Based on: Ubuntu
Wikipedia (de): Ubuntu Privacy Remix
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 12.04r1 | May 7, 2014
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Ubuntu Privacy Remix (UPR) – a special, modified live operating system based on Ubuntu. UPR offers a completely isolated working environment to protect data against unsolicited access.

The most important features of the UPR are:
– Live system only, without an option of a hard drive installation
– the system works offline with no active the network connection
– local disk are mounted in read only mode so nothing can be saved or removed from the disks
– it features two pre-installed encrypting tools: TrueCrypt and GnuPG
– restricted privileges of the system’s users that don’t let the users to inject malware into the running system or to recharge such as kernel modules

The first version of Ubuntu Privacy Remix 8.04r1 was released in December 4, 2008.

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Ubuntu Privacy Remix 12.04r1 i386 1.37GB.iso
md5sum: 7eb1a45f77162d2b2eee98a25caa5ad3

 

AEROS

AEROS

Web site: www.aeros-os.org
Origin: Germany
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Wanderer
Architecture: x86, ARM
Based on: AROS, Debian
Wikipedia:
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 3.5 | January 17, 2013
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AEROS – a hybrid distribution of AROS and Linux (Debian) available for ARM and x86 systems. It is an open-source reimplementation of the classic Amiga OS.

The hybrid combinations means that a one operating system hosts an another one. The host system is Debian, which has pre-installed VirtualBox and automatically runs the AROS operating system as a guest system.
Debian contains pre-installed ultra light Openbox window manager and Tint2 panel as well.

Thank’s to Linux kernel, AREOS features more drivers (printers, scanners, NIC, Videocards and is able to run every Linux application, including Wine, which enables the use of Windows (TM) apps without the need of Windows(TM).

Thank’s to having AROS on top Linux, the system can runs apps and games which come from Amiga It also allows you to use JanusUAE – an integrated Amiga emulation – a classic 68k Amiga apps can be used in coherency mode.

Te developer of AEROS is Pascal Papara, and the AEROS is published under OIN® License.

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AEROS 3.5 i386 2.75GB.iso
md5sum: 821858d9a7e8591549b5e2c3f3bf7c62

 

JackLab Audio Distribution

JackLab Audio Distribution

Web site: www.jacklab.org
Origin: Germany
Category: Multimedia
Desktop environment: Enlightenment, KDE
Architecture: x86
Based on: openSUSE
Wikipedia:
Media: Install DVD
The last version | Released: 1.0 | September 16, 2007

JAD (JackLab Audio Distribution) – a Linux distribution, based on openSUSE and designed for musicians, producers and media creators.

JAD 1.0 is fully compatible with the openSUSE 10.2. It contains a full production environment for media production, primarily music. It uses a real time Linux kernel based on version 2.6.19 to have fast audio processing with a latency down to 1.5ms.

The default audio system is based on the Jack Audio Connection Kit (JACK) which is designed for the needs of musicians and producers and provides a professional audio/midi controlling interface.

The JAD’s default desktop is Enlightenment 17, but the system installer lets installing KDE desktop environment installed of e17 as well.

The last version of JAD 1.0 was released in 2007.
The distribution developer is Michael Bohle.

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JAD 1.0 i586 1.61GB.iso
md5sum: f9809bf62aea3a8f585ed081beee442e

 

Delicate

Delicate

Web site: http://delicate-linux.net
Origin: Germany
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Blackbox, Dwm, Fluxbox, Icewm, Openbox
Architecture: x86
Based on: Independent
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 0.1 alpha5 | June 16, 2014
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Deli(cate) – an independently developed Linux distribution targeted at very old and low RAM computers.

Delicate is a fork of DeLi Linux 0.8 and it’s developed independently of DeLi’s successor ConnochaetOS.
The system is based on the 2.4 series Linux kernel and uClibc to minimize the resource utilization.

It is possible to upgrade Deli Linux 0.8 to the present version of Delicate.

The project has started on June 30, 2011.

Minimum requirements:
CPU : i386 (or compatible) / m68020 (MMU+FPU)
RAM : 8MB (console only) / 14MB (with GUI)
HDD : 280MB (with limitations)

Recommended configuration:
CPU : i586 @ 233MHz / m68060 @ 100 MHz
RAM : 64MB
HDD : 4GB

NOTE: Recent hardware might work, but it’s currently unsupported.

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Delicate 0.1 alpha5 i386 457B.iso
md5sum: fd39c9c011911ffccc33ac0d3590e5b6