Cobin Desktop

Cobin Desktop

Web site: cobind.com (not active)
Origin: USA
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: GNOME, KDE, Xfce
Architecture: x86
Based on: Fedora
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Media: Install CD
The last version | Released: 0.2 beta | June 23, 2004

Cobin Desktop – a Fedora based Linux distribution, which was developed by the USA company Cobind located in Pittsburgh. Cobind Desktop merges the reliability of Fedora Core Linux, the speed of a lightweight desktop environment, and the usability of a best-of-breed application suite into a basic, high-performance Linux platform designed with the average user in mind.

The distribution used the GNOME, KDE and Xfce desktop environments. The distribution supported the 32-bit x86 computer architecture.

The last version 0.2 beta was released on June 23, 2004.

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Co-Create Linux

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Web site: opendesktop.net (not active)
Origin: China
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: GNOME
Architecture: x86
Based on: Fedora
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Media: Install CD
The last version | Released: 2005 | October 25, 2004

Co-Create Linux (previously: OpenDesktop) – a Fedora based Linux distribution. The distribution was developed by seven Chinese companies, as well as universities and research centers around China.

The distribution utilized the GNOME desktop environment and supported the 32-bit x86 computer architecture.

The first version 1.0 was released on January 9, 2004.

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frozenboxOS

frozenboxOS

Web site: os.frozenbox.org (not active)
Origin: Italy
Category: Security
Desktop environment: GNOME
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: Debian
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Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 1.3 | June 30, 2013

frozenboxOS – a project that revolves around the development of a basic Debian operating system developed by the Frozenbox Dev Team.

This project is closed, it was preceded by BlackAudit and StealthPwn and now continued by Parrot Security OS that is the project now completed.

The last version of frozenboxOS 1.3 is based on Debian Wheezy.

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frozenboxOS 1.3 MATE i386 1.1GB.iso
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frozenboxOS 1.3 amd64 1.1GB.iso
md5sum: 6b6fc2534e49bf324ed678b4097c1afe

 

StealthPwn

StealthPwn

Web site: sourceforge.net/projects/stealthpwn/
Origin: Italy
Category: Security
Desktop environment: GNOME
Architecture: x86
Based on: Ubuntu
Wikipedia:
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 1.2 | October 22, 2012

StealthPwn – an Ubuntu based Linux distribution, focused on security and penetration tests.

It is the second step in the development the pentesting distro now known as Parrot Security OS.

This project is closed, it was preceded by BlackAudit and continued by frozenboxOS and now by Parrot Security OS that is the project now completed.

The last version of StealthPwn 1.2 is based on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Lucid Lynx.

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StealthPwn 1.2 i386 1.69GB.iso
md5sum: b4a9cc016b9a22c53a0acc8814558eb3

 

BlackAudit

BlackAudit

Web site: sourceforge.net/projects/blackaudit/
Origin: Italy
Category: Security
Desktop environment: GNOME
Architecture: x86
Based on: Ubuntu
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Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 0.2.6 | September 22, 2012

BlackAudit – an Ubuntu based Linux distribution, focused on security and penetration tests.

It is the first project developed by Eclipse Spark with the aim of creating a pentesting distro.

This project was closed and continued by StealthPwn, succeded by frozenboxOS and now by Parrot Security OS that is the project now completed.

The last version of BlackAudit 0.2.6 is based on Ubuntu 11.04.

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BlackAudit 0.2.6 i386 1.37GB.iso
md5sum: 796532c2fb047e6b84fd2aeab54cc49f

 

Santa Fe Linux

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Web site: santafelinux.com (not active)
Origin: USA
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: GNOME
Architecture: x86
Based on: Debian
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 1.0 CTR3 | September 28, 2004

Santa Fe Linux – a Debian based live CD distribution which features hardware autodetection and configuration tools built out of the box. It even runs right off the CD so you can try it without installing.

Santa Fe Linux has such applications preinstalled::
– OpenOffice
– Scribus
– Firefox
– Ximian Evolution, Thunderbird
– Gaim
– CD Player/Ripper Grip
– CD Burning Eroaster
– gtkam
– GIMP
– GnuCash
– Blender
– Neverball
– Audacity
– Audio Player XMMS
– Video Editor KINO

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Puppy Gnome

Puppy Gnome

Web site: sourceforge.net/projects/puppygnome342/
Origin: France
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: GNOME
Architecture: x86
Based on: Puppy Linux
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Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 3.4.2-08.12 | August 30, 2012

Puppy Gnome – a Puppy Linux based, small in size Linux distribution which provides a GNOME desktop environment as default.

250MB of the iso size on laptops with 4GB of memory makes this a Puppy Linux remix very fast and efficient to give you access to all the applications you need at home. Without having to start a Windows or a large-displacement Linux.

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Puppy Gnome 3.4.2-08.12 i386 225MB.iso
md5sum: 685f2818433155b15d67146359290b6c

 

Freedows

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Web site: freedows.com.br (not active)
Origin: Brazil
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Gnome
Architecture: x86
Based on: Fedora
Wikipedia:
Media: Install CD
The last version | Released: 1 | June 10, 2004

Freedows – the Freedows OS Project is creating an open source core Kernel architecture based on the Stanford Cache Kernel model, with the aim to create a stable platform for kernel-level multi-platform emulation.

It was launched during CIAB 2004, Congress and Exhibition of Information Technology of Financial Institutions, as an another Linux distribution with a Brazilian flavor, with the face of Windows XP and ready to run MS Office applications, through Wine Crossover.

Freedows was developed by the Freedows Consortium, created by Cobra Tecnologia S.A (part of the Banco do Brasil conglomerate) and the Brazilian Association of Free Software Companies (ABRASOL).

It is a distribution geared towards the corporate sector, especially the financial world, however it has several editions: Lite, Professional, SMB, Standard and Thin Client, and the Compact Edition.

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Shift Linux

Shift Linux

Web site: shiftlinux.net (not active)
Origin: USA
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Fluxbox, GNOME, KDE, Xfce
Architecture: x86
Based on: Ubuntu
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Media: Live
The last version | Released: 0.6.5 | March 24, 2008

Shift Linux – a GNU/Linux distribution based on the Ubuntu (previously on Morphix Linux) project in the form of a Live CD. It is a multi-functional system compatible with all Ubuntu package repositories. It is available in several editions, depending on the graphical environment and window manager used (there is a release for weaker machines using the Fluxbox window manager).

Shift Linux provides a set of the most popular utility applications in the open source world. You can find there such programs as: GVim, Revelation, Xine, Pidgin, gDesklets, GIMP, gThumb, AbiWord and many others.

Shift Linux 0.6 were released in the following versions: Shift Linux 0.6 Gnome, Shift Linux 0.6 KDE4, and Shift Linux 0.6 Lite (for older computers). Shift Linux Lite contains two less resource hogging desk managers (XFCE-4 and Fluxbox), but has a full compliment of packages and utilities.

As of version 0.6 of Shift Linux has moved away from it’s Morphix base so is based on Ubuntu. This version incorporates Firefox 3 (GranParadiso), OpenOffice, new themes, and a tested installer.

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ShilaOS

ShilaOS

Web site: sourceforge.net/projects/shilaos/
Origin: ?
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: GNOME
Architecture: x86
Based on: Ubuntu
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: March 20, 2012

ShilaOS – a live CD Linux distribution based on Ubuntu Linux created for Shila Amzah fans.

As the developer said:
“We are Shila Amzah big fan so we have created this live CD to enjoy Shila Amzah Twitter and Youtube channel anytime, anywhere.”

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ShilaOS 2012.03.20 i386 695MB.iso
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