gnuArtist

gnuArtist

Web site: https://sites.google.com/site/gnuartist/ (not active)
Origin: USA
Category: Multimedia
Desktop environment: Gnome
Architecture: x86
Based on: Ubuntu
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 10.04.2 | February 24, 2011

gnuArtist – an artistic Linux distribution, based on Ubuntu, providing the end-user with tools for digital content creation.

gnuArtist is a highly customized setup of Ubuntu (32-bit alternative install), to ensure a lightweight and stable environment for people who want stability and productivity. It is based on the LTS versions of Ubuntu (rather than normal releases). The default environment is GNOME, but used a hydrid interface of MacOSX/Windows. A default dock is provided (Avant Window Manager), and a Mac-menu like menu bar (Gnome Global Menu) is located on the top of the screen, along side a Windows-like start button called Cairo-Menu, for quick and easy navigation.

The software categories include the following:
– Audio – (Editing, Recording & Music Composition): Audacity
– Video – (Editing, Capture & Conversion): OpenShot
– 3D Modeling & Animation: Blender
– Image Editing & Digital Paint: MyPaint, Gimp
– Font Creation & Management
– Animation (2D Vector & Traditional)
– HTML/Programming & Web-Design: Geany
– Internet & Networking: Opera
– Multimedia Players: VLC
– DVD Authoring & Backup: Brasero, 2ManDVD DVD-Video, Remastersys, Reconstructor ISO

gnuArtist was designed and developed by Don J. Thorpe.

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gnuArtist 10.04.2 i386 699MB.iso
md5sum: 3cd7653f58dfb7ea804bd4c5c405ef27

 

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

 

Dragora GNU/Linux-Libre

Dragora GNU/Linux-Libre

Web site: www.dragora.org
Origin: Argentina
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: IceWM, ScrotWM, Xfce
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: Independent
Wikipedia: Dragora GNU/Linux-Libre
Media: Install CD
The last version | Released: 2.2 | April 25, 2012
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Dragora GNU/Linux-Libre – a written entirely from scratch, and trustworthy GNU/Linux-Libre distribution based on the concept of simplicity with the goal of being a multi-purpose operating system.

Dragora contains 100% free software and uses a Linux-libre kernel, and is one of the “entirely free GNU/Linux distros” endorsed by the Free Software Foundation. It has a very simple packaging system that allows installing, removing, upgrading and creating packages.

The project developer is Matias A. Fonzo.
The latest version of Dragora 2.2 was released in 2012, but the project is still alive.

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Dragora GNU/Linux-Libre 2.2 i486 639MB.iso
md5sum: e66dd77cd68178a6c82358aa7bebd159
Dragora GNU/Linux-Libre 2.2 x86_64 661MB.iso
md5sum: 6a77756fc867d827167db48aa4161aa8

 

Musix GNU/Linux

Musix GNU/Linux

Web site: http://musixdistro.wordpress.com/
Origin: Argentina
Category: Multimedia
Desktop environment: Fluxbox, GNOME, IceWM, KDE, LXDE, Openbox
Architecture: x86
Based on: Debian
Wikipedia: Musix GNU/Linux
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 3.0.1 | March 13, 2014
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Musix GNU/Linux – a Linux distribution, based on Debian GNU/Linux and targeted to music and video creators.

Musix contains a large set of pre-installed free applications for audio production, graphic design and video editing.
The live system can be installed on a hard drive. It also can be used as a Live system from a DVD or USB, with an option of stored live settings (persistent).

KDE is the default desktop environment, but there are a few other desktops available too: GNOME, LXDE, Fluxbox and IceWM.
The main language used in the Live system is Spanish, with Portuguese, English and French support as well.

Musix GNU+Linux is one of the few GNU/Linux distributions recognized by the Free Software Foundation as completly free.
The initiator and co-director of the project is Marcos Germán Guglielmetti.
The project started in 2005 (?).

The live system user name: user
Password: live

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Musix GNU/Linux 3.0.1 i686 2.01GB.iso
md5sum: 2764416adb8e89ec0580fb4e7befd17e

 

Blag Linux and GNU

Blag Linux and GNU

Web site: www.blagblagblag.org
Origin: United Kingdom
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: MATE
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: Fedora
Wikipedia: Blag Linux and GNU
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 140000 | May 4, 2011
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Blag Linux and GNU – a Linux distribution based on Fedora, and offers as a single live CD media.

Comparing Blag to Fedora, it contains an additional set of applications missing from graphics, internet, audio, video, office, and others.
BLAG is based on Fedora plus updates, adds applications from Dag, Dries, Freshrpms, NewRPMS, and own packages.

BLAG is one of the few operating systems listed as a completely free software distribution by the Free Software Foundation.
It is made by the Brixton Linux Action Group.

The lastest stable version of Blag 14000 was released in 2011.
The last testing version 20000 Alpha wae released in 2014.

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Blag Linux and GNU 140000 x86_64 713MB.iso
md5sum: 189b201142304348becf1a4910fbdcb4

 

Pingwinek

Pingwinek Gnome

Pingwinek Matchbox   Pingwinek Xfce   Pingwinek GNU/Haiku

Web site: http://home.gna.org/pingwinek/
Origin: Poland
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Gnome, Xfce, Enlightenment, Matchbox, EDE, IceWM
Architecture: x86
Based on: Independent (Linux), Haiku
Wikipedia:
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 1.0preview4 GNU/Linux | October 14, 2006 | 0.1.0 GNU/Haiku | March 11, 2007

Pingwinek – a Polish project which offers two separated distributions based on Linux kernel and Haiku.

Pingwinek GNU/Linux is an independent distribution which provides a live system with a few desktop environments and window managers of your choice: Gnome, Xfce, Enlightenment, Matchbox, EDE and IceWM.

The live 1.7GB iso image has a large set of pre-installed applications, such as:
– Office: Gnocky, Gnumeric, Grisby, LyX, OpenOffice.org, Rubrica, e-Sofokles
– Net: Blam and Liferea feed readers, Ekiga, GNU Gadu, Gaim, Balsa, Gwget download manager, Kazehakase web browser, LostIRC, Thunderbird, Tleenx2, XChat IRC client, Firefox, gFTP, gSTM
– Multimedia: Siobhan audio player, PenguinTV media aggregator, Audacious, Beep, Camelot, Diva video editor, Exaile, FM radio tuner, Gnome CD master, GnomeBaker, Helix player, Kino, Mplayer, Pitivi, Quark music player, TVtime, Thoggen DVD ropper, Winki the ripper, X-CD-Roast, Zapping TV Viewersteamtuner, vMovieDB, xine
– Graphics: Camorama, Comix, Dia, GNU Paint, Blender, GQview, Inkscape, K-3D, PlotDrop, Sodipodi, Gimp, UFRaw, Xara, gtkam, mtPaint
– Others: Leafpad, Dr.Geo, Galculator, gDesklets, SciTE, XaoS, Anjuta, Bluefish, Geany, Hex Editor, poEdit, gtranslator, Firestarter, etc.

It offers options of the live system to choose:
– English or Polish locales
– the default desktop
– or sipmly use built in wizard

Pingwinek GNU/Haiku is probably the first Haiku distribution. Beside the base Haiku system, it contains 40 packages ported from Pingwinek GNU/Linux distribution. It contains compiler (GCC 2.95.3), several simple games, SDL, Midnight Commander, ncurses.
The distribution doesn’t have an installer which could install system on a hard disk.

The founder and developer of Pingwinek is Grzegorz Dąbrowski.

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Pingwinek GNU/Linux 1.0preview4 i686 1.6GB.iso
md5sum: 0fff382c6f16d7b73689d96c1fc09614
Pingwinek GNU/Haiku 0.1.0 Virtual Disk Image 244MB.vmdk
md5sum: d4f158111653cd47b9d6d4c5c8246e06
Pingwinek GNU/Haiku 0.1.0 256MB.image
md5sum: 4b169325a2fe991d2336868a12d44bda

 

Hag GNU/Linux

Hag GNU/Linux

Web site: www.hag-linux.eu.org (not active)
Origin: Poland
Category: Desktop, Mini distribution
Desktop environment: Fluxbox
Architecture: x86
Based on: Grml
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 0.1.20 | June 12, 2009

Hag GNU/Linux – a Polish, small size, light and fast Linux distribution based on Grml.

Hag live system uses the lightweight Fluxbox window manager, and offers a set of applications, such as:
– Net: Iceweasel, Midori, Aurora, Gajim, Psi, Kadu, weechat, Irssi, Claws mail, Links2, Wicd
– Graphics: Geeqie, ImageMagic
– Office: Osmo, Xpdf, Edpfview, Pornview, Geany, Leafpad, Jad, Emasc
– Multimedia: Audacious, Aumix, MOC, GMplayer
– File management: PCManFM, Rox, Midnight Commander, Tuxcmd

There is an installation script available called “grml2hd” which lets you install Hag on a hard drive.

The name of Hag (Polish name: Wiedźma) is an acronym of “Hag’s actually grml”.
The author of Hag GNU/Linux is azhag.
The last available version is 0.1.20 which was released in 2009.

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Hag GNU/Linux 0.1.20 i686 362MB.iso
md5sum: 80c1b5139ec24e57b436b13c8f636df7