NIOde

NIOde

Web site: niode.nl (not active)
Origin: Netherlands
Category: Specialist
Desktop environment: IceWM ?
Architecture: x86
Based on: Knoppix
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 20040930 | September 30, 2004

NIOde (NIO Development Environment) – a live, Knoppix based Linux distribution which contains all appropriate IOI programming tools.

IOI = International Olympiad in Informatics

Download

NIOde 20040930 i386 577MB.iso
md5sum: 6b980eb572c7b76d636ee0a25a237978

 

MACH BOOT

Mach Boot

Web site: www.machboot.com
Origin: Japan
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: IceWM
Architecture: x86
Based on: Debian
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: ? | 0.3.0.2007.09.11 ?

MACH BOOT (“Mach” as in “Supersonic Speed”) – a Linux distribution, based on Debian GNU/Linux, shipped with the Linux kernel 2.6.16, X.Org 7.0 and IceWM window manager.

MACH BOOT claims to be the fastest booting live Linux distro ever, it could boot in 5.68 seconds from power on to X server and a window manager.

The project founder is Jun Okajima.

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MACH BOOT 0.3.0.20070911 i386 246MB.iso
md5sum: 9bfd7a059d1395ffeabcec73535fa519

 

DAZOS

DAZOS

Web site: sourceforge.net/projects/anitaos2/
Origin: ?
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: IceWM
Architecture: x86
Based on: Puppy Linux
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: ? | December 30, 2013

DAZOS – a Linux distribution based on Puppy Linux and targeted to old machines.

This distro is following a minimalism approach and will try where possible to use self-contained programs and is using Lucid Puppy Barebones 5.25 RETRO for its base suitable for old hardware and slightly newer.

Has the added advantage of allowing the install of Ubuntu .deb packages.
Has 2.6.30.5 kernel.
SDL Libraries included now.

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DAZOS i386 141MB.iso
md5sum: c24c1d15d288220e4549fbb6436c4f3a

 

BonsaiOS

BonsaiOS

Web site: bonsaios.sourceforge.io
Origin: ?
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: IceWM
Architecture: x86
Based on: Puppy Linux
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: ? | March 1, 2014

BonsaiOS – the os from the creator of Anitaos is for 1st generation pentiums and maybe 486’s. Follows the same kitset approach as Anitaos. This os however is designed for older hardware that other os’s won’t run on and is based on Puppy Linux Fatfree 2.17 an absolute barebones iso and I provide what you need to make your own system.

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BonsaiOS (Puppy Fat Free Pup 2.17) i386 54MB.iso
md5sum: 4022fe74eea243488550b5c48955c180

 

LinuxBBQ

LinuxBBQ

Web site: linuxbbq.org (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”
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: Adipositas | July 20, 2016
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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.

 

Anitaos

Anitaos

Web site: sourceforge.net/projects/anitaos/
Origin: ?
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: IceWM
Architecture: x86
Based on: Puppy Linux
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 4.31v3 | September 19, 2017
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Anitaos – an independent fork built on the top of Puppy Linux 4. It is addressed to users with very old computers with Pentium II or newer processor.

Anitaos has a pre-installed set of basic applications, SDL library required to run games, QT4.5, flash, grub4dos, sqlite 3.6, jre 1.6, ffmpeg, Xine, Avidemux and Aumix.

There is no web browser in the system, but many applications, including net ones, are available on the project website.

Download

AnitaOS 4.31v3 i386 178MB.iso
md5sum: 03cf48c733d4f60dbc32cc104f97884d
AnitaOS (Retro with X.org 7.0) i386 183MB.iso
md5sum: 5c61fe1ea5c1715faea7b57c1a3db477

 

Gentoox

Gentoox

Web site: gentoox.shallax.com
Origin: United Kingdom
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: AfterStep, Blackbox, Fluxbox, GNOME, IceWM, WindowMaker, Xfce
Architecture: XBox
Based on: Gentoo
Wikipedia: Gentoox
Media: Install
The last version | Released: 7.1 | January 28, 2009

Gentoox – a specialist Linux distribution based on Gentoo Linux, created for the Xbox – a home video game console.

It retains all the features of the original (portage, sysvinit etc…) but has a patch system created from the ground up, which is specifically designed for Gentoox. “Magic” allows users to install new software, upgrade their kernel and fix bugs. To learn more about magic, run “magic usage” once you have installed Gentoox.

Gentoox runs along side games – you get 3 choices during installation: E, F and Native. Both E and F create a loopback filesystem meaning that none of your drives are formatted during installation (except for cache partitions). If you choose “Native”, then your F: partition is formatted to ReiserFS (making it inaccessible to Xbox applications).

Gentoox can be loaded via a .xbe file, or from a Cromwell based BIOS (which can be flashed to your modchip during installation). When using E or F installations, you are totally risk free – if you don’t like Gentoox, simply delete all the files it installs (about 7 in total) and its gone.

There are three versions of Gentoox: Pro Edition, Home Edition and Media Center Edition. All three are 100% free and opensource, the difference between Home and Pro is that the Home Edition has many software packages preinstalled and preconfigured for instant usability straight out of the box where as Pro doesn’t even have a graphical user interface let alone any “useful” applications. Pro is a bare minimum installation for booting the system, the entire customization of the OS is left in the user’s hands with Pro. Media Center edition is more of a “Plugin” than a separate distribution. It allows you to have a Media Center along with Gentoox Home or Pro.

The project developer is Thomas Pedley.

Download

Gentoox Home Edition 7.1 824MB.tbz2
md5sum: e81d700117b839e2147afb58e6ccba32
Gentoox Media Center 1.3 580MB.rar
md5sum: d0204e937a7a22a9ac0bc869f14219cd
Gentoox Pro Edition 5.1 245MB.tbz2
md5sum: b07cfecdbb3181e75250be2ac341b809

 

Scientific Linux

Scientific

Web site: www.scientificlinux.org
Origin: USA
Category: Desktop, Server, Science
Desktop environment: GNOME, IceWM, KDE
Architecture: x86_64
Based on: Red Hat
Wikipedia: Scientific
Media: Live
The last version | Released: 7.7 | August 14, 2019
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Scientific – a Linux distribution built on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and addressed to scientific institutions. The development of the operating system since 2004 is managed by the European Center for Nuclear Research CERN (Switzerland) and the American Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab). From version 7.x, the main sponsor and coordinator of the project is Fermilab.

System images are available as installation and live media for the i386 and x86_64 hardware architecture. Live versions are equipped with KDE, GNOME and IceWM desktops.

Goals:
– Provide a stable, scalable, and extensible operating system for scientific computing
– Support scientific research by providing methods and procedures for enabling the integration of scientific applications with the operating environment
– Use the free exchange of ideas, designs, and implementations to prepare a computing platform for the next generation of scientific computing

As James Amundson, the Head of Scientific Computing Division announced (April 22, 2019), the Scientific Linux will be discontinued.

Download

Scientific 7.7 Everything x86_64 9.8GB.iso
md5sum:

Scientific 7.6 LiveDVD GNOME x86_64 1.84GB.iso
md5sum: 1080668e6d0b9a7d018a3233e78ce5cf
Scientific 7.6 LiveDVD KDE x86_64 1.95GB.iso
md5sum: 8a57f4d8c2fe9a188bb7085a9f454b37
Scientific 7.6 Netinst x86_64 562MB.iso
md5sum: 8e2c3ba76877b876195ff6e884304045

 

Zencafe

Zencafe

Web site: www.zencafe.web.id
Origin: Indonesia
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: IceWM, Xfce
Architecture: x86
Based on: Slackware, Zenwalk
Wikipedia:
Media: Install CD
The last version | Released: 3.2-rc1 | May 2, 2014

Zencafe GNU/Linux – a Linux distribution from Indonesia based on Slackware and Zenwalk Linux. The distribution was specifically designed for internet cafes and had features such as automatic restart by crash, payment system for internet cafes, management software and other graphics system management.

Zencafe GNU/Linux supported platforms i486 and i686. The distribution came in a “Light” edition with the IceWM window manager and in a standard edition with the Xfce desktop environment.

Version 2.2 was launched July 10, 2010, and the latest release candidate 3.2-rc1 was released May 2, 2014.

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Zencafe GNU/Linux 3.2-rc1 i686-pae 669MB.iso
md5sum: 1b03d14a982a4182688eee761ad89cd4
Zencafe GNU/Linux 2.2 i486 623MB.iso
md5sum: 4a9a704f5ab1d332459e0077c15762ce

 

Kinneret

Kinneret

Web site: kinneret.berlios.de (not active)
Origin: Israel
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Fluxbox, IceWM, KDE, Window Maker, Xfce
Architecture: x86
Based on: Knoppix
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 0.7.4 | January 10, 2005

Kinneret – a GNU/Linux distribution based on Knoppix (and Debian GNU/Linux). The system is developed by a community in Israel and is optimized for i486 CPUs with IceWM, KDE, WMaker, Fluxbox and Xfce desktops.

The “Kinneret” project aims to create a friendly, comprehensive and fully localized GNU/Linux distribution, that will employ free software in order to address the computing needs of Israeli users.

The latest version 0.7.4 was released in 2005.

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kinneret 0.7.4 i386 716MB.iso
md5sum: d9f96d51105551e4f054aed92526a230