Swecha

Swecha

Web site: swecha.org/content/swecha-project
Origin: India
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Unity
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: Ubuntu
Wikipedia:
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 2016 | May 8, 2016

Swecha (Swecha Telugu OS) – a project that aims to localize GNU/Linux and other Free Software to Telugu. The project will strive to bridge the language barrier that is one of major reasons behind the digital divide.

e-Swecha is a free software project aimed at developing a Operating System to, for and by the engineering students.

BalaSwecha OS : The primary objective of BalaSwecha is to bridge the growing digital divide in education between privileged and underprivileged in India. Schools for the underprivileged in India, for example the government schools, face a lot of problems including lack of continuous electricity, infrastructure and personnel.

Swecha was founded in 2005 as an organization to support the Swecha project, it is now a vibrant community of software users, students, academicians and software professionals/developers determined to provide quality software built on the guidelines of free software development model.

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BalaSwecha 14.0.4 amd64 3.89GB.iso
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IndLinux

Rangoli

Milan

Web site: indlinux.org
Origin: India
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: GNOME, KDE
Architecture: x86
Based on: Morphix
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 1.0 beta | January 2, 2006

IndLinux – a project which creates a Linux distribution that supports Indian Languages at all levels. This Indianisation project will strive to bring the benefits of Information Technology down to the Indian masses. We want to make technology accessible to the majority of India that does not speak English.

The task of localization has several pieces that need domain expertise. Some examples are I/O modules, development of fonts, kernel enablemnt, word translation etc. The project is looking for experts and volunteers to champion the cause of Indian language computing. You may volunteer and participate here.

The Indian Linux project is open source and completely free. It is licensed under the GNU General Public License.

A language package provided by the project can be installed on any Linux based distribution.

The Rangoli is a multilingual Live CD with Hindi and Tamil support of the KDE 3.4.3 desktop environment, and Bengali, Gujarati, Punjabi, Nepali, Dzongkha and Telugu support of the Gnome 2.10 desktop.

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IndLinux Rangoli 1.0 beta i386 721MB.iso
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IndLinux Milan 0.7-2 i386 557MB.iso
md5sum: 168d5026e15dd7da4c33581fcecc382e

 

Onebase Linux

Onebase Linux

Web site: onebaselinux.com (not active)
Origin: India
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: KDE
Architecture: x86
Based on: Independent
Wikipedia:
Media: Install
The last version | Released: 1.0 | August 17, 2005

Onebase Linux – a multi-purpose operating system (OS) based on the linux kernel for PC (x86) with its own package management and administration tools.

Main features are:
– Package Management System – This formed the basis this project. A versatile package manager with seamless support for binary and source packages. It enables easy management and updation of the system with robust functionality.
– Onebase Portal – A comprehensive system management center that is modular and provides various tools for desktop, hardware, system, network and package administration
– Infrastructure – A remodeled boot system and improved file-hierarchy with per package folders (under /OL-apps) yet fully maintaining UNIX compatibility.
– Specialized versions – Onebase Linux provides different installers like Net-Installer, HD-installer that comes with OnebaseGo LiveCD. And regularly introduces special LiveCD editions such as for Games, Development etc.
– More features – Other stuff includes – System Restore points, Automate Tasks, Security Updates, Network OLM, Concurrent Installs, Beta gallery and much more…

An install iso provides the flexible Net-Installer (requires Internet) meant for Linux Professionals and Business who want a customized system to suit their needs.
The HD-Installer provided by OnebaseGo is contrast to this, it is fast, fixed and pre-configured. Which would be useful to users who need a quick install or with slow Net connection besides other advantages.

Flavors:
– OnebaseGo is the main LiveCD that is meant of for satisfying all basic computing needs. View its “features” page to know the important software included in it.
– The special editions of OnebaseGo such as Games, Develop focuses on a particular field by providing more related software, documentation and tools for it.
– For example, a programmer would choose “DevelopGo” since it provides lots of IDE, dev utilities, offline developer guides and over 11 languages to program with.

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SLYNUX

SLYNUX

Web site: www.slynux.co.nr (not active)
Origin: India
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: KDE
Architecture: x86
Based on: KNOPPIX
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 2.0 | July 2005

SLYNUX – a KNOPPIX based, user friendly GNU/Linux Operating System for beginners, it can be run completely from CD without installation.

The main feature of SLYNUX is that, any person who is familiar with Microsoft Windows OS can handle this operating system very easily. The desktop is arranged to make it friendly to users. Also it has a wide range of pre-installed applications for daily usage.

It automatically recognizes and supports many types of graphic cards, sound cards, SCSI devices and other peripheral devices.

It also includes Malayalam fonts pre-configured, the principal language of the South Indian state of Kerala.

SLYNUX is a live Linux distribution which includes content of about 2GB made available by using transparent compression. This can be also installed on a hard drive and used by beginners of Linux OS.

System Requirements
– Intel-compatible CPU (i486 or better),
– 20 MB of ram for text mode, and at least 64 MB for graphic mode with KDE & XPDE. (Recommended : 256 MB of RAM)
– a bootable CD-ROM/DVD drive
– a standard SVGA-compatible graphics card,
– and a standard serial or PS/2 mouse, or IMPS/2-compatible USB Mouse.

The project developer is Sarath Lakshman.

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SLYNUX 2.0 i386 730MB.iso
md5sum: 1dbde1b110edfcb49532c92dc7a5daa7

 

Semicode OS

Semicode OS

Web site: semicodeos.com (not active)
Origin: India
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: GNOME
Architecture: x86
Based on: Ubuntu
Wikipedia:
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 1.0 | December 30, 2017

Semicode OS – a Linux distribution based on Ubuntu customized for programmers and web developers. Most of IDEs text editors , compilers come installed by default.

It is shipped with GNOME desktop environment as default, and based on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Thar packages.

The live system features such applications:
– Eclipse, MonoDevelop, BlueFish, Atom, Ninja IDE, Brackets, Emacs, Sublime Text, Scratch IDE
– LAMP stack
– Ruby compiler, .NET with Mono Runtime, OpenJDK for Java

The project developer is Pratik Raj.

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Semicode OS 1.0 2017 i386 1.93GB.iso
md5sum: 5f9f9817523d22023a0c767bcd96602d

 

LiMP

LiMP

Web site: limp-vkk-ver1.sourceforge.net
Origin: India
Category: Multimedia
Desktop environment: Openbox
Architecture: x86
Based on: Independent ?
Wikipedia:
Media: Live
The last version | Released: 2.5 | May 6, 2007

LiMP – a completely free, rapid, highly-compact version of Linux that can transform your computer into a dedicated multimedia player: capable of visualizing zone encrypted DVDs, playing a wide range of music and movie files, streaming mp3 music files across networks and more. By optimizing linux purely for the purpose of multimedia playing, fast load up times and excellent results are produced even on older computers.

LiMP works by loading itself into your RAM when you switch on your PC or laptop. The CD is then ejected, leaving your CD/DVD player available for use. It has been created for use on all computers for those of all computer abilities: LiMP can autodetect your sound video and network cards, hard-disks and USB storage devices, and has a friendly menu-driven interface. As well as running from the CD, it can be easily integrated into your linux partition and selected from the grub menu at boot time.

Multimedia playback is provided by MPlayer and XMMS, two of the most popular sound and video tools, providing ease of use and familiarity.

The project developer is V. Krishna Karthik.

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LiMP 2.5 i386 120MB.iso
md5sum: e0343004f7a0053c92a41482560e8a4b

 

MostlyLinux

MostlyLinux

Web site: www.mostlylinux.com
Origin: India
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: GNOME
Architecture: x86_64
Based on: Red Hat
Wikipedia:
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 7.2 | February 26, 2016

MostlyLinux – a distribution derived from sources made available by Red Hat. However, MostlyLinux includes additional packages not supported by RHEL. These are out of the box support for ntfs and various mpeg coder and decoder.

MostlyLinux Voyager2 contains all that you need for desktop or server. One can supplement CentOS, Red Hat or Scientific Linux installation with mostlylinux repository for mp3, mp4, xvid, mkv and ntfs file support. Live DVD installs gnome-mplayer, google-chrome, filezilla, VirtualBox and more.

MostlyLinux is a software company based in Jharkhand, India. The company does mostly the same things other Linux companies do including Enterprise support, corporate training and custom distributions. They also are building a distribution called MostlyLinux. MostlyLinux 9.1 is the latest offering. The distribution is based on Fedora core 1 with lots of additional software.

MostlyLinux chooses packages based on functionality, without the licensing concerns that have kept some of these packages out of Fedora. This is not a system for free software purists. MostlyLinux 9.1 contains a kernel with XFS and NTFS support; it includes multimedia applications like Mplayer, Ogle and Xine; a full suite of packages from LTSP (Linux Terminal Server Project); and more.

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MostlyLinux 7.2 LiveDVD amd64 1.37GB.iso
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MostlyLinux 7.2 Boot amd64 372MB.iso
md5sum: 44d5ebad716d8e200c0d58dae719ad95

 

Cyborg Hawk

Cyborg Hawk

Web site: cyborg.ztrela.com
Origin: India
Category: Security, Penetration
Desktop environment: GNOME
Architecture: x86_64
Based on: Ubuntu
Wikipedia:
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 1.1 | January 21, 2015

Cyborg Hawk – a Linux distribution based on Ubuntu platform with latest kernel for cyber security professionals, but can be used by everyone, however it is recommended to be not used by those who are unfamiliar with Linux as it contains major tools for penetration testing and cyber security purpose.

Key features of Cyborg Hawk
– More than 750+ penetration testing tools included.
– Cyborg Hawk is totally Free and always will be.
– Can be used as live OS with full capability.
– Exploitation Toolkit, Stress Testing, Reverse Engineering, Forensics, Mobile Security, Wireless Security.
– Full virtual machine support. (version v1.1 ).
– Now comes with its own repository.
– Reliable and stable.
– Various Wireless devices support.
– Well sorted menu,everything is in just the right place.
– Patched kernal from injection.

Cyborg Hawk default live system username is: cyborg
Live user password is: toor

The Cyborg Hawk Linux is created by the team of Ztrela Knowledge Solutions Pvt. Ltd. India.

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Cyborg Hawk Linux 1.1 amd64 3.15GB.iso
md5sum: 4978e8f4009f60d0bd00bf9819352f37

 

Granular

Granular

Web site: www.granularproject.org
Origin: India
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: KDE, Enlightenment
Architecture: x86
Based on: PCLinuxOS
Wikipedia: Granular Linux
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 1.0 | January 20, 2009

Granular – a Linux distribution based on PCLinuxOS and aimed at providing an easy-to-use, stable, and functional Linux experience to the end users.

Granular comes as a LiveCD, which lets you test it with no need to install it on a hard drive. The standard CD version of Granular includes two desktop environments – KDE and Enlightenment 17. It uses Synaptic Package Manager, a GUI frontend to APT, for package management (installing, updating, or removing packages).

Granular features a Perl-based script mklivecd which makes it possible to remaster Granular or create a backup CD/DVD out of the installed system. It also included Granular StartPoint, which is a HTML-based and acts as a primer to the various major software included in Granular.

Through the various applications included in Granular, you can surf the internet, write articles, make presentations, chat with your friends, listen to music, play games, manage images and a lot, lot more.

Starting from Granular 2 (Wolverine) onwards, Granular will (never did?) be based on Unity Linux.

The project developer is Anurag Bhandari.

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Granular 0.90 i386 1.97GB.iso
md5sum: ae94cdd982675ee614077e1e4a7827f4

 

SuperX

SuperX

Web site: superxos.com
Origin: India
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: KDE
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: Ubuntu
Wikipedia: SuperX
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 5.0 | May 01, 2019
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SuperX – a Linux distribution based on Kubuntu, an Ubuntu variant with KDE desktop environment.

SuperX was first developed in Guwahati, the capital city of Assam in India by a high school student named Wrishiraj Kausik in 2007, and then by Libresoft Technology Pvt. Ltd.

SuperX is shipped with customized KDE desktop and set of popular applications for daily usage.

SuperX 1 “Galileo” was released on April 24, 2011.
The second release 1.1 “Cassini” was released on June 21, 2012.
Version 2.0 “Darwin” was released on May 23, 2013; and the v.2.1 “Ada” on October 27 the same year.
The latest release SuperX 3.0 “Grace” was released on March 23, 2015.

In 2019, after 4 years about of break, a new version of SuperX 5.0 has been released, which is based on KDE neon.

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SuperX 5.0 x86_64 2.2GB.iso
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SuperX 3.0 i686 1.60GB.iso
md5sum: d36e98a994c32747b1af1dbc173aecc8
SuperX 3.0 x86_64 1.59GB.iso
md5sum: 374c1930e558f21ce226e2aa2855295b