PCFluxboxOS

PCGluxboxOS

Web site: http://pcfluxboxos.wikidot.com
Origin: Unknown
Category: Desktop, Mini distribution
Desktop environment: Fluxbox
Architecture: x86
Based on: PCLinuxOS
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 1.0 | November 2, 2007

PCFluxboxOS – a live Linux distribution based on PCLinuxOS, and shipped with Fluxbox window manager as the default desktop.

PCFluxboxOS is very lightweight and fast live CD, offered in a two versions: TinyFlux and MidiFlux. Both contains Fluxbox and some tools borrowed from PCLinuxOS, such as: Control Center, Synaptic package manager, live installer, system remastering tool.

TinyFlux features some pre-installed applications for every purpose:
– File managers: Thunar, Emelfm, XArchiver
– Net: Netscape Navigator and Dillo web browsers, Sylpheed email client,
– Multimedia: Brasero burning tool, Audacious audio player, Wmix volume control
– Office: Abiword, Evince, Gcalculator, medit, Leafpad, nano, vim, xedit
– Graphics: Gthumb, mtPaint

MidiFlux is a little bigger than TinyFlux and features some more pre-installed applications.

The author of the distro is ‘iainrj’.
The live system’s user:password is guest:guest and root:root
PCFluxboxOS was under development in 2007.

Download

TinyFlux 1.0 i586 240MB.iso
md5sum: 5a2f7b59ed9ff19c16e6bbf61c52e6c9
MidiFlux 0.6-1b i586 376MB.iso
md5sum: 15594809b9591eddef9386a92a6c9b95

Cinnarch

Cinnarch

Web site: www.cinnarch.com (not active)
Origin: Spain
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Cinnamon, Gnome
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: Arch Linux
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 2013.04.05 | April 05, 2013
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Cinnarch – a Linux distribution based on Arch Linux shipped with Cinnamon as the default desktop environment.

Cinnarch is a rolling release and uses the Arch Linux official repositories, AUR and its own software repositories as well.
The package management tool is Pacman, but PacmanXG4 – a GUI front-end is available too.

Cinnarch offers a Live graphical installer called “Cnchi” as well as a text based too.

Cinnarch was under development between May 2012 (the first release) and April 2013.
Cinnamon is a Gnome 3 Shell fork, but due to problems with GTK+ 3.6 libraries, the developers switched to Gnome 3 desktop in the last Cinnarch release. After that the project has been closed and moved to the new one called “Antergos”.

Download

Cinnarch 2012.12.21 i686 657MB.iso
md5sum: 36ce3b677d36de29ffc6dcb8fc393cfb
Cinnarch 2012.12.21 x86_64 698MB.iso
md5sum: 320e0485196a22b6d8e57594b38f03e9
Cinnarch 2012.12.21 Minimum i686 212MB.iso
md5sum: 3302b21041e939630e83d6e167f2e8fa
Cinnarch 2012.12.21 Minimum x86_64 248MB.iso
md5sum: 3302b21041e939630e83d6e167f2e8fa

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.

Download

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

 

eduKnoppix

eduKnoppix

Web site: www.eduknoppix.org (not active)
Origin: Italy
Category: Education
Desktop environment: KDE
Architecture: x86
Based on: Knoppix
Wikipedia (it): eduKnoppix
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 3.0.2 | February 10, 2007

eduKnoppix – an Italian Linux distribution based on Knoppix, designed for teachers and young students between 8 and 15 years old.

eduKnoppix has been especially created for teaching and features pre-installed applications such as:
– Maxima – a computer algebra system
– GNU Octave – a high-level programming language, primarily intended for numerical computations
– Kig – an interactive geometry software
– Dr. Geo – an interactive geometry software
– Kalzium – a periodic table of the elements for KDE Software Compilation 4
– scelix – a scientific software
– GeoGebra – an interactive geometry, algebra, statistics and calculus application
– KmPlot- a mathematical function plotter for the KDE Desktop
– KStars – a planetarium program using the KDE Platform

Other applications:
– Blender, Gimp, OpenOffice.org, Skencil
– Icedove, Iceweasel, KGet, Kopete, Konqueror, Krdc, Sun Jave 5.0
– MPlayer, XMMS, K3b

The default locale is Italian.

eduKnoppix was under development between 2003 and 2007.

Download

eduKnoppix 3.1 rc1 i386 656MB.iso
md5sum: b9d0afaff2d5eeb84945e98b27b837db

 

Commodore OS

Commodore OS

Commodore OS 32bit

Web site: www.commodoreusa.net/CUSA_OS_Vision.aspx (not active)
Web site (32bit): http://cbmosvision.webs.com
Origin: USA
Category: Game
Desktop environment: GNOME
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: Linux Mint
Wikipedia: Commodore OS
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 1.0 beta9 | July 3, 2012
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Commodore OS (Commodore OS Vision) – a Linux distribution based on Linux Mint, and created for Commodore and games fans.

Commodore OS Vision is available only for x86-64 architectures, uses the GNOME 2 desktop and features Compiz/Emerald desktop effects. It includes pre-installed many games, Firefox and Chromium web browsers, LibreOffice, Scribus, GIMP, Blender, OpenShot and Cinellera, Ardour and Audacity, Linux MultiMedia Studio, etc. It has a classic Commodore slant with a selection of applications reminiscent of their classic Amiga counterparts.

Commodore OS is not compatible with Commodore 64 software, but it contains VICE, an open-source emulator of the Commodore 64, Commodore 128, CBM-II, Commodore PET, Commodore VIC-20 and Commodore Plus/4.

Commodore OS is designed as a way to look as the old Commodore system.

Commodore OS Vision was developed by Commodore USA between 2011 and 2012.
The last version 1.0 beta 9 was based on Linux Mint 10.

There is also available a VirtualBox image.
username/password: adminuser/adminuser
Root Password: adminuser

Commodore OS 32 bit (COS) – a Linux distribution, developed by a guy called ‘spannernick’.
It is not related to Commodore OS Vision 64 bit, but it based on Linux Mint too, and looks similar to the 64 bit edition.

COS 32bit was made to be working on a Pentium 4 which is 32-bit processor. Commodore OS 32-bit will provide emulators so you can play the Commodore 64 and Amiga games and programs. Games and demos for the Commodore PET, VIC-20, CBM-II, C16, C64, C128 and Commodore AMIGA can be run.

Password for Live account is: live123.

Download

Commodore OS 1.0 beta9 DVD1of2 amd64 3.88GB.iso
md5sum: 994542e99984e4224d226bf78907636d

Commodore OS 1.0 beta9 DVD2of2 amd64 3.59GB.iso
md5sum: 06c3c02f11ceacd92c42c52295353666

Commodore OS 1.0 beta6 x86_64 VirtualBox Image 4.14GB.vdi.zip (8.9GB unzipped)
md5sum: dec214a5671ba4f9cc94fb75b35c13ea

Commodore OS 1.0 beta6 Disc1 amd64 3.86GB.iso
md5sum: b2cc642fb05bda24bff9c4187f2e94f7

Commodore OS 1.0 beta5 Disc1 amd64 3.81GB.iso
md5sum: f526ad8fd6782cd74259fddafe0fb211

Commodore OS 1.0 beta4 Disc1 amd64 3.77GB.iso
md5sum: 306ce03ae784c0b380c46dd13c00e735

Commodore OS 1.3 beta8 i386 3.79GB.iso
md5sum: 5252b04e3b84df9a1c9347d33311b3e0

 

Mandriva Linux

Mandriva 2011 KDE

Mandrake  Mandriva 2006 KDE  Mandriva 2009 Gnome  Mandriva 2010 Gnome  Mandriva 2010 Xfce  Mandriva 2011 LXDE

Web site: www.mandriva.com/en/linux/ (not active)
Origin: France
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: GNOME, KDE, LXDE, Xfce
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: Independent, Red Hat
Wikipedia: Mandriva Linux
Media: Live CD/DVD, Install DVD
The last version | Released: 2012 Alpha 2 | November 6, 2012
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Mandriva Linux (previously: Mandrake Linux) – an independent Linux distribution, originally forked from Red Hat Linux.

The system features the most popular desktop environments, a set of pre-installed application for daily usage, and integrated its own graphical configuration utilities tool ‘Mandriva Control Center’.

Mandriva Linux uses ‘urpmi’ package manager, which allows installation of packages by automatically installing all the needed dependencies, from various media, including network/Internet, CD/DVD and local disk. Urpmi has a graphical front-end called ‘pmdrake’, which is integrated into the Mandriva Control Center.
The RPM package management system is also available in the system to perform operation on the packages.

Mandriva Linux was started in 1998 under the name of Mandrake Linux.
The first release was based on Red Hat Linux 5.1, used the K Desktop Environment 1, and was released in July 1998.
In February 2005, MandrakeSoft merged with Brazil’s company called Conectiva to the new Mandriva S.A. In May 2015 Mandriva SA has been closed.

The last stable version of Mandriva Linux 2011 was released in August 2011.

Derivatives:
Most Mandriva Linux developers went to Mandriva fork called Mageia.
ROSA is a fork of Mandriva created by former Mandriva developers too.
OpenMandriva Lx has been built on the top of ROSA as its fork.
PCLinuxOS initially derived from Mandrake.
Unity Linux (discontinued) is a Mandriva based distribution.

Download

Mandriva 2011 KDE i586 1.65GB.iso
md5sum: 6b773dfde75f04fe1819c58df99cff74
Mandriva 2011 KDE x86_64 1.69GB.iso
md5sum: 1aa57f412f7e06a2d0b45034f76a0d65
Mandriva 2011 Gnome i586 1.01GB.iso
md5sum: a806341756052c154fe3ccafc641c4b5
Mandriva 2011 Gnome x86_64 980MB.iso
md5sum: 8d194912fd6c9da7875606a9d5dce771
Mandriva 2011 LXDE i586 661MB.iso
md5sum: e2ecc79e56faa6f2d7f57e39b7efa528
Mandriva 2011 LXDE x86_64 709MB.iso
md5sum: 319bf61d1c580f34e6247d43662070dd

MandrivaOne 2010.2 GNOME i586 719MB.iso
md5sum: 53e7efdf0aa42ca281b5e6587add7e29
MandrivaOne 2010.2 KDE i586 686MB.iso
md5sum: e26916075c69a61c6667306fbf938f66
MandrivaOne 2010 Xfce i586 635MB.iso
md5sum: 43426610d2d0785d50e42e18e1aa3ef5
MandrivaFree 2010S InstallDVD i586 4.44GB.iso
md5sum: da1f2175a2ac70459970d0debaaba5b0

MandrivaOne 2009 GNOME i586 621MB.iso
md5sum: 73d2f33449af91e3af6cbe10b6a0c6cd

MandrivaOne 2006 KDE3 i586 675MB.iso
md5sum: 068b8b5c5161ac33c7c79b464931b5e1
MandrivaFree 2006 KDE3 i586 CD-1 712MB.iso
md5sum: c90eae79be6fa23a4a85b48cd0474b29

Mandrake 9.2 Install i586 667MB.iso
md5sum: 40c8812dce7b9f8fb0a3b364af62b974

 

Fafik

Fafik

Web site: http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=63901&sid=c353b9d5e45b6f15a5e6184506ed2298
Origin: Poland
Category: Desktop, Mini distribution
Desktop environment: Xfce
Architecture: x86
Based on: Puppy Linux
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 5.2 | January 13, 2011
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Fafik – a Polish, Puppy Linux based Linux distribution.

Fafik features Xfce desktop environment instead of IceWM, the Polish locales as default, and a set of pre-installed application for every purpose, such as:
– Net: Firefox, gFTP, Sylpheed
– Office: AbiWord, ePDFView, Geany, Osmo
– Graphics: Gtkam, mtPaint, Viewnior, Xsane
– Multimedia: Alsamixer, Asunder CD Ripper, Burniso2cd, ISOMaster, pburn, pCD audio player, Xine,
– Others: Wbar, GParted, hardinfo, Htop, Xarchiver, Thunar, Xfce4 Print Manager

Fafik 5.2 was released in January 2011 and is based on Lucid Puppy 5.2.0.

Download

Fafik 5.2 i386 162MB.iso
md5sum: 3579f93bf260ae84be8759b8c3d0b553

 

eAR OS

eAR OS

Web site: www.earos.dk (not active)
Origin: Germany
Category: Multimedia
Desktop environment: GNOME
Architecture: x86
Based on: Ubuntu
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 1.10b | June 23, 2008

eAR OS – an Ubuntu based, multimedia focused, Linux distribution with eAR Media Center built in.

The eAR Media Centre features an intuitive user interface which lets you:
– tune in to TV programs
– rip CDs to hard disk in lossless FLAC quality
– watch digital TV and DVDs
– listen to Internet radio
– view photos
– listen to music

eAR OS comes with pre-installing applications, such as:
– Wine for using Windows applications
– Audacity Sound and Recording Editor
– Audio CD extractor with FLAC and MP3 support
– k3B CD/DVD Burner
– Kaffeine for DVB-S and DVB-T TV and DVD playback
– VLC for Broadband TV
– Exaile audio player
– Firefox web browser with media player connectivity, Thunderbird E-mail/News, Pidgin internet Messenger for MSN
– F-Spot Photo Manager, GIMP Image Editor
– Firestarter firewall utility and more

The last version of eAR OS 1.10b was released in 2008 and was based on Ubuntu 8.04 LTS Hardy Heron.

Download

eAR OS 1.01b i386 673MB.iso
md5sum: d273c880c83d7ff94d0088c971cc27af

 

OpenSolaris

OpenSolaris

Web site: www.opensolaris.org (not active)
Origin: USA
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: GNOME
Architecture: x86, x86_64, ARM, PowerPC, SPARC
Based on: Solaris
Wikipedia: OpenSolaris
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 2009.06 | June 1, 2009

OpenSolaris – an open source operating system based on Solaris created by Sun Microsystems. OpenSolaris is a descendant of the UNIX System V Release 4 (SVR4) code base developed by Sun and AT&T in the late 1980s. It was based on Solaris, which was originally released by Sun in 1991.

OpenSolaris uses a network-based package management system “Image Packaging System” (pkg(5)), which could add, remove, and manage installed software and to update to newer releases. It includes a set of free applications, including popular desktop (GNOME 2) and server software.

In 2010, after the acquisition of Sun Microsystems, Oracle stopped open development of the system, and replaced the OpenSolaris with the proprietary Solaris Express. On September 13, 2010 Steven Stallion announcement at his blog, that the development of OpenSolaris is finished.

A group of former OpenSolaris developers forked the core software under the new name OpenIndiana, which is a part of the Illumos Foundation.

There are a few forks based on OpenSolaris, such as: BeleniX, EON ZFS Storage, Illumos, Jaris OS, MartUX, MilaX, Nexenta OS, NexentaStor, OpenIndiana, OpenSXCE, SchilliX, SmartOS, StormOS.

Download

OpenSolaris 2009.06 i386 693MB.iso
md5sum: 86e19c89a30c9b91cbb096a758dea737

 

GameDrift

gameDrift

Web site: http://gamedrift.org
Origin: Germany
Category: Game
Desktop environment: GNOME
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: Ubuntu
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 1.21 | September 13, 2011

GameDrift – a Linux distribution based on Ubuntu and optimized to deliver the best possible gaming experience on Linux.

GameDrift features GNOME 2 desktop and only a few pre-installed applications.
It has the built-in CrossOver Games technology from American Codeweavers to let users install and run 1200 games designed for MS Windows.
There is also installed its own, on-line GameStore which lets users install native open source and commercial games for Linux.

The last version of GameDrift 1.21 is built on the top of Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat.

Download

GameDrift 1.21 i386 628MB.iso
md5sum: 8eb89bd44347bb31e6fe1ddf15248ade
GameDrift 1.21 x86_64 707MB.iso
md5sum: d8612c123e62bde5b041d0661a213ebe