ArchBox

ArchBox

Web site: archbox-linux.github.io
Origin: ?
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Openbox
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: Arch Linux
Wikipedia:
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 2017.04 | April 21, 2017
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ArchBox – an elegantly looking ready to use desktop on LiveCD (with ability to install on HDD) based on Arch Linux featured with Openbox and lots of preinstalled programs.

ArchBox was inspired by ArchBang and with big love to Arch Linux.
ArchBox means Arch Linux + Openbox and at the same time Arch Linux out of the box.

Features
– Configured Openbox Window Manager
– tint2 taskbar panel with tray
– Plank launcher
– Two browsers for your choice: Mozilla Firefox (default) and Chromium
– LibreOffice (fresh version)
– Set of original backgrounds included
– Pure Arch Linux system after installing
– Experimental: screenshot tool deepin-screenshot (previously shutter – was moved from official repos to aur due to its dependencies)

The project developer is Alexander Glumoff.

Download

ArchBox 2017.04 dual i686/amd64 2.6GB.iso
md5sum: 776916f4662e28e8c61b1941161579f7

 

Pegasus OS

Pegasus OS

Web site: pegasusos.networkcore.eti.br
Origin: Brazil
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Xfce
Architecture: x86
Based on: Ubuntu
Wikipedia:
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 18.02 | February 18, 2018

Pegasus OS – a GNU/Linux distribution based on Ubuntu and Debian. The Pegasus OS highlight the easy and stable operation.

The current version name is Helix Nebula – every point version honors a celestial object, which does not necessarily need to be associated with the Pegasus constellation, which is already honored by the name of the distribution.

The focus is on ease of use and the possibility of being an environment for developing software and learning various tools.
It already has a video editor, IDE for software development, image editors, productivity suite, and others.

The project emerged as a personal initiative to improve learning about Linux, as well as the availability of tools used in the educational field. It is a hobby associated with professional and personal use.

It was decided to use the XFCE environment for its lightness, without losing its beauty, but it also has LXDE for faster access.

The project developer is Arnaldo Vasconcellos.

Download

Pegasus OS 18.02 i686 3.0GB.iso
md5sum: 0746766a2cf2a2e54028f90554c19cb9

 

Stux

Stux

Web site: gpstudio.com
Origin: Italy
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Blackbox, Fluxbox, KDE, WindowMaker
Architecture: x86
Based on: Knoppix, Slackware
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 2.0 | June 5, 2007

Stux – a LiveDistro (CD) Linux distribution from Italy which is based on Slackware and Knoppix. Deployment can automatically load and save configurations and files on writable partitions.

The live system provides a combination of packages of Slackware Linux and kernel, modules and scripts of Knoppix. It includes automatic hardware detection and supports a vast majority of graphics cards, sound cards, SCSI and USB devices and other peripherals.

STUX allows a full system configuration and usage through the STUX-Utilities, an unique, easy-to-use graphical interface specifically designed for STUX distribution.

Slackware users can use and configure STUX as they have always done with normal Slackware installations.

STUX GNU/Linux supports i386 platform and features Blackbox, Fluxbox, WindowMaker and KDE desktop environments on a single CD.

Version 0.5.3 was launched on December 16, 2003, the last version 2.0 was launched on June 5, 2007.

Download

Stux 1.0 i386 695MB.iso
md5sum: 873daaaaa79251eaba3bf4615accdd98

 

Stanix

Stanix

Web site: stanix.sourceforge.net
Origin: Taiwan
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: KDE
Architecture: x86
Based on: Knoppix
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: rc4 | March 12, 2007

Stanix – a project based on Knoppix CD, the main goal is to provide a win98 clone of user behaving live-cd add additional tools (with C, perl and shell script) for the Chinese community based on the needs of Chinese speaking users.

Stanix provide a Simple/Stable/Comfortable environment for your desktop without deluxe decoration, easy to use directly, don’t worry about system crash or infected by viruses, let you focus and concentrate on your job.

The live system works on Linux Kernel to 2.6.17.

Download

Stanix rc4 i386 699MB.iso
md5sum: 156362dd11e77607c870e55b483ed171

 

Succi

Succi

Web site: succi.org (not active)
Origin: Brazil
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: JWM
Architecture: x86
Based on: Puppy Linux
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 2 (?) | September, 2010

Succi – a Brazilian desktop distribution based on Puppy Linux. The live system works in Portuguese as default.

Download

Succi 1 i386 90MB.iso
md5sum: fe72328d7995f80cfe5518ddd57a650e
Succi 1-r2 i386 100MB.iso
md5sum: 9b428afc43763bb4bcf2dbb7bad30f23

 

Soyombo

Soyombo

Web site: sourceforge.net/projects/openmn/
Origin: Mongolia
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: GNOME
Architecture: x86
Based on: Morphix
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: ? | January 2, 2004

Soyombo – a Mongolian live Linux distribution based on Morphix with GNOME desktop environment 2.4 as default.

Soyombo was developed by OpenMN, a Mongolian Open Source Developers Community. The main purpose of developing a Complete Mongolian Linux System was support of classical Mongolian (Traditional) Script named Uigarjin which is maybe only script top down and left right in the world.

Soyombo is the first release name of Mongolian (cyrillic) Linux distro.

Download

Soyombo demo i386 492MB.iso
md5sum: bb4569a5b06729dedf19fd1e3e33a33e

 

Puppy Arcade

Puppy Arcade

Web site: scottjarvis.tk/page105.htm (not active)
Origin: ?
Category: Game
Desktop environment: JWM
Architecture: x86
Based on: Puppy
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 11 | October 4, 2014

Puppy Arcade – a Puppy based, Linux retro gaming distribution, with many emulators included for different systems and consoles, and the multi-system rom browser ‘Rom-Loader’, and many other exclusive tools.

Plays games from the following systems: Amiga (500, 1000, 2000, CD32, CDTV), Apple (68k, 128k, 512k, SE, MacOS, Plus), Atari (400, 400 XL, 800, 800XL, 130XE, 5200, Falcon, Lynx, ST, others), Amstrad (CPC, Plus, VEB, others), Arcades (many), Colecovision, Commodore (64, 128, VIC20, PET, others), Doom, GameBoys (GB, GBC, GBA), GameGear, Genesis/MegaDrive, Intellivision, Master System, MS DOS, MSX, MSX2, N64, NDS, NeoGeo, NeoGeo Pocket, NeoGeo CD, NES/Famicom, PC Engine/TurboGrafix, PC-FX, PlayStation, PSP, ScummVM, SNES, Wonderswan, Virtual Boy, ZX Spectrum (16k, 48k, 128k, +2, +2A, +3) and more.

The latest version of Puppy Arcade 11 is based on Slacko 5.9.3 beta, which is based on packages of Slackware 14.1, with Linux kernel 3.4.94.

The project founder is Scott Jarvis.

Download

Puppy Arcade 10 i386 114MB.iso
md5sum: fcb2fb36ff978cc6d9344b54f1676764

 

Arax OS

Arax OS

Web site: sourceforge.net/projects/arax/
Origin: Iran
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: CLI
Architecture: x86
Based on: Independent
Wikipedia:
Media: Live
The last version | Released: ? | 2016

Arax OS – a 32bit, protected mode operating system for x86 architecture , which is programmed in the C and assembly languages.

The project founder is Pooya Shahinfar.

 

Fluppy

Fluppy

Web site: (not active)
Origin: ?
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: IceWM
Architecture: x86
Based on: Puppy
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 0.13bare2018 | June 11, 2018

Fluppy – a Puppeee version with Eee-specific functionality removed and a full size kernel and a full Xorg with DRI, Mesa, and Nouveau.

Fluppy Features:
– Suspend and Hibernate support (can be problematic on some hardware – so no promises at this point)
– Acpi support including automatic power management when you plug or unplug, suspend when you shut the lid or press the sleep button, poweroff when you press the power button. (Also may or may not work depending on hardware)
– Bluetooth Applet
– Frisbee Network Manager
– Midori Browser – mostly stable build with html5 video
– Gstreamer multimedia with Parole, Xnoise, and Eina media players
– Four Window managers: IceWM, OpenBox, Flwm, Compiz
– Two Desktops: ROX, and LxLauncher
– Based on 4.3.1 with many updates and bug fixes – there’s not much left of 4.3.1 anymore
– Many applications added with netbook usage in mind
– Applications are small screen friendly
– A wide selection of themes and a full set of gtk theme engines
– Fully stocked control panel allows compact, easy to navigate menus

Fluppy was developed by jemimah around the Puppy 4 era.

Download

Fluppy 0.13bare2018 i386 156MB.iso
md5sum: b1d09afb6b8e5ff023c0c4a129c7954b
Fluppy 0.13 i386 154MB.iso
md5sum: 782008b4d48617fdf2b9dde733115d76

 

ThePacketMaster

ThePacketMaster

Web site: thepacketmaster.com
Origin: Canada
Category: Security
Desktop environment: CLI
Architecture: x86
Based on: Independent
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 1.2.1 | January 30, 2004

ThePacketMaster Linux Security Server – a Live security/forensics Linux distribution, built from scratch and packed full of tools useful for vulnerability analysis, penetration tests, and forensic analysis.

The last version of TMP was released in 2004.

Download

ThePacketMaster 1.2.1 i386 300MB.iso
md5sum: ba53e85c8f61b8ec94dff322cfc970b6