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.

 

Korora

Korora

Web site: kororaproject.org (not active)
Origin: Australia
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Cinnamon, GNOME, KDE Plasma, MATE, Xfce
Architecture: x86_64
Based on: Fedora
Wikipedia: Korora
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 26 | September 24, 2017
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Korora (formerly: Kororaa) – a Linux distribution based on Fedora Linux. The Kororaa project was created in 2005 as “a way to quickly replicate Gentoo Linux installations on several desktops”. At the end of 2007 the project was discontinued.

In 2010, Chris Smart the developer of the project re-born the distribution and moved the base system from Gentoo to Fedora Linux as its remix. With the release of version 18 (May 2013), the system changed its name to Korora.

The main assumption of the Korora project is providing a complete and easy-to-use general-purpose operating system.

Korora is available for i686 and x86_64 machines with KDE, GNOME, Cinnamon, MATE and Xfce desktops.

Along with the Fedora base system, Korora also provides a set of additional applications, full multimedia support, codecs, plugins, etc.

Download

Korora 26 Xfce Live amd64 2.33GB.iso
md5sum: 5edbfb1388035e20348669a09b2a8990

 

Antergos

Antergos

Web site: antergos.com
Origin: Spain
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Cinnamon, GNOME, KDE, MATE, Openbox, Xfce
Architecture: x86_64
Based on: Arch Linux
Wikipedia:
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 19.4 | April 4, 2019
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Antergos – a modern Linux distribution based on Arch Linux. It is a continuation of the Cinnarch project, which was discontinued at the end of April 2013.

Antergos offers Cinnamon, GNOME, KDE, MATE, Openbox and Xfce desktops as desktop option to choose during installation process.
The system features a graphical installer called “Cnchi”, which allows to choose the default desktop environment.

Antergos is a rolling release and, like Arch Linux, does not need to be reinstalled with the new installation discs.
ISO images are available for 64-bit machines only.

As of May 21, 2019 a project member posted that the development of the distribution is discontinued.

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Antergos 19.4 amd64 2.2GB.iso
md5sum: aaf994219f143031ae57b43e892d1b04
Antergos 19.4 Minimal amd64 984MB.iso
md5sum: 8d833039c1ccbdd8a24fadcb1b9e6fe1

 

Point Linux

Point Linux MATE

Point Linux Xfce

Web site: pointlinux.org
Origin: Russia
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: MATE, Xfce
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: Debian
Wikipedia:
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 3.2 | June 21, 2016
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Point Linux – a Linux distribution based on Debian of the stable branch, and focused on personal computers. As default, it is equipped with the MATE desktop – a fork of GNOME 2.

Point Linux provides a traditional desktop, support for many additional devices, easy configuration and system management, and the ability to choose a local language during installation process.

Point Linux is also equipped with Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird products and uses the DuckDuckGo search engine.

The system is available for i686-pae and x86_64 machines in full and core version.

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Point Linux 3.2 MATE Full i386 1.09GB.iso
md5sum: 1706d7997afd0f92c4304f981c11453c
Point Linux 3.2 MATE Full amd64 1.07GB.iso
md5sum: 329f3ac7485e4cd22d05226953293287

Point Linux 3.2 MATE Full i386 1.01GB.iso
md5sum: 9265446cb216440793e144b6546f4e9e
Point Linux 3.2 MATE Full amd64 995MB.iso
md5sum: d3c3f79a2b1b6a626ad3880c07b0d512

 

LinuxTLE

LinuxTLE

Web site: www.opentle.org (not active)
Origin: Thailand
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: MATE
Architecture: x86
Based on: Ubuntu
Wikipedia: LinuxTLE
Media: Live
The last version | Released: 11.0 | November 27, 2016

LinuxTLE (previously: Linux Talay) – a Thailand Linux Distribution from NECTEC (Thailand National Electronics and Computer Technology Center). Reborn out of demise, LinuxTLE has been build the 11.0 version code named “Cha-Am” revived the dead project by the mysterious successor.

The first version of the project name was MaTEL and was based on Mandrake Linux.
The early versions of LinuxTLE were based on Red Hat Linux, then Fedora, and then on Ubuntu.
The latest version features the Mate Desktop which supported both Thai & English languages. LinuxTLE 11.0 is based on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.

Live user name: user; password: root

Download

LinuxTLE 11.0 i386 3.29GB.iso
md5sum: dbfb6bbd9a8292ed187a6594909f8c17

 

Revenge OS

Revenge OS

Web site: obrevenge.github.io (not active)
Origin: USA
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Openbox, MATE, KDE
Architecture: x86_64
Based on: Arch Linux
Wikipedia:
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 2017.07 | July 20, 2017
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Revenge OS – an Arch Linux based desktop operating system with 6 available desktop options. These include the custom OBR Openbox desktop, Mate, KDE Plasma, Gnome3, XFCE4, and the i3 Window Manager.

OBRevenge is offered as a live DVD, which is equipped with a light desktop based on the Openbox window manager, Xfce panel and Whisker menu.

As a distribution based on Arch Linux, it uses the Pacman package manager, and offers a graphical interface (GUI) called Pamac.

OBRevenge can be installed on the hard disk of a computer using the Calamares installer which is included with the system.

The last available version was published in 2017; the developer moved his work to a new project called Zen Installer.

Download

Revenge OS 2017.07 Openbox amd64 1.2GB.iso
md5sum: d7b0636bb91d47d2f1883e78b23dc985
MATERevenge OS 2017.05 amd64 1.2GB.iso
md5sum: f491e373f3b00fe57d3e9d85fa952e0d
KRevenge OS 2017.05 KDE amd64 1.7GB.iso
md5sum: c7b130b5fa5f808a046798eb9af15e91

 

Kogaion

Kogaion

Web site: www.rogentos.ro
Origin: Romania
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: LXQt, MATE, Xfce
Architecture: x86-64
Based on: Gentoo
Wikipedia:
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 3.3 | November 28, 2016

Kogaion Linux – an operating system specifically developed for education field, but also for the use in the administration. It is a Linux distribution derived from Sabayon and Gentoo for Romanian users.

The Kogaion is available in 3 editions, with desktops: LXQt, MATE and Xfce for amd64 based CPU’s.

It was developed by a group of Romanian young people – Rogentos (Romanian Gentoo Operating Systems Group), a team of developers, programmers and IT specialists from all over the country.

Rogentos also launched Argent, an operating system used for servers, cloud management, data centers, security, informatics, national and international security. It can be used for individual protection, or for fiscal administration, information services and army protection like MAI, MAPN, etc.

The project Rogentos Lead-Developer was Steven Cristian.

In 2017, the developers re-named their distribution to Redcore Linux.

Download

Kogaion 3.3 LXQt amd64 1.7GB.iso
md5sum: d82ffd45efcea0a28aacc76f9e9323c6
Kogaion 3.3 MATE amd64 1.8GB.iso
md5sum: 328230ca32e415b00b6f4cf45f53ec58
Kogaion 3.3 Xfce amd64 1.7GB.iso
md5sum: 4fc10789143a6bb26e55a2e3e362deaf

 

Descent|OS

DescentOS

Web site: www.descentos.org
Origin: USA
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: MATE
Architecture: x86, x86-64, PowerPC
Based on: Ubuntu
Wikipedia:
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 5.0 RC1 | September 8, 2016

Descent OS (previously: Descent|OS) – a Linux distribution designed around usability and resources. Descent OS utilizes the MATE Desktop Environment for functionality, and is prettied up and utilized for everyone’s needs.

Descent|OS is based on Ubuntu, features a traditional desktop environment (GNOME 2 up to 2.x version, MATE in later versions) and the first appeared in February 2012.

In 2016 the project was closed down, but the developer started preparing a new GNU/Linux distribution called Arkas OS, which is based on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) and built around a customized, modern KDE Plasma 5 desktop environment.

The project developer is Brian Manderville.

Download

Descent OS 5.0 RC1 amd64 1.4GB.iso
md5sum: 6ae55e1f907575bc0dce20f601fe7135

 

0Linux

0Linux

Web site: 0linux.org (not active)
Origin: France
Category: Desktop, Server
Desktop environment: Enlightenment, Fluxbox, GNOME, KDE, MATE, Openbox, Razor-Qt, XBMC, Xfce
Architecture: x86, , x86-64
Based on: Independent
Wikipedia:
Media: Install CD
The last version | Released: theta | September 9, 2014

0Linux – a complete French-language GNU/Linux operating system for 32-bit and 64-bit x86 machines, built from scratch and based solely on itself, for general use. 0Linux attempts to learn how to use a Linux system: many configuration files are translated into French and contain comments on their use; the installer asks to use the command line to inform the system, but assisted.

The included graphical environments are: Enlightenment, Fluxbox, KDE, Razor-qt, XBMC and Xfce. An early integration of GNOME is underway.

Special features of the system:
– The system uses the Spack package manager (“* .spack” packages)
– Packages subscriptions make easy to install packages (any KDE, GIMP and its plugins, LAMP server, etc.)
– The system updates and installs packets via the online tool 0g, which handles the inter-packet dependencies
– The system is initialized with “BSD” scripts, such as Slackware, among others, under /etc/rc.d/rc.*
– All tools specific to 0Linux start with “0” to find them easily from the command line
– The kernel is compiled with the maximum number of options and modules and is optimized for multimedia processing
– 0Linux 64 bits has the particularity of being “multilib”: architectures i686 and x86_64 can cohabit within the same system. It is thus possible to compile and run 32-bit and 64-bit software
– Distribution “semi-rolling”: it goes from one version to another (eta -> theta for example) with a simple 0g
– A system construction scripts are available to recompile the distribution yourself or write your own recipes

Special features of the source code:
– Packages are sorted into categories according to whether they are command line tools, libraries, graphical applications, network tools, development tools, or are linked to an environment (X, KDE, Xfce, etc.)
– A recipe for each package is “multiarch” (tested for i686 and x86_64)
– Scripts contains compile and automatically install packages or sets of packages and run a build server.

Download

0Linux theta Mini i686 68MB.iso
md5sum: ee8df8f1ecfd0ac4d7c843a7af2e408e
0Linux theta Mini x86_64 71MB.iso
md5sum: 8e933ab1fbc95acb8ac12f5502cd04a0

 

Spike Pentesting

Spike Pentesting

Web site: www.spike-pentesting.org (not active)
Origin: Unknown
Category: Security, Penetration
Desktop environment: MATE
Architecture: x86_64
Based on: Sabayon Linux
Wikipedia:
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 1.0.2b | April 18, 2015

Spike Pentesting – a Linux distribution for digital forensics and penetration testing based on Sabayon Linux.

The distribution is based on binary packages of Sabayon Linux, which is based on Gentoo Linux.
Spike Live iso images are available in two versions, with desktops of your choice: MATE or GNOME, for x86_64 machines.
Spike feateres a very large number of pre-installed appliacations, so the iso images size is over 4 GB each.

The latest version of Spike Pentesting was released in April 2015.