Salix OS

Salix

Web site: http://www.salixos.org/
Origin: Europe
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Fluxbox, KDE, MATE, Openbox, Ratpoison, Xfce
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: Slackware
Wikipedia: Salix
Media: Live DVD, Install DVD
The last version | Released: 14.2 | August 30, 2016
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Salix – a Linux distribution based on Slackware and optimized for desktop usage.

Salix OS uses the slapt-get package management tool. It provides the main functionalities of the apt-get variety of package managers. It uses Slackware’s .tgz/.txz package format, but adds dependency resolution management.

Salix offers two versions of iso images: Live and Install, for i686 and x86-64 CPU.
Salix is available in a few desktop editions: MATE, Xfce, Fluxbox, OpenBox, KDE, and Ratpoison.

Download

Salix 14.2 Xfce Install i686 957MB.iso
md5sum: 97ccf919bea44091d0d3f5d6b678202c
Salix 14.2 Xfce Install x86_64 1.01GB.iso
md5sum: e1c13f04d4111fbe8922119adfb77e47

Salix 14.1 Xfce Live i686 746MB.iso
md5sum: 331e55d6d17d22e77703ca9b2f287b42
Salix 14.1 Xfce Live x86_64 790MB.iso
md5sum: 1a6f5e8c37728f58b6770b41fd95d1bf
Salix 13.37 KDE Live i686 726MB.iso
md5sum: 5c1758fabbe25b55052fa96560a7dd2b
Salix 13.37 KDE Live x86_64 746MB.iso
md5sum: 0bb853dd91cdd8ba6eb8292626c048ac
Salix 14.1 Fluxbox Install i686 671MB.iso
md5sum: f2b1969b952f6f46a5f542426f0c397f
Salix 14.1 Fluxbox Install x86_64 613MB.iso
md5sum: 021b9accb0d009fbbd6e03e1ecb4d539
Salix 14.0.1 Ratpoison Install i686 535MB.iso
md5sum: 336bde2de5e763f51ba55ace51c6ec75
Salix 14.0.1 Ratpoison Install x86_64 476MB.iso
md5sum: 5cc194b3064635c195e8dd74b7321c69
Salix 14.1 MATE Install i686 739MB.iso
md5sum: 1b9d403403f5e5730eb55dabb7800fa0
Salix 14.1 MATE Install x86_64 754MB.iso
md5sum: 8b5a20bb7382bb2362ffff978849aa50
Salix 14.1 Openbox Install i686 683MB.iso
md5sum: 86cd754c2366a5ecec0cac63236fb164
Salix 14.1 Openbox Install x86_64 625MB.iso
md5sum: 394240f3e00c8501e03f8878883b253b

Parted Magic OS

Parted Magic OS

Web site: http://partedmagic.com
Origin: USA
Category: Rescue
Desktop environment: Openbox
Architecture: x86
Based on: Independent
Wikipedia: Parted Magic
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: still active
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Parted Magic OS – a live, independent developed Linux distribution which contains disk partitioning and data recovery tools.

Parted Magic OS works as a live CD/USB only without a hard drive installation and can be booot through a network using PXE.
It features recovery tools such as: Partition Image, TestDisk, fdisk, sfdisk, dd, ddrescue, GParted, Parted, Truecrypt, Clonezilla, G4L, SuperGrubDisk, etc., and supports many file systems, including ext2, ext3, ext4, fat16, fat32, hfs, hfs+, jfs, linux-swap, ntfs, reiserfs, reiser4, and xfs.

In August 2013 Parted Magic OS became a commercial distribution.
One of the latest free version 2013_06_14 is available to download and test.
If you need an up to date Parted Magic OS iso image, you have to purchase it from the project page.

Download

Parted Magic OS 2013_06_14 i586 297MB.iso
md5sum: 52f8b8773457e2aa30065b2c61fdd886

 

ophcrack LiveCD

ophcrack LiveCD

Web site: http://ophcrack.sourceforge.net
Origin: Switzerland
Category: Rescue
Desktop environment: Openbox
Architecture: x86
Based on: SliTaz
Wikipedia: Ophcrack
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 3.6.0 | June 4, 2013
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ophcrack LiveCD – a specialist Linux distribution based on SliTaz.
It contains the ophcrack tool – a Windows password cracker based on a time-memory trade-off using rainbow tables. It recovers 99.9% of alphanumeric passwords in seconds, and comes with a Graphical User Interface and runs on multiple platforms.

ophcrack LiveCD automates the retrieval, decryption, and cracking of passwords from a Windows system. The LiveCD is separately available for Windows XP, and for Windows Vista + Windows 7.

Ophcrack is being developed by Objectif Sécurité under the GPLv2 license.

Download

ophcrack XP LiveCD 3.6.0 i386 445MB.iso
md5sum: b23afa62f670dee41c8f01c436c0a092
ophcrack Vista/7 LiveCD 3.6.0 i386 680MB.iso
md5sum: f0753acfe2fce5249ceceec7dfeacea9
ophcrack NoTables LiveCD 3.6.0 i386 48MB.iso
md5sum: 40ffb36b8f6306a6af03a68b754e1b30

Unity Linux

Unity Linux

Web site: http://unity-linux.org
Origin: Global
Category: Desktop, Mini distribution
Desktop environment: Openbox
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: Mandriva
Wikipedia: Unity Linux
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 2012 alpha 1 | March 3, 2012
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Unity Linux – a minimalist Linux distribution based on Mandriva Linux.

The Live system uses the Openbox window manager as its default desktop.
Its package management is handled via Smart and RPM 5 package managers which can download and install packages from the project’s repository.

Unity Linux was under development in 2010.
In July 2012, the base system has been changed and used packages of ROSA instead of Mandriva, and an Alpha 1 version has been released as the last one by now.

Unity Linux is available for i586 and x86_64 CPU based machines.

There is a few other distros built on the Unity Linux, such as: Granular Linux, Producer Edition Linux, TinyMe, Unite17, SAMity Linux, HUMANity Linux.

Download

Unity Linux 2010.2 i586 351MB.iso
md5sum: 11c2a6e5295798d775591c5ce5ea2d9e
Unity Linux 2010.2 x86_64 377MB.iso
md5sum: 89b7f044a7febfcf273451580153efe5
Unity Linux 2010.2 CLI i586 110MB.iso
md5sum: 78fe5a4332ff61e1e354311a2f8d2f93
Unity Linux 2010.2 CLI x86_64 116MB.iso
md5sum: 377e20046acfda06b3cdea6f7ff814fe

 

Delicate

Delicate

Web site: http://delicate-linux.net
Origin: Germany
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Blackbox, Dwm, Fluxbox, Icewm, Openbox
Architecture: x86
Based on: Independent
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 0.1 alpha5 | June 16, 2014
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Deli(cate) – an independently developed Linux distribution targeted at very old and low RAM computers.

Delicate is a fork of DeLi Linux 0.8 and it’s developed independently of DeLi’s successor ConnochaetOS.
The system is based on the 2.4 series Linux kernel and uClibc to minimize the resource utilization.

It is possible to upgrade Deli Linux 0.8 to the present version of Delicate.

The project has started on June 30, 2011.

Minimum requirements:
CPU : i386 (or compatible) / m68020 (MMU+FPU)
RAM : 8MB (console only) / 14MB (with GUI)
HDD : 280MB (with limitations)

Recommended configuration:
CPU : i586 @ 233MHz / m68060 @ 100 MHz
RAM : 64MB
HDD : 4GB

NOTE: Recent hardware might work, but it’s currently unsupported.

Download

Delicate 0.1 alpha5 i386 457B.iso
md5sum: fd39c9c011911ffccc33ac0d3590e5b6

 

Redo Backup and Recovery

Redo Backup and Recovery

Web site: http://redobackup.org
Origin: USA
Category: Rescue
Desktop environment: Openbox
Architecture: x86
Based on: Ubuntu
Wikipedia: Redo Backup and Recovery
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 1.0.4 | November 20, 2012
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Redo Backup and Recovery – a live Linux distribution based on Ubuntu and features backup, restore, and disaster recovery software.

The Redo application features a GUI that is a front end to the Partclone command line utility, and is capable of bare-metal backup and recovery of disk partitions. The tool can use external hard drives and network shares.

The Redo live iso image contains tools for disk partitioning, testing, and fixing, such as: baobab, chntpw, cryptsetup, drivereset, fsarchiver, gparted, grsync, hdparm, lshw-gtk, partclone, partimage, photorec, rsync, testdisk.

It also has the Chromium web browser pre-installed.

The last version of Redo Backup and Recovery 1.0.4 is based on Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin.

Download

Redo Backup and Recovery 1.0.4 i386 255MB.iso
md5sum: f84b757242c1b050f8cbed7142197d81

 

CrunchBang Linux

CrunchBang Linux

Web site: http://crunchbanglinux.org
Origin: United Kingdom
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Openbox
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: Debian
Wikipedia: CrunchBang Linux
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 11 20130506 (Waldorf) | May 6, 2013
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CrunchBang Linux – a Debian based Linux distribution featuring the lightweight Openbox window manager.

CrunchBang offers customized Openbox window manager and pre-installed applications which use the GTK+ widget toolkit.

Previously CrunchBang was based on Ubuntu (9.04), until its support has been ended.
CrunchBang 10 “Statler” was made in February 2011, and was the first version that was based on Debian stable “Sueeze”.
The next (and the last) version of CrunchBang 11 “Waldorf”, was made available on 6 May 2013.

Each CrunchBang Linux release was given a code name, using a name of a Muppet Show character.

The founder and developer of CrunchBang Linux is Philip Newborough.
On 6 February 2015 he officially stopped developing CrunchBang.

There are a few projects which continue the CrunchBang ideas, such as:
– BunsenLabs / Bunsen
– CrunchBangplusplus / #!++
– Crunchbang-Monara

Download

CrunchBang Linux 11-20130506 i486 789MB.iso
md5sum: 92675c5068f3f8d02a9294288bb4c52e
CrunchBang Linux 11-20130506 i686 789MB.iso
md5sum: 5a74e8738a095d65f58641bb47d45e0a
CrunchBang Linux 11-20130506 x86_64 756MB.iso
md5sum: 47b7921a2c08fbf930ddf4e175fc92e1
CrunchBang Linux 9.04.1 i386 635MB.iso
md5sum: 8ca9553235a18a691dcddf1f6f1dadae

 

TinyMe

TinyMe

Web site: http://tinymelinux.com
Origin: USA
Category: Desktop, Mini distribution
Desktop environment: Openbox
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: PCLinuxOS, Mandriva, Unity Linux
Wikipedia: TinyMe
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 2012.0 Aplha | March 7, 2002

TinyMe – a lightweight and minimal Linux distribution crated to be small and fast, and runs on old computers.

Between 2006 and 2007 TinyMe was based on PCLinuxOS and its website was hosted on MyPCLinuxOS.
The system uses Openbox window manager, Synaptic package manager, Tiny Control Center and some lightweight applications to fit to ~ 200 MB iso image.
In March 2009 the project has been moved to its own domain and separated from PCLinuxOS.
In March 20012 the present project developer KDulcimer released the last version of TinyMe which was based on Unity Linux and Mandriva.

To log in to the live system use:
User:Password – guest:guest
or
User:Password – root:root

Download

TinyMe 2008.0 i586 200MB.iso
md5sum: 51aedee88474b981ae0980d8c67ee829
TinyMe 2012.03.05 Alpha i586 230MB.iso
md5sum: abc82cf0010fbb2251a02bb32ef2ed8f
TinyMe 2012.03.05 Alpha i586 237MB.iso
md5sum: f2b8fb5d09a1d99a95cef315c8939c4e

 

Wolvix

Wolvix

Web site: http://wolvix.org (not active)
Origin: Norway
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Fluxbox, Openbox, Xfce
Architecture: x86
Based on: Slackware, Slax
Wikipedia: Wolvix
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 2.0.0 beta2 | April 14, 2009

Wolvix – a live, desktop-oriented Linux distribution built from SLAX.
Wolvix uses Xfce as the default desktop environment, but other very lightweight window manager can bu used straight from the live CD: Fluxbox and Openbox.

The system is modular and lets users adding additional software modules.
It offers a large set of pre-installed software of the groups: development, graphics, multimedia, network and office.

Installation can be done to a hard drive, either as a ‘normal’ or a ‘frugal’ mode.

Wolvix has been released in two versions:
– the default, standard version with full set of applications, and the 3 desktops.
– Cub – small version of the system which features only minimal number of applications.

Wolvix live system doesn’t have a standard user configured, so to log in to the live system use:
user: root
password: toor

Download

Wolvix 2.0.0 beta2 i486 681MB.iso
md5sum: 7bea8514062835621ce64a14e8f46f58
Wolvix 2.0.0 beta1 Cub i486 378MB.iso
md5sum: 90dc9f6d958a5fe3b68b414c73c4f64e