Web site: www.rogentos.ro
Origin: Romania
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: LXQt, MATE, Xfce
Architecture: x86-64
Based on: Gentoo
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.


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


Spike Pentesting

Spike Pentesting

Web site: spike-pentesting.org (not active)
Category: Security, Penetration
Desktop environment: MATE
Architecture: x86_64
Based on: Sabayon Linux
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 features a very large number of pre-installed applications, so the iso images size is over 4 GB each.

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