LadyBug

LadyBug

Web site: ladybug.du-libre.org (not active)
Origin: France
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Xfce
Architecture: x86
Based on: PCLinuxOS
Wikipedia:
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 7f | August 29, 2007

LadyBug – a French GNU/Linux Live distribution based on PCLinuxOS and SAM. It’s a installable LiveCD or LiveUSB. It uses Mandriva tools, PCLinuxOS base, Synaptic, Xfce4 and mklivecd script. You can make your own modification and remaster it simply.

Main features of LadyBug are:
– it is as much as possible in French
– It is light, requires little RAM memory, starts without a problem on portable computers with 256 MB, or even 128 MB of RAM
– works perfectly on a USB key and manages the permanence of any changes
– contains more software than other LiveCD distributions on the same media
– it really allows to design its own distribution through a single graphics program

The developers of LadyBug are students of the University of Nantes.
The latest version of LadyBug is 7f which was released in 2007.

Download

LadyBug 7f i586 790MB.iso
md5sum: fe7a19198fe3b8b2fcbb34513089b3d0

 

SAMity

SAMity

Web site: http://samity.org/
Origin: Germany
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Xfce
Architecture: x86
Based on: PCLinuxOS
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 2010 | October 30, 2010

SAMity (previously: SAM Linux Desktop) – an easy-to-use a live and installation CD based on Unity Linux with Xfce desktop, designed for home users.

SAMity utilizes a nice looking and free software desktop environment Xfce. By including a number of various plug-ins it provides the full functionality of the optimal desktop environment for any SAMity user. It is based on the GTK+2 toolkit, as used in GNOME, and it is entirely mouse-driven.

The latest version of SAMity Linux 2010 is based on Unity Linux which is based on Mandriva Linux.
Older version of SAM Linux is based on PCLinuxOS.

It uses the RPM package manager and it’s designed for home users.

The live system’s user name and password is: guest

Download

SAM Linux Desktop 2009 i386 695MB.iso
md5sum: 9d91cc4b770c87c4a7109bde8f0a1303
SAM Linux Desktop 2007 i386 716MB.iso
md5sum: 15deae3309b87eaab73697f75c82fc82