Thiz Linux

Thiz Linux

Web site: thizlinux.com (not active)
Origin: Hong Kong
Category: Desktop, Server
Desktop environment: GNOME, KDE
Architecture: x86
Based on: Fedora
Wikipedia:
Media: Live
The last version | Released: 7.0 | May 10, 2003

Thiz Linux – a Fedora based Linux distribution created by the Hong Kong company ThizLinux Labratory Ltd. Products include Thiz Linux Desktop, Thiz Office (an Open Office clone localized for Hong Kong users), and Thiz Server.

The desktop version features applications such as: KDE desktop (GNOME is also available), Mozilla, Evolution, AbiWord, GIMP, Xine (gxine), Gaim, AOL Instant Messenger, Licq.

The last version of Thiz Linux 7.0 was launched on May 10, 2003.

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ExOS

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Web site: pdos.csail.mit.edu/archive/exo/
Origin: USA
Category: Server
Desktop environment: CLI
Architecture: x86
Based on: Independent
Wikipedia: Exokernel
Media: Install
The last version | Released: 06.22.2000 | June 22, 2000

ExOS – an operating system kernel developed by the MIT Parallel and Distributed Operating Systems group, and also a class of similar operating systems.

An exokernel eliminates the notion that an operating system should provide abstractions on which applications are built. Instead, it concentrates solely on securely multiplexing the raw hardware: from basic hardware primitives, application-level libraries and servers can directly implement traditional operating system abstractions, specialized for appropriateness and speed.

The newest exokernel is XOK, which runs on PC hardware, and ExOS, our first library operating system (libos). The ExOS library provides a user-level and extensible implementation of an UNIX operating system. Most UNIX applications like gcc, perl, apache, tcsh, and telnet compile and work without changes using ExOS. Further, measurements of application performance show that ExOS performs at least as well as OpenBSD and FreeBSD and much better when using specialized libos’s. For example, the Cheetah web server built on top of XOK performs eight times faster than NCSA or Harvest and three to four times faster than IIS running on Windows NT Enterprise Edition.

The current exopc distribution contains the entire source tree for the XOK kernel, ExOS library operating system, and assorted user-level programs and tools for building the system. OpenBSD or Linux with libc6 is required to build the system and only certain disk and ethernet controllers are supported. It was written by a variety of people over the past four years under DARPA sponsorship. Currently, the system is still under active development by PDOS at MIT, Greg Ganger’s group at CMU, and Exotec.

Exopc is stable enough to do libos and application development but there are still many bugs and features that have not yet been implemented. Do not expect to compile everything and replace your current system with XOK/ExOS. However, things are progressing rapidly and hopefully with making the sources public the ‘net world at large can help speed development. Any additions or bug fixes are greatly welcomed and will be considered for incorporation into the main source tree.

Copyright (C) 1997 Massachusetts Institute of Technology; some code in this distribution is covered by the GNU General Public License; some files include the following copyright: Copyright (C) 1998 Exotec, Inc. (free).

Primary authors (alphabetical order):
– Hector Briceno
– Dawson Engler
– Greg Ganger
– Rusty Hunt
– John Jannotti
– Frans Kaashoek
– David Mazieres
– Tom Pinckney

Other authors (alphabetical order):
– Josh Cates
– George Candea
– Robert Grimm
– Eric Nygren
– Costa Sapuntzakis
– Yonah Schneidler
– Josh Stults
– Debby Wallach
– Doug Wyatt

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exopc 06.22.2000 source 53MB.tar.gz
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Slamd64

Slamd64

Web site: slamd64.com (not active)
Origin: UK
Category: Desktop, Server
Desktop environment: Blackbox, Fluxbox, KDE, WindowMaker, Xfce
Architecture: x86_64
Based on: Slackware
Wikipedia: Slamd64
Media: Install CD/DVD
The last version | Released: 12.2 | February 2, 2009

Slamd64 – the first unofficial port of Slackware to the x86-64 architecture. The project started (the first alpha release) in January 2005, and finished in 2009. Support for 32-bit binaries was removed for the 11.0 release, but was reintroduced in the 12.0 release.

The latest version of Slamd64 12.2 features packages such as:
– Linux kernel 2.6.27.7
– GCC 4.2.4
– Apache HTTPD 2.2.10, with SSL support and PHP 5.2.8
– KDE 3.5.10
– XFCE 4.4.3
– Mozilla Firefox 3.0.5
– Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.19
– Sun Java (JRE and JDK) 6u11

Slamd64 12.2 provides seamless FHS-compliant 32-bit compatibility, via a multilib system (/lib for 32-bit libraries and /lib64 for 64-bit libraries). This provides easier and increased support for both existing 32-bit software (in most cases, you can just install a package designed for Slackware with no special work needed), and for 64-bit binaries too (which require /lib64/ld-linux-x86-64.so.2 to be present) such as the NVidia drivers, without requiring compatability symlinks which clutter the root directory and remove the separation of 32 and 64-bit binaries.

The project founder is Fred Emmott.

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Slamd64 12.2 Install d1 amd64 660MB.iso
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Slamd64 12.2 Mini amd64 21MB.iso
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TrueOS

TrueOS

Web site: trueos.org (not active)
Origin: USA
Category: Server
Desktop environment: CLI
Architecture: x86_64
Based on: FreeBSD
Wikipedia: TrueOS
Media: Install DVD/USB
The last version | Released: 18.12 ? | December 15, 2018
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TrueOS – an open-source Unix-like, server-oriented FreeBSD based operating system. The project started as the PC-BSD project.

TrueOS was also able to run Linux software, in addition to FreeBSD Ports collection, and it had its own .txz package manager. TrueOS supported OpenZFS, and the installer offered disk encryption with geli.

The project founder is Kris Moore.
It was under active development between 2016 and 2018, and finished in 2020.

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TrueOS 18.03 x64 2.4GB.iso
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TrueOS 18.03 x64 USB 2.6GB.img
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SOT Linux

SOT Linux

Web site: sot.com | sotlinux.org | bestlinux.net (not active)
Origin: Finland
Category: Desktop, Server
Desktop environment: GNOME, KDE
Architecture: x86
Based on: Red Hat
Wikipedia:
Media: Install CD
The last version | Released: 2003 | 2003

SOT Linux (previously: LBA Linux, Best Linux) – freely distributable, Open Source software.

LBA-Linux R1 Release is distributed as a single Foundation CD containing the LBA-Linux Installer, and two optional bonus software CDs.
The Foundation CD is all you need to install LBA-Linux R1 Release as a functional desktop system. Boot from the Foundation CD to run LBA-Linux’s unique “5-click” installation program.
The second CD contains additional software that lets you extend LBA-Linux R1 Release with the KDE desktop and a variety of multimedia applications.
The third CD includes a wealth of development software for programmers and developers.

The latest LBA-Linux release includes the Linux kernel 2.6.3, providing the best support for the latest hardware, and modern desktops: KDE 3.2, GNOME 2.5.90, gtk2 2.3.4 and XFree 4.30.

LBA-Linux R1 Release requires the following minimum system requirements:
– Processor: 400 MHz Pentium II or better
– RAM: 192MB
– Hard drive: 1.5GB

SOT Linux Copyright SOT Finnish Software Engineering Ltd. and others.

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LBA Linux 2003 R1 i386 518MB.iso
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Best Linux 2000 R3 FINAL i386 604MB.iso
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CBSS

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Web site: hbsd.bsdux.com.br (not active)
Origin: Brasil
Category: Server
Desktop environment: CLI
Architecture: x86
Based on: PicoBSD
Wikipedia:
Media: Install
The last version | Released: 2.1 (?) | ?

CBSS – a PicoBSD based operating system, targeted to servers.

The latest version of CBSS was 2.1b which featured some tools, such as: firewall (ipfw), remote access (telnet), NAT, bandwidth control (dummynet), QoS (altq), and many others.

The CBSS project founder is Christopher Giese.

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Ulteo

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Web site: ulteo.com
Origin: France
Category: Server
Desktop environment: CLI
Architecture: x86
Based on: Ubuntu
Wikipedia: Ulteo Open Virtual Desktop
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 4.0.3 | May 2016

Ulteo – an Ubuntu based, GNU/Linux distribution created in March 2006, and developed by Gaël Duval, the creator of Mandrake (now Mandriva). Ulteo is intended to be a very easy to use and maintain system that changes perception of a computer. The system is to satisfy a wide range of recipients: from beginner computer users to programmers and people very experienced in this field.

Ulteo is not a regular GNU/Linux distribution – it comes in two versions:
– Traditional version – installs on disk
– “Connected Desktop” version

The traditional version of Ulteo was released on December 6, 2006 and compiled for the x86-32 architecture. The minimum required memory is 256 MB of RAM. It is a LiveCD that can be installed on the computer’s hard disk.

The Connected Desktop lets you run the operating system directly in a web browser. The technology uses” AJAX “technology, so a browser is required with JavaScript support.

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Digital UNIX

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Web site: (not active)
Origin: USA
Category: Server, Workstation
Desktop environment: CDE
Architecture: Mach
Based on: BSD
Wikipedia:
Media: Install
The last version | Released: 5.1 (?) | 2001 (?)

Digital UNIX (previously: OSF/1 or DUNIX) – a 64-bit advanced kernel architecture based on Mach V2.5 kernel design with components from Berkeley Software Distribution (BSD) 4.3 and 4.4, UNIX® System V, and other sources. Mach is a kernel developed at Carnegie Mellon University to support operating system research, primarily distributed and parallel computing.

Digital UNIX is DIGITAL Equipment Corporation’s implementation of the Open Software Foundation™ OSF/1 R1.0, R1.1, and R1.2 technology, and the Motif graphical user interface and programming environment.

It supports following file systems: Berkeley UFS, AdVFS, NFS, ISO9660, FAT, SMB, DFS.

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ULTRIX

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Web site: digital.com/info/SP2640/ (not active)
Origin: USA
Category: Server, Workstation
Desktop environment: X10/X11
Architecture: MIPS, VAX
Based on: BSD
Wikipedia: ULTRIX
Media: Install
The last version | Released: 4.5 | December 1995

ULTRIX – an operating system made by DEC (Digital Equipment Corporation), based on the 4.2BSD UNIX operating system with improvements 4.3BSD and System V Release 2 Contain various improvements that are specific to the digital hardware systems.

First Ultrix-32 was based on 4.2BSD with some of the features of System V, and released in 1984.
Its purpose was to be a pure UNIX for VAX with support for DEC. Later, Ultrix-32 added support for DECnet DEC and other appropriate protocols such as LAT.

ULTRIX runs on VAX and MIPS (R2000, R3000 or R4000 series).

The file systems support:
– can read/write: UFS (RW)e36, NFS (RW)e36
– can read: ISO 9660 (R)e100
– can read/write through third party or optional software: FAT (RW)w55 [using “mtools”, a set of MS-DOS utilities for UNIX, SMB (through SAMBA)

The latest version Ultrix-11 V4.5 was released in November 1995.

The Digital Equipment Corporation was bought in 1998 by Compaq, and starting from 2002 the Compaq is a part of Hewlett-Packard.

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AnNyung

AnNyung

Web site: annyung.oops.org
Origin: South Korea
Category: Server
Desktop environment: CLI
Architecture: x86
Based on: Fedora
Wikipedia:
Media: Install
The last version | Released: 1.3 R5 | August 20, 2009

AnNyung – a former Linux distribution from South Korea based on Fedora. The distribution was delivered with its own technology for security.

As of version 2.0, AnNyung exists only as an addition to CentOS and Red Hat Enterprise Linux, not as a complete installation.

The project supports 32-bit i686 computer architecture.

The first version 1.0 was launched on April 24, 2003.

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AnNyung 1.3 i686 271MB.iso
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AnNyung 1.3-R5 i686 276MB.iso
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