eAR OS

eAR OS

Web site: www.earos.dk (not active)
Origin: Germany
Category: Multimedia
Desktop environment: GNOME
Architecture: x86
Based on: Ubuntu
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 1.10b | June 23, 2008

eAR OS – an Ubuntu based, multimedia focused, Linux distribution with eAR Media Center built in.

The eAR Media Centre features an intuitive user interface which lets you:
– tune in to TV programs
– rip CDs to hard disk in lossless FLAC quality
– watch digital TV and DVDs
– listen to Internet radio
– view photos
– listen to music

eAR OS comes with pre-installing applications, such as:
– Wine for using Windows applications
– Audacity Sound and Recording Editor
– Audio CD extractor with FLAC and MP3 support
– k3B CD/DVD Burner
– Kaffeine for DVB-S and DVB-T TV and DVD playback
– VLC for Broadband TV
– Exaile audio player
– Firefox web browser with media player connectivity, Thunderbird E-mail/News, Pidgin internet Messenger for MSN
– F-Spot Photo Manager, GIMP Image Editor
– Firestarter firewall utility and more

The last version of eAR OS 1.10b was released in 2008 and was based on Ubuntu 8.04 LTS Hardy Heron.

Download

eAR OS 1.01b i386 673MB.iso
md5sum: d273c880c83d7ff94d0088c971cc27af

 

GameDrift

gameDrift

Web site: http://gamedrift.org
Origin: Germany
Category: Game
Desktop environment: GNOME
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: Ubuntu
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 1.21 | September 13, 2011

GameDrift – a Linux distribution based on Ubuntu and optimized to deliver the best possible gaming experience on Linux.

GameDrift features GNOME 2 desktop and only a few pre-installed applications.
It has the built-in CrossOver Games technology from American Codeweavers to let users install and run 1200 games designed for MS Windows.
There is also installed its own, on-line GameStore which lets users install native open source and commercial games for Linux.

The last version of GameDrift 1.21 is built on the top of Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat.

Download

GameDrift 1.21 i386 628MB.iso
md5sum: 8eb89bd44347bb31e6fe1ddf15248ade
GameDrift 1.21 x86_64 707MB.iso
md5sum: d8612c123e62bde5b041d0661a213ebe

 

SuperGamer

SuperGamer

Web site: www.supergamer.x10host.com
Origin: USA
Category: Game
Desktop environment: Xfce
Architecture: x86
Based on: Ubuntu
Wikipedia: SuperGamer
Media: Live DVD (dual layer)
The last version | Released: 3.0 | April 8, 2018
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SuperGamer – a live Linux distribution, based on Vector Linux and targeted to gamers.

The first release of SuperGamer was based on PCLinuxOS.
Starting from version 2, the SupeGamer Supreme is based on Vector Linux and fits to dual layer DVD media. It features some tweeks to speed up running from the live DVD, and includes proprietary video card drivers from NVIDIA and ATI.

SuperGamer contains a large set of native-running Linux games and some demos of proprietary games, such as: Enemy Territory: Quake Wars, Unreal Tournament 2004, Doom 3, Prey, Quake 4, Savage 2: A Tortured Soul, Postal 2, Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory, Penumbra: Black Plague, Sauerbraten, Urban Terror, IconquerU, TORCS, Tremulous, CodeRED: Alien Arena, TrueCombat:Elite, America’s Army, Nexuiz, OpenArena, PlaneShift, Drop Team, Frets On Fire, Chromium B.S.U., Mad Bomber, X-Moto, BZFlag, Mega Mario, Glaxium, GL-117, Neverball, Neverputt, Super Tux, PlanetPenguin Racer oraz X2: The Threat.

The live system user:password is:
supervl:guest
root:root

The founder of SuperGamer is Darin VanCoevering.
The latest version 2.5 has been released in 2011.

My addition:
The iso image can’t boot properly on my machine – the X Server does not start, it works in text mode only. Tested live system from USB disk, and on virtual machines: QEMU, VirtualBox and VMware Player.

In April of 2018 a new version 3.0 has been published, which is based on Ubuntu and Linux Lite.

Download

SuperGamer 3.0 amd64 1.6GB.iso
md5sum:
SuperGamer Supreme 2.5 i686 7.95GB.iso
md5sum: f2498e66ec53bc37c9c3e7f5fbfebb36

BackTrack

BackTrack

Web site: www.backtrack-linux.org
Origin: Switzerland
Category: Security, Pentest
Desktop environment: GNOME, KDE
Architecture: x86, x86_64, ARM
Based on: Ubuntu
Wikipedia: BackTrack
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 5R3 | August 14, 2012
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BackTrack (or Back|Track) – an Ubuntu based Linux distribution for digital forensics and penetration testing.

BackTrack provides a large collection of security-related tools ranging from port scanners to Security Audit.
The tools are divided into 12 categories, such as:
– Information gathering
– Vulnerability assessment
– Exploitation tools
– Privilege escalation
– Maintaining access
– Reverse engineering
– RFID tools
– Stress testing
– Forensics
– Reporting tools
– Services
– Miscellaneous

BackTrack was under development between 2006 and 2012 by the Offensive Security team.
Versions up to 3.0 were based on Slax, and then (4.0) it has been moved to Ubuntu as its base.

The last version of BackTrack is 5 R3, which is available in two flavors: GNOME 2 and KDE, both for i686 and amd64 CPU.

As of March 2013, the Offensive Security team re-based the project to Debian and re-named it to Kali Linux.

Download

BackTrack 5R3 KDE i686 3.17GB.iso
md5sum: d324687fb891e695089745d461268576
BackTrack 5R3 KDE x86_64 3.19GB.iso
md5sum: 981b897b7fdf34fb1431ba84fe93249f
BackTrack 5R3 GNOME i686 3.14GB.iso
md5sum: aafff8ff5b71fdb6fccdded49a6541a0
BackTrack 5R3 GNOME x86_64 3.15GB.iso
md5sum: 8cd98b693ce542b671edecaed48ab06d

 

Pear OS

PearOS

Web site: pearlinux.fr (not active)
Origin: France
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: GNOME
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: Ubuntu
Wikipedia:
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 8 | November 10, 2013
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Pear OS (previously: Pear Linux) – an Ubuntu based Linux distribution.

Pear features highly customized GNOME desktop with a dockbar applications launcher and pre-installed many popular multimedia codecs and plugins.

Default applications include: Nautilus file manager, Mozilla Firefox web browser, Mozilla Thunderbird email client, Shotwell image viewer, Evince document viewer, Empathy instant messenger, Gedit text editor, Musique audio player, Synaptic Package Manager, Pear PPA Manager, Pear Updater, Pear Software Center, Pear Contacts.

In early of 2014, the project has been closed after selling it to an unknown company.
The last version of Pear 8 was based on Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail.

The founder and developer of Pear is David Tavares.

 

nUbuntu

nUbuntu

Web site: www.nubuntu.org (not active)
Origin: USA
Category: Security, Pentest
Desktop environment: Fluxbox
Architecture: x86
Based on: Ubuntu
Wikipedia: nUbuntu
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 8.12 Beta | December 17, 2008

nUbuntu (Network Ubuntu) – a Linux distribution based on Ubuntu, designed for penetration testing servers and networks.

nUbuntu has a few applications pre-installed only, such as: Thunar, Firefox, gFTP, XChat, Centerim, Irssi, Rdesktop, VNC Viewer, Rtorrent, Wine, Cairo-Dock on the top of Fluxbox window manager and a large set of testing and penetrating tools, such as Wireshark, nmap, dSniff, and Ettercap.

The project was under development between 2005 and 2008.
The last available version of nUbuntu 8.12 Beta is based on Ubuntu 8.10 Intrepid Ibex.

Download

nUbuntu 8.12 Beta i386 663MB.iso
md5sum: 575214f413c02a4ba636feede99ecc31
nUbuntu 6.10 i386 269MB.iso
md5sum: 075b4d34890aaba14ba4596ca4a3ad3b

 

OpenGEU

OpenGEU

Web site: http://opengeu.intilinux.com/ (not active)
Origin: Italy
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Enlightenment
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: Ubuntu
Wikipedia: OpenGEU
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 8.10 | March 16, 2009
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OpenGEU – a Linux distribution based on Ubuntu and uses Enlightenment window manager.
The project has started as Geubuntu which featured a mix of GNOME and Enlightenment on the top of Ubuntu 7.04 base. Dut to conflict around the name (included *buntu), the name of it has been changed to OpenGEU.

OpenGEU was presented as an artistic distribution. There are two main themes of OpenGEU were available: Sunshine and Moonlight, as well as a few alternative themes too. Starting with OpenGEU 8.10 Luna Serena, a port of Compiz called Ecomorph has been available for 3D effects.
OpenGEU had pre-installed many e17 modules to easy configure the system and a set of applications from the GNOME desktop.

In January 2010, after releasing the last version of OpenGEU 9.04, the system has been turned to Debian as its base, but any next iso images never been published.

The project started and designed by the Italian artist Luca De Marini (aka TheDarkMaster).

Download

OpenGEU 8.10 i386 686MB.iso
md5sum: 2e3628b21dba41840a40a5af4561ee34
OpenGEEEU 8.10 i386 702MB.iso
md5sum: 0b50e902ea6d352614d31dd70678e458
OpenGEU 8.10 amd64 702MB.iso
md5sum: d36f296bf73be5ea4ff5719bb361f3ec
OpenGEU 8.04.1 i386 709MB.iso
md5sum: 0099b5f7acedada78fe28ba52fcdb281

 

Snowlinux

Snowlinux

Web site: www.snowlinux.de (not active)
Origin: Germany
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Cinnamon, Enlightenment, MATE, Xfce
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: Debian, Ubuntu
Wikipedia:
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 5 ‘Flurry’ beta | October 15, 2013
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Snowlinux – a set of Linux distribution based on Debian stable and separately on Ubuntu.
It’s a user-friendly distro with a set of pre-installed applications for daily usage and some useful tweaks.

It provides a few different editions of the system with different desktop environment.
The latest Snowlinux editions are:
– 4.0 “Glacier” with Enlightenment17, MATE and Xfce desktops, based on Debian “Wheezy”
– 4.0 “Frosty” with Cinnamon an MATE desktops, based on Ubuntu 13.04 “Raring Ringtail”
– 5.0 “Flurry” beta MATE, based on on Debian “Wheezy”

The earlier versions of Snowlinux were available with GNOME, KDE and LXDE desktop environments.

The founder and developer of Snowlinux is Lars Torben.
The distribution was under development between 2011 and 2013.

Download

Snowlinux 4 “Glacier” MATE i386 935MB.iso
md5sum: e6c8552b649385ab3047f79d5a385fb8
Snowlinux 4 “Glacier” MATE amd64 936MB.iso
md5sum: 1b076ab19f53ae1173fc7c46777c3b67
Snowlinux 4 “Glacier” Enlightenment17 i386-nonpae 844MB.iso
md5sum: e2b14b513453a374115d0afd85bbb17c
Snowlinux 4 “Glacier” Enlightenment17 i386 783MB.iso
md5sum: d660791ec164c9a411b7c62749ee26ca
Snowlinux 4 “Glacier” Enlightenment17 amd64 853MB.iso
md5sum: 72b63ffdd10cb01eb81a2594b0bd6450
Snowlinux 4 “Glacier” Xfce i386 694MB.iso
md5sum: 475dcb2b9a7a1f523287db5e29397cbb
Snowlinux 4 “Glacier” Xfce amd64 698MB.iso
md5sum: e3e89d998d66b73d6b98bb58fb3f7bef

Snowlinux 4 “Frosty” MATE i386 919MB.iso
md5sum: 398a8e09553114d8076533cb4e76b56d
Snowlinux 4 “Frosty” MATE amd64 902MB.iso
md5sum: 45870d3d0cb0841c29ea334f9807855c
Snowlinux 4 “Frosty” Cinnamon i386 849MB.iso
md5sum: 5842fadd6a2d7f300ec5abd8cf0ea16e
Snowlinux 4 “Frosty” Cinnamon amd64 890MB.iso
md5sum: 937f1a99cfd7914da59369d7321880b7

moonOS

moonOS 2

Web site: http://moonos.org
Origin: Cambodia
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Enlightenment, GNOME, LXDE
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: Ubuntu
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD/DVD
The last version | Released: 4 | January 1, 2011
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moonOS – a Linux distribution based on Ubuntu and using Enlightenment, LXDE and GNOME desktops. The distro has been created by Cambodian artist Chanrithy Thim.

moonOS 2 “Kachana” is available with two lightweight desktops of you choice: Enlightenment 17 and LXDE.
Version 3 “Makara” of the distribution can be grab with Enlightenment 17 desktop only.
The last version of moonOS 4 “Neak” has been recreated and uses GNOME 2 desktop instead of e17.

Download

moonOS 2 Enlightenment17 i386 713MB.iso
md5sum: d45341192476caf7a9985612792dfe6b
moonOS 2 LXDE i386 565MB.iso
md5sum: 8a30a32f57063b2baa85dc1981ee3b91
moonOS 3 Enlightenment17 i386 707MB.iso
md5sum: 7267ba087ad9ded62347e8348b1e9b9e
moonOS 3 Enlightenment17 x86_64 702MB.iso
md5sum: 6d04de8da75e950a055e5d45ea533979
moonOS 4 GNOME i386 851MB.iso
md5sum: 37c8cbe53cc58dee2fa60711d877d57d

 

BlackBuntu

BlackBuntu

Web site: blackbuntu.com (not active)
Origin:
Category: Security, Pentest
Desktop environment: GNOME
Architecture: x86_64
Based on: Ubuntu
Wikipedia:
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 0.3 | July 17, 2011

BlackBuntu – penetration testing distribution based on Ubuntu which was specially designed for security training students and practitioners of information security.

It is based on Ubuntu 10.10, Linux 2.6.39 and Gnome 2.32.0.
BlackBuntu runs only on computers that support the 64-bit (x86_64) instruction set architecture.

Download

BlackBuntu 0.3 x86_64 3.7GB.iso
md5sum: f234e09a0fc2309e58938abdebee0333