MyWolfe

MyWolfe

Web site: mywolfe.blogspot.com
Origin: USA
Category: Desktop, Mini distribution
Desktop environment: Xfce
Architecture: x86
Based on: Puppy
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 0.28 | February 9, 2011
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MyWolfe – a Puppy based Linux distribution with Xfce as the default desktop environment.

MyWolfy comes with Xfce desktop instead of Puppy default IceWM, and a set of application foe every purpose, such as:
– Net: Firefox, Ayttm IM client, gFTP
– Graphisc: Gimp, Xsane, Viewnior, Gtkam
– Multimedia: Xine, Pburn, IOSMaster
– Office: Abiword, Geany, Gnumeric, NicoEdit, Xcalc, ePDFView
– System: GParted, Hardinfo, Task Manager, Thunar

It has been created using the Woof build system by Bobbe Holmes.
The project’s development has been finished in 2011.

Download

MyWolfe 0.28 i386 183MB.iso
md5sum: bf57780aa13cee100dcb7d8b6a6cec3b

nUbuntu

nUbuntu

Web site: www.nubuntu.org (not active)
Origin: USA
Category: Peneration, Security
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

 

NewOS

NewOS

Web site: http://newos.org
Origin: USA
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Text based
Architecture: x86, Sega Dreamcast, PowerPC
Based on: Independent
Wikipedia (pl): NewOS
Media: Source code
The last version | Released: 20050620 | June 20, 2005

NewOS – an alternative, modular and open-source operating system, based on a micro kernel written by a former Be Inc. employee Travis Geiselbrecht. It is largely implemented in C/C++, with a small amount of assembly.

The system is mostly a kernel with a minimal amount of user space libraries and applications so it isn’t interesting from an end-user point of view – there is no gui, simple commands on a command line.

NewOS provides a flexible framework to build other systems out of, cross-platform portability, provides a clean implementation that can be used as a learning tool for others and gives an educational opportunity for developers.

Haiku OS (previously: OpenBeOS), which is still under active development is based on NewOS.

Michael Noisternig took over the NewOS source code, and has implemented new ideas creating a fork named NewOS-Notion (?).

 

CarbonOS

CarbonOS

Web site: http://sourceforge.net/projects/carbon-os/
Origin: USA
Category: Desktop, Mini system
Desktop environment: Text based
Architecture: x86
Based on: FreeDOS
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 0.4.0 Alpha | September 20, 2014

CarbonOS – an open-source operating system, based on FreeDOS kernel. CarbonOS is a successor of discontinued LightDOS operating system created by the same author – Corbin Davenport.

The main goals:
– based on FreeDOS 1.1, giving Carbon 100% compatibility with DOS
– 4DOS 8.00 command line
– FAT12/16/32 file system support
– support for CD/DVD drives without configuration
– support for Win95 long file names

The most important change between LightDOS and CarbonOS is, that CarbonOS works as a live CD (and can be installed too) as most Linux distributions.
You can customize Carbon for whatever you want too, run the compiler, and create new .iso file ready for burning.

As of July 16, 2015 the project is no longer under active development.

Download

CarbonOS 0.4.0 Alpha i386 Live 13MB.iso
md5sum: eb6e04a06ca81311f228cefdd09256b1
CarbonOS 0.4.0 Alpha i386 Virtual Machine Image 14MB.ova
md5sum: 02c0ed2f501eae67d9e43b21a096161e

LightDOS

LightDOS

Web site: lightdos.wordpress.com
Origin: USA
Category: Desktop, Mini system
Desktop environment: oZone
Architecture: x86
Based on: FreeDOS
Wikipedia:
Media: Virtual Machine Image
The last version | Released: Prerelease4 | March 26, 2014

LightDOS – a free operating system based on the FreeDOS kernel.

LightDOS features built-in the oZone desktop environment, mouse drivers, long file name support, improved commands, support for popular file systems, and more. oZone GUI is a mutliplatform desktop enviroment which runs under DOS, Microsoft Windows and Linux.

LightDOS has full support for CD/DVD drives, can read and write to FAT12, FAT16, and FAT32 partitions, can read NTFS partitions. Thanks to the FreeDOS kernel, which provides full support for Microsoft DOS programs, LightDOS can run every program designed for MS-DOS and it’s clones.

The founder and developer of LightDOS is Corbin Davenport.
The last version of LightDOS Prerelease4 was published in 2014, then the author moved his project to CarbonOS as the LightDOS successor.

Download

LightDOS Prerelease4 Virtual Machine Image i386 14.6MB.ova
md5sum: 0977fa71c59af738ee516764f8a5c65e
LightDOS Prerelease4 USB Image i386 13.9MB USB.zip
md5sum: ba4e9d5bd0bf2d2bcf60a325c6d63911
LightDOS Prerelease4 i386 13.9MB VM.zip
md5sum: 0977fa71c59af738ee516764f8a5c65e

 

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

 

LightOS

LightOS

Web site: http://sourceforge.net/projects/lightos1/
Origin: USA
Category: Mini system
Desktop environment: Text based
Architecture: x86
Based on: DR-DOS/OpenDOS
Wikipedia:
Media: Install CD/Floppy
The last version | Released: 3.0 | January 11, 2011
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LightOS – an open-source operating system for x86 computers, based on DR-DOS/OpenDOS 7.01.
LightOS extends on DR-DOS by adding a desktop, built-in mouse support, and better integration with programs.

It is very small of size image, which can fits to the standard floppy disk.
The system can be installed on a separated partition of a hard drive, opposite to existing operating systems.

The founder and developer of LightOS is Corbin Davenport.
The last version of LightOS 3.0 was released in 2011.

Download

LightOS 3.0 (OpenDOS 7.01) i386 1.2MB.zip
md5sum: 52b047ea43bdfde98bdca77b3c40bd00

Damn Small Linux

Damn Small Linux

Web site: www.damnsmalllinux.org
Origin: USA
Category: Desktop, Mini distribution
Desktop environment: Fluxbox, JWM
Architecture: x86
Based on: Knoppix
Wikipedia: Damn Small Linux
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 4.11 RC2 | September 26, 2012
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Damn Small Linux (DSL) – a small, business card size computer operating system based on Knoppix. It was designed to run graphical environment and applications on old PC machines with 486 Pentium processors and very little memory.

DSL was originally created and maintained by John Andrews. For five years the community included Robert Shingledecker who created the MyDSL system, DSL Control Panel and other features. After that, Robert quit the project and continues his work on Tiny Core Linux which he created in April 2008.

Beside its small size, DSL features complete desktop and a set of applications for any purpose, such as:
– Mulitmedia: XMMS
– Net: AxyFTP client, Dillo, Netrik and Firefox web browsers, Naim client of AIM, ICQ, IRC, SSH/SCP server and client, DHCP client, PPP, PPPoE, a web server,
– Office: Siag spreadsheet, Sylpheed email, spellcheck, Ted word-processor, text editors: Beaver, Vim, and Nano, Xpdf, calculator
– Graphics: mtPaint raster graphics editor, xzgv image viewer
– System: DFM and emelFM file managers, VNCviwer Remote Desktop Connection client, tools for system monitoring, USB support
– Window Managers: JWM and Fluxbox

The last stable version of DSL 4.4.10 was released in 2008.
After 3 years of stagnation, new, testing versions 4.11 rc1 and rc2 showed up as the last ones.

Download

Damn Small Linux 4.11 rc2 i386 50.4MB.iso
md5sum: 4b61c7892eefc23b71d4931bdcc3f1f1
Damn Small Linux 4.4.10 i386 49.9MB.iso
md5sum: 5cb7e0d4506c249b78bbe0cd4695b865
Damn Small Linux 3.4 Embedded i386 50.8MB.zip
md5sum: 99e336df554764675dc23b4e2bd92186

 

BlueEyedOS

BlueEyedOS

Web site: www.blueeyedos.com
Origin: USA
Category: Desktop, Mini distribution
Desktop environment:
Architecture: x86
Based on: BeOS, Knoppix
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: Live Demo | April 18, 2003
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BlueEyedOS – a BeOS-inspired operating system powered by a Linux kernel.

The BlueEyedOS APIs are BeOS APIs rewritten with some improvements. The main goal is to create a new platform for BeOS developers. All you need is to recompile your BeOS apps. Linux developers will be able to find here a complete set of functionalities developed for consistency.

BlueEyedOS founder and developer is Guillaume Maillard.
The project was active developing between 2001 and 2003.

The live demo of the system is built on the top of Knoppix 3.2.

Download

BlueEyedOS Live Demo i386 106MB.iso
md5sum: ae520ed8d6dc46d60fbfc36db8f751a7

 

Swift Linux

Swift Linux

Web site: www.swiftlinux.org
Origin: USA
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: IceWM
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: Linux Mint Debian Edition
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 16 | January 28, 2017
Zobacz po polsku Zobacz po polsku: Swift Linux

Swift Linux – a lightweight, Linux Mint Debian Edition (LMDE) based distribution featuring the IceWM window manager.

Swift Linux was targeted to old computers, but featured a set of additional applications such as: LibreOffice, BleachBit, Iceweasel, MPlayer, Mtpaint, PCManFM, Rox terminal, Synaptic, Ceni network manager, etc.

The main version of Swift Linux was called “Regular”. There were a few other editions built upon the same base, such as: Diet Swift Linux, Taylor Swift Linux, Minnesota Swift Linux, and Chicago Swift Linux.

Founder of Swift Linux is Jason Hsu.
Swift Linux 0.2 was released April 23, 2012.

After 5 years, in January 2017, a new version 16 was released.

Download

Swift Linux 16 i686/x86_64.iso
md5sum:
Swift Linux 0.2 Regular i686 666MB.iso
md5sum: 006b62f9bd9f17434c67961ab97fd1be