Penguin Sleuth

Penguin Sleuth

Web site: linux-forensics.com (not active)
Origin: USA
Category: Forensics
Desktop environment: Fluxbox, IceWM, KDE, WindowMaker
Architecture: x86
Based on: Knoppix
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 1.0 beta1 | July 5, 2003

Penguin Sleuth – a Knoppix based bootable CD and a Vmware virtual platform. The Penguin Sleuth Kit adapts a great Linux resource to include tools that are useful when performing a forensic computer analysis & Security Auditing.

The Sleuth Kit (TSK) is a library and collection of Unix- and Windows-based utilities for extracting data from disk drives and other storage so as to facilitate the forensic analysis of computer systems.

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Penguin Sleuth 2003-07-05 i386 689MB.iso
md5sum: 8a0b0554ba8bacd17325faf570249dc9

 

Zenix GNU/Linux

Zenix Linux

Web site: zenix.webscene.ch (not active)
Origin: Switzerland
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: AfterStep, Blackbox, Fluxbox, GNOME, IceWM, KDE, WindowMaker, Xfce
Architecture: x86
Based on: Linux From Scratch
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 0.3 | September 22, 2003

Zenix GNU/Linux – a lightweight Linux distribution which was created using Linux From Scratch. It consumes few resources, and offers a set of desktops and window managers such as: AfterStep, Blackbox, Fluxbox, GNOME, IceWM, KDE, WMaker, Xfce. Only i386 live media was available.

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BluePoint

BluePoint Linux

Web site: bluepoint.com.cn (not active)
Origin: China
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: IceWM, KDE, WindowMaker
Architecture: x86
Based on: Red Hat
Wikipedia:
Media: Install
The last version | Released: 2.0 | July 20, 2000

BluePoint Linux – a Chinese Linux distribution based on Red Hat Linux. The distribution was developed by BluePoint, China’s leading software company for Linux. It was founded in Shenzhen in December 1999 and was formerly called the Shenzhen Sinx. The company was a spin-off of the core-hacker group SoftwareOPENUNIX NETWORK STUDIO, Co. Ltd., which included some of the leading experts on UNIX/Linux in China.

The distribution used the KDE desktop environment in addition to the IceWM and WMaker window manager. The distribution had 32-bit x86 as a platform.

The first version was released on December 10, 1999.
The latest version was version 2.0 which was released on July 20, 2000.

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BluePoint 2.0 i386 667MB.iso
md5sum: 80d63cc4d501a4512dd3ab0d39bea5bd

 

MIZI Linux

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Web site: mizi.com (not active)
Origin: South Korea
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: GNOME, IceWM, KDE, WindowMaker
Architecture: x86
Based on: Red Hat
Wikipedia:
Media: Install
The last version | Released: 2.0.4 | September 14, 2002

MIZI Linux – a commercial Linux distribution based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux, aimed at business, school, office and home users.

The deployment utilized the GNOME, KDE, WindowMaker, and IceWM desktop environments, and supports the 32-bit x86 computer architecture.

The first version was launched in 1998. The latest version was 2.0.4 which was launched on September 14, 2002.

The project was developed by the MIZI Research, a South Korean company founded in 1997, acquired by Wind River Systems in 2008.

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Buffalo Linux

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Web site: mcalesterlinux.net (not active)
Origin: USA
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Blackbox, Fluxbox, GNOME, IceWM, KDE, WindowMaker, Xfce
Architecture: x86
Based on: Slackware
Wikipedia (NO): Buffalo Linux
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 1.7.3 | May 8, 2005

Buffalo Linux – a Linux distribution, a derivative of VectorLinux and thus also Slackware, and was intended for the 32-bit architecture i686. The target group users is a small companies within the business sector. The distribution came pre-installed with IBM DB2 and Oracle Database, Microsoft products, and CodeWeavers as well. The distribution cost US $ 25.

The distribution supported the i486 platform. It used the Blackbox, Fluxbox, IceVM and WindowMaker window managers and the GNOME, KDE and Xfce desktop environments.

Version 1.05 was launched on December 28, 2003, and the latest version 1.7.5 was launched on May 8, 2005.

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NordisKnoppix

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Web site: home.broadpark.no/~aklepp/newton/knoppix/NORDISKNOPPIX/ (not active)
Origin: Norway
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Fluxbox, IceWM, KDE, WindowMaker, Xfce
Architecture: x86
Based on: Knoppix
Wikipedia:
Media: Live
The last version | Released: 2003-09-23 | October 2003

NordisKnoppix – a version of Klaus Knopper’s Knoppix, supporting Nordic and Baltic languages, and maintained by Conrad Newton.

Presently, the supported languages include:
– Danish
– Estonian
– Finnish
– Faroese
– Icelandic
– Latvian
– Lithuanian
– Northern sami
– Norwegian bokmål
– Norwegian nynorsk
– Swedish
– US English
to the extent that Debian packages for these languages are available, and that they fit on the CD.
Aside from the Nordic/Baltic language components, NordisKnoppix is the same as standard Knoppix.

When the computer starts up, you have the opportunity to choose the language and several other parameters that will be used throughout your NordisKnoppix session. You do this by typing in the appropriate “boot options” as soon as the “boot:” prompt appears on the screen. Failure to type in any of these options will result in the default US English.

Native-language boot-floppies may be found in the “boot-floppies” directory, where the file README.native-language describes how to modify the CD so that it defaults to your native language.

The project was active between March and November 2003.
The latest version of NordisKnoppix is based on Knoppix 3.2 (?).

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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 Install d2 amd64 621MB.iso
md5sum: 6583ba27dd4970def912b6e2e6cbc483
Slamd64 12.2 Install d3 amd64 358MB.iso
md5sum: 3eb387eae5faedaff39d443366ac484a
Slamd64 12.2 Install d4 amd64 660MB.iso
md5sum: 5a85c5c205afb78e955a172a73e17c7f
Slamd64 12.2 DVD amd64 4.3GB.iso
md5sum: 4d964ad62fb384252f9b844bfcf4b651
Slamd64 12.2 Mini amd64 21MB.iso
md5sum: 6b77f723835c5115c8bc3c22b52b7010

 

Slo-Tech

Slo-Tech

Web site: slo-tech.com
Origin: Slovenia
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Blackbox, GNOME, KDE, WindowMaker
Architecture: x86
Based on: Morphix
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 2.1 | October 28, 2004

Slo-Tech Linux – a Slovenian, live Linux distribution based on Morphix, which is based on Debian.

The latest version of Slo-Tech Linux 2.1 was released in 2004 and was offered in two separated versions: with Linux kernel 2.4 and 2.6.

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Stux

Stux

Web site: gpstudio.com
Origin: Italy
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Blackbox, Fluxbox, KDE, WindowMaker
Architecture: x86
Based on: Knoppix, Slackware
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 2.0 | June 5, 2007

Stux – a LiveDistro (CD) Linux distribution from Italy which is based on Slackware and Knoppix. Deployment can automatically load and save configurations and files on writable partitions.

The live system provides a combination of packages of Slackware Linux and kernel, modules and scripts of Knoppix. It includes automatic hardware detection and supports a vast majority of graphics cards, sound cards, SCSI and USB devices and other peripherals.

STUX allows a full system configuration and usage through the STUX-Utilities, an unique, easy-to-use graphical interface specifically designed for STUX distribution.

Slackware users can use and configure STUX as they have always done with normal Slackware installations.

STUX GNU/Linux supports i386 platform and features Blackbox, Fluxbox, WindowMaker and KDE desktop environments on a single CD.

Version 0.5.3 was launched on December 16, 2003, the last version 2.0 was launched on June 5, 2007.

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Stux 1.0 i386 695MB.iso
md5sum: 873daaaaa79251eaba3bf4615accdd98

 

ROOT GNU/Linux

ROOT GNU/Linux

Web site: rootlinux.org (not active)
Origin: Sweden
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: GNOME, KDE, WindowMaker
Architecture: x86
Based on: Slackware
Wikipedia:
Media: Install CD
The last version | Released: 1.4 | May 2009

ROOT GNU/Linux – an advanced GNU/Linux operating system which aims to be stable, flexible and fast. ROOT is a general-purpose system which includes software for both server and workstation use.

ROOT includes the modern and powerful desktop environment KDE. It uses a simple but powerful ports system to build the latest software from source automatically. The system currently only runs on Intel 686 compatible processors. This project aims to create the best, highest possible quality GNU/Linux system for experienced users.

Versions: 1.2 (Erreur); 1.3 (Noodle); 1.4 (Pommes).

The project founder is John Eriksson.

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ROOT GNU/Linux 1.4 i586 701MB.iso
md5sum: f02f436b2f3ee097f2e1d4f206e2719a