CrunchBang Linux

CrunchBang Linux

Web site: http://crunchbanglinux.org
Origin: United Kingdom
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Openbox
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: Debian
Wikipedia: CrunchBang Linux
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 11 20130506 (Waldorf) | May 6, 2013
Zobacz po polsku Zobacz po polsku: CrunchBang Linux

CrunchBang Linux – a Debian based Linux distribution featuring the lightweight Openbox window manager.

CrunchBang offers customized Openbox window manager and pre-installed applications which use the GTK+ widget toolkit.

Previously CrunchBang was based on Ubuntu (9.04), until its support has been ended.
CrunchBang 10 “Statler” was made in February 2011, and was the first version that was based on Debian stable “Sueeze”.
The next (and the last) version of CrunchBang 11 “Waldorf”, was made available on 6 May 2013.

Each CrunchBang Linux release was given a code name, using a name of a Muppet Show character.

The founder and developer of CrunchBang Linux is Philip Newborough.
On 6 February 2015 he officially stopped developing CrunchBang.

There are a few projects which continue the CrunchBang ideas, such as:
– BunsenLabs / Bunsen
– CrunchBangplusplus / #!++
– Crunchbang-Monara

Download

CrunchBang Linux 11-20130506 i486 789MB.iso
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CrunchBang Linux 11-20130506 i686 789MB.iso
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CrunchBang Linux 11-20130506 x86_64 756MB.iso
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CrunchBang Linux 9.04.1 i386 635MB.iso
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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
Zobacz po polsku Zobacz po polsku: Pear OS

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.

 

PLD Linux Distribution

PLD Linux Distribution

Web site: www.pld-linux.org
Origin: Poland
Category: Server, Desktop
Desktop environment: Blackbox, Fluxbox, GNOME, IceWM, KDE, Window Maker, Xfce
Architecture: x86, x86_64, PowerPC, Sparc, Alpha
Based on: Independent
Wikipedia (pl): PLD Linux Distribution
Media: Rescue CD, Live CD
The last version | Released: 3.0 th | ?
Zobacz po polsku Zobacz po polsku: PLD Linux Distribution

PLD Linux Distribution – an independent Linux distribution, based on RPM packages, targeted to advanced users and administrators. The main usage of the distribution are network servers, but also is suitable for advanced users of workstations.
The project started in 1998 (the 1.0 release in 2002) and it is still under development (?) by a few (?) enthusiasts.

PLD uses its own package manager called “Poldek”, which lets you install and upgrade the packages. Packages are divided into the smallest portions (such as individual plug-ins and modules), what allows administrators to easy controlling the functionality of available applications and the amount of used disk space.

PLD supports network technologies (IPv6), security (AppArmor, Grsecurity, PAM, GSSAPI, TLS/SSL), and the flexible use of different natural languages to communicate with the user.

The current version of PLD is 3.0 and is in endless development stage.

The system installation can be made using PLD Rescue CD images, then chrooting into prepared, new disk partition or via a Live CD which offers Anaconda installer.

PLD Linux Distribution ia available for a various architectures: x86 (i386, i586, i686), PowerPC, AMD64, Sparc, Alpha.

In 2007 an unofficial version of PLD Linux Distribution was created – PLD Titanium. In 2010 a conflict arose between PLD project leaders and PLD Titanium creator. As a result the Titanium distribution was rebranded and in early 2011 separated from PLD with a new name TLD (Titanium Linux Distribution).

PLD is still under active development, and new images of Rescue iso are available from the GitHub.

 

Toorox

Toorox

Web site: http://toorox.de
Origin: Germany
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: GNOME, KDE, Xfce
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: Gentoo
Wikipedia:
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 01.2013 | December 30, 2012
Zobacz po polsku Zobacz po polsku: Toorox

Toorox – a Linux distribution based on Gentoo Linux, available as a Live DVD with an option of a hard or USB drive installation. The system is based on the source packages and fully compatible with Gentoo.

Toorox live uses KNOPPIX hardware auto-detection and auto-configuration scripts for booting.
It features applications to every purpose, such as: web browsers, e-mail client, file manager, office, burning software, audio player, video player, videocut, image processing, chat programs, etc. The system and the desktop are completely preconfigured.

Toorox supports 11 languages: German, English, Italian, French, Dutch, Russian, Spanish, Romanian, Turkish, Czech and Polish.

Toorox is a partly-rolling distribution.
For package managing, Toorox uses the Gentoo’s port system „Portage” and its GUI’s:
– Porthole to manage system upgrading
– Portato which lets you install and remove packages

Toorox is available in a few flavors, for 32 and 64 bit machines:
– KDE
– GNOME
– Xfce
– Lite (very downgraded edition of XFCE)

The latest edition of Toorox was released in December 2012 by now.

Download

No download is available.

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
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TinyMe 2012.03.05 Alpha i586 237MB.iso
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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
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OpenGEEEU 8.10 i386 702MB.iso
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OpenGEU 8.10 amd64 702MB.iso
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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
Zobacz po polsku Zobacz po polsku: Snowlinux

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
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Snowlinux 4 “Glacier” MATE amd64 936MB.iso
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Snowlinux 4 “Glacier” Enlightenment17 i386-nonpae 844MB.iso
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Snowlinux 4 “Glacier” Enlightenment17 i386 783MB.iso
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Snowlinux 4 “Glacier” Enlightenment17 amd64 853MB.iso
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Snowlinux 4 “Glacier” Xfce i386 694MB.iso
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Snowlinux 4 “Glacier” Xfce amd64 698MB.iso
md5sum: e3e89d998d66b73d6b98bb58fb3f7bef

Snowlinux 4 “Frosty” MATE i386 919MB.iso
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Snowlinux 4 “Frosty” MATE amd64 902MB.iso
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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: moonOS
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
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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

 

DesktopBSD

DesktopBSD

Web site: www.desktopbsd.net
Origin: Austria
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: KDE 3
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: FreeBSD
Wikipedia: DesktopBSD
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 1.7 | September 7, 2009
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DesktopBSD – a desktop-oriented operating system based on FreeBSD.
The project started in 2005, and the first release candidate version was released 25 July 2005.
It provides a desktop operating system that is easy to use to the end users, but offers it with the power of BSD.

DesktopBSD is not a fork of FreeBSD, it uses the stable tree of FreeBSD and lets run it in Live mode, and install the system on a hard drive as well. DesktopBSD has pre-installed K Desktop Environment 3.5, which is the default graphical user interface and has its own utilities and configuration files for system management as well.

The last version of DesktopBSD was released in September 2009 and the development has been stopped.
The project has been restarted under new leadership in May 2010, but it stopped soon too.
In March 2013 the forums member announced that the project is restarted again, but there no fresh news any more.

In November 2015, the community members published a testing virtual image of DesktopBSD 2.0 M1.
The password to log in to the system is: dbsd

Download

DesktopBSD 2.0 Pre-Release Lumina/KDE/LXDE/GNOME/Xorg/Nox amd64.iso
md5sum:

DesktopBSD 2.0 M1 amd64 1.4GB.ova
md5sum: 5618a65d53ebb44cfebf1d48f8f263d0

DesktopBSD 1.7 i386 1.89GB.iso
md5sum: 0fd1c4261817cee339674abf1f0716ed

DesktopBSD 1.7 amd64 1.96GB.iso
md5sum: ac793f56bd079c2f923ab24ba5aa0ef8

 

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
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