FabBSD

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Web site: fabbsd.org
Origin: Canada
Category: Server
Desktop environment: CLI
Architecture: x86
Based on: 4.4BSD
Wikipedia:
Media: Install
The last version | Released: ? | May 2018

FabBSD – a special purpose 4.4BSD-based UNIX-like operating system, designed for machine control applications. Using low-cost hardware, FabBSD can be used to control a wide array of CNC milling machines, lathes, routers, process-control and automation equipment.

A common task of FabBSD systems is the coordinated motion of machine axes, whether driven by steppers, servo-motors or cylinders (with or without software-based closed-loop control). FabBSD uses a kernel-mode trajectory planner to generate stable motion control signals (using blended S-curve velocity profiles) at high frequencies with minimal hardware requirements.

It features applications such as:
– Machine tools: CNC milling machines, lathes, routers, lasers
– Automation: Manipulators, power supplies, relays, valves, heaters
– Instrumentation: Optical encoders, thickness gauges, sensors

FabBSD’s kernel and base are forked from OpenBSD. Its machine control drivers (/sys/dev/cnc/), userland libraries (libcnc) and applications could be easily ported back to OpenBSD, NetBSD or FreeBSD with minimal patching to other parts of the kernel. The base distribution includes OpenSSH, Sudo, Binutils, GCC and GDB. The installation process is straightforward (via CD-ROM, FTP, floppies or tapes).

As of 2018, FabBSD is undergoing active development again and contributors are welcome to provide feedback or patches.

The project founder is Julien Nadeau Carriere.

 

VLOS

VLOS

Web site: os.vidalinux.org (not active)
Origin: Puerto Rico
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: GNOME
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: Gentoo
Wikipedia:
Media: Live
The last version | Released: 2.2 beta2 | November 26, 2010

VLOS (VidaLinux) – a Linux distribution based on Gentoo.

VLOS uses the Red Hat Anaconda installer to make it easier for end users to install it on a hard drive, with GNOME as a default desktop environment.

The purpose of VLOS is to make the Linux operating system more accessible to home and office users. It combines the power of ebuilds and portage and compiling all software from source (aside from a select few larger ones, which are available in binary) into an easy-to-use package.

In December 2009, VLOS has been rebuilt with Funtoo, a fork of Gentoo Linux.

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Swecha

Swecha

Web site: swecha.org/content/swecha-project
Origin: India
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Unity
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: Ubuntu
Wikipedia:
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 2016 | May 8, 2016

Swecha (Swecha Telugu OS) – a project that aims to localize GNU/Linux and other Free Software to Telugu. The project will strive to bridge the language barrier that is one of major reasons behind the digital divide.

e-Swecha is a free software project aimed at developing a Operating System to, for and by the engineering students.

BalaSwecha OS : The primary objective of BalaSwecha is to bridge the growing digital divide in education between privileged and underprivileged in India. Schools for the underprivileged in India, for example the government schools, face a lot of problems including lack of continuous electricity, infrastructure and personnel.

Swecha was founded in 2005 as an organization to support the Swecha project, it is now a vibrant community of software users, students, academicians and software professionals/developers determined to provide quality software built on the guidelines of free software development model.

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BalaSwecha 14.0.4 amd64 3.89GB.iso
md5sum: 4c6dc2b30df0f22b75ec8f89d5749aa1

 

Myrinix

Myrinix

Web site: myrinix.com (not active)
Origin: Malaysia
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: KDE
Architecture: x86
Based on: sidux
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD/DVD
The last version | Released: 2009-05 | May 2009

Myrinix – a bootable Linux live CD remastered from SIDUX/FLL. It allows can now be installed into a usb drive in a quick & easy way or permanently install into your hard drive.It also comes with some application modules that can be add later.

Myrinix- Digital Home Edition is a Linux based LIVE CD that aimed to be a smart and centerised OS that can be implemented at home. This CD also comes with videolan program where you can broadcast video or music throughout the network. With the help of the NX technology, you can have a diskless PC that direct connect to the server and share application and files. Therefore server can play the movie on plasma tv while you can write document with openoffice using diskless pc that connect to the server.

The project developer is Ang Tun Chek.

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Myrinix 2008-03 i386 704MB.iso
md5sum: 842d48d0899567d906aa334fdca67953

 

NX-DOS

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Web site: sourceforge.net/projects/nxdos (not active)
Origin: ?
Category: Embedded
Desktop environment: cli
Architecture: x86
Based on: ?
Wikipedia:
Media: Install
The last version | Released: 1.2013 (?) | 2005 (?)

NX-DOS – a 16/32bit X86 operating system for embedded applications.

NX-DOS is a free DOS-compatible 16/32bit operating system aimed at embedded x86 systems.
An open source, MS-DOS operating system that is capable of running most DOS applications.

It uses a RXDOS compatible memory manager.

Project went open source in 2005, after years of private development.

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Voltalinux

Web site: voltalinux.sicurezzarete.com
Origin: Italy
Category: Server
Desktop environment: CLI
Architecture: x86
Based on: Slackware
Wikipedia:
Media: Install
The last version | Released: 2.2 beta | March 11, 2009

Voltalinux – a GNU/Linux distribution based on Slackware Linux and the pkgsrc package system from NetBSD. The pkgsrc package manager is available to the Linux users.

The distribution is mainly intended for server use but you can be used as a desktop OS too.

Some key features of “Voltalinux”:
· Slackware 100% compatible
· no need to compile anything to have a working system
· many prebuilt kernels
· more than 5400 ports ready to be used.

Requirements:
· i486 processor or newer
· 32 MB of RAM memory
· about 400 MB of free disk space

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MyPupalpha

MyPupalpha

Web site: (not active)
Origin: ?
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: IceWM
Architecture: x86
Based on: Puppy
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 216 | July 18, 2007

MyPupalpha – a Live CD of small size but frighteningly effective. This is one of the many derivatives of the Puppy distribution.

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MyPupalpha i386 89MB.iso
md5sum: e1e98e863c597496214859b5177962be

 

Fsaos

Fsaos

Web site: github.com/farlepet/fsaos
Origin: USA
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: CLI
Architecture: x86
Based on: Independent ?
Wikipedia:
Media: Live
The last version | Released: ? | August 8, 2014

Fsaos (Fairly Simple Assembly Operating System) – an operating system created purely for hobby and education purposes.

It is mostly written in Assembly and released under the MIT License.

The project founder is Peter Farley.

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Fsaos x86 485KB.iso
md5sum: 20de75f18ab08497af843331245cd766
Fsaos source code 89KB.zip
md5sum: 1874dc55b57a6d1542db1205b1185d62

 

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

 

SalukiNOP

SalukiNOP

Web site: wikka.puppylinux.com/SalukiNOP
Origin: ?
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: JWM
Architecture: x86
Based on: Puppy
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 6.0.2 | March 22, 2015

SalukiNOP – a fork of Saluki, which is designed from the ground up for use as a base system for puplet developers.

The NOP version doesn’t include any office applications – so you and add the preferred ones.

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SalukiNOP 023r2 i386 124MB.iso
md5sum: 772886828a2b355ede7578d7106d7923
tahrNOP 2a-6.0.2 i386 187MB.iso
md5sum: 9dfe65e0943e171e5775eceac1fee431