Last Updated on: 26th July 2023, 01:24 pm

Web site: www.tuquito.org.ar (not active)
Origin: Argentina
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Cinnamon, GNOME, LXDE
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: Ubuntu
Wikipedia (ES): Tuquito
Media: Live
The last version | Released: 6 beta | June 29, 2012

Tuquito – a GNU/Linux distribution based on Ubuntu, and created in Argentina. It fits on a Live CD, among that include Firefox, LibreOffice, GIMP, gThumb, VLC and Empathy and uses Cinnamon as a desktop environment.

Some of the characteristics of Tuquito are:
– automatic detection of hard drives on your PC, leaving them available on your desktop with just one click
– good printer support
– scanners support
– support of webcams, including the models of intel and genius
– automatic detection of digital cameras, pendrive, hot plugs
– boot from a pendrive or a CD media

The latest version of Tuquito is 6 (beta) offers a minimalist and usable graphical interface, which is based on the concepts of Web 2.0 technology.
Is has a system configuration tool, called Tuquito Control Center which lets useres configure their systems in easy and intuitive way.

Some applications developed by Tuquito’s team:
– APTITO: download accelerator for APT
– Control Center: A very intuitive control center
– Tuquito RSS: Notifier of events of the official sites of Tuquito (RSS Reader)
– Hook: Generator of backup copies and personalized distributions
– TuquitUP: Tuquito’s Version Manager. Allows online update
– Parental Control: Site Blocker
– Program manager: Application to install and uninstall software
– Tuquito WIA: Application that notifies where the newly installed applications are located
– TuquiGRUB: Application that allows to recover from a live-cd the grub of the system

The screenshot source is: Wikipedia; author: Colkito; License: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported.

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