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Kali Linux Released by the Creators of BackTrack

March 17th, 2013 Comments off

The creators of the popular and comprehensive security LiveCD BackTrack released a new distro name Kali Linux

Kali is a more mature, secure, and enterprise-ready version of BackTrack Linux.

Categories: Releases

A fresh litter of Puppy Linux releases: Wary, Racy and Quirky

March 10th, 2013 Comments off

Barry Kauler, the developer of the Puppy family of Linux distributions, has released version 5.5 of the Wary and Racy branches of the project.

via The H Open

Slax 7.0 released

December 10th, 2012 Comments off

Slax is back!

I’m happy to announce the final release of Slax version 7.0, code name Green Horn. After more than three years of silence Slax is back in action and is better than ever before. Also the website got updated, so make sure to check www.slax.org, youll love it.

via Slax Linux.

Puppy Linux update the “fastest and friendliest” yet

August 19th, 2011 3 comments

The Puppy Linux development team has released version 5.2.8 of its minimal Linux distribution.

via The H Open Source

Ubuntu 11.04 Released with a New Interface

April 28th, 2011 1 comment

Ubuntu 11.04 is out, grab the live Desktop CD in order to check out Canonical’s new GUI.

Canonical has announced the official release of Ubuntu 11.04, codenamed Natty Narwhal. This major update introduces the new Unity desktop shell, which is designed to improve ease of use and deliver a more modern user experience.

via Ubuntu 11.04 released, a Natty Narwhal rises from the depths.

Categories: Desktop, Releases, Ubuntu

Puppy Linux 5.0 Released

May 15th, 2010 Comments off

Puppy Linux 5.0 is out!

Lucid Puppy 5.0 consists of the popular Puppy Linux architecture that Puppy founder Barry Kauler has been refining through 4 editions of Puppy Linux.  But this time Puppy is built with binary packages from the latest Ubuntu release Lucid Lynx, hence Lucid Puppy 5.0.  The Puppy architecture is well known to be lean and fast, and friendly and fun, and Lucid Puppy is no exception.

via Puppy Linux Release Announcement.

GeeXboX 1.2.2 LiveCD media player adds multi-core video decoding, now 1080p is possible

June 29th, 2009 Comments off

EngadgetHD brings news of new features in the GeeXboX 1.2.2 LiveCD.

Sugar on a Stick brings sweet taste of Linux to classrooms

June 27th, 2009 1 comment

Ars Technica brings news of a new LiveUSB Linux distro aimed at classrooms.

Sugar Labs has announced the first official release of Sugar on a Stick, a Linux-based learning environment that can boot from a USB memory stick. The Sugar platform, which originally emerged from the One Laptop Per Child project, could soon arrive in classrooms.

GeeXboX 1.2 LiveCD media center OS adds HDTV, widescreen tweaks

February 3rd, 2009 2 comments

Engadget HD gives a shout out to the new version of GeeXboX.

Knoppix 6.0 LiveCD Released

January 27th, 2009 3 comments

It’s been two years and a few days since the last CD release of Knoppix, but the wait is over, and Knoppix 6.0 is out!

Klaus Knopper has released KNOPPIX 6.0, a brand new version of the popular Debian-based live CD, now with LXDE as the default desktop and ADRIANE, an audio desktop for the visually impaired.

Categories: Desktop, Knoppix, Releases

OpenSolaris 2008.05 LiveCD Released

May 5th, 2008 2 comments

Sun has released the free OpenSolaris LiveCD. Includes all the interesting parts of Solaris, including ZFS, DTrace, containers, etc. Also, you can sign up to have them ship you a CD for free.

KNOPPIX 5.3.1 DVDs are Out!

March 27th, 2008 2 comments

After a long wait since 5.1.1, KNOPPIX 5.3.1 is out as an official public release.

Categories: Desktop, Knoppix, Releases

Slax 6 is released

February 13th, 2008 1 comment

After a long time in development, Slax 6 is finally out.

Kubuntu 7.10 KDE 4.0 LiveCD

January 13th, 2008 4 comments

The folks at Kubuntu  have remastered their 7.10 release LiveCD with KDE 4.0.

Categories: Desktop, Kubuntu, Releases

openSUSE 10.3 Live version available

November 3rd, 2007 6 comments

openSUSE 10.3 LiveCDs are now available, and like others before them, they can now be used to install an openSUSE system.

From today on the live version of openSUSE 10.3 is available as GNOME or KDE Live CD. Both contain the same software as the 1 CD installation versions from launch time – just as live system.

Categories: Desktop, OpenSUSE, Releases

GNOME LiveCD 2.19.92

September 12th, 2007 2 comments

rBuilder Online has LiveCD ISO images of Foresight Linux with Gnome 2.19.92.

Categories: Desktop, Foresight, Releases

Sabayon Linux miniEditions update and semi-prepared path towards 3.4+ release

September 12th, 2007 Comments off

Planet Sabayon Linux lets us know that the 3.4 LiveCD release of Sabayon Linux is coming soon.

Categories: Desktop, Releases, Sabayon

KDE Four Live CD updated with KDE 4 Beta 1

August 2nd, 2007 2 comments

KDE 4.0 Beta 1 is out, and KDE Four Live has been updated with the new release. Download the ISO and check it out.

OpenSolaris “Indiana” Information

July 14th, 2007 1 comment

Phoronix has an article on OpenSolaris “Indiana”, which is an installable LiveCD/DVD OpenSolaris distribution. Many of the cool Solaris technologies are included, such as ZFS. Look for a preview release in October, with a final build to be released in March ’08.

Categories: OpenSolaris, Releases, Server

CentOS 5 i386 Live CD

July 10th, 2007 4 comments

The CentOS 5 LiveCD has been released.

That means that the purposes of this CD are to see if CentOS will boot/work on your hardware, to test some of the features of CentOS as a workstation, and to use as a Rescue CD. It does not contain all the features of the 7 CD CentOS 5 Distribution on one CD :

Categories: CentOS, Desktop, Releases, Rescue