Archive for August, 2006

Fedora Core Live-Spins Released

August 31st, 2006 Comments off

The Fedora Unity Project has released Fedora Core LiveCDs and LiveDVDS. Currently they have FC5 and FC6t2 available for download.

Official Fedora Live images are something we all have been looking forward to seeing in the Fedora Community. Kadischi will be the tool to create such live images. Fedora Unity has recently joined forces with Kadischi to help provide testing and to release live images which we are calling “Live-Spins.”

Categories: Desktop, Fedora, Releases

Gentoo 2006.1 Released

August 31st, 2006 Comments off

Gentoo has released all new LiveCDs for a variety of platforms. While they may be created with the intention of installing Gentoo, they offer great hardware support, and have enough tools to be used in a variety of different circumstances.

Categories: Desktop, Gentoo, Releases

Indian produces science CD in atomic lab

August 30th, 2006 Comments off

India News showcases VigyaanCD and the creator behind it. The project homepage is here.

But Agarwal believes the tool would help youngsters have their first brush with a range of hi-tech tasks of a new century-gene sequencing, manipulation, molecular modelling and simulation and computational chemistry.

Categories: News, Science, VigyaanCD

Puppy Linux 2.10 alpha emerges

August 29th, 2006 Comments off

DesktopLinux has a preview of Puppy Linux 2.10.

How do you dispose of old hard drives?

August 28th, 2006 Comments off

Computerworld Blogs gives some quick advice for destroying the data on old hard drives.

Categories: News, Security

The Linux Newbie: How to Pick a Linux Distro: LiveCD Edition

August 28th, 2006 Comments off

The Linux Newbie compares 11 different LiveCDs in this article. One interesting piece of information included is boot times for each of the LiveCDs.

PCLinuxOS 0.93a – The Full Monty

August 25th, 2006 Comments off

TuxMachines has a thorough review of PCLinuxOS 0.93a. Included are lots of screenshots.

Tiny, sub-$100 PC runs Puppy Linux

August 24th, 2006 Comments off

LinuxDevices is reporting on this Pentium 166 computer which, while being able to run several versions of Windows, has Puppy Linux as the recommended OS.

Puppy Linux celebrates its success

August 23rd, 2006 Comments off

DesktopLinux is reporting that Puppy Linux is holding an online event with the purpose of bringing the community together. Everyone from developers to end users are invited to give ideas on making Puppy Linux better.

A walk in the park with Puppy Linux

August 21st, 2006 Comments off reviews the latest Puppy Linux.

PCLinuxOS 0.93a Junior and MiniMe – Two reviews for the price of one

August 21st, 2006 Comments off

KnoLinux reviews the latests releases of PCLinuxOS.

Categories: Desktop, PCLinuxOS, Reviews

RR4 and RR64 change names to Sabayon Linux, release new RC version

August 16th, 2006 Comments off

RR4 and RR64 are now officially replaced with the release of Sabayon Linux x86/x86-64 3.0 RC2. Based on Gentoo, Sabayon continually stays up to date with the latest packages, bringing the future of Linux to a LiveDVD.

Categories: Desktop, News, Releases, Sabayon

Elive 0.5 Beta-3.1 Review

August 15th, 2006 1 comment
Categories: Desktop, Elive, Reviews

Elive 0.5 Beta 3.1 Screenshots

August 15th, 2006 Comments off
Categories: Desktop, Elive, Screenshots

DistroWatch Weekly

August 14th, 2006 Comments off

DistroWatch Weekly has news on a couple new BSD LiveCDs, plus and update to grml.

Sabayon Linux RC2 Review

August 12th, 2006 Comments off
Categories: Desktop, Reviews, Sabayon

Ultimate Boot CD

August 11th, 2006 1 comment

Associated Content reviews the Ultimate Boot CD.

Geek to Live: Rescue files with a boot CD

August 10th, 2006 Comments off

Lifehacker walks us through rescuing a Windows system using Knoppix.

Few moments in computing are as heartbreaking as when you turn on your trusty PC only to receive that bone-chilling message: “Boot sector corrupt. Config.sys missing. Disk cannot be read.”

Categories: How To, Knoppix, Rescue

Amarok Live:1.4 Artwork Contest

August 9th, 2006 Comments off

The Amarok project is having a contest to add artwork to their upcoming LiveCD.

PCLinuxOS 0.93a Screenshots

August 7th, 2006 Comments off