Archive for November, 2006

DistroWatch Weekly

November 28th, 2006 Comments off

DistroWatch Weekly has some news on a new tool used to create LiveCDs for Fedora. This will be replacing Kadischi for future LiveCDs.

Those who enjoy remastering the distribution for their own purposes will be excited to learn about “pungi” and “pilgrim”, two tools that will allow building custom distributions and live CDs/DVDs.

Categories: Fedora, News

Sabayon Linux 3.2 Review

November 27th, 2006 Comments off

Techgage has a review of the soon to be released Sabayon Linux 3.2. Included are many screenshots of this impressive distro.

nUbuntu 6.10 Released

November 22nd, 2006 Comments off

A new version of nUbuntu, a distro focused on network security and available in LiveCD form, has been released.

Categories: nUbuntu, Releases, Security

BartPE helps get files back when computer crashes

November 21st, 2006 Comments off

The has an article on creating a BartPE LiveCD for system recovery.

Categories: BartPE, How To, Rescue

VoIPowering Your Office with Asterisk: Introducing AstLinux,

November 14th, 2006 Comments off

VoiPPlanet introduces the AstLinux LiveCD as a quick way to get Asterisk running.

Download the live CD image, burn it to disc, pop it into a PC and boot up. If you enter the usbkd boot option, AstLinux will save data and configuration files to a USB device.

Categories: AstLinux, News, Server

Preparing for Vista

November 14th, 2006 Comments off

PC Advisor details the steps needed to setup a computer to dual boot Windows XP and Vista. The tool used is the GParted LiveCD.

If you don’t have a partition manager, download an ISO image of the GParted Live CD from and burn a CD from it. This is a free partition manager based on Linux and an essential addition to any serious PC user’s toolkit.

Categories: Desktop, GParted LiveCD, How To

Collax Takes Appliance Approach

November 14th, 2006 Comments off

eWeek is reporting that Collax has released their latest offering in LiveCD form for customers to test.

The installation disk for Collax Business Server is freely downloadable and doubles as a LiveCD, so the product is rather easy to take for a spin.

Categories: Collax, Releases, Server

FSF announces release of gNewSense 1.0

November 3rd, 2006 Comments off

NewsForge is announcing the release of gNewSense 1.0, downloadable as a LiveCD.

Update: Ars Technica also has an article on this new distro.

Categories: Desktop, gNewSense, Releases

Xfld 0.3 Screenshots

November 2nd, 2006 Comments off

Phoronix has screenshots of Xfld 0.3, an Ubuntu based LiveCD running the latest release of XFCE (4.4-rc1).

BackTrack 2.0 Beta

November 1st, 2006 4 comments

The BackTrack security LiveCD has released a download link for the beta of version 2.0.

Categories: BackTrack, Releases, Security