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.
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 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.
The Puppy Linux development team has released version 5.2.8 of its minimal Linux distribution.
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.
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.
EngadgetHD brings news of new features in the GeeXboX 1.2.2 LiveCD.
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.
Engadget HD gives a shout out to the new version of GeeXboX.
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.
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.
After a long wait since 5.1.1, KNOPPIX 5.3.1 is out as an official public release.
After a long time in development, Slax 6 is finally out.
The folks at Kubuntu have remastered their 7.10 release LiveCD with KDE 4.0.
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.
rBuilder Online has LiveCD ISO images of Foresight Linux with Gnome 2.19.92.
Planet Sabayon Linux lets us know that the 3.4 LiveCD release of Sabayon Linux is coming soon.
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.
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.
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 :