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Fedora Core 6 (Zod) Live-Spins Released

October 25th, 2006 4 comments

Fedora Unity Project has released Fedora Core 6 LiveCDs and LiveDVDs.

A Live-Spin CD or DVD provides a “reasonably useful web browser/email/OpenOffice access,” said Jef Spaleta, long time Fedora community member. It “should be a good quick peek at what the FC6 desktops feel like … without having to do a full install.” He added, “9 out of 10 voices in my head agree: ‘Unity’s Live-Spin CD is a pretty good starting point for future live CD development.'”

Categories: Desktop, Fedora, Releases

FreeSBIE 2.0 PRE-BETA Release

October 16th, 2006 Comments off

DistroWatch is reporting the testing release of a new version of FreeSBIE.

Categories: Desktop, FreeSBIE, Releases

pfSense 1.0 Firewall Released

October 14th, 2006 1 comment

Slashdot is announcing the release of the m0n0wall based pfSense 1.0 Firewall LiveCD.

Categories: Networking, pfSense, Releases

Kororaa Project – GPL – The Final Word

October 5th, 2006 1 comment

The Kororaa Project has released the next version of their LiveCD, and the results of their research into closed source binary drivers being distributed with the Linux kernel. The result is a LiveCD which still has XGL, but only with ATI video cards using the open source driver.

Categories: Desktop, Kororaa, News, Releases

Kurumin Linux rolls out lightweight live CD

September 26th, 2006 Comments off

DesktopLinux.com is reporting on the new lightweight Kurumin Linux LiveCD.

Ubuntu Edgy Knot 3 Released

September 18th, 2006 Comments off

The latest testing version of Ubuntu Edgy 6.10, Knot 3, has been released. The biggest change is the move to upstart, which should eventually benefit every laptop user.

Common to all variants, we have changed the init system from the venerable sysvinit to upstart which is an event-driven init script system.

Categories: Desktop, Releases, Ubuntu

Sabayon 3.0 and Puppy Linux 2.10 Released

September 14th, 2006 Comments off

DistroWatch is reporting the release of two popular LiveCDs, Sabayon Linux and Puppy Linux.

GParted Now Supports Moving Partitions

September 12th, 2006 Comments off

Announced in the latest DistroWatch Weekly, the latest GParted LiveCD has added support for moving partitions.

KateOS 3.0 live CD available for download

September 6th, 2006 1 comment

DesktopLinux is announcing a new LiveCD for KateOS.

“It [v3.0 Live] is a great demonstration of our system’s possibilities,” the Poland-based team said in the release announcement. “It can also come very handy when trying to rescue another system.”

Categories: Desktop, KateOS, Releases

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

Puppy Linux 2.10 alpha emerges

August 29th, 2006 Comments off

DesktopLinux has a preview of Puppy Linux 2.10.

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

DistroWatch Weekly

August 14th, 2006 Comments off

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

Puppy Linux 2.02 is Out

August 1st, 2006 5 comments

A new version of Puppy Linux has been released with the new NTFS-3G driver, which allows writing to NTFS partitions.

GoblinX version of SLAX-based live CD rolls forth

July 25th, 2006 Comments off

DesktopLinux.com has an overview of the changes in the new version of GoblinX.

Categories: Desktop, GoblinX, Releases

SimplyMEPIS achieves Ubuntu-based 6.0 release

July 24th, 2006 Comments off

DesktopLinux announces the new Ubuntu-based SimplyMEPIS 6.0 release.

Categories: Desktop, MEPIS, Releases

Open source Gnome Partition Editor gets easier

July 12th, 2006 Comments off

IT Week mentions the new GParted LiveCD in a short article.

DSL 3.0 now stable

June 20th, 2006 Comments off

Damn Small Linux 3.0 is out! Two major changes include the addition of SSHFS and UnionFS. Check out all the changes here.

Damn Small Linux sneaks up on v3.0

June 2nd, 2006 Comments off

DesktopLinux researches all the new stuff in the new Damn Small Linux release.