Monthly Archives: January 2013

Distribution Release: SparkyLinux 2.1 "Ultra"

PaweĊ‚ Pijanowski has announced the release of SparkyLinux 2.1 "Ultra" edition, a Debian-based lightweight distribution with Openbox as the default desktop user interface: "SparkyLinux 2.1 ‘Ultra’ edition has been released. The system is built on Debian ‘Wheezy’ and all packages … Continue reading

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01/29 Porteus 2.0-rc2

Porteus is a fast, portable and modular live CD/USB medium based on Slackware Linux. The distribution started as a community remix of Slax, another Slackware-based live CD, with KDE 3 as the default desktop for the i486 edition and a … Continue reading

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01/28 Slax 7.0.5

Slax is a Slackware-based bootable CD containing a Linux operating system, designed with a modular approach. Despite its small size, Slax provides a wide collection of pre-installed software for daily use, including a well-organised graphical user interface and useful recovery … Continue reading

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01/28 Deepin 12.12-alpha

Linux Deepin (formerly Hiweed GNU/Linux) is an easy-to-use Chinese distribution based on Ubuntu. Its features include pre-configured Chinese applications and tools, such as Chinese input method, the LibreOffice office suite, Chinese-English and English-Chinese dictionaries, and Chinese TrueType fonts. It also … Continue reading

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01/29 lftp 4.4.1

LFTP: a sophisticated FTP/HTTP client, file transfer program

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01/28 qemu 1.3.1

QEMU: an open source machine emulator and virtualiser

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01/28 git 1.8.1.2

Git: an open source version control system

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01/28 phpMyAdmin 3.5.6

phpMyAdmin: a tool written in PHP intended to handle the administration of MySQL over the web

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01/28 linux 3.7.5

Linux kernel: a UNIX clone written from scratch by Linus Torvalds

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Development Release: Porteus 2.0 RC2

The second release candidate for Porteus, Slackware-based live image set with a choice of KDE 4, LXDE, Razor-qt and Xfce desktop environments, is now ready for testing: "The Porteus community is pleased to announce Porteus 2.0 RC2, the latest development … Continue reading

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