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Special purpose distributions - usefull tools

Link to this post 26 Jul 11

I like these useful distributions that have special purpose. I write some down below, do you have any tips about other useful distributions of this kind?

Backup and recovery:
http://www.clonezilla.org/

System rescue:
http://www.sysresccd.org/

Fix Boot:
http://www.supergrubdisk.org/

Firewall:
http://www.ipfire.org/

Network-Attached Storage (NAS):
http://www.freenas.org/

HTPC (more fun than useful maybe):
http://www.geexbox.org
http://xbmc.org

Link to this post 27 Jul 11

For kids (little kids, I mean, pre-teens) there's Qimo4Kids. I put it on some old throw-away 'puters and donated them to a children's charity. They love it!

Link to this post 27 Jul 11

I'm a fan of Parted Magic. Lives in RAM and has many utilities.
http://partedmagic.com/doku.php?id=start

Link to this post 28 Jul 11

dixiedancer wrote:

For kids (little kids, I mean, pre-teens) there's [url=http://linux.softpedia.com/get/System/Operating-Systems/Linux-Distributions/Qimo-4-Kids-45702.shtml]Qimo4Kids. I put it on some old throw-away 'puters and donated them to a children's charity. They love it!


I have to try that one out sometime, that Laby Programming Game sounds interesting to test.

Link to this post 28 Jul 11

I will add grml based on debian. It's handy, saved me a few times.

http://grml.org/

Link to this post 28 Jul 11

Interesting topic.

Ubuntu also joins this list:

Edubuntu
www.edubuntu.org

Kubuntu
www.kubuntu.org

And the list goes on.

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