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Distributions that can operate from a CD, DVD, or other static media device (such as a thumb drive).
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CrunchBang Linux

★★★★★
SpecificationsCrunchBang Linux is an Ubuntu- based distribution featuring the lightweight Openbox window manager and GTK+ applications. The distribution is developed from a minimal Ubuntu install and has been designed to offer a good balance of speed and functionality. ...

Clonezilla Live

★★★★★
SpecificationsClonezilla, based on DRBL, Partition Image, ntfsclone, partclone, and udpcast, allows you to do bare metal backup and recovery.

TinyMe

★★★★★
SpecificationsTinyMe is a minimalist distribution of Linux aimed at making your computing experience as bloat and lag-free as possible. We do this for those of you who have old computers, like to mess around with small/fast systems, or just want a minimal environment.

Parted Magic

★★★★★
SpecificationsThe Parted Magic OS employs core programs of GParted and Parted to handle partitioning tasks with ease, while featuring other useful programs (e.g. Partition Image, TestDisk, fdisk, sfdisk, dd, and ddrescue) and an excellent set of documentation to benefi ...

Puppy Linux

★★★★½
SpecificationsPuppy has been built from scratch, file-by-file, and is not based on any other Linux distribution. One of the most amazing features of Puppy is the range of powerful applications yet such tiny size... and the speed. Puppy really is small, the live-CD typi ...

NimbleX

★★★★½

NimbleX

SpecificationsNimbleX is a small but versatile operating system which is able to boot from a small 8 cm CD, from flash memory like USB pens or Mp3 players and even from the network. Because it runs entirely from a CD, USB or network it doesn’t require installation or ...

SystemRescueCD

★★★★½
SpecificationsSystemRescueCd is a Linux system on a bootable CD-ROM for repairing your system and recovering your data after a crash. It aims to provide an easy way to carry out admin tasks on your computer, such as creating and editing the partitions of the hard disk. ...

linuX-gamers Live

★★★★½
SpecificationsThe project live.linuX-gamers.net was founded with the idea to present Linux games at the Linuxtag exhibition in a novel way. A collection of games should be shown to directly run from DVD without the user in need to know about Linux or care about his sys ...

Sabayon

★★★★
SpecificationsSabayon is a Gentoo based operating system that comes in either Gnome or KDE flavors. Its main philosophies are OOTB (Out Of The Box) and KISS (Keep It Simple Stupid). It accomplishes these philosophies by having pre-installed media codecs, drivers, plug- ...

GeeXboX

★★★★
SpecificationsGeeXboX is a free embedded Linux distribution which aims at turning your computer into a so called HTPC (Home Theater PC) or Media Center. Being a standalone LiveCD-based distribution, it's a ready to boot operating system than works on any Pentium-class ...

KNOPPIX

★★★
SpecificationsKNOPPIX is a bootable Live system on CD or DVD, consisting of a representative collection of GNU/Linux software, automatic hardware detection, and support for many graphics cards, sound cards, SCSI and USB devices and other peripherals. KNOPPIX can be use ...

Slax

★★★
SpecificationsSlax is a modern, portable, small and fast Linux operating system with a modular approach and outstanding design. Despite its small size, Slax provides a wide collection of pre-installed software for daily use, including a well organized graphical user in ...

CDLinux

SpecificationsCDlinux is a CD based mini Linux distribution, which runs from a CDROM. It aims to be a handy administration/rescue tool for system administrators as well as general users. It's highly user configurable, supports a wide range of hardware (PCMCIA, SCSI, US ...

Damn Small Linux

SpecificationsDSL was originally developed as an experiment to see how many usable desktop applications can fit inside a 50MB live CD. It was at first just a personal tool/toy. But over time Damn Small Linux grew into a community project with hundreds of development ho ...

Elive

SpecificationsElive is a complete operating system for your computer. It is the perfect choice for replacing your proprietary, high-cost system. It is built on top of Debian GNU/Linux and customized to meet your needs for a complete operating system while still offerin ...

ExTiX

SpecificationsPrevious versions of ExTiX were based on KNOPPIX/Debian. Version 7.0 of ExTiX is based on the Swiss Linux System paldo stable 1.18. paldo is a Upkg driven GNU/Linux distribution. It's kind of a mix of a source and a binary distribution. Even though it bui ...

Amatix Office

SpecificationsAmatix Office is a complete communication platform for small and medium-sized businesses. It provides email, calendar, contacts, conventional telephony like ISDN, new generation VoIP telephony like SIP and more other features needed to power a business.

Android-x86

Specifications# Kernel 2.6.35.7, KMS enable # Wifi support with GUI # Ethernet configuration GUI # Better disk installer # Power Suspend/resume (S3 mode) # Battery Status # Software mouse cursor # Mouse wheel # Support netbook native resolution # Audio (ALSA) ...
Book DescriptionThis is a project to port Android open source project to x86 platform, formerly known as "patch hosting for android x86 support". The original plan is to host different patches for android x86 support from open source community. A few months after we crea ...

Epidemic Linux

Epidemic Linux

SpecificationsMinimum requirements. Processor -64 Bits Memory - 1 GB HD-10 GB Dvd Reader Is comaptible with Unetbootin installer with an EXT4 format pen-drive. Graphic Card - ATI / Nvidia / Intel - if the user want use Kwin effects
Book DescriptionEpidemic is a easy Linux for beginners users in Linux. It is based on Debian-testing. You can test the Epidemic with Live DVD mode. Epidemic installer to the pc is very fast on install process, maybe in 5 minutes on general.

BootMed

Book DescriptionThe BootMed Live CD is an Ubuntu Remix for those new to Linux. It's main goal is to help the average Windows user to recover a computer that will not boot. Besides troubleshooting boot problems, there are many other things that BootMed can guide you throu ...

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