Colonist is a meta-distribution that exploits existing live CD Linux distributions by adapting them to the coLinux platform.
|Tags||Software Distribution Tools Installation/Setup|
|Operating Systems||Windows POSIX Linux|
|Implementation||Other Scripting Engines Unix Shell|
Release Notes: Advanced settings were improved. A new distribution was added. A new configuration file format is used for passing parameters to the daemon. Many bugs were fixed.
Release Notes: This release features live execution mode (running a Linux distribution without creating a virtual root partition in storage). Explicit MAC address assignment to the eth0 interface was added. Slax 5.0.6 was added to the supported list of distributions.
Release Notes: Network configuration was improved and the coLinux build was overhauled. Some distributions were dropped and others were updated.
Release Notes: This release features a development version of coLinux and a network configuration page that provides for WinPcap-based bridging or TAP adapter based virtual subnet. PCLinuxOS and Snappix have been added to supported distributions.
Release Notes: Gentoo Minimal 2005.0, Mono Live 1.0, Knoppix 3.8.2, and DamnSmall Linux 1.1 were added to the list of supported distributions. An Advanced Settings option was added to specify the amount of free disk space in the root filesystem. initrd was added at startup to pull kernel modules when the coLinux version changes.