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LinuxConsole

LinuxConsole is a live and modular Linux distribution that can be started from CD/DVD, hard disk, floppy disk, USB disk, or network card (PXE). The use of "console" in the title doesn't mean that it is started in "console" mode, but is meant to symbolize the simplicity of using it. This distribution is as simple to use as a game console: you can start applications without installing them. It is modular: there is a common base (device detection, GUI) and optional modules for multimedia, communication, and servers. The goal is having a very fast startup (less than 20 seconds), very good hardware detection, and many applications available (not just games).

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  •  16 Oct 2009 07:38

    Release Notes: This release adds CD modules, ATICatalyst 9.9, Nvidia 185.18.36, 3D Games (openarena, warsow, torcs, etc.), VirtualBox 3.0.6, PlayOnLinux, and Qjackctl + ardour 2.

    •  16 Oct 2009 07:37

      Release Notes: This release adds multimedia modules, GNOME, Cups, The Gimp, gcompris, foobillard, and frozen bubble.

      •  16 Oct 2009 07:36

        Release Notes: This release adds a 200Mb ISO for old computers and systems with little disk space (only 256Mb is needed for programs, system, and data), Kernel 2.6.30.5, Icewm + idesk + rox filer, Firefox 3.5.3 + Flash 10 + the mplayer Firefox plugin, Mplayer SVN, and Xorg 7.4.

        •  23 Aug 2009 08:18

          Release Notes: The Linux kernel was updated to version 2.6.30.5. BusyBox was updated to version 1.14.3. Firefox was updated to version 3.5.2.

          •  02 Oct 2008 10:09

            Release Notes: A lot of drivers and applications were added, including ATICatalyst 8.8, nvidia 173.14.12, ntfs-3g 1.2918, and ndiswrapper 1.53. OpenOffice 2.4.1 is available in English, Spanish, German, and French. Other new applications include Lyx 1.3.6 and latex 3, Scribus 1.3.3.7, Evolution 2.12.3, Skype, Linphone, Transmission, Gcompris, tuxpaint, stellarium, Wine 1.1.5, a beta release of the E17 window manager, the Freevo and Oxine media centers, and music and MIDI tools. Many 3D and 2D games were added.

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