Taprobane is a convenient GNU/Linux distribution based on Debian. It can be installed to a hard drive or used as a live CD. The philosophy of Taprobane is to bring in convenience without insulting the intelligence of the user. Its key feature is Saegiri, the configurable build system used to automate the creation of the entire ISO.
Goodgoat Linux is a simple to use Linux distribution that can be run from a USB drive, hard drive, or CD-ROM. Rather than overwhelming users with a multitude of applications, it aims to have the best utility for each job. In addition to including the latest software, it makes it easy to share a computer's hard drive over a network.
Admelix is a live CD distribution based on Ubuntu Linux with tools for business administration. Its main objective is to guide managers of small and medium-size businesses towards GNU/Linux and open source software. In addition to the live CD, the project's Web site provides information about open and free tools for business administration.
Car PC Development Kit is a kit for making a Linux distribution for a car PC. Unlike most distributions which come prepackaged and ready to load, this distribution requires downloading, compiling, and post-setup before you can load it into a system. The end result is a modular platform for quickly putting together a small Linux system to copy onto boot media and start using. The target platform is a mini-computer to be installed in an automobile and used either headless or with a monitor and some input device like a keyboard or remote control.
blueflops is a two-floppy Linux distribution with a graphical Web browser (links) and an IRC client (rhapsody). The kernel has most of the Ethernet drivers compiled in as modules (including the PCMCIA ones) and PPP support (for dialup connections). The browser is linked with OpenSSL. The scripts are all accessible by a setup script and have a nice dialog frontend.
LostNIX is a Linux distribution based on the Slackware core. LostNIX is equipped with lostSEC and LostRES, an ncurses based security and package update utility system that updates from a public base constantly. This provides your system with a revolving security and pre-audited/selected update system. It also provides a built-in code sharing auto-update software called LostOPEN. This enables you to make updates to your system in a testing jail, and enables you to publish your modified code to a community directory for others to use on the fly with LostNIX.
Linux4Geeks is a LFS-based small distro which works around several problems and issues mainstream Linux distributions have. It offers different versions compiled for each architecture and has all the packages required for a slim installation including a firewall and network administration tools, amongst others.
mkpkg is a small toolkit for automatically building Slackware or OpenLab packages. It should work on most packages that contain a makefile. It follows Slackware standards and is intended to build packages acceptable for linuxpackages.net. After you type the description, it generates a correctly formatted slack-desc file and logs configure options.
Vigyaan is an electronic workbench for bioinformatics, computational biology, and computational chemistry. It is a Linux-live CD containing all the required software to boot the computer with ready to use modeling software. It includes Artemis, Bioperl, BLAST (NCBI-tools), ClustalX, Cn3D, EMBOSS tools, Garlic, GROMACS, Ghemical, GNU R, Gnuplot, GIMP, ImageMagick, JMol, MPQC, NJPlot, Open Babel, Octave, PSI3, PyMOL, Rasmol, Raster3D, SMILE, TINKER, XDrawChem, Xmgr, and Xfig.