NASLite is a Network Attached Storage (NAS) server operating system designed to transform a basic computer into a dedicated file server. Utilizing highly optimized versions of Samba, uCLibc, BusyBox, and various other Linux tools, it provides SMB/CIFS, FTP, or NFS filesystem support. It accommodates multiple client OSes: Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux. NASLite offers SMART disk monitoring and large file support, and is incredibly easy to install and administer.
BeatrIX Linux is a 180-megabyte live CD that is also installable to hard drive. It features kernel 2.6.7, Gnome 2.8, Evolution 2.0, Firefox 1.0 with AdBlock, Open Office 1.1.2, Vim, Apt, xPDF and more. It tracks the Ubuntu package repository. It was originally built for the mini-ITX motherboards from Via, but it runs on just about any Pentium-class PC with 64 megs of RAM or more. It's a get-the-job-done distribution for people who want the basics.
YES Linux is a server appliance for small and medium size networks to quickly and easily build an Internet presence. It completely installs in under 10 minutes and 2 screens. It features a secure Web server, a secure email server with Web-based email, a firewall, spam filtering, WebDAV support, an FTP server, an SSH server, a PostgreSQL database, the Resin J2EE server, Java, Apache Ant, PHP 5, Autonomous Backups, and complete Web-based administration.
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.