Scenic is a free software suite for streaming audio, video, and MIDI between live events. It was created at the Society for Arts and Technology (SAT) to give artists a powerful tool for telepresence in live arts contexts, and new media installations. The streaming is done over RTP with the GStreamer multimedia framework. Users can also choose low-bandwidth or high-quality codecs, depending on what is available on their system. It offers up to as many audio channels as your audio device supports. It consists of a desktop application and several command-line utilities: scenic (a Desktop application to stream audio, video, and MIDI over RTP); milhouse (streams audio and video over RTP); midistream (streams MIDI notes and controls over RTP); dc-ctl (controls connected DC IEEE 1394 cameras); firereset (resets an IEEE 1394 bus to help in case of problems); and jack-info (prints information about running JACK servers).
Redo Backup and Recovery is an extremely easy point-and-click rescue live CD with a suite of tools for system backup and recovery, partition editing, deleted file recovery, drive management, data protection, and more. The backup tool stores an image of the entire hard drive, so recovery from viruses, malware, or disc failures takes minutes. It boots from a CD or USB drive. It automatically locates local drives, USB drives, and network-shared drives to make backup storage and retrieval as simple as possible for anyone. The menu-driven GUI includes a Web browser for downloading drivers and a terminal with advanced command line tools.
Minimal Desktop for Ubuntu is a shell script designed to be run following the installation of the Ubuntu command-line system available on the Alternate and Netboot install CDs. It builds a stripped-down graphical environment, allowing the user to select which windowing environment, Web browser, IM client, office suite, and media player they want before they are installed.
DelVJ is a live video mixer VJing program for realtime video 3D composition and algorithmic video remixing of multiple sources such as multitrack video inputs from Firewire cameras, video media files, Puredata video channels, images, and text and RSS news feeds. It can send these sources to multiple outputs such as recording to hard disk and streaming to the Internet, local net, and screens. DelVJ can be controlled through OSC, and has interfaces for the Web and GTK. DelVJ allows multiple users to work on collaborative live video mixing projects for events, live broadcasts, artistic displays, and lighting effects. DelVJ aims for the flexibility and convenience needed for Pixel fests of many kinds.
Bodhi is a minimalistic, Linux desktop distribution that uses Ubuntu as its base and Enlightenment as the default window manager. Bodhi can be used on modern hardware or older hardware. The minimum system requirements are a Intel 300mhz processor or faster, 128mb of system RAM, and 1.5gb of free disk space.
iGolaware Linux is an Ubuntu 10.10 derivative intended for beginners.. It adds many codecs and plugins and extra applications in the base installation including XBMC 10.0 media center, ClamAv anti-virus, Firestarter firewall, kdenlive NLE, GIMP and Inkscape for image manipution, Nanny parental control, PlayOnLinux (for Windows compatibility), and more. It is an ideal distribution for anyone new to Linux or even to computing itself.
Koha Live CD is a live CD version of Koha ILS on Ubuntu. The CD can boot live with Koha running in RAM, or it can be installed to hard drive for production use. Koha is fully functional in either case. No Internet connection is required. Zebra and public Z39.50 server are enabled. It comes with all language packs on the CD.