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This software automates the configuration of machines to a particular state. Like any other tools, they are designed to solve specific problems in certain ways. The goal is to get a system from whatever state it is in, into the desired state. Configuration management software are the tools of choice for many system administrators and devops professionals.

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  • AbulÉdu
    A Mandrake-based distribution for primary schools. It is currently released in the French language.
  • Adelie Linux
    (French) le projet Adelie Linux vise à construire un ensemble de solutions basées sur Gentoo Linux pour les systèmes à image unique, le calcul de haute performance et d'autre domaines connexes
  • Argent
    Argent is intended to be used as a secure server operating system, appealing to its use by tax administrations, security and defence organisations.
  • AsianLinux
    AsianLinux is an Indian Linux distribution which aims at promoting Open Source software. It includes many multimedia applications, development IDEs, and security software.
  • ASLinux Desktop
    a Spanish distribution oriented to the domestic PC. Based on Debian Sarge.
  • B2D
    B2D is a Debian-based Linux distribution developed in Taiwan, with user environment and read/write support for traditional Chinese.
  • Baltix
    Baltix GNU/Linux aims to be a complete, user-friendly operating system for Lithuanian and Latvian people, based on Debian and Ubuntu. Supported languages are Lithuanian, Latvian, Estonian, Russian, English, Norwegian and others near and around the Baltic region. The main language is Lithuanian.
  • Bayanihan Linux
    Bayanihan Linux's goal is to provide the best alternative desktop solution to Filipinos. In details, it aims to provide a better hardware support, operation simplicity, speed, efficiency, stability and Windows portability.
  • bitkit/MAIL
    bitkit/MAIL is an easy-to-install Linux distribution with EXIM and Cyrus. The distribution will be installed when booting from the CD; partitioning and software installation is done automatically.
  • BlackMouse Linux
    BlackMouse is based on Slackware Linux and the pkgsrc package system. Pkgsrc system is used in NetBSD unix system and in other systems.
  • BlankOn
    BlankOn is a Debian-based Indonesian distribution featuring the GNOME 3 desktop with a custom desktop shell called "Manokwari".
  • Caixa Mágica
    Caixa Mágica is a Portuguese Linux distribution based on SUSE Linux.
  • Canaima
    Canaima aims to be specifically designed for office users in the Venezuelan national government, as a response to a presidential decree that prioritizes the use of free technologies and determines a transition process.
  • CDLinux
    a Chinese Debian GNU/Linux running on Live! CD
  • CowMet
    CowMet is a French Linux distribution built from Linux From Scratch, using a unique, graphical package management system.
  • distccKNOPPIX
    distccKNOPPIX is a directly bootable and self-configuring Linux system on a small iso (~38MB) running a distccd daemon. It is a simple remastering of Damn Small Linux running a distccd daemon and some general cleaning up/removal of unneeded packages/apps.
  • Dragora
    Dragora is a powerful and reliable distribution created from scratch with the intention of providing a stable, multi-platform, and multi-purpose operating system, all of which is built upon 100% free software.
  • Emanon Linux
    Emanon Linux is a 'turn-key' linux security distribution that turns every system into a full featured security appliance. The software has been designed with 'usability in mind' and is very easy to install, use and manage, without losing its flexibility. The features include a stateful packet inspection firewall, application-level proxies for various protocols (HTTP, FTP, POP3, SMTP) with antivirus support, virus and spamfiltering for email traffic (POP and SMTP), content filtering of Web traffic and a 'hassle free' VPN solution (based on OpenVPN). The main advantage of Emanon Linux is that it is a pure 'Open Source' solution.
  • Emmabuntüs
    Emmabuntüs is based on Xubuntu and is designed to facilitate the refurbishing of computers given to human help associations.
  • Escuelas Linux
    Escuelas Linux is an educational distro, designed for the use of Free Software in elementary and K-12 schools. It is based on Bodhi Linux.
  • Eurielec Linux
    a distribution based on RedHat, created by Eurielec, a club of students of the ETSI of Telecomunicaciones (UPM)
  • FCCU GNU/Linux Forensic Boot CD
    The FCCU GNU/Linux Forensic Boot CD is a bootable CD based on KNOPPIX that contains a lot of tools suitable for computer forensic investigatins, including bash scripts. Its main purpose is to create images of devices prior to analysis, and it is used by the Belgian Federal Computer Crime Unit.
  • Felinux
    An Italian i686 optimised distribution using KDE.
  • free-EOS
    Free-EOS is a French distribution with the aim of being incredibly easy to set up and get a set of services running.
  • GALPon MiniNo
    GALPon MiniNo is a distro created to run on older computers without high hardware resources.
  • Greenie Linux
    Greenie Linux is a Slovak desktop distribution based on Ubuntu and optimised for users in Slovakia and the Czech Republic. Created as an operating system for every-day use, Greenie Linux combines a set of applications for home use, out-of-the-box functionality and Ubuntu repositories.
  • Guadalinex
    Guadalinex is a Ubuntu-based Linux distribution promoted by the government of Andalusia (Spain).
  • HRID
    a Hungarian Linux distribution
  • Huayra
    Huayra Linux is a open project by the goverment of Argentina developing a distribution for everyone and everything.
  • IndLinux Milan
    goal of this project is to create a Linux distribution that supports Indian Languages at all levels
  • Ivrix
    aims to create a version of Linux with full hebrew support
  • juntaDados
    juntaDados has a selection of packages targeted at audio, video, and graphics producers.
  • KarachiOS
    KarachiOS is a Debian sid based Live and Native Distro with support for Urdu. It has pre-configured server with EdgeERP [Accounting], CryptoBOX [secure drive], FreeNX [Remote Desktop], Wine [for Windows applications], Round Cube [web mail], and Joomla [CMS] etc.
  • Kazit
    Kazit is an Israeli Knoppix remaster.
  • kmLinux
    by the national education server Schleswig-Holstein in close co-operation with the association free software and education has developed this complete Linux distro
  • Kogaion
    Kogaion is meant to be used by citizens, public administrations, and school administrations and other educational organisations.
  • Linkat GNU/Linux
    Linkat GNU/Linux is an openSUSE-based distribution developed by Department of Education at the regional government of Catalonia in Spain.
  • Linpus Linux
    Linpus Linux is a Taiwanese Linux distribution that comes in an internet, desktop and server versions.
  • Linux Deepin
    Linux Deepin (formerly Hiweed-Debian GNU/Linux) is a Debian/Ubuntu-based Linux distribution. The Server edition is a pre-configured server with Apache, PHP, MySQL, mail, DNS, and FTP. The Desktop branch features preconfigured Chinese applications, such as Chinese input method, Chinese-English and English-Chinese dictionaries, and Chinese True-Type fonts.
  • Linvo
    Linvo is a Slackware-based distribution and live CD/DVD. Some of its more interesting features include a careful selection of applications for every-day use, installable to hard disk from the live medium, use of software modules for extensive customisation of the live CD, availability of the GNOME desktop, applications installed and managed on a per-user basis, and out-of-the-box support for most multimedia formats.
  • Miracle Linux
    completely re-engineered as a secure, high performance backend server for business workgroups in the enterprise, offering the new Linux platform of high reliability, scalability and availability
  • NeoKylin
    China has developed a Desktop Operating System named "NeoKylin" (and ?Kylin? in Chinese), tagged as a substitute to Windows XP by Quartz, who got an opportunity to have a hands-on experience of its ?community version? OS.
  • nihonLinux
    nihonLinux is a 100% 'Japanized' Linux.
  • Nova
    Nova is a Cuban Linux Distribution from the Universidad de las Ciencias Informáticas.
  • NuTyX
    NuTyX is an i686-optimised, French Linux distribution created from Linux From Scratch and Beyond Linux From Scratch, with a package manager taken from CRUX.
  • Pardus Linux
    Pardus is a desktop Linux distribution with its own package manager PiSi and other technologies like YALI (installer) and COMAR (configuration manager).
  • Pardux
    Pardux is a Pardus Linux based lightweight Linux distribution. It uses small window managers like Fluxbox, and it has great desktop applications such as PcmanFM, Leafpad, and fbpanel. It can be run via a live CD. It is also installable from a live CD like Ubuntu.
  • Pingwinek GNU/Linux
    Pingwinek GNU/Linux is a Polish Linux distribution. The main desktop is GNOME 2.x. It supports Polish and English languages and can be run as a Live CD
  • Plamo Linux
    a Japanese slackware based Linux distribution
  • PLD
    PLD is a free, RPM-based Linux distribution, aimed at the more advanced users and administrators, who accept the tradeoffs of using a system, that might require manual tweaking in exchange for much flexibility.
  • PrimTux
    PrimTux is an educational distribution. It is developed by a small team of school teachers and computer enthusiasts in the educational environment.
  • Red Flag
    a Chinese Linux based distribution
  • Rimba Linux
    Indonesian distribution based on RedHat Linux.
  • Slax-LFI
    Slax-LFI is a French rescue CD based on Slackware and SLAX. It includes GParted, Partimage, KDE, ddrescue and documentation to use them. The goal is to provide diagnose and repair tools in a friendly environment with maximum french localisation.
  • Snowlinux
    Snowlinux is a Linux distribution for beginners and professionals that offers a traditional-looking desktop.
  • Sulix
    A Hungarian Linux distribution.
  • SYS
    SYS is a primary distro, in the sense that all essential packages are compiled for and by the means of SYS itself. Specifically the packages for the kernel linux-.tgz are normaly compiled/packaged within hours after the release of new kernels.
  • TasOS
    Tas OS is fork of ubuntu linux operating system customized to provide a stable GNOME environment with integrated applications.
  • ThinTUX
    a small Linux distribution for thin clients that has support for all major remote access protocols like ICA, RDP, XDM, telnet, ssh, and more
  • ThizLinux Desktop
    comes with an environment intended for Traditional and Simplified Chinese languages. It features support for a variety of hardware and peripherals, automatic device mounting, support for resizing hard disk partitions, and more
  • Trisquel
    Trisquel GNU/Linux is a distribution of GNU/Linux based in Debian and sponsored by the 'Xunta of Galicia' and the University of Vigo.
  • UHU-Linux
    UHU-Linux is a Hungarian distribution of Linux which aims to make ease of installation a high priority, and is tailored for Hungarian Linux users.
  • Uruk GNU/Linux
    Uruk GNU/Linux is based on a low-latency Linux-libre 4.2 kernel. It is built on top of a Trisquel GNU/Linux core.
  • VDR-Live
    VDR-Live is a multimedia distro, which is a fork from the GeeXboX project itself. Its main advantage is support of DVB-s cards through Video Disk Recorder (VDR).
  • Venenux
    Venenux is a South American desktop distribution based on Debian GNU/Linux and intended primarily for Spanish-speaking users.
  • VoiceOne
    VoiceOne is a Linux distribution that gives you the ability to install a PBX platform with an easy to use Web-based GUI.

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