Unsure what a Linux distribution is? Read the Linux Distribution Guide
SLAX is a small 185MB bootable CD containing the Linux operating system with X and KDE. It runs Linux directly from the CD without installing. Read more
Slax AoE LiveCD
Slax AoE LiveCD is a bootable CD with ATA over Ethernet (AoE) target and initiator programs. It can be used as an AoE server or client. It is based on Slax Frodo Edition with some modifications needed to simplify use of AoE. ATA over Ethernet (AoE) is a network protocol designed for accessing ATA storage devices over Ethernet networks.
Stanix Professional is a Chinese distribution which aims to provide a simple/stable/comfortable environment.
STUX is a bootable CD with a collection of GNU/Linux software, automatic hardware detection, and support for many graphics cards, sound cards, SCSI and USB devices and other peripherals. Stux target is to build a Live CD similar to KNOPPIX but based on Slackware Linux.
Syxoo Bizniz Linux is based on Kubuntu, which autodetects more modern hardware. Syxoo Bizniz Linux is customized to be used in a small or big business envirement.
Taprobane is a convenient GNU/Linux distribution based on Debian. It is a live CD, but can be installed, manual copying for the moment, to persistent media.
TCE Operating System Services
TOSS is a distro where the core of Ubuntu has been retained with minimal changes to the default Ubuntu Kernel enabling users to retain its more popular and useful features while giving the user a completely different look and feel.
TeaM-TL specialises in providing a TeX environment.
TheWanderer is a live linux CD distro for nomads.
Toorox is a Linux Live-DVD based on Gentoo with many free open source applications and KDE or GNOME
as working environment. It is multi-lingual (de,en)
and designed for easy using with a simple control
center, starter-help button for newbies, hard disk installer and a Live USB-Stick Creator.
Ubuntu Live CD
The live CD allows you to try Ubuntu without changing your computer at all, and is available for Intel x86, PowerPC and AMD64.
Ubuntu Privacy Remix
Ubuntu Privacy Remix is a modified live CD based on Ubuntu Linux. UPR is not intended for permanent installation on a hard disk. The goal of Ubuntu Privacy Remix is to provide an isolated working environment where private data can be dealt with safely. The system installed on the computer running UPR remains untouched. It does this by removing support for network devices as well as local hard disks. Ubuntu Privacy Remix includes TrueCrypt and GnuPG for encryption and introduces "extended TrueCrypt volumes".
ULTILEX stands for "Ultimate Linux Experience". This is a live Linux CD compilation which in turn contains several live Linux distributions. You can boot ULTILEX from CD/DVD and USB flash devices.
ValEnt Linux uses the KDE desktop environment, it has all the necessary software pre installed for: writing documents, spreadsheets, presentations, image manipulation, playing DVD's and music, viewing PDF files and much more. ValEnt Linux also has the synaptic software manager installed.
Virtual Linux is basically the Mandriva Linux operating system, modified to run directly from your cd rom drive. With Virtual-Linux 1.1 you get about 1.6 gigabytes of software, all compressed onto one cd rom, using cloop compression.
Wolvix is a LiveDistro built from SLAX . It's a desktop and multimedia oriented Linux distribution designed to suite the needs of regular to advanced desktop users. Wolvix comes with the Xfce desktop environment and the Fluxbox window manager and includes a carefully selected group of development, graphics, multimedia, network and office applications.
Xebian is an Xbox-enabled version of the Debian GNU/Linux distribution. It is based on the standard x86 Debian, but the install process, and naturally the bootloader, the kernel and the kernel modules are all customized for the Xbox.
XFCELive is a community-based effort to bring the distro and desktop environment closer together.
Xfld is 'Xfce live demo', a GNU/Linux operating system (derived from Knoppix) that can be run completely from CD. It features an up-to-date Xfce as desktop environment. Xfld provides approximately two gigabytes of (transparently compressed) software. Among those you can find tools like the Gimp, OpenOffice, which is partly compatible to Microsoft Office, Firefox for browsing the web, Thunderbird for reading your mail - and many more.