Linux is a
lightweight desktop oriented originally based on the Slackware
distribution. It aims to
be fast and user friendly. Zenwalk comes with many specialized tools,
designed for all types of users.
There are four versions of Zenwalk available
(469 MB ISO) -
Installs to the hard disk and is intended for mainstream desktop use
- (230MB ISO) - A
purely console distribution (i.e no X server)
(263MB ISO) - A
server based distribution using Lighttpd as the default webserver,
security minded permissions, console based, kernel patched with the
(473MB ISO) - A
LiveCD which replicates a Zenwalk Standard
installation while at the
same time adds many other features. It focuses on multimedia,
gaming, networking, development, and system tools.
Both Zenwalk and ZenLive use Xfce
as the default desktop environment,
with neither the popular but heavyweight GNOME
being installed by default. However, there is an extra
available which does include KDE
3.5.6 as well as OpenOffice.
Zenwalk 5.0 Key
586, 686, AMD
x86-64; Zenwalk is optimized for the i686 instruction set
management tool. Developed in-house it uses Slackware's .tgz package
format with dependency resolution abilities.