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    Ubuntu is a community developed, Linux-based operating system that is perfect for laptops, desktops and servers. It contains all the...

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    Linux Mint

    Linux Mint is an elegant, easy to use, up to date and comfortable GNU/Linux desktop distribution. Linux Mint is an...

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    elementary OS

    elementary OS is a free, fast and aesthetically pleasing operating system based on Ubuntu .

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    Hiren's BootCD Discontinued

    Hiren's BootCD (HBCD) is a completely free bootable CD that contains a load of useful tools you can make use of in a variety of...

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    Xubuntu is a lightweight variant of Ubuntu that uses the Xfce desktop environment, which is designed for low-powered computers....

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    openSUSE is a free and Linux-based operating system for your PC, Laptop or Server. The openSUSE distribution is a stable, easy to...

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    Lubuntu is a faster, more lightweight and energy saving variant of Ubuntu using LXDE, the...

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    SteamOS is a Debian based Linux distribution designed to run Valve's Steam and Steam games....

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    Kubuntu is an official "flavor" of Ubuntu that uses the KDE desktop environment instead of the default...

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    Manjaro Linux

    Manjaro Linux is a desktop-oriented, user-friendly distribution based on Arch Linux. Some of its...

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    LinuxLive USB Creator

    LiLi USB Creator is a free software for Windows that allows you to create a bootable Live USB key with a Linux on it. This software...

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  • Chromium OS icon

    Chromium OS

    Google Chrome OS is a Linux-based operating system designed by Google to work exclusively with web applications. The only application...

    Open Source Linux

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    Kali Linux

    The Offensive Security team created a fork of BackTrack Linux named Kali Linux, a Debian-derived Linux distribution designed for...

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  • Tails icon


    Tails is a Debian based live CD/USB with the goal of providing complete Internet anonymity for the user.

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    Raspbian is a free operating system based on Debian GNU/Linux and optimised for the Raspberry Pi hardware (the armhf processor...

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    Puppy Linux

    Linux is a free operating system, and Puppy Linux is a special build of Linux meant to make computing easy and fast.

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    BackTrack Linux Discontinued

    BackTrack is a Linux-based penetration testing arsenal that aids security professionals in performing assessments in a purely native...

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    SystemRescueCd is a Linux system rescue disk available as a bootable CD-ROM or USB stick for administrating or repairing your system...

    Open Source Linux Self-Hosted

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    Ultimate Boot CD

    The last Boot CD you'll ever need. You need the Ultimate Boot CD if you want to: Run floppy-based diagnostic tools from...

    Free Windows Linux

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    FalconFour's Ultimate Boot CD Discontinued

    F4UBCD, FalconFour's Ultimate Boot CD, will be the last Boot CD you'll ever need. Based of off Hiren's 13.0 Rebuilt...

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    LiveUSB Install

    LiveUSB Install is a free software for GNU/Linux and Windows. With LiveUSB Install you can effortlessly install various Linux...

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    MobaLiveCD is a freeware that will run your Linux LiveCD on Windows thanks to the excellent emulator called "Qemu". ...

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    Barts PE Builder helps you build a BartPE (Bart Preinstalled Environment) bootable Windows CD-Rom or DVD from the original Windows XP...

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    Wifislax is a Slackware-based live CD containing a variety of security and forensics tools.

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    Windows Preinstallation Environment

    What's Windows PE (WinPE)? It's a small operating system used to install, deploy, and repair Windows. From Windows PE, you...

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    Damn Small Linux Discontinued

    Damn Small Linux is a very versatile 50MB mini desktop oriented Linux distribution. Damn Small is small enough and smart enough to...

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    UBCD4Win Discontinued

    "UBCD4Win is a bootable recovery CD that contains software used for repairing, restoring, or diagnosing almost any computer...

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  • Whonix icon


    Whonix aims at preserving your privacy and anonymity by helping you use your applications anonymously. A web browser, IRC client, word...

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    ALT Linux

    ALT Linux is a set of RPM-based operating systems built on top of the Linux kernel and Sisyphus packages repository

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    Parrot Security OS

    Parrot Security OS is a pentesting GNU/Linux distribution made to perform penetration tests, Vulnerability Assessment and Mitigation...

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    Bootable live system (Live-CD) based on Debian especially well suited for administrative tasks like installation, deployment and...

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    Cooperative Linux

    Cooperative Linux (short-named coLinux) is the first working free and open source method for optimally running Linux on Microsoft...

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    SUSE Linux Enterprise

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