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DistroWatch.com: FaunOS


Last Update: 2018-03-24 02:02 UTC

FaunOS is a portable, fully integrated Linux operating system with over 600 pre-installed packages. Based on Arch Linux, it is specifically designed to run from a portable USB memory device (such as a USB Flash drive). It can also be configured to boot from other media, such as DVD, and even the internal hard drive. FaunOS is a live desktop system designed to run without setup on most modern x86-based systems.

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FaunOS Summary
Distribution FaunOS
Home Page http://www.faunos.com/
Mailing Lists --
User Forums http://forum.faunos.com/
Alternative User Forums
Documentation http://wiki.faunos.com/
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Download Mirrors http://www.faunos.com/releases/known_mirrors.html •
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Feature 0.5.4
Release Date 2008-03-13
End Of Life  
Price (US$) Free
Image Size (MB) 0-0
Free Download ISO
Installation Text mode
Default Desktop KDE
Package Management Pacman
Release Model Fixed
Office Suite OpenOffice
Processor Architecture i386
Init Software SysV
Journaled File Systems  
Multilingual --
Asian Language Support --
Full Package List 0.5.4
Package 0.5.4
abiword (3.0.2) --
alsa-lib (1.1.6) 1.0.15
ati-driver (16.40) --
bash (4.4.18) 3.2
bind (9.13.1) --
chromium (67.0.3396.87)  
cups (2.2.8) 1.3.6
dhcp (4.4.1) 3.0.6
e2fsprogs (1.44.2) 1.40.7
firefox (60.0.2)
freetype (2.9.1) 2.3.5
gcc (8.1.0) 4.2.3
gimp (2.10.2) 2.4.5
glibc (2.27) 2.7
gnome-shell (3.28.2)  
gnucash (3.1-1) --
gnumeric (1.12.41) --
grub (2.02) 0.97
gtk+ (3.22.30) 2.12.7
httpd (2.4.33) --
inkscape (0.92.3) 0.46
k3b (18.04.2) 1.0.4
kmod (25)  
krita (4.0.4)  
libreoffice (6.0.4) 2.3.1
linux (4.17.2)
Package 0.5.4
lxpanel (0.9.3)  
mariadb (10.3.7)  
mate-desktop (1.20.3)  
mesa (18.1.2)  
mysql (8.0.11) --
nautilus (3.28.1) --
NVIDIA (396.24) --
openbox (3.6.1)  
openjdk (10.0.1)  
openssh (7.7p1) 4.7p1
openssl (1.1.0h) 0.9.8g
perl (5.26.2) 5.8.8
php (7.2.6) --
plasma-desktop (5.13.1)  
postfix (3.3.1) --
postgresql (10.4) --
Python (3.6.5) 2.5.2
qt (5.11.1) 3.3.8
samba (4.8.2) 3.0.28a
systemd (238)  
thunderbird (52.8.0)
vim (8.1) 7.1
vlc (3.0.3) --
xfdesktop (4.12.4) --
xorg-server (1.20.0)

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