Live CD boot menu options
The distribution is available for download as a dual-arch Live CD ISO image that has approximately 300MB in size. By default, the Live CD will be copied entirely to RAM (system memory), allowing users to eject the boot medium after the live system starts. However, from the boot menu you can also start an existing operating system.
The live environment is powered by Enlightenment
As mentioned, the live environment is powered by Enlightenment, which provides users with a modern, fast and eye-candy Linux desktop experience. Default applications include the Mozilla Firefox web browser, emelFM2 file manager, gitmail (Ghost In The Mail) email client, GIMP image editor, GQview image viewer, Inkscape SVG editor, AbiWord word processor, Gnumeric spreadsheet editor, Bluefish HTML editor, and gv PostScript and PDF previewer.
Includes some handy networking applications
The distribution also include some handy networking applications, including the Nmap network scanner, Ettercap LAN sniffer, interceptor and logger, AirSnort wireless LAN (WLAN) tool, Gspoof TCP/IP packet sending tool, Hydra login cracker, LinNeighborhood Samba client, mtr traceroute utility, tsclient (Terminal Server Client) frontend for rdesktop and vncviewer apps.
In addition, the gFTP FTP client, Skype free internet telephony, Apache web server, vsftpd FTP server, xmail mail server, MPlayer movie player, and SimpleCDR-X CD creation and audio manipulation program are also installed in the AUSTRUMI Linux distribution.
The perfect candidate for old and dusty computers
Being based on Slackware, this operating system will be a perfect candidate for old and dusty computers, where recent versions of the Microsoft Windows can no longer be installed. Imagine the ability to boot your favorite Linux distribution whether you are at home, at school or at work. Because of the fact that AUSTRUMI only requires few system resources it is recommended for old hardware and low-end computers.
Reviewed by Marius Nestor, last updated on November 29th, 2014
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- new wallpaper (thanks to ~DonaldPipowitch)
- added remmina - a remote desktop client
- added chntpw - offline NT password & registry editor
- removed FoxitReader added evince
Application descriptionAUSTRUMI is an open source distribution of Linux derived from the well-known Slackware operating system and built arou...