Bluewhite64 KDE4 Live DVD

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The official KDE4 edition of the Slackware-based Bluewhite64 Linux operating system

editor's review




Bluewhite64 KDE4 Live DVD is a special Live edition of the Bluewhite64 Linux operating system built around the modern KDE4 desktop environment. It includes the same amount of applications like the KDE3 flavor and it is based on the latest upstream release of Slackware Linux.

Designed only for modern, 64-bit computers

As its name suggests, the KDE4 edition of Bluewhite64 can be downloaded from Softpedia as Live DVD ISO image that has approximately 2GB in size, deployable on DVD discs or USB flash drives of 2GB or higher capacity.

Minimal boot menu powered by GRUB

The Live DVD boot menu is powered by the GRUB bootloader and provides users with the ability to start the live system with normal configuration or perform a thorough system memory (RAM) diagnostic test using the Memtest86+ utility.

KDE4 looks gorgeous, traditional and productive

The KDE4 desktop environment used in this Bluewhite64 edition received various tweaks in both look and functionality. It looks gorgeous, traditional and productive, comprised of a single taskbar located on the bottom edge of the screen, offering quick access the frequently used applications, the main menu, the task manager and various other useful applets.

Offers a great selection of open-source software

The operating system comes with a great selection of open-source software, which includes both KDE-specific apps and third-party programs that have been designed to work on any desktop environment.

Among the most popular applications included in Bluewhite64 KDE4 Live DVD, we can mention the Mozilla Firefox web browser, office suite, aMSN MSN messenger client, gFTP file transfer client, Akregator and Pan news readers, Mozilla Thunderbird email and news client, SeaMonkey all-in-one Internet suite, Pidgin multi-protocol instant messenger and XChat IRC client.

It is no longer under active development

Be aware that this distribution is no longer under active development, which means that it won’t receive any software updates, improvements, bug fixes or security patches. It has been archived for historical references purposes only.

Bluewhite64 KDE4 Live DVD was reviewed by Marius Nestor
Last updated on August 28th, 2014
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