Bluewhite64 KDE4 Live DVD 12.1 R1
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, OpenOffice.org 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 It has been archived for historical references purposes only.
Reviewed by Marius Nestor on August 28th, 2014
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- This new version of Bluewhite64 brings many new and interesting features, improvements and packages updates. I like to share with you just a few and the important ones, but if you are interested to see all of them you have to download and install Bluewhite64 13.0 .
- The first major change is a new and improved package format, we have switched to the LZMA compression algorithm to reduce the packages size and improve the decompression speed. In this way, the new packages extension changed from .tgz to .txz. Also, the package tools has been improved to work with the new packages and support other extensions like .tbz and .tlz.
Application descriptionAs its name suggests, Bluewhite64 KDE4 Live DVD is a 64-bit Live Linux operating system based off of Slackware and bui...