Fedora Games Live CD 21
- LICENSE TYPE:
- GPL (GNU General Public License)
- OUR RATING:
- DEVELOPED BY:
- The Fedora Unity Project
- USER RATING:
- ROOT \ Linux Distributions
Supports 32-bit and 64-bit machines, distributed as
This Fedora edition is distributed as two Live DVD ISO images of 4GB in size, which means that you will have to write them on either a single layer DVD disc or a USB flash drive of 4GB or higher capacity. It supports both 32-bit and 64-bit architectures.
Boot menu à la Fedora Linux
The boot prompt is identical with the one found on other Live CD editions of Fedora, allowing users to start the operating system with default settings, in safe graphics mode, run a memory (RAM) diagnostic test, as well as to boot an existing operating system that's installed on the first disk drive.
Lightewight Xfce desktop environment
The Fedora developers decided to use the Xfce desktop environment for this gaming edition of their amazing Linux distribution. It comprises of a top panel for accessing the main menu, launching apps and interacting with running programs, as well as dock located on the bottom edge of the screen.
Great collection of games
Among some of the include games, we can mention SuperTux, SuperTuxKart, Tux Paint, netPanzer, Maelstrom, Hedgewars, KoboDeluxe, GNU Go, Freecol, Freeciv, Enigma, Boswars, Bombardier, Blob Wars, and Alien blaster.
A great set of desktop-oriented apps
Default applications included the Claws Mail email client, Liferea feed reader, Midor web browser, Pidgin multi-protocol instant messenger, Transmission torrent downloader, Parole media player, AbiWord word processor, Thunar file manager, and Pragha music player.
All in all, it's clear that the Fedora Games Live CD operating system is designed from the ground up to be used by gamers. Also, thanks to the lightweight Xfce desktop environment, it can be installed on a wide range of computers, from low-end machines to high-end gaming stations.
Fedora Games Live CD was reviewed by Marius Nestor, last updated on December 9th, 2014