Monomaxos is a Linux based operating system made in Athens, Greece. It’s an Ubuntu Interpid (8.10) based system that provides full support for any kind of multimedia files and any kind of internet content just out of the box. It can even be used as a stand-alone media center using the embedded XBMC media center.
Monomaxos contains large number of software packages and drivers for any kind of modern hardware that makes it really powerful operating system. It was actually build for use from amateur Greek users as a ‘’demonstration’’ Live DVD for the capabilities of Linux and Open source. After a lot of requests and considering the success of the Monomaxos Live DVD in many countries outside Greece an English edition of Monomaxos is out for international use.
Monomaxos is the Greek word for "Gladiator".
The Live DVD supports ‘’out of the box’’ playback of any kind of multimedia file (sound/video/internet streaming /even HD video playback) using VLC Media player. There is embedded Media center (XBMC) an plenty of software for ripping and burning CD’s and DVD’s. Open Office suite (ver. 3.01) and AbiWord are used as office suites. Firefox 3.09 and Opera 9.6 are used for internet browsing. Firefox is optimized for perfect use (download manager/flash support/youtube videos download with just one click/HD video is also supported).Google Earth (ver.5) and Google Picasa (ver.3) included. Gnomenu software instead of classic Gnome main menu. Support for downloading any kind of internet content (via torrent/peer2peer/live links) even downloading .ccf files using JDOWNLOADER. Every kind of Internet communication is also available (MSN/SKYPE/VOIP etc). There is software for making AVI’s and mp3’s. Audacity and Gimp are used for editing sound and images . MAME games are functional out of the box (including 550 selected games). Many system tools like antivirus software with updates using the internet , tools for system maintenance etc . System is optimized to support compiz desktop effects and read-write of NTFS hard disks just out of the box. And there is also a large list of software for every possible need !!!
2Ghz X86 Processor
512 MB of system memory (RAM)
5 GB of disk space or 4 GB USB Flash
Graphics card capable of 1024x768 resolution at least 64 MB
A network or Internet connection
MONOMAXOS edition for Spanish speaking users
http://www.monomaxos.gr/es.htm Provides information in Spanish and avaliable download methods.
MONOMAXOS edition for Greek speaking users
http://www.monomaxos.gr/downloads.htm Provides information in Greek and avaliable download methods.
What's New in This Release: [ read full changelog ]
· MONOMAXOS Greek Linux Operating System 2009 VER4.0 (based on Ubuntu 9.04).This is the fourth edition of MONOMAXOS Linux Operating System localized for the Greek language that comes out as a Live DVD.Supports playback of every kind of multimedia material (including HD video) and any kind of internet content out of the box and and can also be used for setting up a stand alone Media Center (including XBMC Media Center).Contains Open Office suite (v3.1) in the Greek language with enabled functional spelling check (also English).A large variety of Open source software installed in this Live DVD provides solutions for all needs of the modern user and makes a powerful operating system for use in Desktop or Laptop PCs.Also included the MAME games suite with 500 functional games !!!
· In version 4.0 there is also support for installation within windows (wubi-installer) and plenty of new firmware for devises.