PCLinuxOS is an open source Live DVD initially based on Mandriva Linux, which runs entirely from a bootable DVD media.
In addition to the Live DVD, you can also install PCLinuxOS to your hard drive with an easy-to-use live CD installer. Additional applications can be added or removed from your hard drive using a friendly apt-get front end via Synaptic.
What's New in This Release: [ read full changelog ]
· Kernel 22.214.171.124-bfs kernel for maximum desktop performance.
· Full LXDE Desktop.
· Nvidia and ATI fglrx driver support.
· Multimedia playback support for many popular formats.
· Wireless support for many network devices.
· Printer support for many local and networked printer devices.
· Addlocale allows you to convert PCLinuxOS into over 60 languages.
· GetOpenOffice can install Open Office supporting over 100 languages.
· MyLiveCD allows you to take a snapshot of your installation and burn it to a LiveCD/DVD.
· PCLinuxOS-liveusb – allows you to install PCLinuxOS on a USB key disk.