It’s distributed as a dual-arch Live CD
The OS is distributed as a dual-arch Live CD ISO image that can be booted on 32-bit or 64-bit computers. It has approximately 700MB in size and can be written to a CD disc or a USB thumb drive.
You can start the live system or boot from the local drive
There are only three boot options on the boot menu, the ability to start the live system with default kernel parameters or in safe graphics mode by using the xforcevesa entry, as well as to boot an existing operating system from the first disk drive.
The desktop environment is traditional, powered by GNOME Classic
GNOME Classic is in charge of the graphical desktop session inside ShilaOS, providing users with a traditional interface that offers a single panel located on the bottom edge of the screen, which can be used by users to launch applications and interact with running programs.
A standard set of open-source applications is included
The distro includes a standard set of open-source applications, among which we can mention the Mozilla Firefox web browser, Pidgin multi-protocol instant messenger, Gwibber social networking client, AbiWord word processor, Gnumeric spreadsheet editor, Audacious audio player, Audacity audio editor, VLC Media Player, BleachBit system cleaner, Gedit text editor and Synaptic Package Manager.
It’s a fast desktop-oriented Live operating system for Shila Amzah fans
All in all, ShilaOS is a lightweight, fast and user-friendly desktop-oriented Live operating system for Shila Amzah fans around the world. The default language for the live session is English and it can be easily installed on a local drive using the built-in installer.
Reviewed by Marius Nestor, last updated on July 17th, 2014
Application descriptionShilaOS (also known as Shila Amzah Live CD) is an open source and completely free Linux distribution based on the...