[opensource] Distributions

Eugene Talagrand talagrand.2 at osu.edu
Tue Nov 22 01:21:36 EST 2005


How about this one? http://dirk.eddelbuettel.com/quantian.html
although it needs a DVD. There's a bunch of other Knoppix-derived custom 
distros, search around a bit and you'll find what you need.


Cosmin Roman wrote:
> Hullo all.
> 
> I have a question, somewhat related to Brian's suggestion: anyone know of
> a distro that provides LiveCD (see K/Ubuntu, PCLinuxOS, etc) with
> TeX/LaTeX built-in?
> 
> If not, anybody interested in producing one? I was trying to get ibuild to
> work over the weekend, unsuccessfully at the moment (well, I gave it a
> full 30 minutes) ... we could call it OSCix :)
> 
> I wonder if it's as simple as ibuild's faq says it is ... also, seems to
> be just a debian variant
> 
> Cosmin
> 
> Brian Dittmer said:
> 
>>Hey guys, just wondering if anyone out there is using any new exotic
>>Linux distribution or other open source operating systems that may be
>>out of the mainstream (i.e. dragonfly bsd, etc.).  I myself have been
>>using frugalware (http://frugalware.org/news.php) as my primary desktop
>>OS for the past two months and I'm loving it.  It's a fork of slack
>>that's updated regularly and uses the rock solid pacman package manager.
>>  I recomend it to anyone looking to try out a new distro.
>>
>>-Brian
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