Canned Distros

After a short break, we present you a preview of the soon to be ready GLDT 11.6 in the form of conveniently packed slices for longevity and maximum enjoyment of your personal favourite distribution:
Arch, Debian, Fedora*, Gentoo, Knoppix, Mandriva, openSUSE, Red Hat, Slackware and Ubuntu.

* Note that the Fedora tree is grossly underrepresented due to the still-work-in-progress rebasing mechanism in gnuclad…

GNU/Linux Distribution Timeline 11.4

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  • Discontinued distros: none
  • Added distros (total 360): Archie (AL-AMLUG), Dax OS, kademar (K-DEMar), Librassoc, LinHES, Ubuntu SE, Underground Desktop, Voyage, Wifislax, Wifiway
  • Added connectors: Arch->ConnochaetOS, Arch->Underground Desktop
  • Contributors: Christophe Poucet, david, Jerome Warnier, naddia, passstab, Víctor Fernández Rico
  • Works best with gnuclad 0.2.4

Our ToDo is your ToDo

… and your ToDo is our – wait, you can keep that to yourself!
However, here is a small list of our immediate ToDo items. Note that the information there is very incomplete, missing or might be right out false.
So: if you are wearing your contribute-to-random-cool-project-on-the-internet shirt and have a bit of spare time at your hands, we’d be thankful to everyone checking out a few of the listed names and entering verified data into our submission form. Of course, you can still keep sending in your favourite distro or scouring the archives on DistroWatch, Wikipedia or LWN.

GNU/Linux Distribution Timeline 11.3

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  • Discontinued distros: Slamd64
  • Added 10 distros (total 350): ComFusion (Uberyl), Conducit, FrameOS, GNUGuitarINUX, Hanthana, Madbox, Nova, Parsidora, Progress, Ubuntu CE
  • Renamed: MOPSLinux -> AgiliaLinux
  • Fixed: connector Debian->CrunchBang
  • Contributors: AleJol, Gustavo, Marco A. Pollolinux, Vicente jimnez Aguilar, vladimir
  • Works best with gnuclad 0.2.3

Timeline

Yo dawg, we herd you like timelines, so we put a timeline in your timeline so you can browse a timeline while you browse…. OK, OK, I’ll stop already.

Here’s a graphical evolution of the GLDT from it’s inception up to now.

GNU/Linux Distribution Timeline 11.2

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  • Discontinued distros: none
  • Added 10 distros (total 340): Alpine, AriOS, ChameleonOS, Doudoulinux, Joatha, Mythbuntu, Openwall, Parabola, SalineOS, tomsrtbt
  • Added connectors: Red Hat->S.u.S.E., Puppy->Quirky
  • Fixed: connector Ubuntu->Trisquel
  • Contributors: Abdullah Al-Sabi, erkin, Frdric Perrin, Jose Luis, Mahdi
  • Works best with gnuclad 0.2.2

Sitemap

Here’s a clickable sitemap representing an overview of our current media as of January 2011.

GNU/Linux Distribution Timeline 11.1

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  • Discontinued distros: none
  • Added 11 distros (total 330): 64Studio, Arabian, Chromium OS, Lihuen, LinuxConsole, MoonOS, OpenWRT, Swift, Ultimate Edition, Unity, Zorin OS
  • Fixed: Android (not a GNU/Linux distro)
  • Renamed project to “GNU/Linux Distribution Timeline”
  • Contributors: Claes Wallin, Daniel James, Federico Tello Gentile, The Loeki
  • Works best with gnuclad 0.2.2

GNU/Linux Distro Timeline 10.12

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  • Discontinued distros: Xandros
  • Added 11 distros (total 320): CTKarchLive, Fuduntu, GnackTrack, Haydar, Leeenux, Lin2Go, Navyn OS, Peppermint OS, Pinguy OS, pQui, Sabily
  • Fixed: Arch Hurd (not a GNU/Linux distro)
  • Contributors: Mohammed A. Mustafa, aseeon, erkin, Kendall Weaver
  • Works best with gnuclad 0.2.2

Survival of the fittest

As the years pass, distros come and go. Some withstand the test of time, some perish quickly, and here we want to spare a moment in order to honour those who have survived this cruel process of selection: PNG, SVG and TAR.BZ2.