Posted 09 January 2018 - 05:04 AM
At DistroWatch: https://www.distrowa...bution=salentos
This Stretch-based release ships loaded with useful tools for live sessions. Installation was quick and easy. The default Openbox setup is fine for getting right to work; I ended up changing everything around to suit my own tastes, as any self-respecting Openbox user would do, and I added a handful of my favorite apps.
I'm a big fan of distros that are based on Debian Stable. There aren't many of them, and they tend to come and go. I hope that SalentOS can hang around for awhile; I found it to be a pleasant surprise, excellent for live sessions and also great as an installed system. Uses mainly Stretch repos along with one SalentOS repo. I put it on one of my computers in a dual-boot setup with BunsenLabs "Deuterium", which takes a different approach than SalentOS but is another fine Stable-based Openbox distro (still waiting for the Stretch-based release of that one).
Posted 15 January 2018 - 01:35 PM
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"Do you begin to see, then, what kind of world we are creating? It is the exact opposite of the stupid hedonistic Utopias that the old reformers imagined. A world of fear and treachery and torment, a world of trampling and being trampled upon, a world which will grow not less but more merciless as it refines itself. Progress in our world will be progress toward more pain." -George Orwell, 1984
Posted 16 January 2018 - 11:02 AM
Both BunsenLabs and SalentOS give you Debian Stable with only Openbox, by way of a quick installation, and ready-to-use. Both have good live sessions. BL is geekier (isn't that part of its appeal? lol); SalentOS is prettier and more GUI-centric.
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