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Other Fedora Based Distributions

Alpha Core

http://alphacore.info/

Alpha Core is a rebuild of Fedora sources for Alpha CPUs. Alpha Core 3, the current release, is based on Fedora Core 5.

It was announced, on June 20, 2007, that Alpha Core will be transformed into a secondary architecture of Fedora, and will be known as Fedora 8 for Alpha.

Aurora Linux

http://auroralinux.org

Aurora SPARC Linux is a rebuild of Fedora core sources for SPARC CPUs. It has full support for extras also. The current release is based on FC3 and work is underway for a FC6 based release.

Everest Linux

http://www.linux-ren.org

Everest Linux is a Chinese community distribution. It features full support for simplified Chinese, excellent hardware detection, a user-friendly desktop, and has a 6-month release cycle.

Linpus Linux

http://www.linpus.com/

Linpus Linux is one of Chinese commercial distribution derived from Fedora. The Lite version is used on Asus ultra portable laptop.

Mononga Linux

http://www.momonga-linux.org/

Momonga Linux is a Japanese community distribution loosely derived from Fedora. Why momonga? you may wonder... A momonga (aka Pteromys momonga) is a flying squirrel found both in Europe and Asia. It's an animal known for a self-asserting behaviour, despite its small size. We, at the Momonga Project, like the momonga, may be small and not well-known, but we do express ourselves without fear or favour, so hopefully a new user can feel our enthusiasm and belief from the Momonga Linux. Also, an installer for Momonga Linux is also called momonga. Taking over its name, it does the job quickly and efficiently, just like a momonga.

MythDora

MythDora is based on the latest version of Fedora and MythTV 0.21. "MythDora is a Fedora and MythTV "All-In-One" DVD. There is also a 64bit version as well as a LiveCD. The install will load a pre-configured Fedora 10 installation on your computer as well as install and configure MythTV-0.21."

Ojuba Linux

http://linux.ojuba.org/

http://distrowatch.com/ojuba

http://distrowatch.com/?newsid=05317

Ojuba team have announced the release of Ojuba 2, a Fedora-based distribution designed for Arabic-speaking users. Some of the more interesting features of this release include: a DVD edition with development tools, system utilities and proprietary graphics drivers; media-repo - a program that detects a DVD containing a package repository and launches the GUI package manager; the latest Fedora 10 features, such as fast boot with Plymouth; OpenOffice.org 3; many patches for better Arabic support (in Yelp and notification daemon); Thwab 2.2.2 - a software that can view thousands of freely available Islamic literature books; an initial release of Othman - the Quran browser (with the original Othmani calligraphy style); Hijra 0.1.17 - an enhanced version of our Hijri/Islamic calendar; pre-configured, ready-to-use Nautilus share. For further information please see the release announcement (in Arabic). Download either the installable live CD or the installation DVD.


Pepper Linux

http://www.pepper.com/linux/

Pepper Linux is a Fedora 7 based distribution used for Web devices. Version 3.1, which is based on Fedora Core 6, has been used to run on OLPC XO during the 2007 Computer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

Planet CCRMA

http://ccrma.stanford.edu/planetccrma/software/

Planet CCRMA (CCRMA is pronounced karma) at Home is a collection of rpms (RPM stands for RedHat Package Manager) that you can add to a computer running RedHat 9 or Fedora Core 1, 2 or 3 to transform it into an audio workstation with a low-latency kernel, current ALSA audio drivers and a nice set of music, midi, audio and video applications.It replicates most of the Linux environment we have been using for years here at CCRMA for our daily work in audio and computer music production and research.

Sharif Linux (لینوکس شریف)

http://www.shariflinux.com/

Sharif Linux® (لینوکس شریف) is a bilingual English/Persian operating system. It is based on GNU/Linux and is customized for the computing requirements of Iran and the Persian language, specially for enterprise-level and educational uses.