Elive is a
complete operating system for your computer.
It is the perfect choice for replacing your proprietary,
high-cost system. It is built on top of
Debian GNU/Linux and
customized to meet your needs for a complete operating
system while still offering the user eye-candy,
with minimal hardware requirements.
Distributions main features
Debian based: Elive is a distribution which is based on the well known Debian, providing recent packages and stability. Elive replaces the Debian packages with customized version if needed (More than 500 packages have been added or customized.)
powered: The Enlightenment window manager provides a
desktop featuring a fast, light, very flexible
environment that still offers eye candy and all the
necessary resources to run your day to day
applications. Elive includes E16, for speed and stability, along with a special version of
E17 selected from cvs (regularly updated through Elive's
test branch repository. Most of the
programs built on top of the Enlightenment Foundation
Libraries are also included.
Intuitive: Elive aims
to be a comfortable easy to use Linux system with many
customization possibilities. It provides maximum power
and speed for the experienced user. In a fully
configured environment where user friendly tools are
centralized in an original control panel to help easily manage your system.
Fast: One of the
most important goals of Elive is to be fast and easy to
use. You can control your PC like you always did or you
have the possibility to work in a different way. With
only one keypress you can open any desired programs or
launch any action. You can resize, iconify, move or
switch between desktops.
Minimum Requirements: The
minimum hardware for running Elive is a 100 Mhz CPU and
64 MB of RAM, but the minimum recommended hardware is
300 Mhz and 128 Mb of RAM. You do not need any special
graphics card or 3D acceleration to run Elive.
We hope you appreciate all the work involved in
building this system ...
Feel free to give feedback, you can contact us on IRC: #elive on FreeNode
Elive is in development software state so don't expect things to work perfectly on the first shot. We hope so, but you've been warned :)
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