Thursday, October 26, 2017

antiX 17

The antiX distribution is a lightweight operating system based on Debian. The project's latest release, antiX 17, is based on Debian 9.2 and removes the systemd init software in favour of SysV init. "antiX comes in four flavours for both 32- and 64-bit processors. antiX-full: 4 windows managers - IceWM (default), Fluxbox, JWM and herbstluftwm plus full LibreOffice suite. antiX-base: 4 windows managers - IceWM (default), Fluxbox, JWM and herbstluftwm. antiX-core: no X, but should support most wireless. antiX-net: no X, Just enough to get you connected (wired) and ready to build. So what is included? Lots! Explore! Based on Debian Stretch, but without systemd and libsystemd0. eudev 3.2-4 replaces udev. Customised 4.10.5 kernel with fbcondecor splash. LibreOffice 5.2.7-1. Firefox-ESR 52.4.0esr. Claws-Mail 3.14.1-3+b1. systemd-free CUPS for printing. XMMS for audio. GNOME-MPlayer for playing video..." Additional information can be found in the project's release announcement. Download (pkglist): antiX-17_x64-full.iso (780MB, MD5, signature, torrent), antiX-17_x64-base.iso (616MB, MD5, signature, torrent), antiX-17_x64-core.iso (309MB, MD5, signature, torrent), antiX-17_x64-net.iso (160MB, MD5, signature, torrent). Also available from OSDisc.


Nanni Bassetti has announced the release of CAINE (Computer Aided INvestigative Environment) 9.0, an Ubuntu-based Linux distribution offering a forensic environment. The project's news page lists the following tools which have been added or upgraded in the distribution along with a screen shot of the distribution's default desktop environment: "CAINE 9.0 'Quantum' 64-bit edition released. Added and changed in CAINE 9.0 - RegRipper, VolDiff, SafeCopy, PFF tools, pslistutil, mouseemu, NBTempoX, Osint: Infoga, The Harvester, Tinfoleak regfmount and libregf-utils, installed many scripts and programs. SSH server disabled by default (see manual page for enabling it). Autopsy 2.24 fixed - srch_strings changed with 'GNU strings' renamed in srch_strings. Many other fixes and software updates. Windows side with incident response and live analysis on Windows systems. Tools include Nirsoft suite with launcher, WinAudit, MWSnap, Arsenal image mounter, FTK Imager, Hex Editor...." SystemBack is used as the project's system installer. Download: caine9.0.iso (2,723MB, MD5, torrent, pkglist). Also available from OSDisc.