ALT Linux

ALT Linux is an APT-ified, RPM-based distribution developed and maintained by the ALT Linux Team (ALT is recursive for ALT Linux Team). It was originally based on Mandrake (now Mandriva) Linux. There are two main development branches, “ALT Linux 5.0 Ark, a suite designed for making integrated solutions, and ALT Linux 5.0 School, a suite that is targeted at secondary and high schools.”

Origin – Home: Russian Federation – ALT Linux.

Desktop: GNOME is the default desktop environment. KDE (4.3.x), LXDE and XFCE are also supported, as is Compiz, a 3D compositing window manager.

Reviews:The latest stable edition of ALT Linux 5.0 Ark desktop has been reviewed here.

Tutorials:

Supported Platforms: ALT Linux is supported on 32-bit and 64-bit platforms.

Downloads: You may download iso images for installation from the download site.

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