Another Linux Mini Distro: Berry Linux

Berry Linux, which based in Japanese, but it provides English version too, is a bootable CD that features, automatic hardware detection. It supports many graphics cards, sound cards, SCSI, USB, and other peripherals. If you have network devices, DHCP is auto-configured so you can use the Internet. You can enjoy OpenOffice, the MS Office compatible office suite. The GIMP can be used to edit pictures and is included in Berry Linux.

Berry Linux can be used as a Linux demo, Educational CD, or a rescue system. Because it is a bootable CD, you can try it out without touching your hard drive. If you like it, there is an option to install Berry Linux on your hard disk. (It needs 1.7GB of free space. Using the Berry Linux Installer). Berry Linux is based on Red Hat Fedora.

Features of Berry:

You can listen to mp3 using BMP/XMMS, and play DVD/DivX
using MPlayer, XINE and Xaffeine.
You can edit files of Microsoft Word, Excel by OpenOffice(TM).
Minimum Linux enviroment is available by using Berry Linux Mini.
Its file size is very small. (148.0MB)
It uses the Window Manager, Fluxbox or Rasp-ui.
You can enjoy comfortable Linux enviroment.
Support for Kernel-2.6. ALSA, ACPI, and SElinux.
Overlay Filesystem Support.
AIGLX and 3D Desktop, support.
Berry Linux is not necessary to install. It works as a LiveCD as well as and installer
It can install on Windows without making a separate patition to use Setup.exe
or install.bat. (Using squashfs/cloop/loopback device)
It can install to your hard disk on Linux. (Use Berry Linux Installer or Copy
under /BERRY/, and set up LILO or grub)
Berry Linux can boot from USB drive.
Berry Linux uses WHIZ, a very sharp Kana-Kanji conversion system. (WHIZ Project)
It supports writing to NTFS partitions by ntfs-3g.
If you push the windows key, the K-Menu is displayed, (like Windows).
Automatically recognizes USB storage.
Berry Linux uses free Japanese True Type Fonts.
Berry Linux has a bootsplash.
Berry Linux uses DHCP to connect the Network. (If you'd like to use PPPoE,
you should setting up it on the Terminal)
It's possible to save personal setting.
It is compatible with Fedora Core packages.

You can download Berry Linux here, and here for Berry Linux Mini version.


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