VENENUX GNU / Linux is a distribution of GNU Operating System 100% free targeted primarily to users in Latin America, aims to meet the needs of all users, considering that provide software for almost any need packaged in an easy and quick to install.
VENENUX is the brainchild of a group of people from different Spanish-speaking countries, a project is not based in any particular country. Currently, VENENUX Acronyms and not referred to any country or region. VENENUX not receive financial support from any company or government, remains based on individual voluntary contributions.
VENENUX GNU / Linux is a complete GNU tool in every way. The software included in the system is completely free software, and this is accomplished without limiting the scope of work for the user nor deprive them of certain tasks. The second premise VENENUX GNU / Linux is to offer all the above without spilling a drop of performance, this means that VENENUX GNU / Linux is heavily optimized. They work hard to become lighter and distribution operating system achieved better performance.
This has been achieved because the development is done, not knowing or software developers alone, but multifaceted users with advanced features in the relevant areas. The development team VENENUX GNU / Linux knows from experience what, how and how to address the field which is oriented, because their developers are primarily people who work in the area in question: the media, office, work University and studies.
Updates (via Distrowatch):
A new version of VENENUX GNU/Linux, a 100% "libre" desktop distribution (with KDE 3.5.10) developed in Venezuela and based on Debian GNU/Linux 5.0, has been released. 0.8.2 is a "community" edition which was built from VENENUX 0.8 RC2 (the latest "official" release) and which was put together by the members of the distribution's user community. It includes various bug fixes and other changes for improved security. It also adds a complete VENENUX User Guide, the latest Gnash browser plugin, and several scientific applications (e.g. R, updated QGIS, Octave, Maxima, Gwyddion, WaveSurfer, Stellarium and Gebabbel). To maintain the "libre" nature of the distribution some programs, including Cinelerra and Avidemux, have been removed.
Read the full release announcement (in Spanish) for additional details.
Download (MD5) the live DVD image from here: venenux-ec-dvd-0.8.2.iso (1,569MB). An alternative DVD image containing updated X.Org and designed for newer computers is also available: venenux-ec-alt-dvd-0.8.2.iso (1,569MB).
• 2011-02-05: Distribution Release: VENENUX GNU/Linux 0.8.2
• 2009-11-20: Development Release: VENENUX GNU/Linux 0.8 RC2
The second release candidate for the upcoming version 0.8 was announced today. Changes: cleaner and more comfortable desktop theme; improved performance; "libre" Linux kernel 188.8.131.52; support for ext4 file system; addition of "Installation Mode" to the boot menu; addition of a light-weight window manager (Openbox) for underpowered computers; complete integration of OpenOffice.org into the KDE 3 desktop; improved hardware detection, especially for webcams; system installer improvements; addition of a formatting option in the USB installer; improvements in real-time features of multimedia applications; various application updates (GIMP 2.6.7, OpenOffice.org 3.1.1, Pidgin 2.6.2)
This program generates the well-known and popular random dot stereograms in ASCII art.
GNU Accounting Utilities is a set of utilities which reports and summarizes data about user connect times and process execution statistics.
"Login accounting" provides summaries of system resource usage based on connect time, and "process accounting" provides summaries based on the commands executed on the system.
The 'last' command is provided by the sysvinit package and not included here.
Modern computers support the Advanced Configuration and Power Interface (ACPI) to allow intelligent power management on your system and to query battery and configuration status.
ACPID is a completely flexible, totally extensible daemon for delivering ACPI events. It listens on a file (/proc/acpi/event) and when an event occurs, executes programs to handle the event. The programs it executes are configured through a set of configuration files, which can be dropped into place by packages or by the admin.
adns is a resolver library for C (and C++) programs. In contrast with the existing interfaces, gethostbyname et al and libresolv, it can be used in an asynchronous, non-blocking manner. Many queries can be handled simultaneously.
Includes useful test tools and utilities for IP address resolving in logfiles.
aircrack-ng is an 802.11a/b/g WEP/WPA cracking program that can recover a 40-bit, 104-bit, 256-bit or 512-bit WEP key once enough encrypted packets have been gathered. Also it can attack WPA1/2 networks with some advanced methods or simply by brute force.
It implements the standard FMS attack along with some optimizations, thus making the attack much faster compared to other WEP cracking tools. It can also fully use a multiprocessor system to its full power in order to speed up the cracking process.
aircrack-ng is a fork of aircrack, as that project has been stopped by the upstream maintainer.
aKregator is a fast, lightweight, and intuitive feed reader program for KDE. It allows you to quickly browse through hundreds of thousands of internet feeds in a quick, efficient, and familiar way.
This package is part of KDE, and a component of the KDE PIM module. See the 'kde' and 'kdepim' packages for more information.
Album Shaper strives to be the most friendly, easy to use, open source application for organizing, annotating, framing, enhancing, stylizing, and sharing your digital photos. Album Shaper embraces open formats like XML, JPEG, and XSLT, while supporting Windows, Mac OS X, and Unix users who speak a multitude of languages around the world!
Two-layer albums can be created in a drag-n-drop interface which allows quick and easy arrangement and categorization of photos.
A few simple image manipulations such as rotation and flipping are provided to help you get your photos presentable as quick as possible.
Photos, collections, and albums themselves can be labeled as needed and modified at a later time by saving and loading from a simple XML format. Albums are exported as HTML which can then be posted directly on the web or viewed straight from your hard drive.
Album Shaper supports themes which means you can completely customize the look of the Albums you produce. Album Shaper is designed to help you share your photos with your friends and family as easily as possible, as well as update and maintain these Albums in the most efficient and easy way possible.
Alien allows you to convert LSB, Red Hat, Stampede and Slackware Packages into Debian packages, which can be installed with dpkg.
It can also generate packages of any of the other formats.
This is a tool only suitable for binary packages.