Projects / Colonist


Colonist is a meta-distribution that exploits existing live CD Linux distributions by adapting them to the coLinux platform.

Operating Systems

Recent releases

  •  02 Dec 2005 12:33

    Release Notes: Advanced settings were improved. A new distribution was added. A new configuration file format is used for passing parameters to the daemon. Many bugs were fixed.

    •  18 Nov 2005 21:53

      Release Notes: This release features live execution mode (running a Linux distribution without creating a virtual root partition in storage). Explicit MAC address assignment to the eth0 interface was added. Slax 5.0.6 was added to the supported list of distributions.

      •  18 Oct 2005 14:41

        Release Notes: Network configuration was improved and the coLinux build was overhauled. Some distributions were dropped and others were updated.

        •  05 Aug 2005 20:52

          Release Notes: This release features a development version of coLinux and a network configuration page that provides for WinPcap-based bridging or TAP adapter based virtual subnet. PCLinuxOS and Snappix have been added to supported distributions.

          •  09 Jun 2005 15:11

            Release Notes: Gentoo Minimal 2005.0, Mono Live 1.0, Knoppix 3.8.2, and DamnSmall Linux 1.1 were added to the list of supported distributions. An Advanced Settings option was added to specify the amount of free disk space in the root filesystem. initrd was added at startup to pull kernel modules when the coLinux version changes.


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