Wednesday, October 6 2010
By Christian Lorandi on Wednesday, October 6 2010, 15:43 - Preview
Intel released a new driver compatible with GMA500 (a.k.a. poulsbo, psb) called EMGD, i tried it for you (and for me :-D)
Friday, October 1 2010
By Christian Lorandi on Friday, October 1 2010, 10:14 - To-Do
It's time to think about PixieLive-1.1, there are some bugfixes and some improvement to do...
Monday, September 20 2010
By Christian Lorandi on Monday, September 20 2010, 09:06 - Application
Tor is free software and an open network that helps you defend against a form of network surveillance that threatens personal freedom and privacy, confidential business activities and relationships, and state security known as traffic analysis.
Wednesday, September 15 2010
By Christian Lorandi on Wednesday, September 15 2010, 09:15 - Games
Battle for Wesnoth 1.8.2 is now available for download (approx. 300MB)
as they say on the site...
The Battle for Wesnoth is a Free, turn-based
tactical strategy game with a high fantasy theme, featuring both single-player, and online/hotseat multiplayer combat. Fight a desperate battle to reclaim the throne of Wesnoth, or take hand in any number of other adventures...
i know 300MB is a lot, but it's a big game :-)
Sunday, September 12 2010
By Christian Lorandi on Sunday, September 12 2010, 21:22 - Application
R is a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics.
Saturday, September 11 2010
By Christian Lorandi on Saturday, September 11 2010, 00:42 - Application
Released Texmaker, an advanced LaTeX editor, and LyX, a WYSIWYG LaTeX editor
Friday, September 10 2010
By Christian Lorandi on Friday, September 10 2010, 12:28 - Application
As promised, this is the LaTeX package for PixieLive, with a tiny LaTeX editor (winefish, if you don't like emacs or gvim) and aspell for spellcheck.
Thursday, September 2 2010
By Christian Lorandi on Thursday, September 2 2010, 10:56 - Update
A small update which enable compositing on your Gnome Desktop, your windows has never been so smooth!
You will notice a big improvement for your eyes.
It's tested on gma500, may work on other cards...
Wednesday, September 1 2010
By Christian Lorandi on Wednesday, September 1 2010, 16:01 - Application
Free mindmapping software for PixieLive
(Save Freeplane Settings included)
By Christian Lorandi on Wednesday, September 1 2010, 11:35 - Application
New package, asked from Ciccio37, Chromium-6 is here!!!
Probably the google browser will be useful for many users due to the high speed, specially on google services.
Tuesday, August 31 2010
By Christian Lorandi on Tuesday, August 31 2010, 10:36 - Update
This is a fix to allow PixieLive to automatically save StickyNotes and to link Documents even if you are booting from an ext(2,3,4) partition
Friday, August 27 2010
By Christian Lorandi on Friday, August 27 2010, 16:03 - Application
Some new Applications for your PixieLive, mostly editors for programmers, video drivers and video players with hardware acceleration!!!
Wednesday, August 25 2010
By Christian Lorandi on Wednesday, August 25 2010, 20:45 - How-To
If you don't like to use PixieLive from the SD card (i.e. because you want your SD slot free) and you don't want to use it from your USB pendrive, you can run it from any partition on your HDD, you just need a partition, and GRUB.
By Christian Lorandi on Wednesday, August 25 2010, 00:44 - Update
Nautilus preview feature has been disabled by default to improve performance on netbooks, download after the jump...
Monday, August 23 2010
By Christian Lorandi on Monday, August 23 2010, 21:17 - Release
The first stable version of PixieLive has been released!
Download via BitTorrent: PixieLive-1.0
Direct Download: PixieLive-1.0
Gentoo Linux + linux-live.org based live ditribution for GMA500 (aka poulsbo,
It works on other kinds of hardware anyway, most of kernel drivers are compiled in.
- boot live from USB or SD/MMC
- persistent changes
- Custom Settings Saver
LCD brightness control
Processor Power states (Energy saving)
(Easy Network configuration)
OpenOffice (Office Suite)
- Gimp (graphic editor)
- Inkscape (vectorial graphic)
- GTKam (digital camera management)
- Mozilla Firefox (Web Browser)
- MPlayer (Media Player)
- Skype (VoIP / IM client)
- Pidgin (IM Client)
- Deluge (bittorrent client)
- Samba support
- MidnighCommander (CommandLine FileManager)
- GParted (Partition Manager)
- partimage (partition backup utility)
- Luks encrypted disks support
- Suspension and Hibernation
- Size < 1GB (good for PoorMan Pendrive | SD)
root password: toor
pixielive password: pixieliveto make the disk bootable
you can run: