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NimbleX is a small but versatile operating system which is able to boot from CD, flash memory (USB pens or Mp3 players) and even from the network. Because it runs entirely from a CD, USB or network it doesn’t require installation or even much...

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In NimbleX you can browse the web with Firefox, chat with your friends using the Kopete multi-protocol IM application, download torrents with Transmission, use DC++, connect remotely to other computers and many more. Accessing network shares on both Windows or Linux machines is as easy as 1 2 3

You can listen to your favorite music with XMMS and Juk, watch movies with xine or mplayer, burn CDs with K3B, edit/encode video with avidemux and a lot more with the other multimedia applications included. Just double-click and play your favorite media.

The components of KDE Kontact are tailored to work well with each other. KDE Kontact delivers innovations to help you manage your communications more easily, organize your work faster and work together more closely, resulting in more productivity and efficiency in digital collaboration.

In NimbleX you have the most important applications from KOffice like Kword, KSpred and KPresenter. You have a word processor that can work in two modes: page oriented or layout oriented, a powerful spreadsheet application, a full-featured presentation program.

NimbleX 2007v2 is out! PDF Print E-mail

NimbleX is a small but versatile operating system which is able to boot from a small 8 cm CD, from flash memory like USB pens or Mp3 players and even from the network. Because it runs entirely from a CD, USB or network it doesn’t require installation or even much hardware. NimbleX is based on Slackware with the use of linux-live scripts and it has a lot of this distribution advantages. One of them is the availability of thousands of free software packages that can be downloaded from the Internet. The beauty of it is that even if is small it has a beautiful graphical interface and also a lot of built in software for browsing the internet, writing documents, listening to music, playing movies and many more. You even have basic server functionality.

Most of the advantages are related to the small size, the combination of software packages and a pretty good hardware support. You can easily carry it with you and with the right combination of parameters you can make it do some interesting stuff. It's very easy to make NimbleX save the changes so it would be a lot more than a Live Linux. Because it has the ability to automatically detect and mount all the partitions you can access data on any another computers without even knowing the password, both on Linux and Windows. Now you can use it as a recovery disk or for any other purpose. Because of the low requirements you can also run it on old computers. NimbleX is very customizable and can be easily made to satisfy your needs.

NimbleX 2007v2 highlights:

  • better wireless support
  • Added aircrack and tools
  • nice webcam support
  • full automatic support for NTFS
  • changes in Fluxbox (fbpanel, etc)
  • I added OpenBox, QuadConsole
  • I added Dillo, Guidedog, etc
  • xconf2 (maybe widesceen will work)
  • ALSA and other software updates
  • Script for creating nimblex.data file
  • many bugfixes and ... more

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