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Linux Distribution: Berry
Url: http://berry.sourceforge.jp/

 
Berry Linux is a bootable CD Linux, automatic hardware detection, and support for many graphics cards, sound cards, SCSI and USB devices and other peripherals.

About Berry
If you have network devices, auto-configure DHCP and you can use Internet. And you can enjoy OpenOffice, MS Office compatible office suite, or use GIMP by free.
Berry Linux can be used as a Linux demo, educational CD, rescue system. It is not necessary to install anything on a hard disk. But it's able to install on hard disk. (Needs 1.7GB free space. Using Berry Linux Installer)
Berry Linux is based on Red Hat Fedora Core 3, Knoppix 3.8.

Common Features:
Support for Kernel-2.6. ALSA, ACPI, selinux.
Overlay Filesystem Support.
Berry Linux is not necessary to install. (Root partition is in the ramdisc using initrd, all commands are operated by being transfered from CD-ROM)
Install without parting patitions on Windows to use install.bat. (Using cloop/loopback device)
It's possible to install Berry Linux on hard disk. (Use Berry Linux Installer or Copy under /BERRY/, and set up LILO)
Berry Linux can boot from USB-HDD/memory.
Berry Linux uses WHIZ, a very sharp Kana-Kanji conversion system. (WHIZ Project)
Automatically recognizes USB storage, and show icons.
Berry Linux uses free Japanese True Type Fonts.
Berry Linux uses bootsplash when booting.
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.
Red Hat Fedora compatible.
Using new technologies.
Berry Linux's Features:
You can listen to mp3 using XMMS, and play DVD/DivX using MPlayer and XINE.
You can edit files of Microsoft Word, Excel by OpenOffice(TM).
Berry Linux Mini's Features:
Minimum Linux enviroment is available by using Berry Linux Mini.
Its file size is very small. (148.0MB)
It's light. Because of the Window Manager is Fluxbox.
You can enjoy comfortable Linux enviroment.
To do:
Support Softwear Suspend. (Supported from 0.47 probably)
Support Captive NTFS.
Known Bugs: (Please help me!)
Kernel panic on boot after realtek RTL-8139 ethernet intialization. (Kernel Bugs)
Using cloop with kernel-2.4.22-pre7 to 2.4.23-pre2 sometimes stoppes in boot. (pre5 is OK)
Sometimes gcc 3.3 is not good ! (Berry Linux 0.19 only)
krb5.h isn't in krb5-devel-1.2.8-4. (Berry Linux 0.19, 0.20 only)

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