Elive is a Linux distribution, which is based on Debian. This distribution is designed to work both in LiveCD mode and installed on the hard disk.
Maintains compatibility with its parent distributionTherefore, Debian packages can be used at the same time as Elive packages, these repositories are set this way by default.
As well inherits hardware compatibility and adds different drivers that are not an official part of the Linux kernel. While it was formerly based on Morphix, it now uses DSS technology.
Elive, unlike other distributions, it does not use the GNOME or KDE desktops, but instead uses Enlightenment.
In addition, it is not only a specialized system for multimedia, both in playback and in video or 3d editing, but it is also prepared to be used in other things such as office work, internet, networks and servers, etc.
In addition to that if you want to turn your computer into a powerful workstation, this Linux distro It has a very friendly installer that includes many features to facilitate the process.
Elive is a mix between an easy-to-use system for inexperienced users and includes incredibly useful tools for advanced users, this hybrid system so to speak comes in the form of a clean and beautiful but powerful desktop for any task.
Of the main characteristics that can be highlighted in this distribution we find:
- Lightness and speed
- Effects and a beautiful desktop
- Intuitive and simple
- Guided and automated
- Complete, packed with apps and features
- Own features and integration
- Futuristic and clean desk
- Comfortable to work
- No need to install and save sessions
- Installer with migration, update and automatic modes
- Works with 256 MB of RAM and 500 Mhz CPU
- Full root access
- Programming functions
New version of Elive 3.0.3
Recientemente a new version of Elive was released which is version 3.0.3 , which offers a macOS-style desktop environment, but requires no resources and can run on outdated hardware.
The graphical environment is based on Compiz Compository Manager and the Enlightenment 17 project.
The distribution is based on the Debian 8 package database, but in addition to the Debian repositories, it also offers its own repository, which contains about 2500 packages with newer versions of applications.
The new version has a system for dynamic changing of the desktop background.
The automatic appearance every time the desktop launches available hotkey prompts has been removed, and a button to call this prompt has been added to the panel.
The screen will now be disconnected after long inactivity.
As well as the interface was improved to switch between different desktops when several users use the distribution kit.
Finally, the installer has been improved and works better in direct mode.
Download Elive 3.0.3
Users can download the distribution immediately after a donation. If they cannot or do not want to pay, they must download the distribution through the torrent network or request the download link by email.
For this you must go to the official website of the project and in its download section you will be able to obtain the download link of the distribution by placing your email. The link is this.
Or as mentioned above you can download the distribution from Torrent, for this you must download the following torrent file which you must use with a torrent client of which you can find some that we recommend here on the blog.
The minimum requirements to be able to run this system are 256 MB of RAM and CPU with a frequency of 500 MHz, so it is an excellent distribution for those teams with low resources that want to run a stable and current distribution.
The size of the iso image is 3.2 GB.
And to burn the ISO image of the system on a USB I can recommend the use of Etcher which is a multiplatform tool.