- -( dyne // software :: culture :: events :: tazebao :: discussion \\ freaknet )- -

dyne:bolic - GNU/Linux multimedia live-CD

Homepage on dynebolic.org. This project is running since December 2001, the latest stable version is 2.5.2 released the 1st December 2007.

As a 100% free operating system, this GNU/Linux distribution is among the few recommended by the Free Software Foundation.


Press reviews: Linux Journal 2007, Linux.com 2007, Sound on Sound 2006, Linux.com 2006, Slashdot 2006, ComputerWorld 2006, The Hindu 2006, OSNews 2004, Newsforge 2003, Slashdot 2003, Slashdot 2003, The Hindu 2003, ZDNet 2002.

dyne:bolic is an operating system shaped on the needs of media activists, artists and creatives as a practical tool for multimedia production: you can manipulate and broadcast both sound and video with tools to record, edit, encode and stream, having automatically recognized most device and peripherals: audio, video, TV, network cards, firewire, usb and more; all using only free software.

You can employ this live-CD without the need to install anything, and if you want to run it from harddisk you just need to copy a directory: the easiest installation ever.

Redistributed by: Free Software Foundation (USA), Ircam, Centre Pompidou (FR), Vienna Univ. of Technology (AT), Providence Univ. Taichung (TW), Tecnhische Univ. Ilmenau (DE), Netherlands Unix User Group (NL), Instituto de Computação Uni de Campinas (BR), NIC Funet (FI), Heraklion University Crete (GR), W3Media Open Source Mirror (NL), Ibiblio public library and many others.

It is optimised to run on old computers, turning them into a full media stations: the minimum you need is a pentium1 or k5 PC 64Mb RAM and IDE CD-ROM, or a slighty modified XBOX game console - and if you have more than one, you can easily do clusters.

dyne:bolic supports strong encryption for private data that can be carried around and flexibly employed on usb sticks.

dyne:bolic is part of the Linux audio consortium and has been nominated among the top 10 open source projects in 2005, in its lifespan this project has been redistributed by several magazines and publications all across the world, up to the realistic estimation of more than one million copies.

GNU/Linux Use any browser
Emacs Muse
blue ribbon campaign
no software patents
Play Ogg
say no to DRM
(C)   GNU   GPL   v3 copyleft 2000 - 2009 dyne.org foundation and respective authors. Verbatim copying and distribution is permitted in any medium, provided this notice is preserved. Send inquiries & questions to dyne.org's hackers. dyne.org