Live Voyager is an open source distribution of Linux based on a special edition of the highly acclaimed Ubuntu operating system that uses Xfce as its main desktop environment. It includes the same stable and reliable base as Xubuntu and on top of that various tweaks and additional software.

It’s distributed as Live DVDs for 32-bit and 64-bit architectures

The distribution is available for download as Live DVD ISO images, one for each of the supported hardware platforms (amd64 (64-bit) and i386 (32-bit)), that can be deployed to USB flash drives using Disks or UNetbootin apps, or burned to DVD discs using any CD/DVD burning software.

Boot menu options

Except for the fact that it uses a different background image, the boot prompt of the Live DVDs is identical with the one used by the Xubuntu Linux operating system, allowing users to try the distribution without installing anything on their computers.

In addition, users can boot an existing operating system installed on the first disk drive, run a memory diagnostic test, check the disk for defects (only if using a DVD media), as well as to directly install the system, without testing it (not recommended).

Productive and modern desktop environment with a dock

The Xfce-powered desktop environment has been tweaked to offer users a futuristic graphical session that is comprised of a top panel, from where users can access the unique main menu, launch applications and interact with running programs, as well as a dock (app launcher) located on the bottom edge of the screen.

Contains great applications

Default applications include the Mozilla Firefox web browser, Pidgin multi-protocol instant messenger, AbiWord word processor, Gnumeric spreadsheet editor, Mozilla Thunderbird email and news client, Darktable and GIMP image editors, gThumb and Ristretto image viewers, and MComix comic book viewer.

Additionally, it comes with the Transmission torrent downloader, Hotot Twitter client, XChat IRC client, Clementine audio player, VLC Media Player, Parole video player, PiTiVi video editor, Cheese webcam viewer, Transmageddon video transcoder, FreetuxTV TV viewer, Kazam screen recording tool, and Ubuntu Software Center for installing extra apps.

A really great and lightweight distribution of Linux

Live Voyager is really great, lightweight and modern operating system that uses a stable and reliable Ubuntu/Xubuntu base, an astonishing icon theme, a different and handy main menu, and a great selection of applications. We recommend to use it on low-end machines or computers that don’t support resource hungry OSes.

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