HandyLinux is a Debian-based distribution that features a novice-friendly start menu with application launchers and Internet bookmarks. HandyLinux is built with Debian and free softwares. It is the first release 1.6 which offers French and English flavors in one iso and available for i486 and i686(PAE) architectures. The i486 iso is for old computers before 2005 and i686 iso is for modern computer after 2005. There is a long list of other changes and new features, including: improvements in the accessibility menu; addition of keyboard shortcuts that make use of the Windows key; addition of BigBuckBunny to video samples; addition of safe mode start-up to the live menu; addition of keyboard selection for the live session; integration of HandyLinux meta-packages; addition of apt/preferences file for installing LibreOffice and backports; switch to the IcedTea 7 Java plugin.... Read the full release announcement (in French) for a full changelog and upgrade instructions.

handylinux

handylinux

handylinux

handylinux

handylinux

Main parts of this Distro:
  • HandyMenu: One launcher to start them all. The heart of HandyLinux is the HandyMenu: He gathers all your applications and files in a simple and clear interface.
  • Thunar file manager: Browse your personal data.
  • Explore the Internet: Perform a search on the web, write or check your emails, contact your friends with Skype or relax with Minitube.
  • Relax with Multimedia Applications: Watch a video with VLC, listen to the radio with RadioTray or your favorite album with QuodLibet, view your photos with Shotwell. Save, encode and convert audio/video files easily with asunder ans oggconvert.
  • Work with Office applications: Open and edit your multi-format documents with LibreOffice, go to your calculator or your notes, view your PDF documents, print or scan documents.
  • Use the Accessibility tools: Use a screen magnifier, the filter screen and inverter color or integrated tools of your internet browser (virtual keyboard and voice synthesis).
  • Configure HandyLinux: Customize the appearance and behaviour of HandyLinux and your login screen.
  • HandyLinux tiny tools: Your agenda Orage, the cleaning-tool BleachBit, the screenshooter, manage compressed archives, find files, get some information about your computer with hardinfo, and the easy-disk-format with the disk utility.

Download (MD5):
(For modern computer after 2005)
HandyLinux-1.6-686.iso (1,2GB - Torrent)

(For old computer before 2005)
HandyLinux-1.6-486.iso(1.2GB - Torrent)
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