Donations

If you just want to donate to the project without purchasing any product you can donate here.

Your donations will be used for the following purposes
Finance the distribution
Pay for things like website maintenance
Purchase Equipment
Fund the work of developers

Why donate? Black Lab Linux is free of cost to download and funding is necessary to keep Black Lab Linux free to download as well as aid in costs of maintaining a distribution

How much should I donate? Anything you want to donate, the amount doesnt matter.






Black Lab Linux

Table of Contents
Section 1 : Black Lab Linux
Section 2: Black Lab Linux + Pro Desktop Extensions
Section 3: Black Lab Linux + Server Extensions


Black Lab Linux

Black Lab Linux is a 32 bit and 64 bit Linux based OS, that is geared towards the home user.  It has all the applications home users will need for work, play and everything in between.  With this system you can host the entire line of legacy games and applications through emulation as well as offer users a modern platform with which to handle modern gaming and provide features that users expect from a modern Operating System.



Hardware Requirements

Black Lab Linux runs on the following minimum hardware:

64 bit 1ghz or newer processor
1 gb of RAM
15 gb of hard drive space
VGA Graphics
Touch interface or keyboard and mouse interface.

For 32 bit you need the following system specifications.

32 bit PAE or non PAE  1ghz or newer processor
512 mb of RAM
10 gb of Hard Drive Space
VGA Graphics
Touch interface or keyboard and mouse interface.

As long as these requirements are met this system will run on any hardware produced by Sony, Dell, HP, Gateway, ACER, eMachine, Microsoft Surface Pro and all other commodity x64 systems

Black Lab Linux 64 bit can be installed on all Commodore USA hardware which includes:

Commodore USA C64 (The original 8 bit Commodore 64 is not supported)
Commodore USA C64x
Commodore USA Amiga Mini

There is no upgrade method from Commodore OS, Black Lab Linux, a clean install is required.

Features

What does this system include?  It has a brand new interface designed to work with conventional keyboard and mouse input, as well as make it as comfortable as possible for users with touch screen input.  It also includes a whole host of applications that are geared towards the home user.

LibreOffice
Steam Client
Skype
Chromium Web Browser
Thunderbird Mail Client
VLC
Audacious MP3 Player
Facebook Messenger
Dropbox
OpenShot Video Editor
Audacity
Gimp
Inkscape

And many more that can be downloaded from the Black Lab Linux Software Center.

Legal Notice

PC OpenSystems LLC offers indeminity for all customers and users of all versions of Black Lab Linux.  Customers and users are non-liable for any and ALL accusations of trademark or patent infringement.  Despite your license or subscription status.  PC OpenSystems LLC and Black Lab Linux are proud to be licensees of the OIN, Open Invention Network.



Get The Software

Cost:  The system is free and can be downloaded from our web repository on Sourceforge.net

Commercial Support

  Black Lab Linux (OSE) can also be purchased for users who have bandwidth limitation and data caps and who want an installable USB Flash drive or an installable SD card for the cost of $25.00 USD for US domestic and 40.00 USD for International shipping. With the purchase of the USB Flash drive or SD Card you get 60 days of e-mail support.  You can purchase this release from our Online Store

Black Lab Linux + Pro Desktop Extensions

Black Lab Linux with the Pro Desktop Extensions, is the base Black Lab Linux distribution with many different packages and extensions that are available.

Black Lab Linux with the Pro Desktop extensions installs development environments, high performance networking components.  We also have the Commercial Certification Framework that installs certification components for running Oracle 11g, IBM WebSphere, Apples WebObjects, Red Hat JBoss, Oracle Hyperion, Salesforce.com and many others.   It also includes many drivers to support non-standard PC hardware which includes Fibre Cards, smart card readers and Biometric readers.

The Black Lab Pro Desktop Extensions script includes the following programs:

Wine
Glom
PostgreSQL
Netbeans
Gambas 3 IDE
Monodevelop
Mono framework
Wireshark
QT Creator
Red Hat Cluster Suite
OpenSSH Server
Likewise Open
Inkscape
Blender
Unetbootin

Support libraries and frameworks.

The Black Lab Pro Desktop Extensions installer, is available is available free of charge from our Sourceforge page


System Requirements


Black Lab Linux supported x86, x86_64 system, SPARC system
1.5 gb of RAM
15 gb Hard Drive or More



Commercial Support

  Black Lab Linux + Pro Desktop Extensions can also be purchased for users who have bandwidth limitation and data caps and who want an installable USB Flash drive or an installable SD card for the cost of $99.99 USD for US domestic and $120.00 USD for International shipping. With the purchase of the USB Flash drive or SD Card you get 60 days of e-mail support and 90 days of Phone Support.  You can also purchase multiple licenses as well.  Once you purchase at least a single license your Commercial Certification Support becomes available.  You can purchase this release from our Online Store

Black Lab Linux + Server Extensions

Black Lab Linux with the Server Extensions, is the base Black Lab Linux distribution with many different packages and extensions that are available.

Black Lab Linux with the Server extensions installs development environments, high performance networking component, as well as all open source server packages from running a directory server to, deploying a high performance web server.  We also have the Commercial Certification Framework that installs certification components for running Oracle 11g, IBM WebSphere, Apples WebObjects, Red Hat JBoss, Oracle Hyperion, Salesforce.com and many others.   It also includes many drivers to support non-standard PC hardware which includes Fibre Cards, smart card readers and Biometric readers.

The Black Lab Server Extensions script includes the following programs:

Webmin
Glom
PostgreSQL
Netbeans
Gambas 3 IDE
Monodevelop
Mono framework
Wireshark
QT Creator
Red Hat Cluster Suite
OpenSSH Server
Likewise Open
NFS Server and Client
Apache2
Tomcat6
Apples Calendar Server
PostgreSQL admin tool
OpenLDAP  Directory Server
OpenLDAP Administration Tool

Support libraries and frameworks.

The Black Lab Pro Desktop Extensions installer, is available is available free of charge from our Sourceforge page


System Requirements


Black Lab Linux supported x86, x86_64 system, SPARC system
1.5 gb of RAM
15 gb Hard Drive or More



Commercial Support

  Black Lab Linux + Pro Desktop Extensions can also be purchased for users who have bandwidth limitation and data caps and who want an installable USB Flash drive or an installable SD card for the cost of $99.99 USD for US domestic and $120.00 USD for International shipping. With the purchase of the USB Flash drive or SD Card you get 60 days of e-mail support and 90 days of Phone Support.  You can also purchase multiple licenses as well.  Once you purchase at least a single license your Commercial Certification Support becomes available.  You can purchase this release from our Online Store