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JULinuXP 2013 Revision 2 direct FTP Download now Available

The file is up and available for download.

Posted by Justin Breithaupt 2013-07-12 Labels: download iso distro distribution linux unix mac windows os software operating system system Mac

JULinuXP 2013 Revision 2 Is Now Available

Hello, Hello one and all. JULinuXP Rev2 is now available and it's awesome. The new Control Center gives you more control than ever before. You can click an icon to install netflix and more
Possible Bug: (however so far in testing it seems after clicking the install netflix icon, you have to install netflix-desktop from synaptic or the terminal but that hasn't been confirmed yet)
Gdebi is the default program for .deb flies, Wine for .exe, and many more improvements. OpenOffice.org instead of LibreOffice. ... read more

Posted by Justin Breithaupt 2013-07-10

Revision 2 of JULinux and JULinux Lite (Changes)

Other than bug fixes, we have been having users report that OpenOffice is way more compatible and easier to use than LibreOffice. OpenOffice's PPA will be added and it will be installed, and LibreOffice removed.
The question on our minds, is what further steps can we take to speed up JULinux, and increase Security and Privacy ? What changes would people like to see in Revision 2 ?

The 32 bit version must be non pae as requested. ... read more

Posted by Justin Breithaupt 2013-06-24 Labels: Security Privacy Speed Preformance non pae pae bugs fixes openoffice libreoffice vs compatible easy installed free questions feedback facebook

Next Revision, and JULinux 32 bit.

Revision 2 of JULinuXP and JULinOX_OS will be released with a few bugs fixed, so if you find any more bugs please let us know. Also a lite 32 bit version of JULinux will be released (probably based on Lubuntu) with all the same requests from users added to it, but it should run faster and lighter. With USB boot you should be able to install it on net-books and other optical drive-less PCs. Effort will be made to make a Raspbery Pi image as well. JULinux Lite will support Netflix and Steam among other things, if your PC is up to it that is.
In Revision 2, and JULinux Lite scripts should be added to install Netflix, Steam, and other things for you, so you don't have to enter commands into the terminal. Shortcuts to these installers should wind up in the menu some where as an icon. Probably under Other or JULinux.
Current + More security measures will be taken to ensure the user's privacy on their PC. Of course if the user removes Flash and Java they will have even more privacy if they are willing to go without.

Posted by Justin Breithaupt 2013-06-17 Labels: Revision 2 JULinux ETPE 3013 Release Lite x86 x86_64 32 bit 64 bit news update distro JULinuXP JULinOX_OS Netflix Steam Hulu Flash Easy Noob PlayOnLinux DIY Gaming fast fun reliable secure privacy cispa prism nsa fbi government rights

Missing Printer Icon, embarrassment.

Well I discovered today that there is no Printers icon in the MATE menu on JULinuXP or JULinOX_OS. Looks like a bug for the next revision. In the mean time you can find the printer icon in the menu of LXDE (that is also optional) or you can create a launcher. To create a MATE menu icon simply go to System Tools > Mate Menu Editor
And then just make a new entry under System Tools with the command: system-config-printer and call it Printer or whatever you want to call it, and if you like give it an icon. ;)
Sorry for this oversight.

Posted by Justin Breithaupt 2013-06-11 Labels: system-config-printer printer printing error oversight julinux julinuxp julinuox_os revision bug report patch fix icon MATE Desktop

New download files available & JULinux needs your help.

JULinuXP and JULinOX OS are now available for direct download from our sf.net page at https://sourceforge.net/projects/ultumix/ but we have a small problem. Even though there are plenty of new JULinux users, and even though many people are commenting and telling us how great they think it is on Facebook and other sites, no one is leaving any reviews or feedback on SourceForge.net, and this has made our rating drop due to the project's inactivity before this release. So I'm asking and begging you to please sign in to SourceForge.net and leave a review here:
https://sourceforge.net/projects/ultumix/reviews/... read more

Posted by Justin Breithaupt 2013-06-08 Labels: Download Review Rating Linux Mac OS X Windows 8 Windows 7 Windows XP Microsoft Unix BSD Distribution Distro iso torrent files update news blog post innovative design creative upcomming events distrolist.org distrowatch

FTP iso Images Available By 06-09-2013

Slow down guys. Those ISO images you see are incomplete. That's why they are not the default download. Once they are fully uploaded you will be able to start the download. They are each over 2.8 GBs in size. So hold your horses.

Posted by Justin Breithaupt 2013-06-07

The Next Step For JULinux

What is the next big step for JULinux ?
I think maybe it's Raspberry pi. With all the power of the Raspberry pi B, I think a 32 bit distribution and image for the Raspberry pi and 32 bit PCs, is in order. Not to mention building and selling Emergency Tactical Prepper Edition PCs that are virtually indestructible from Raspberry Pi.

What do you think ? What's the best direction for JULinux ?

Also check out: http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/416257/wdgi/3372462... read more

Posted by Justin Breithaupt 2013-05-25 Labels: Raspberry pi Raspberry Pi img image 32 bit x86 Model B indiegogo review JULinux JULinuXP JULinOX_OS JULinOX OS OS X Mac Apple Macintosh Microsoft Windows Interface Desktop Laptop WebTv mobile extreme conditions prepping prepper emergency tactical edition awesome epic win fast lightweight ram 512 MB 700Mhz x86_64

JULinOX OS ETPE 2013 (For Mac Users) Is Here !

Check out the new screenshot https://sourceforge.net/p/ultumix/screenshot/Apps.png (more coming) of this new release of JULinux for Mac users. It's awesome to say the least.
Has all the features and bennefits of JULinXP ETPE, does not use COMPIZ, but can work with or without OPENGL. Runs just as fast. The dock bar uses more RAM, but it still runs very fast. I suggest using OPENGL.

Check out more on our site at http://www.JustUseLinux.com
More screenshots and action on our facebook page http://www.facebook.com/JULinux

Posted by Justin Breithaupt 2013-05-17 Labels: Mac OS X OS Tiger Lion OS X Mountain Lion Mountain JULinux JULinOX JULinuXP Dock Caja Mate Gnome Unity Icons Theme Eye Candy Eye Candy Pretty New Neat Epic Awesome Ipod Ipad Imac Macbook Pro Sweet Desktop Laptop Interface 3D OPENGL VESA Drivers Wallpaper

JULinuXP ETPE 2013 FINAL is here !

Most agree that the latest version of JULinuXP Final is the best binary linux distribution release they have ever seen.
1. It boots in 20 seconds or faster on average,
2. guards your privacy online by not sending any information about you to anyone, as long as you use the included DuckDuckGo Search Engine.
3. Has access to the Ubuntu Repositories with free and non-free packages and apps.
4. The interface is so easy to use because it looks and acts just like Windows XP.
5. Not only that but with Wine and PlayOnLinux most Windows programs will run fine, if not better. It even runs Windows programs that were designed for MSDOS, Windows 3.1, 95, 98, NT, 2000, ME, XP, Vista, 7, and 8 too. So programs that won't run on Windows 8 or newer still run on JULinux.
6. Hardware Support: Don't buy a new printer just so it will work with Windows 8, or the new Mac. JULinux has old hardware support. It supports more hardware than any other OS. Plug and Play. You plug it in and it works. No installing drivers for USB jump drives.... read more

Posted by Justin Breithaupt 2013-05-16 Labels: JULinux Linux Debian Ubuntu 12.10 12.04 ETPE Emergency Tactical Prepper Edition 13.04 13.10 iso torrent download free Operating System OS Distribution Distro Distros Disk screenshot awesome epic Desktop Laptop Mate Gnome Unity LXDE Environment Interface Windows XP Microsoft Mac X

BETA02 is coming shortly.

BETA01 has a serious error thanks to EMACS24 packages. Due to this error EMACS23 will be installed instead.
Other changes have been made in BETA02 as well.

The error caused installations to fail. The Live mode was unaffected however.

I have also updated www.justuselinux.com.

Me and my friend Thomas of the Nixed Report are working on building an e107 webpage in the mean time, and once it's done, it's home page will be www.justuselinux.com istead of the eye candy Wix page that's there right now, or in addition too it. ... read more

Posted by Justin Breithaupt 2013-04-22 Labels: JULinux Ubuntu Debian Distribution Distrowatch quantal Prepper Emergency Tactical Prepared Ready Awesome Epic GUI Linux GNU Open Source NEW BETA ALPHA LXER LXDE GNOME MATE UNITY FUN GAMES Light Weight essentials offline independent torrent OS DVD iso

JULinux Prepper Edition 04/15/2013

JULinux Prepper Edition is coming soon.

It will be hard to call this distribution JULinux sense most of the branding will still be in it from Mate, but the goal here is to roll out a release with all the essential programs you would need in the distribution, if the internet were not available tomorrow.
The torrent download will probably be the most complete version with off line Repo DVD iso files, and a compressed file that contains tons of Emergency prepper survival information, Open Source music and entertainment, game ideas, medical, data, and a whole lot more. This package will be so packed with Prepper and Survivalist data, that it will be a must for any prepper.
Here on Sourceforge.net you will likely just get the single DVD iso of this distribution release (amd64, and maybe i386) and you will have to download the rest from our server at mindblowingidea.com, or you will have to torrent it. ... read more

Posted by Justin Breithaupt 2013-04-15 Labels: JULinux Prepper Survival Survivalist

Why is JULinux 8 so popular?

See the video that earned JULinux 8 Stable the Famous Software Award for 2010 : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dr9jpntQoC0

Posted by Justin Breithaupt 2011-06-19

JULinux 9

Currently JULinux 9 32 bit is still in development but JULinux 9 64 bit is available as a Ubuntu remaster. JULinux 9 32 bit is unstable and is based on debian 6.0.2a. To find out more about JULinux 9 32 bit go to the Files tab up above and click Experimental_DO_NOT_USE_Testing_Only. In the mean time please keep using JULinux 8 for 32 bit computers and those of you who are able please help us out with JULinux 9 32 bit. Thanks and God bless you!

Posted by Justin Breithaupt 2011-06-17

How to get us listed on Distrowatch.com

"On 11 September 2010 14:22, usacomputertech
<usacomputertech@mindblowingidea.com> wrote:
> > No I'm listed on plenty of Distrowatch clones already that was what I tried
> > to point out in the beginning. I'm not trying to tell you how to do your job
> > at all. I'm just trying to figure out why your doing so much work and why
> > you don't make it easier on yourself. I didn't mean to upset you by trying
> > to tell you what was on my mind. If what you say is true then I'm really
> > bugging you by sending you this e-mail response so I'll just stop until I've
> > got the $200.00 I need to come up with to get my distribution listed. I
> > really don't see any other way of getting it listed on your site sense I've
> > been trying sense 2007 back when I was Ultumix instead of JULinux. I'm very
> > sorry I bothered you and wasted your time. Man this is discouraging.
Why is it discouraging? Just do what you do best, keep working on your
distro and don't worry about DistroWatch. If you continue your hard
work "some day" there will be plenty of people emailing me and asking
me to list your distro and I'll be happy to do it even without your
$200. Right now, I am sorry to say that, I haven't had a single
request from anybody other than yourself. But don't feel discouraged -
as you've discovered already, DistroWatch isn't the only medium that
you can use to communicate with the public. You can always submit your
releases to OSNews, LWN, Linux Today, Tuxmachines, Phoronix... there
is plenty to choose from.... read more

Posted by Justin Breithaupt 2010-09-11

JULinux8 Stable gains popularity

The reaction we have received from the Linux community after releasing JULinux8 Stable .1.8.2 has been terrific.

Several sites have listed me and provided me with alternative mirrors for my distribution.
Several places on Facebook and other social sites.
just to name a few.... read more

Posted by Justin Breithaupt 2010-09-11

JULinux Legacy CD

I've noticed that Ubuntu 9.10 and other Ubuntu based distributions won't install on certain 32 bit CPU's so I installed an alternative kernel along with lilo to make a Legacy version. (I also fixed the Finish_Install.sh)

Posted by Justin Breithaupt 2010-04-27

JULinuXP 32 bit

Title: JULinuXP 32 bit Full and lite (DVD and CD)
Entered-date: 02-10-2009
Description: This version of JULinux unofficially called JULinuXP not only closely resembles Windows XP, easily runs Windows programs, and behaves like Windows XP but you will find that everything you need you have after Finishing the install. All the codecs, players, etc. will be installed upon executing the Finish_Install.sh script on the Desktop and agreeing to the agreement.... read more

Posted by Justin Breithaupt 2010-03-11

JULinux x86 and x86_64

This is going to be really cool! I've figured out a way to give users even more of what they want out of Linux by customizing everything a little further in Ubuntu 9.10. I finally found a newer distribution I'm happy with. I'm not sure if I'll wait to put the install scripts together before I deploy an alpha version or not but it's going to be fun. I can't give you all the details yet but it will sure beat

Posted by Justin Breithaupt 2010-01-05

We Made It To The Front Page News!

(From the Lewiston Morning Tribune's front page)


PDF scans of the article will be added later but for now you can go to http://www.lmtribune.com/story/northwest/501047/ if you have a Lewiston Morning Tribune Account to view that link.

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Posted by Justin Breithaupt 2009-12-27

Official JULinux Release Announcemen

First off JULinux is like an unattended net install of Ubuntu Ultumate Edition that fits on a CD and uses a ftp http server for the install files with unlimited bandwidth.

JULinux is the version I am most proud of being a part of and grateful for being able to release to the world. Why am I grateful or Thankful as in Thanksgiving? Because it is not I alone who have solved these problems in my release and found new ways to do things in an automated fashion that is more simple to the end user but the living God within me who works threw my hands. Believe me the last thing I want to do is take credit for this Linux Distribution.... read more

Posted by Justin Breithaupt 2009-11-30

JULinux is out now.

I finished uploading JULinux yesterday. I've tested it here and it
worked 100% without glitches of any kind when doing the install in the
proper order. I am not convinced yet that it is perfect or without
glitches so that's why I haven't anounced it on Sourceforge.net or the
torrent sites. You can go to www.justuselinux.com and click download and
get a copy if you like. All the notes are there. Please test it out for
me and let me know what you think. If there are errors you can reply to
this e-mail or you can click the Feedback tab on the left side of
www.justuselinux.com. Or better yet post in our forums.

Posted by Justin Breithaupt 2009-11-24

JULinux is coming soon.

JULinux will be a major stepping stone in getting where we want to be. In JULinux we have fixed the install scripts so that they will tell the user how to install them. The final fixed scripts will be python based with a GUI. We have added Ultamatix ( http://www.ultamatix.com/ ) to the install scripts so that after the user finishes the install the Ultamatix GUI will be automatically opened. This will be awesome. Because we have had issues getting our ftp server to accept the entire tar.gz script file we will no longer be maintaining it there, instead it will be strictly torrent based. You will be able to download the iso via ftp if you like. We will strongly encourage people to download the torrent. We may even tell the script in JULinux to launch Transmission and open the torrent file. The online install will always be optional. We hope some day to have the deb files hosted on our own server so that none of this will be necessary. The problem now is that the file names are not compatible with Yahoo's servers. I've been tempted to have k3b change the file names to legacy windows compatible names. The Usplash has finally been fixed. I had issues getting mine to work in 8.04 so we went with a standard "LINUX" Usplash we found on gnome-look.org. I think that people will be very excited. I know I am.

Posted by Justin Breithaupt 2009-11-12

2000 downloads in 24 hours!

Our Yahoo Small business server mindblowingidea.com has reported that in 24 hours 2000 people accessed and downloaded files from our server! It didn't tell us where people were referred from. Whoever it was thank you and also thank the Lord Jesus Christ.

Also the .iso on the ftp / http server was corrupt so I re-uploaded it.

The downloads occured 10/19/2009. So far today we have had 757 files accessed on our server. ... read more

Posted by Justin Breithaupt 2009-10-21


JULinux is complete:

Bug Fixes in this version: smile1.gif

*Fixed missing human.xml bug.
*Fixed bad system sounds.
*Fixed PlayOnLinux install version repository in BigMac32 Installer
*Fixed Online Installer as well

Bugs still to be fixed. angry.gif
*Splashy does not work right out of the box.
-- To fix this after the initial install just go to the Gnome start button, System &gt; Administration &gt; Start Up Manager. Set it to use 800 x 600 at 24 bit and close Start Up Manager and restart the computer.
*The scripts that are downloaded must be manually started.
-- After the folder is extracted to the Desktop open it and double click on install.sh and then click &quot;Run In Terminal&quot;.... read more

Posted by Justin Breithaupt 2009-10-15