4MLinux 11.1 Delivers Maintenance, Miniserver, Multimedia and Mystery

1 - 4MLinux 11.1 Delivers Maintenance, Miniserver, Multimedia and Mystery
2 - 4MLinux Uses the JWM Desktop
3 - M is for Maintenance (as Well as Backup)
4 - PhotoRec Enables Data Recovery
5 - TestDisk Provides Additional Data Recovery Options
6 - GParted Provides Disk Partitioning
7 - Nwipe Lets Users Wipe Disks Clean
8 - Scan for Viruses With ClamAV
9 - 4MLinux Allinone Is Also a Miniserver
10 - The Mystery of 4MLinux Is Gaming
11 - M Also Stands for Multimedia
12 - QupZilla Is the Included Web Browser
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4MLinux 11.1 Delivers Maintenance, Miniserver, Multimedia and Mystery

by Sean Michael Kerner

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4MLinux Uses the JWM Desktop

The 4MLinux 11.1 distribution leverages the JWM desktop, which is a lightweight desktop environment.

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M is for Maintenance (as Well as Backup)

4MLinux 11.1 includes multiple capabilities under its maintenance tab, including automated backups.

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PhotoRec Enables Data Recovery

A key use case for 4MLinux is the recovery of a failed disk. That's where the PhotoRec Data Recovery utility plays a role.

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TestDisk Provides Additional Data Recovery Options

Data recovery from a failed disk can sometimes be a complicated task, which is why 4MLinux also provides the TestDisk recovery software as another option to recover data from disks that won't boot.

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GParted Provides Disk Partitioning

4MLinux includes the GParted application for managing and adjusting disk partitions.

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Nwipe Lets Users Wipe Disks Clean

The Nwipe utility in 4MLinux enables users to securely erase a target hard drive.

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Scan for Viruses With ClamAV

The ClamAV application included in 4MLinux provides users with the ability to scan their environments for potential viruses.

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4MLinux Allinone Is Also a Miniserver

The miniserver part of 4MLinux Allinone provides multiple server options, including FTP, HTTP, SSH and telnet.

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The Mystery of 4MLinux Is Gaming

Multiple types of games are provided in 4MLinux Allinone, including games that can be played via the console as well as those that can be run in DOSBox.

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M Also Stands for Multimedia

4MLinux includes multiple multimedia capabilities that enable users to watch video and mix music.

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QupZilla Is the Included Web Browser

While many Linux distributions simply default to Mozilla Firefox as the primary Web browser, the 4MLinux 11.1 beta currently has QupZilla as the default. There are other browser options, however, including the Firefox and SeaMonkey browsers.

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