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{{languages|Linux Genealogy CD}}
 
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{{man note|You may find current Gramps downloads|On the following page [[Download]]. {{man warn|This page list unsupported historical releases of the Linux Genealogy CD}}}}
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[[File:cdlabel_web_l.jpg|right|Linux Genealogy CD Rom label]]
 
The Linux Genealogy Desktop CD 6.1 (Released: 2010-11-29) (''The CD is available only for the x86 architecture.'')
 
The Linux Genealogy Desktop CD 6.1 (Released: 2010-11-29) (''The CD is available only for the x86 architecture.'')
  
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As well as [http://www.graphviz.org/ GraphViz] the program that draws pretty charts and graphs in Gramps.
 
As well as [http://www.graphviz.org/ GraphViz] the program that draws pretty charts and graphs in Gramps.
  
This Live CD is based on [https://help.ubuntu.com/10.10/ Ubuntu 10.10 (The Maverick Meerkat )] Desktop CD.
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This Live CD is based on the Ubuntu 10.10 (The Maverick Meerkat ) Desktop CD.
  
 
In addition to the Live Session, this disk also allows permanent installation of Linux and genealogical software on your computer's hard drive. This way you achieve adequate speed and the ability to save your data, and can do real work with your Linux software. Everything is similar to the Live Session, except that this is a permanent setup.
 
In addition to the Live Session, this disk also allows permanent installation of Linux and genealogical software on your computer's hard drive. This way you achieve adequate speed and the ability to save your data, and can do real work with your Linux software. Everything is similar to the Live Session, except that this is a permanent setup.
  
 
==Download the CD==
 
==Download the CD==
Previous versions of the CD can be downloaded from the [https://sourceforge.net/projects/gramps/files/gramps-cdrom/ Gramps project's Sourceforge website]
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The CD can be downloaded from:
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* https://sourceforge.net/projects/gramps/files/gramps-cdrom/
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or
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* https://archive.org/details/@webmaster_gramps-project_org
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===Previous release history===
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{| class="wikitable sortable"
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!Version
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!Release Date
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!Gramps version
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!Notes
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| | [https://sourceforge.net/projects/gramps/files/gramps-cdrom/lgenealogy-1.0-live-i386.iso/download Linux Genealogy Live CD 1.0] || [https://sourceforge.net/p/gramps/mailman/message/243671/ 2005-10-22] || 2.0.8 || Ubuntu 5.10 (Breezy Badger) features pre-installed GeneWeb, and LifeLines applications
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| | [https://sourceforge.net/projects/gramps/files/gramps-cdrom/lgenealogy-1.0-install-i386.iso/download Linux Genealogy Install CD 1.0] || [https://sourceforge.net/p/gramps/mailman/message/243678/ 2005-10-29] || 2.0.8 || Ubuntu 5.10 (Breezy Badger) features pre-installed GeneWeb, and LifeLines applications (allows permanent installation of Linux)
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| | [https://sourceforge.net/projects/gramps/files/gramps-cdrom/lgenealogy-2.0-desktop-i386.iso/download Linux Genealogy Desktop CD 2.0] || [https://sourceforge.net/p/gramps/mailman/message/10070632/ 2006-06-03] || 2.0.11 || Ubuntu 6.06 (Dapper Drake) features pre-installed GeneWeb, and LifeLines applications (allows permanent installation of Linux)
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| | [https://sourceforge.net/projects/gramps/files/gramps-cdrom/lgenealogy-3.0-desktop-i386.iso/download Linux Genealogy CD 3.0] || [https://sourceforge.net/p/gramps/mailman/message/243733/ 2007-04-29] || 2.2.7 || Ubuntu 7.04 (Feisty Fawn) features pre-installed GeneWeb, and LifeLines applications (allows permanent installation of Linux)
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| | [https://sourceforge.net/projects/gramps/files/gramps-cdrom/lgenealogy-4.0-desktop-i386.iso/download Linux Genealogy CD 4.0] || [https://sourceforge.net/p/gramps/mailman/message/19668479/  2008-06-26] || 3.0.1 || Ubuntu 8.04 (Hardy Heron) features pre-installed GeneWeb, and LifeLines applications (allows permanent installation of Linux)
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| | [https://sourceforge.net/projects/gramps/files/gramps-cdrom/lgenealogy-6.1-desktop-i386.iso/download Linux Genealogy CD 6.1] || [https://sourceforge.net/p/gramps/mailman/message/26672022/  2010-11-29] || 3.2.5 || Ubuntu 10.10 (The Maverick Meerkat) features pre-installed GeneWeb, and LifeLines applications (allows permanent installation of Linux)
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=== Translations ===
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If after installation, your desktop is not fully translated to your selected locale:
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# have a look at Menu -> System -> Administration -> Languages support [http://packages.ubuntu.com/en/precise/language-selector]
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# or manually [http://packages.ubuntu.com/en/precise/all/translations/ download packages with your language code]. Then under a console:
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$ sudo dpkg -i *.deb
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=== LibreOffice ===
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*[http://www.libreoffice.org/download/ LibreOffice]
  
 
== Developers ==
 
== Developers ==
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* http://sourceforge.net/projects/gramps-cd/ - Sources for Live CD
 
* http://sourceforge.net/projects/gramps-cd/ - Sources for Live CD
* [http://packages.ubuntu.com/precise/uck Ubuntu Customization Kit] is a tool that helps you customizing official Ubuntu Live CDs. You can add any package to the live system like, for example, language packs, applications, etc.
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* [https://launchpad.net/uck Ubuntu Customization Kit] is a tool that helps you customizing official Ubuntu Live CDs. You can add any package to the live system like, for example, language packs, applications, etc.
  
 
=== Ways to go ? ===
 
=== Ways to go ? ===
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There is a [http://wiki.openembedded.org/index.php/Required_software#OpenEmbedded.27s_Software_Requirements script] for [http://wiki.openembedded.org/index.php/Main_Page OpenEmbedded] support or [http://www.buildroot.org/ buildroot], [http://ymorin.is-a-geek.org/projects/crosstool crosstool-NG], [http://www.pengutronix.de/software/ptxdist/index_en.html PTXdist], ...
 
There is a [http://wiki.openembedded.org/index.php/Required_software#OpenEmbedded.27s_Software_Requirements script] for [http://wiki.openembedded.org/index.php/Main_Page OpenEmbedded] support or [http://www.buildroot.org/ buildroot], [http://ymorin.is-a-geek.org/projects/crosstool crosstool-NG], [http://www.pengutronix.de/software/ptxdist/index_en.html PTXdist], ...
 
* Our [[GEPS_013: Gramps Webapp|Web Application]] as a local application.
 
* Our [[GEPS_013: Gramps Webapp|Web Application]] as a local application.
* Provide more [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Free_and_open_source_software FLOSS] software: [http://www.gramps-project.org/wiki/index.php?title=Other_genealogy_software programs], [http://www.gramps-project.org/wiki/index.php?title=Other_genealogy_tools tools].
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* Provide more [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Free_and_open_source_software FLOSS] software: [[Other_genealogy_software|programs]], [[Other_genealogy_tools| tools]].
  
 
* Consider Lubuntu or Xbuntu as a base instead of the full (fat!) Ubuntu.
 
* Consider Lubuntu or Xbuntu as a base instead of the full (fat!) Ubuntu.
 
* The people I would share this with would want it to include PAF (works with wine) and Family Search Indexing (I still have to try this.)
 
* The people I would share this with would want it to include PAF (works with wine) and Family Search Indexing (I still have to try this.)
  
== Translations ==
 
 
If after installation, your desktop is not fully translated to your selected locale:
 
# have a look at Menu -> System -> Administration -> Languages support [http://packages.ubuntu.com/en/precise/language-selector]
 
# or manually [http://packages.ubuntu.com/en/precise/all/translations/ download packages with your language code]. Then under a console:
 
$ sudo dpkg -i *.deb
 
 
=== LibreOffice ===
 
 
*[http://www.libreoffice.org/download/ LibreOffice]
 
  
  
 
[[Category:Documentation]]
 
[[Category:Documentation]]

Latest revision as of 08:17, 13 January 2018

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You may find current Gramps downloads

On the following page Download.

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This page list unsupported historical releases of the Linux Genealogy CD

Linux Genealogy CD Rom label

The Linux Genealogy Desktop CD 6.1 (Released: 2010-11-29) (The CD is available only for the x86 architecture.)

Includes the following pre-installed genealogy software:

  • Gramps 3.2.5

As well as GraphViz the program that draws pretty charts and graphs in Gramps.

This Live CD is based on the Ubuntu 10.10 (The Maverick Meerkat ) Desktop CD.

In addition to the Live Session, this disk also allows permanent installation of Linux and genealogical software on your computer's hard drive. This way you achieve adequate speed and the ability to save your data, and can do real work with your Linux software. Everything is similar to the Live Session, except that this is a permanent setup.

Download the CD

The CD can be downloaded from:

or

Previous release history

Version Release Date Gramps version Notes
Linux Genealogy Live CD 1.0 2005-10-22 2.0.8 Ubuntu 5.10 (Breezy Badger) features pre-installed GeneWeb, and LifeLines applications
Linux Genealogy Install CD 1.0 2005-10-29 2.0.8 Ubuntu 5.10 (Breezy Badger) features pre-installed GeneWeb, and LifeLines applications (allows permanent installation of Linux)
Linux Genealogy Desktop CD 2.0 2006-06-03 2.0.11 Ubuntu 6.06 (Dapper Drake) features pre-installed GeneWeb, and LifeLines applications (allows permanent installation of Linux)
Linux Genealogy CD 3.0 2007-04-29 2.2.7 Ubuntu 7.04 (Feisty Fawn) features pre-installed GeneWeb, and LifeLines applications (allows permanent installation of Linux)
Linux Genealogy CD 4.0 2008-06-26 3.0.1 Ubuntu 8.04 (Hardy Heron) features pre-installed GeneWeb, and LifeLines applications (allows permanent installation of Linux)
Linux Genealogy CD 6.1 2010-11-29 3.2.5 Ubuntu 10.10 (The Maverick Meerkat) features pre-installed GeneWeb, and LifeLines applications (allows permanent installation of Linux)

Translations

If after installation, your desktop is not fully translated to your selected locale:

  1. have a look at Menu -> System -> Administration -> Languages support [1]
  2. or manually download packages with your language code. Then under a console:
$ sudo dpkg -i *.deb

LibreOffice

Developers

Thanks to Alex Roitman, the details to create the Live CD are now available for future development. If you would like to contribute to this please email the gramps-developers mailing list.

Ways to go ?

  • A genealogy tablet ?
    • I wouldn't dream of doing genealogy research without a real keyboard and a big monitor.
    • A tablet may be useful for presentations (showing off). Figuring out how to install gramps (a subset) on an iPad or a Honeycomb tablet (Jython?) might be a better use of time than spinning a custom system.
    • OTOH, making a nice UI for a tablet would be an interesting project. (I can just see a bunch of people I know futzing with Gramps during sacrament meeting. <g>)

There is a script for OpenEmbedded support or buildroot, crosstool-NG, PTXdist, ...

  • Consider Lubuntu or Xbuntu as a base instead of the full (fat!) Ubuntu.
  • The people I would share this with would want it to include PAF (works with wine) and Family Search Indexing (I still have to try this.)