welcome to livarp_0.3.9.

9wms inside: vtwm, dwm, echinus, wmfs2, awesome(by Aphelion), evilwm, pekwm, fluxbox & compiz.

what is livarp ?

livarp_0.3.9 is a Debian Squeeze based distro. if you're looking for a Debian Wheezy based distro, please visit livarp_0.4 main page.

livarp try to take the best part of available Debian GNU/Linux applications without loosing accessibility or design.

special attention was paid to the documentation and livarp-help-center to let you discover the easiest way these 9 window managers.

livarp can handle PIII with 128M ram but is better with a PIV and 512M ram. higher config are just bonus :).

  • livarp is a GNU/Linux distribution based on Debian squeeze and built with the Debian Live project.
  • livarp is available in iso9660 (format cd) Live/Installcd or img format for usb use.
  • made by arpinux : contact@arpinux.org
  • 95% free (conky, some firmwares and flashplugin for the last 5%)
  • light, fast and stable: livarp is based on Debian Squeeze, one of the most stable distro atm..
  • anynoob-inside livarp is made for every user that can read and want to discover alternatives window-managers.
  • 9 sessions available from live to install: vtwm, dwm, echinuswm, awesomewm, evilwm, pekwm, wmfs, fluxbox and compiz stand-alone.
  • livarp-xs-maker, this script transform your livarp in livarp-xs (mono-session) by removing all unneeded sessions.
  • livarp help center, a complete documentation available locally in your distribution including all the on-line docs.
  • composite management with xcompmgr and transset-df.
  • no graphical session-manager: your session is launched by startx, then a clean zenity dialog window appears to let you choose your session.
  • auto-mounting handled by udisks-glue with dzen2 notifications.
  • gnome-network-manager for network-management.

applications list

  • terminal: urxvtc/d
  • file-manager: rox-filer - ranger
  • web-browser: luakit - firefox - w3m
  • text-editor: geany - vim
  • office: abiword - gnumeric - evince
  • graph: gpicview - gimp - gcolor2
  • tchat: weechat - mcabber - pidgin (option)
  • mail: claws-mail
  • ftp: filezilla
  • torrent: transmission
  • media: gnome-mplayer - mocp - brasero
  • infos system: conky - htop - hardinfo
  • auto-mount: udisks-glue
  • utils: catfish - baobab - pyrenamer - file-roller
  • system: synaptic - bum - gparted
  • dev: build-essential - dpkg-dev - g++ - gcc - git
  • menus: fbpanel - compiz-deskmenu - dmenu
  • panels: fbpanel - tint2 - lxpanel
  • misc: xscreensaver - dzen2 - grandr


dwm session

echinus session

evil session

vtwm session

awesome session

fluxbox session

wmfs session

pekwm session

compiz session