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Here are some of the unofficial distributions based on openSUSE. They are aimed to make non official openSUSE versions, for special purposes.

GeckoLinux

Homepage: https://geckolinux.github.io

GeckoLinux
Great live installable DVD with a focus on polish and out-of-the-box usability on the desktop. Cinnamon, Xfce, Gnome, Plasma 5, Mate, Budgie, and LXQt editions available.


Nelson GNU/Linux-libre

Homepage: https://sourceforge.net/projects/ne1s0n/

By: HD Scania

A family of GNU/Linux-libre distributions which are aimed to secure you against the malware, frees you from the proprietary blobs (very often malware), finally saves your hardware system resources.

Cinnamon is set as the default desktop. There is also LXQt flavour available, LXQt flavour is dedicated for people that are fully dissatisfied with Gtk+ and need Qt-only environment, note that KDE instead integrates Qt alongside Gtk+.

HD Scania recommends his family of distributions to the m$win refugees, especially the ones that have had suffered from malware.

openSUSE EcoLab Spin

Homepage: https://github.com/ViniciusBRodrigues/openSUSE-EcoLab

A spin that aims to provide ecological and biological researchers a better experience when using a Linux distribution. Available as a live installable DVD based on openSUSE Leap 42.1.

GNOME Next

Gnome
GNOME Next is a development branch aimed at inclusion into Factory. At the point where GNOME:Next reaches stable versions, we will evaluate efforts to branch it off for the latest released version of openSUSE.

Download

Argon and Krypton

KDE
Packages built for KDE Git using stable and tested openSUSE technologies to track the latest development state of KDE software. Argon is a live installable image based on openSUSE Leap and Krypton is a live installable image.

Download

External projects
Currently none. Change this list if you know some.
Build your own live CD
Those interested in trying to build their own live CD can take a look at Studio Express.
Medical

The Medical project provided relevant packages for physician's practices and other clinical environments like clinical research.

Lietukas

KDE desktop with Oxygen icons, VLC media player, codecs for Lithuania.

Edu Li-f-E

openSUSE Edu Li-f-E was a Education project to create a live DVD/USB media, entirely dedicated to students, teachers, parents and IT administrators of educational institutes.

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