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Old 11-30-2006, 05:04 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Is it any good? Anybody got any input on it? :|
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It's useful for fixing broken Debian/Ubuntu installations, as well as for using a computer that has no harddrive. I wouldn't consider installing it permanently though...
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Installing it permanently has devastating effects if you do it wrong (voice of experience speaking here), however, I use it every time I need to rescue something (barring Macs).
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as A rescue/Live CD nothing can beat it. as an installed system it is not good, trying to installing it will give you a headache:

his is a quote from the Knoppix website:

Hard drive install of Knoppix is not recommended for the new user and one should understand that there are problems associated with a hard drive install of Knoppix, particularly if you try to install more software or update your current software.


if your looking for a Linux distro try these:

Kubuntu
http://www.kubuntu.org/

Mandriva
http://frontal2.mandriva.com/en/downloads/mirrors

PCLinuxOS .92
http://ftp.nluug.nl/pub/metalab/dist...glish/preview/
ftp://ftp.nluug.nl/pub/metalab/distr...glish/preview/

This is the distro I use and recommend, Why because it works right out of the box. No need to configure Everything, everything just works. It also comes as a 1 CD install that is a live CD that you can install later if you wish.

BeatrIX
http://www.watsky.net/download.html

Blag
http://www.blagblagblag.org/download/

Mephis
http://www.mepis.org/

Everything you will ever need on 1 CD. Hardware detection is exelent, as is the feel and look of the distro

Linux distro choosers: http://eedok.voidofmind.com/linux/chooser.html
http://www.zegeniestudios.net/ldc/
http://www.linux.org/dist/list.html

Distros for older Hardware:

feather Linux
http://featherlinux.berlios.de/

Vector Linux 4.3
http://www.vectorlinux.com/

DSL
http://www.damnsmalllinux.org/

Puppy Linux
http://www.puppylinux.org/user/viewpage.php?page_id=3

Slackware
http://www.slackware.com/

BeatrIX
http://www.watsky.net/

you can find more here

http://www.linuxlinks.com/Distributi...Distributions/
http://www.linuxlinks.com/Distributions/Floppy/
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