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All In One USB Knoppix 5.1.0 zip

January 2nd, 2007 Comments off

Pen Drive Linux has instructions on putting Knoppix 5.1.0 on a USB flash drive.

Categories: Desktop, How To, Knoppix

Knoppix v5.1.0 LiveCD Screenshots

January 1st, 2007 1 comment

[Phoronix] has screenshots of the newly released Knoppix v5.1.0 LiveCD.

Categories: Desktop, Knoppix, Screenshots

Knoppix 5.1.0 Released

December 30th, 2006 Comments off

DistroWatch is announcing the release of Knoppix 5.1.0 LiveCDs and DVDs. Lots of new features are packed into this version, including the 3D desktop Beryl, the NTFS-3G driver to write to Windows partitions without destroying them, and general updates to all software packages included on the discs. The full release announcements are at the official Knoppix site.

Categories: Desktop, Knoppix, Releases

Tip of the Trade: TestDisk and PhotoRec

December 11th, 2006 Comments off

Server Watch suggests running a couple of popular data recover tools from a LiveCD or LiveUSB device to rescue data.

My personal favorite way to run TestDisk or PhotoRec is from a bootable Linux CD. They are included on Knoppix, Trinity Rescue Kit and RIPLinux. Virtually all filesystems and partition types are supported as well.

Categories: How To, Knoppix, Rescue

The Linux Newbie: How to Pick a Linux Distro: LiveCD Edition

August 28th, 2006 Comments off

The Linux Newbie compares 11 different LiveCDs in this article. One interesting piece of information included is boot times for each of the LiveCDs.

Geek to Live: Rescue files with a boot CD

August 10th, 2006 Comments off

Lifehacker walks us through rescuing a Windows system using Knoppix.

Few moments in computing are as heartbreaking as when you turn on your trusty PC only to receive that bone-chilling message: “Boot sector corrupt. Config.sys missing. Disk cannot be read.”

Categories: How To, Knoppix, Rescue

Knoppix Linux On USB

August 1st, 2006 1 comment

Tom’s Hardware has a quality how-to article about using Knoppix on a USB flash drive for various tasks.

This article provides a gentle introduction to how a simple Knoppix configuration can become an indispensable item in a mobile technical toolkit.

Getting to know your computer’s dual personality

July 5th, 2006 Comments off
Categories: Desktop, How To, Knoppix

“Locked down” Linux dispenses Justice

June 27th, 2006 Comments off

ZDNet Australia reports that Knoppix now has a set of new users.

The Victorian Department of Justice (DoJ) is understood to have deployed a secure, “locked-down” Linux environment across more than 100 desktops in state prisons.

Drive failure? Yagotta try Knoppix first

June 19th, 2006 Comments off

A ZDNet.com blog has a long but entertaining story of Windows file recovery using Knoppix.

Categories: Knoppix, News, Rescue

Updating My Toolbox – Knoppix 5.0.1

June 8th, 2006 Comments off

Tuxmachines.org has a solid review of Knoppix 5.0.1, and as always, include bucketfulls of screenshots.

Knoppix v5.0.1 LiveCD Screenshots

June 6th, 2006 Comments off
Categories: Desktop, Knoppix, Screenshots

Knoppix to the rescue

June 2nd, 2006 Comments off
Categories: Desktop, Knoppix, News, Rescue

Knoppix 5.0.1 Released

June 2nd, 2006 Comments off

The long awaited Knoppix 5.0.1 release is out! This is the first release of Knoppix 5 since the CeBIT 5.0 was released. So far only the DVD ISO is out, but there should also be a CD ISO.

From the Changelog:

* V5.0.1-2006-06-01
- Current Debian/sid snapshot
- Kernel 2.6.17-rc*git*
- Removed XFree86 in favour of Xorg Version 7.0
- Detection of onboard IDE-Raid Controllers and raid disk components
- udev+hwsetup for automatic hardware detection
- OpenOffice 2.0.2 (german+english)
- Replaced Mozilla by Firefox+Thunderbird
- KDE 3.5.2 with HAL support for removable media
- Updated unionfs to 20060221
- cloop 2.04 with ringbuffer (performance)
- limited but safe transparent write access for NTFS partitions (libntfs+fuse)
- new knoppix-installer now also with the possibility to update existing installations of Knoppix
- [DVD] Gnome 2.12 update
- [CD] because of space reasons :-( , removed chromium, enigma, KDE-helpfiles, ruby,
bison and some other development-related packages (we still have JAVA and C/C++,
Perl, Python and PHP on the CD, in order to have an easy to set up LAMP system).
Categories: Desktop, Knoppix, Releases

Getting started with Knoppix Linux

May 11th, 2006 2 comments

Free Software Magazine has a great article on Knoppix for those looking to learn a bit about Linux.

Getting started with Knoppix Linux doesn’t have to be costly. Chances are you already have everything you need. The requirements are simple. Any computer newer than 5 years old with a working bootable CD or DVD drive should be able to run Knoppix.

Categories: Desktop, How To, Knoppix

Giving desktop Linux a try

May 9th, 2006 Comments off

DesktopLinux.com has an interesting article about Linux on the desktop compared to Windows. The Linux talked about in the review, and screenshots, evolved from Knoppix.

I’ve seen a lot of rough edges polished off and features added as I continued to update my system, which started life as a Knoppix Live CD.

Categories: Desktop, Knoppix, Reviews

Changing Knoppix To Fit Your Needs

April 24th, 2006 Comments off

ExtremeTech has a howto on modifiying Knoppix. Good information to move to the next step of saving session data after using Knoppix.

Categories: Desktop, How To, Knoppix

Getting started with Knoppix Linux

April 11th, 2006 Comments off

Issue 11 of Free Software Magazine includes an introduction to Knoppix. While brief, it provides a good overview for those who are not familiar with this LiveCD.

Getting started with Knoppix Linux doesn’t have to be costly. Chances are you already have everything you need. The requirements are simple. Any computer newer than 5 years old with a working bootable CD or DVD drive should be able to run Knoppix.

Categories: Knoppix, News

Knoppix Hacks: Scan for Viruses

March 28th, 2006 3 comments

As seen on Digg, O’Reilly has posted a hack from their Knoppix Hacks book showing how to use a Knoppix CD to scan a Windows machine for viruses.

First look at KNOPPIX 5.0

March 20th, 2006 Comments off

DistroWatch Weekly reviews the pre-release LiveDVD of Knoppix 5.0. After reading this review, it sounds like Knoppix 5.0 will be great.

If you are still using KNOPPIX 4.0.x, then prepare yourself for a major update when version 5.0 finally hits the public mirrors in the next few weeks. It’s good; in fact, it’s probably the best KNOPPIX release to-date.

Categories: Desktop, Knoppix, Reviews