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Linux.com: Review: Kanotix LiveCD Makes Debian Simple

Aug 08, 2004, 21:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Preston ST. Pierre)

"Debian is one of the fastest growing distributions of GNU/Linux, thanks in part to its Advanced Packaging Tool (APT). However, Debian is difficult to install for many new users. While many commercial projects such as Red Hat and Mandrake offer advanced hardware autoconfiguration, Debian relies on a user's knowledge of the underlying hardware. Enter Kanotix--a bootable GNU/Linux distribution based on Klaus Knopper's Knoppix that uses mostly fresh Debian sid packages.

"Because it's a LiveCD you can try out Kanotix without having to worry about losing the information stored on your hard drives. You can take Kanotix with you wherever you go if you want instant access to a GNU/Linux operating system..."

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