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NewsForge: My Workstation OS: Knoppix

Mar 07, 2005, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Irfan Habib)

"What do you expect from a desktop operating system? It should be easy to use, should shield users from technical issues such as hardware configuration, and should be secure and reliable. Knoppix is a LiveCD GNU/Linux distribution based on Debian that meets all those criteria, and it's the distro I use as my regular desktop operating system.

"Knoppix has many uses. Many use it as a GNU/Linux advocacy tool, for which it is well-suited, as it comes with the latest and greatest FOSS software, which can be readily demonstrated to potential users. Knoppix is also a great rescue CD. And Knoppix lets me take my desktop anywhere by letting me save my settings to a configuration file..."

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