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Knoppix 5.3.1 [Review]

May 06, 2008, 12:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Edgar Howell)

"At the recent CeBIT computer fair, Klaus Knopper finally released a new version of his popular Knoppix live-CD/DVD variety of GNU/Linux. The initial version was fine for the CeBIT crowd but had some problems, the most obvious of which was a mixture of languages in menus if you booted with the parameter 'lang=' (by the way, it is now 'lang=us' rather than 'lang=en'; this will take getting used to after many years of using 'lang=en'.)

"The vital statistics on the post-CeBIT version, 5.3.1, are:

  • "2.6.24.4 kernel,
  • "KDE 3.5.8 as default,
  • "KDE 4 Beta on board as are Gnome, IceWM, and various other GUIs..."

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