Tom's Hardware Guide: On The Fly: Boot Knoppix Linux, Keep Windows Installation
Mar 05, 2004, 04:00 (14 Talkback[s])
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"Given Linux' growing use and acceptance, many users want to try
Linux out, but want to keep Windows installed and unblemished on
their PCs as a backup. So is there a way to play with Linux and
still keep Windows intact without damaging your existing OS
configuration? The Knoppix Linux distribution was created a few
years ago to solve that problem. Linux newbies can use Knoppix to
play with Linux, without touching their precious hard drives.
Hackers will find Knoppix extremely useful, because it contains
awesome security auditing and system imaging/recovery tools.
Knoppix is a great Linux tool for all skill levels, and can benefit
"Knoppix can be downloaded for free from KNOPPIX, and is
available in either English or German language versions. After you
download the ISO image, just burn it with your favorite CD Burning
program (such as Ahead Nero). If you have a slow Internet
connection, then you can order the CD from vendors (same link as
above) for about $3 to $5 USD. In this article, Knoppix Linux
version 3.3, which was released Feb 9 2004, is reviewed..."