Linux.com: Review: Kanotix LiveCD Makes Debian Simple
Aug 08, 2004, 21:00 (2 Talkback[s])
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"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..."