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LinuxForums: Knoppix 3.6 Review

Sep 16, 2004, 10:00 (3 Talkback[s])
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"Knoppix is a 'Live CD' version of Linux, which means a distribution which boots from a CD and allows you to use a wide array of built-in programs and utilities without ever having to install anything on your hard-drive. Such a CD is useful for people who are often on the road, and wish to always have Linux with them. Another benefit of a 'Live CD' is that it allows Windows users who are considering migrating to Linux to give Linux a try without worrying about losing all of their Windows files and settings if they don't end up liking it.

"Knoppix 3.6 is the latest Knoppix release, and comes with an impressive array of software, including KDE 3.1. One thing to note, however, is that Knoppix is a German Project, so much of the website and documentation is in German.

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