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Linux Journal: A Temporary Internet Lounge Revisited

Feb 07, 2005, 07:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Colin McGregor)


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"Back in 2003 I put together a temporary Internet lounge for the World Science Fiction Convention using a customized Knoppix 3.4, which worked out well. I then wrote about what I had done, and that article appeared in the February 2005 issue of Linux Journal. Of course, time and software wait for no person, so the question now has become how to build a temporary Internet lounge using used/bargain hardware with Knoppix 3.7.

"To re-cap, Knoppix is a Debian-based Linux distribution that boots and runs off the CD-ROM drive. By default Knoppix never touches the hard drive--you don't have to install it, you simply have to tell a PC to boot from the CD-ROM drive..."

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