"That's right, you don't have to fiddle with
ndiswrapper or install a custom kernel in order to make your
wireless card work. Knoppix 6.0 also detects the graphics card
correctly, chooses the proper screen resolution, and enables Compiz
Fusion 3D desktop effects. Even with 3D desktop effects enabled,
the system feels very snappy.
"Compared to previous versions of Knoppix, the new release has
lost a lot of weight in terms of bundled software. However, all the
essential productivity applications are still there, including the
OpenOffice.org 3.0 productivity suite, the Iceweasel Web browser
(which is essentially rebranded Firefox), the Icedove (aka
Thunderbird) email client, the Pidgin IM application, and the GIMP
image editor. The Sun Java Runtime Environment is installed by
default, so all OpenOffice.org applications are fully functional.
Iceweasel doesn't include the Adobe Flash Player plugin, but
installing it is a matter of executing the sudo apt-get install