Looking at Knoppix 3.8

thephotoman rantman_2000 at yahoo.com
Mon Mar 14 20:00:06 CST 2005

THANK YOU!  I couldn't grab this off the torrent successfully, so I was 
beginning to despair.  I really want to see what's on this disc and how 
it compares to earlier versions of Knoppix.  It's something I never 
leave home without.  It sits next to my Ubuntu Live disc, though after 
encountering a P2 the other day, I'm considering adding either BeatriX 
or DSL to the mix, as both Knoppix and Ubuntu are both too big to do the 
diagnostics I needed to do on that machine.  The people using it were 
networking it after it had been on AOL some time ago, and I needed to 
check that it was getting DHCP access, as there was no way I could get 
anywhere with it given Windows.

So, BeatriX or DSL...It's time for me to make a choice.

Matthias Klose wrote:
> At the Cebit fair, a new Knoppix CD was distributed. I cannot find
> the ISO image on the net, so I put it on
> http://people.ubuntu.com/~doko/tmp/k38/ or on chinstrap:~doko
> highlights are unionfs, a file system mounted rw over the ro file system
> on the CD, so you can install additional packages, change configs, etc.
> many options to manually configure hardware.
> however, doesn't get the screen dimensions on LCD displays correctly (or
> doesn't attempt it).
>     Matthias

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