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Re: New Release od Debian-derived Knoppix

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____/ TomB on Sunday 18 Sep 2011 16:53 : \____

> On 2011-09-18, the following emerged from the brain of owl:
>> TomB <tommy.bongaerts@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> On 2011-09-18, the following emerged from the brain of Roy
>>> Schestowitz:
>>> >
>>> > Knoppix 6.7.1 with Firefox 6.0.2, LibreOffice 3.4.3 and Linux
>>> > 3.0.4 Kernel Is Here
>>> >
>>> > ,----[ Quote ]
>>> > Knoppix 6.7.1 has been released. The latest version of the
>>> > popular live CD/DVD Linux distro that started it all, comes with
>>> > a lot of bleeding-edge software, along with all of the things
>>> > you've grown accustomed to.
>>> > 
>>> > The latest release comes with updated packages from its Debian
>>> > upstream, picked from the testing and unstable repositories. It
>>> > brings the latest Linux kernel, modern browser options and the
>>> > latest LibreOffice 3.4.3.
>>> > `----
>>> >
>>> > http://news.softpedia.com/news/Knoppix-6-7-1-with-Firefox-6-0-2-LibreOffice-3-4-3-and-Linux-3-0-4-Kernel-Is-Here-222142.shtml
>>> Nice to see that Knoppix is still around. I kind of forgot about it
>>> now that live CDs are commonplace. Perhaps I'll give it another
>>> try, as I'm no longer happy with using Ubuntu as my live CD of
>>> choice.
>>> Any other live CDs worth looking at by the way? I kind of dig the
>>> Gentoo one, but I haven't used it to much. I don't like Puppy at
>>> all, but that one's more optimized for size and speed rather than
>>> as a general purpose 'rescue' image. Fedora's also not really my
>>> thing.
>> My favorite is grml.
> That looks like a CLI-oriented live CD? Although I'm a command line
> junkie, I prefer my live CDs to come with a nice graphical
> environment. I will likely give grml a spin though. It seems to focus
> on tools needed by a systems administrator, so that's very good (my
> biggest problem with Ubuntu is that they're dropping a lot of useful
> tools from the live CD). The fact that it's based on Debian is a huge
> plus too. Familiarity is always nice.
> So thanks for the tip ;-)

I only recently 'discovered' Debian as a _desktop_ platform. One wonders
why so many people stick with Ubuntu :-)

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