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Re: New Release od Debian-derived Knoppix

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____/ Sneaky Weasel on Wednesday 21 Sep 2011 02:31 : \____

> On 09/19/2011 02:17 AM, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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>> ____/ TomB on Sunday 18 Sep 2011 16:53 : \____
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>>> 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 :-)
> 
> I tried it and moved to Mint. Much better in every way. If someone sees
> it differently that is fine with me.  I love choice.

Mint is not for all users. Depends on the purpose of the machine...

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