Knoppix Linux 8.6.1 - DVD

KNOPPIX is a compilation of GNU/Linux software, run completely from CD, DVD or flash disk. It automatically detects and supports a wide range of graphics adapters, sound cards, USB devices and other peripheral devices. KNOPPIX can be used as a Linux demo, for training courses , as rescue system or as a platform for commercial software product demos.
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Version 8.6.1 Release Date: November 25, 2019 (Release Notes)

NOTE: This distro comes on a DVD. Please ensure that your system will read from a 16x DVD before ordering.

What is KNOPPIX®?

KNOPPIX is a compilation of GNU/Linux software, run completely from CD, DVD or flash disk. It automatically detects and supports a wide range of graphics adapters, sound cards, USB devices and other peripheral devices. KNOPPIX can be used as a Linux demo, for training courses , as rescue system or as a platform for commercial software product demos. It is not necessary to install anything on fixed disk. Because of its transparent decompression, up to 2 gigabyes of executable software can be present on a CD, and up to 10GB on a single-layered DVD.

 

Included Software

Depending on your choice of CD or DVD, a variety of software packages from the Debian software repositories (www.debian.org) is installed. This version contains at least:

  • LXDE as the standard desktop,
  • Open Office,
  • Chromium and Firefox WWW Browser,
  • GNU Image Manipulation Program GIMP,
  • MPlayer Multimedia System,
  • Internet-access software for (W)LAN, modem, isdn, umts/gprs,
  • Tools for data rescue, network analysis and system repair.

 

The DVD version contains additional software packages for office productivity as well as software development and engineering (various programming languages and development environments), education and gaming. Most Knoppix Mirrors also have a list of included software called packages.txt or packages-dvd.txt.

System Requirements

  • Intel/AMD-compatible CPU (i486 and up),
  • RAM: at least 200 MB for the graphical desktop. Recommended for working with various office applications: 500MB RAM,
  • a bootable CD-ROM/DVD drive (IDE/ATAPI/SATA, Firewire, USB), or USB flash disk,
  • a standard SVGA-compatible graphics chipset,
  • PS/2 or USB Mouse.

 

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Media TypeDVD
VersionDesktop
Disk TypeLive Disk
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