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.
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.
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:
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
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