Finding permanence[edit]. “The box said that I needed to have Windows 98 or better so I installed Linux.” — If you know that the. Knoppix CD is good, this error usually means a faulty CD- ROM drive. Question: I get a blank screen when the X Window System comes. Knowing Knoppix it’s a pretty short book, stuffed with step-by-step guides with colorful illustrations about a clever product that can run a Linux on your PC or.

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To enable DMA, add ‘dma’ to your boot command, for example:. Once you have an Internet connection, Knoppix has several different web browsers built in. Knoppix lets you keep your Home directory on another disk. The sequence of commands first mounts the hard drive, then starts Wine, which will create support folders and files to launch a screen saver, and then links the actual font folders.

Close all windows and documents opened from the CD, then try again. Can I use an internal PCI modem? Use these options to fine-tune Knoppix for your hardware and speed it up. On slower computers with limited RAM memory, Mozilla may be more responsive when run from a simple window manager and not from a desktop envrionment.


Nevertheless, the Wine Launch Window also serves the purpose of showing launch status of Wine and some users might want to keep seeing it appear.

Why doesn’t the mouse work? Policies and guidelines Contact us. ImageMagick contains many image editing features, which for an advanced user manifest in the number of command-line utilities; For common users, it uses an X GUI for showing and changing images called IMDisplay.

Knowing Knoppix/CD reading and writing

Write mode lets you copy files to the drive, and change existing files. Hover the mouse pointer over the program icon for a description of what it does.

The first and foremost way to make Knoppix run faster that almost everyone can use is to enable DMA. The workaround is in twm’s. To view the available keyboard layouts, right-click on the keyboard layout icon.

The kernel is the core component of the operating system. This is called creating a persistent Knoppix home directory. Meanwhile, the following connection methods may not be so easy with Knoppix:.

Then the Knoppix boot prompt should appear. If it still doesn’t work, click the Home icon in the Panel, then type file: It does not include document files, such as saved word processor files.


In the DVD edition, the bootloader will start the bit kernel automatically if a bit capable CPU is detected unless manually specified otherwise. From Wikibooks, open books for an open world.

Knowing Knoppix/Finding permanence

There knoppixx be a single partition that covers the entire disk. How long it takes depends upon the speed of your machine. Knoppix will start from CD, pick up the CD image from the specified device and continue loading.

Note to all debian users. This problem usually occurs with low cost TFT flat screen monitors. There are no icons for the hard disk on the Desktop.

This is handy, because playing most commercial DVD movie discs requires installing an extra package. The identification provided by Knoppix may be wrong.

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Using noexec to prevent social engineering attacks. If that doesn’t help, try starting Knoppix with the USB drive already connected.

Download the English or German variants from here: Instead of cash, Linus preferred postcards.

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