KANOTIX is a Linux live CD based on Knoppix technology using Debian/sid.
Version: 2007 RC7KANOTIX is a Linux live CD based on Knoppix technology using Debian/sid.
Operating System: Linux
The included XFree86 is from Debian/experimental. The main specs are: GRUB based startup from CD, ACPI support, DMA default on, additional support for DSL modems (Fritz!Card DSL and Eagle USB), optimal for HD install (you get a working Debian/sid install in about 10 minutes!), kernel forcedeth (for nForce NIC), device mapper and some other patches.
Simply boot from CD and enjoy Linux. Some tools may request a root password. As none is set, you have to set one using "sudo passwd" or use "su" in konsole.
Whenever you execute something with root permissions, you should know what you are doing! For web surfing over LAN no root access is required. I am sure you can discover many things to do with it :)
Don't try to write to NTFS partitions using the standard NTFS driver included with the kernel, as its support for writing is very lacking - thus it could destroy the partition and the data in it.
There is a new Captive NTFS driver that does a better job at writing to NTFS, so use it instead. For FAT partitions you can enable write-access with the context menu (right mouse button).
You may not have the rights to modify Linux partitions, use the root mode in konsole if needed. Some links are not working in the menu - that is not my fault - the packages from Debian/sid are very new and may have some little bugs, but you can always use new releases.
What's New in This Release:
· Kernel 2.6.24 (Ubuntu kernel with modifications and some patches); ACPI and DMA enabled by default; i586 optimization; Acritox installer - install program with many new functions; actual KANOTIX theme; X.Org 7.1.1, Beryl 0.2.0, VDR 1.5.2, ALSA 1.0.14, NDISwrapper 1.50; Aufs and Unionfs support; GParted 0.3.3 with NTFS resize; NTFS-3G used by default; KDE 3.5.5, OpenOffice.org 2.0.4, Amarok 1.4.8, K3b 1.0.4; IceWeasel 126.96.36.199, IceDove mail and news client 188.8.131.52, GIMP 2.2.13; automatic installation of graphic drivers with 'nvidia' and 'fglrx' options. If the RC7 is not starting on your PC take the RC6C release, the difference is the kernel!