An Interview with Knoppix Distro Founder Klaus Knopper


A couple of weeks ago I approached Klaus Knopper (Founder of Knoppix) via email asking whether he would be interesting in answering a few questions about the Knoppix project. Knoppix is one of the oldest Linux distributions, yet it is as relevant today as it was when it was first released.

Without further ado here are the questions I put to Klaus and the answers that he gave.

Please can you introduce yourself with a brief explanation as to how long you have been working with Linux and your relation to the FOSS world?

Because I was never much interested in computers, I started quite late and got interested in writing software only because of my studies in electrical engineering. It was the time when there was no WWW yet, but electronic communication and sharing of ideas and working on projects over the internet caught my interest.

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