November 18, 2009

KNOPPIX 6.2 Released

Article Source Knoppix

"Microknoppix" is a complete rewrite of the KNOPPIX boot system from version 60 and up, with the following features: [Picture of LXDE destop with compiz]

  • High compatibility with its Debian base: Aside from configuration files, nothing gets changed in Debians standard installation.
  • Accellerated boot procedure: Independently from the usual SysV bootscripts, multiple tasks of system initialization are run in parallel, so that interactive desktops are reached very fast.
  • LXDE is used as graphical environment, which is a very slim and fast desktop with extremely short starttime and low resource requirements. Because of its GTK2 base, LXDE works together nicely with screenreader Orca.

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