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    knoppix-data.img corruption and fixing

    I've noticed that if I use a persistent image file and for some reason it gets corrupted (powering off abnormally) that I'll get a bunch of filesystem errors in dmesg. I can fix it by booting with...
  2. no3d cheat parameter gets in an endless loop of starting X with Knoppix 8.2

    I usually use knoppix with the no3d boot parameter, like "knoppix64 no3d noscreensaver" but I've noticed with 8.2 it will go into a endless cycle of trying to start X, failing and trying again.

    If...
  3. Weird flash drive corruption when booting with UEFI and 8.2

    I don't know what's going on exactly, but I've been getting flash drive corruption when booting with UEFI on my HP EliteDesk 800 G1.

    I boot with the Knoppix 8.2 DVD, install to flash drive with...
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    I was fiddling around with Debian 9.3 and...

    I was fiddling around with Debian 9.3 and thought, what if I installed Debian 9.3 i386 32 bit on an external usb hard drive and see if I could compile mame 194.

    I was able to compile mame 194...
  5. Okay, I thought I'd try this again, I bought two...

    Okay, I thought I'd try this again, I bought two identical PNY Turbo Attache 4 USB 3.0 16GB flash drives, one is formatted with reiserfs overlay partition and the other is fat32 overlay file,

    So...
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    I thought I'd try it again to make sure: I...

    I thought I'd try it again to make sure:

    I boot knoppix, typing "knoppix64 noimage" to boot without using the overlay partition. It's just as if I booted knoppix with the live dvd.

    Then I...
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    I tried that but it didn't seem to work for me......

    I tried that but it didn't seem to work for me... it still couldn't handle the conflicts.

    I've got a question regarding some strange behavior of knoppix 8.1.

    If I install the deb-multimedia.org...
  8. Just for comparison, here's the same operation...

    Just for comparison, here's the same operation using a hard drive persistent installation (fat32 with fat32 overlay file)


    knoppix@Microknoppix:~$ time sudo dpkg -i mame_0.186-dmo1_i386.deb...
  9. Knoppix 8.1 flash persistent image seems really slow

    Hi all,

    I was working with a flash install of knoppix and it seems really slow, much slower than I would expect.

    so I run a command like dpkg on knoppix running without any persistent image...
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    After I got started using ubuntu, I've been using...

    After I got started using ubuntu, I've been using that because I can compile mame without any problems. But I love to fiddle with knoppix so I thought I'd give it a go with knoppix 8.1.

    (from...
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    Thanks for all of your suggestions. Two of my...

    Thanks for all of your suggestions. Two of my favorite things are knoppix and mame. Someone awhile back put out something called "knoppixmame" but that hasn't been updated for a long time.

    I...
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    Ability to compile mame

    It would be really awesome if all of the libraries were in place so that you could just download mame and type "make" and have everything compile without having to install a bunch of things with...
  13. knoppix 7.6 logitech wireless mouse not working

    Hi all,

    I got this new Logitech wireless M185 mouse as part of a MK270 kit and for some strange reason the mouse is not working in X under knoppix 7.6.

    Just weird that the keyboard works but...
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    sudo pm-suspend doesn't go into suspend

    Hi all,

    Got the latest 7.4.1 knoppix and thought I'd try to get suspend working. Under 7.2 I'd lose my western digital 3tb mainstream drive upon resume, but 7.4.1 seems to "wake it up" just fine....
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    Actually, I figured it out, the...

    Actually, I figured it out, the KNOPPIX_V7.4.1DVD-2014-09-15-EN.iso boot screen must be using the german keyboard mapping which explains the = being shift+0, and also QWERTY coming up as QWERTZ.

    I...
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    I like to install the flashplayer "manually" and...

    I like to install the flashplayer "manually" and have noticed that the 64 bit version doesn't seem to show up in about:plugins under iceweasel. The 32 bit version however seems to run fine. You can...
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    Hi Utu, Thanks for your suggestion. Yes, I...

    Hi Utu,

    Thanks for your suggestion.

    Yes, I could disable all of the compiz goodness but it's just so easy to type "no3d" :D

    I kind of like everything to be set up to go and run from the...
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    I didn't know that there were technical problems...

    I didn't know that there were technical problems for why the Alt+Tab doesn't work under the "no3d" cheatcode. That also explains why the printscreen key lost its screenshot capabilities.

    I've...
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    7.4.1 boot keyboard is a bit funny

    Hi all,

    Just gave the 7.4.1 iso a spin and had a funny keyboard issue on boot. The punctuation is all messed up on my keyboard (US) and I have to type shift+0 to get the equals sign.

    Makes it...
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    Yay! Bootfrom cheat code is back!

    HI all,

    Just installed 7.4 and copied the .iso file to a flash drive with the filename "k74.iso", booted with the DVD and typed:

    knoppix64 bootfrom=k74.iso

    You don't even need to specify the...
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    Alt-Tab isn't working on 7.3 or 7.4

    Hi all, Just got around to downloading 7.4 and am encountering problems with using Alt+tab to switch applications.

    It worked in 7.2, but not 7.3 or 7.4.

    I rely on this a keystroke a lot...
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    Safely unmounting usb drives with knoppix

    Hi all,

    It would always bother me to just unplug my flash drives under linux/knoppix without cleanly unmounting them. Under windows you have the "Safely remove devices" on the taskbar. So I did...
  23. Thread: Fun with netcat

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    Fun with netcat

    Netcat fun.

    One of the neatest tools that I've found is the program netcat. It is a way to pipe data over the network simply and easily. You don't need a fancy protocol like CIFS, just stream...
  24. Interestingly, you can start up a second X...

    Interestingly, you can start up a second X session by typing this into an LXTerminal from my normal x session:




    sudo xinit -- :1 -sharevts -novtswitch vt8 -config...
  25. some more things to fiddle with /dev/fb devices. ...

    some more things to fiddle with /dev/fb devices. I thought I'd try to get an SDL application running in an fbcon like dosbox.

    From a vt text console (CTRL+ALT+F2) type


    export...
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