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    Update Firefox?

    Hello,
    Please bear with me, I don't know Linux well.
    I have Knoppix 8.1 on usb. Firefox tells me it is critically out of date.
    I ran apt-get update
    I input to terminal:

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  2. Thread: rar files

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    rar files

    Could anyone tell me how to open rar files in Knoppix 7.3?I tried sudo apt-get install rar unrar, but get the message:Package rar is not available, but is referred to by another package.This may...
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    Chromium API Keys

    I am using 7.4.0 dvd on usb without persistence. I find I now get this message on Chromium: 'Google API Keys are Missing'. And I cannot login to get my stored bookmarks, apps etc.Is there any way...
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    Using Bluetooth keyboard

    I am using knoppix 7.3.0 dvd and I'd like to use a bluetooth keyboard with it. I put 'open bluetooth-applet' into the root terminal but no notification of the applet appears. And I cannot find any...
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    Thanks for the info.

    Thanks for the info.
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    Flash Disk Install Options

    Regarding the options:Installation on FAT32 with (optional) overlay file < 4GBInstallation on FAT32 with additional overlay partitionI don't really understand the difference and am not sure which to...
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    So it is necessary to always create some...

    So it is necessary to always create some persistent memory?And I can not use the noimage cheatcode?The vendor I bought my usb from said I could also edit the ' /boot/syslinux/syslinux.cfg' file with...
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    In the link it says:Flash disk InstallBoot with...

    In the link it says:Flash disk InstallBoot with Knoppix CD/DVD and select 'Knoppix/ Install KNOPPIX to flash disk' (since Knoppix 7.1, respectively "experimental version" in Knoppix 7.05). There are...
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    7.2.0 usb persistent image question

    I recently bought 7.2.0 dvd on a usb drive from a retailer listed in the Order Knoppix section of the site. The problem is unlike previous versions I have had, the option to create a persistent...
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    Thank you very much. Although when I put...

    Thank you very much. Although when I put 'whereis transmission' into the terminal it gives me 'user/share/transmission'. And the gtk file it not there it's where you said.
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    When I click on the torrent file in the browser a...

    When I click on the torrent file in the browser a notice comes up that says, 'This link needs to be opened with an application, choose an application'. But I don't know where in the file directory...
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    How do I find an application?

    I would like to download some torrent files using Transmission but when knoppix asks me to select which application I would like to use, I don't know where to find Transmission in the directory.
    Any...
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    usb keyboard legacy support is enabled in the...

    usb keyboard legacy support is enabled in the BIOS. Unfortunately I don't have my motherboard manual.
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    Entering password

    With my Logitech wireless keyboard the Enter key will not work to enter my password when I boot (for my persistent storage). However once I am into Knoppix the keyboard does work. I just can not...
  15. Thanks Werner

    Thanks Werner
  16. I opened the autostart file in LeafPad but when I...

    I opened the autostart file in LeafPad but when I try to save the edited file back into LXDE I get the message 'can't open file to write'. Anyone help me out?
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    usb encryption question

    I recently installed Knoppix 6.3 dvd on usb with persistence. I wanted to encrypt but that screen flashed by so fast I missed it. Is there any way to do it now or do I have to re-do the...
  18. Thread: SSH Question

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    Thanks for your help. I thought it would be...

    Thanks for your help. I thought it would be something simpler. I do use a paid ssh tunneling service for anonymity when web-surfing so I guess I will stay with that.
  19. Thread: SSH Question

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    SSH Question

    I understand I can use ssh to encrypt my web browsing. I went to Properties and started the ssh server. But how do I actually use it? Do I have to configure something?
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    Disadvantage of Knoppix on USB?

    Because the usb could get a virus or malware which couldn't happen with the live cd?
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    Screensaver question

    I have been using the XScreensaver program included in the 6.3 dvd. I have it set to require a password after a certain time. It works well but I was wondering how secure it is. I read that...
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    Printer help?

    I have a Lexmark printer that has never worked with Knoppix so I'd like to buy a new one that will work. Is there any list or suggestions on printers that most likely will work?
    I am using 6.3 live...
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    I did as you suggested but when I reboot my...

    I did as you suggested but when I reboot my hardware clock is set to UTC time.
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    I am using 6.3 which I got from a magazine. ...

    I am using 6.3 which I got from a magazine. Unfortunately I don't understand German.
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    saving time zone?

    I find that the time zone I set will not survive a reboot. I set the correct system time and time zone by typing 'sudo time-admin' in the lxterm. Then I type 'sudo hwclock -w' which I thought...
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