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  1. Thread: Knoppix 7.7

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    Thanks for this news. Does anyone know where one...

    Thanks for this news. Does anyone know where one can buy this issue:

    a) at a retail outlet in Montreal (ie. newstand, bookstore) or,

    b) online for shipment to Canada?
  2. Thread: Knoppix 7.7

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    received a reply from Computec today giving the...

    received a reply from Computec today giving the shipping cost to Montreal for the April issue of Linux-Magazin with the Knoppix 7.7 DVD as 5.00 Euros.
  3. can't find display controls, synaptic broken filter is broken.

    Have done two flash installs of Knoppix 7.6.1, and run into a couple of problems.

    1. on one of my systems I run a laptop display and a wide external monitor. Windows 8.x has no problem...
  4. Thread: Knoppix 7.7

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    I e-mailed Computec in English, using both the...

    I e-mailed Computec in English, using both the online mail form and the e-mail address, asking for shipping costs to Montreal, and expected delivery time.

    I got the automated form letter in German...
  5. Thread: Knoppix 7.7

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    Google Translate does a fairly decent English...

    Google Translate does a fairly decent English translation. The big promise for me is better UEFI handling, support for fast high-capacity flash cards would be nice too, after all these years.... Too...
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    USB flash update procedure

    I've been trying to update my installed usbflash install of Knoppix 7.4.2 to 7.6 using the iso. I managed to do this going from 7.4 to 7.4.2, but the notes I have for the procedure don't work now....
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    ready for download? If so, where, exactly? ...

    ready for download? If so, where, exactly?

    Have looked at several of the mirror download sites, including Kaiserlauten, TU Wien, Mirror.PW, and haven't seen anything later than v. 7.4.2. And...
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    Oh? Has Klaus been granted eternal good health by...

    Oh? Has Klaus been granted eternal good health by the gods of IT, or is it that he's been cloned?
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    How did you do this, and how did you even find...

    How did you do this, and how did you even find out about it? I just looked at the website and the issue in which 7.5 was included, and the only link I could see for the file gave the following...
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    Unless the dog eats Klaus first...

    Unless the dog eats Klaus first...
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    What happened to Knoppix 7.5? Did the dog eat it?...

    What happened to Knoppix 7.5? Did the dog eat it?

    According to the Knoppix home page, 7.4.2 is still the current version. And if recent history repeats, a first peek at the new version in November...
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    Believe it or not, I'm not posting here to amuse...

    Believe it or not, I'm not posting here to amuse the readers, nor to offend them (and certainly not to size my posts to fit philo's cell phone).

    Posts lacking in detail are generally faulted for...
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    So this is your definition of "unreliable"? -...

    So this is your definition of "unreliable"? - anything that you find hard to believe? So, what exactly is your explanation for my 'unbelievable' postings?

    For anyone reading this who might be...
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    In what way is my post (and any previous post of...

    In what way is my post (and any previous post of mine) "unreliable"? Your response amounts to nothing more than an ad hominem attack, since it says essentially only that this poster's statements are...
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    The requirement of Knoppix usb-flash to remain...

    The requirement of Knoppix usb-flash to remain writable and mounted for the entire session has proven to be a repeat disaster for me. I've had at least four such installations corrupted beyond...
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    I vote for a stripped down CD version, but ask...

    I vote for a stripped down CD version, but ask for one option not available in the DVD version, the capability to save configuration settings (at least!) without first doing a usb-flash install. I...
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    My posts are all made in good faith. And it...

    My posts are all made in good faith. And it doesn't take a genius to see that I devote a good deal of time and effort to describe my experiences in the greatest possible detail.

    Your comment...
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    I always download via ftp and have very rarely...

    I always download via ftp and have very rarely had a problem with corrupted downloads.

    Your suspicion about the burn speed is unfounded too. I burned three times, once using Pburn 3.5.1 under...
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    Knoppix 7.4 EN locks up with screen displaying "flame-name Elektrosmog" is it hacked?

    Just downloaded 7.4 EN. It passed the md5 test, and the burn was verified. But running knoppix testcd, I ended up with a frozen desktop display with text in background reading:

    flame name...
  20. Business has become much more brazenly predatory...

    Business has become much more brazenly predatory in the past decade. We've become an "I'm allright Jack" society, and as business has gotten more monolithic, it goes for the low hanging fruit. Most...
  21. BTW Werner, I find your rethreading/renaming of...

    BTW Werner, I find your rethreading/renaming of this discussion dishonest.

    It's clearly meant to reduce interest in discussion of a complaint that affects just about everyone, and I don't mean...
  22. Maybe if you'd had series of Windows...

    Maybe if you'd had series of Windows installations damaged by crashing Linux boot managers you'd understand. Ideally, the USBflash installation should be able to load the OS entirely into RAM,...
  23. [snip] Every one of these discussions...

    [snip]

    Every one of these discussions confirmed my contention above that Linux advice online is more likely than not to be incorrect and misleading. That is why I expect essential functions such...
  24. Oh, I see. Knoppix is specifically designed for...

    Oh, I see. Knoppix is specifically designed for those PCs that happen to work with it right out of the box. No support needed that way. Very elegant...

    And as for there being "enough descriptions...
  25. Thanks for the correction Werner. However, I...

    Thanks for the correction Werner.

    However, I think his 90% is just as much plucking numbers out of thin air as my "99%". In fact, my critique was letting Klaus off easy.

    If you recall the...
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