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    Knoppix 7.7

    Knoppix 7.7, Linux Magazine Edition, released in conjunction with the CeBIT 2016 Exhibition, can be found on the April Edition (No. 185) of the UK version of Linux Magazine.

    Before anyone starts jumping up and down demanding the public edition should be available for download it is as well to remember that past experience is that the .1 public edition does not usually appear till later, (maybe as late as September). The benefit of the wait is you get some bugs fixed. Klaus Knopper releases when he is ready.

    This year's CeBIT release is somewhat larger than usual, stretching to TWO extra KNOPPIX files. This is because it includes several CAD programs. These do NOT appear on public releases of Knoppix.

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    Greetings ICPUG.
    It's clear that there seems sure enough to be a Knoppix 7.7 out there, but I can't tell if you actually have the DVD image yourself.
    If you do, please tell us the details on getting this image; that is, how? By mail, by download, or what?
    The Linux Magazine offer looks to me like just a pdf (text) relating to 7.7, no mention of the iso image.
    I hope you can clear this up for us.
    Thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by utu View Post
    It's clear that there seems sure enough to be a Knoppix 7.7 out there
    On closer inspection what I'm seeing looks more like partly-edited 2015 CeBIT Knoppix 7.6 material
    possibly being edited in anticipation of a March 2016 CeBIT offering.
    Why it's on-line in its current state now is not clear .

    BFQ kernel mod certainly looks interesting.
    Ads don't mention libc6 problem correction.
    Perhaps, except for minor version upgrades, we may expect these to be the really new things in 7.7.

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    Hi Utu,

    As is always the case with the Linux Magazine /CeBIT edition of Knoppix what is released is the Live DVD that would be formed if you burnt the iso to DVD. The iso itself is not made available as far as I am aware. You buy the magazine - you get the DVD - you boot up with it and go.

    If your German is up to scratch more details are here:
    http://knopper.net/knoppix/knoppix770.html

    My German is non-existant but I can see from that page that 7.7 uses a later version of the linux kernel than 7.6. Then there is the additional software I mentioned in this 'exclusive' CeBIT edition.
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    Thanks for the info, I think I've got this figured out finally.

    Quote Originally Posted by ICPUG View Post
    As is always the case with the Linux Magazine /CeBIT edition of Knoppix what is released is the Live DVD that would be formed if you burnt the iso to DVD. The iso itself is not made available as far as I am aware. You buy the magazine - you get the DVD - you boot up with it and go.
    It's important to note that Linux Magazine is a European pub. The same issue in Linux Pro Magazine has a different , non-Knoppix DVD offering.

    Quote Originally Posted by ICPUG View Post
    If your German is up to scratch more details are here:
    http://knopper.net/knoppix/knoppix770.html

    Here the German page describes 7.7, but the English page describes 7.6.
    This may be because there seems to be no English Knoppix CeBIT sessions scheduled.

    Quote Originally Posted by ICPUG View Post
    My German is non-existant but I can see from that page that 7.7 uses a later version of the linux kernel than 7.6. Then there is the additional software I mentioned in this 'exclusive' CeBIT edition.
    The 7.7 3d stuff is probably the same as in 7.6.
    I expect the really new stuff in 7.7 other than current version upgrades of everything, are the following:
    BFQ kernel patch, a new backup program, and behind the scenes, an upgraded libc6 to get around its
    long-standing vulnerability.
    If I'm right, only the BFQ stuff interests me; but, I really wonder if BFQ has anything to offer in a single-user situation.

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    Here is a little update on the CeBIT Knoppix offering:
    http://www.linux-magazin.de/Ausgaben...4/Knoppix-7.7#

    Google translate does handle this page if you highlight its text a paragraph at a time
    and click the big 'T' icon to do the translation. It mentions the libc situation in two places.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ICPUG View Post
    Hi Utu,

    As is always the case with the Linux Magazine /CeBIT edition of Knoppix what is released is the Live DVD that would be formed if you burnt the iso to DVD. The iso itself is not made available as far as I am aware. You buy the magazine - you get the DVD - you boot up with it and go.

    If your German is up to scratch more details are here:
    http://knopper.net/knoppix/knoppix770.html

    My German is non-existant but I can see from that page that 7.7 uses a later version of the linux kernel than 7.6. Then there is the additional software I mentioned in this 'exclusive' CeBIT edition.
    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 bad it costs 8.5 Euros plus shipping to get the DVD with the April issue. Shipping to Switzerland is 4.5 Euros. You need to e-mail computec@dpv.de to find out how much shipping will cost outside Europe.

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    Quote Originally Posted by otropogo View Post
    how much shipping will cost outside Europe.
    It looks like the April Linux Pro (print, not digital) Magazine _may_ have a Knoppix 7.7 DVD in it.
    Our newsstand for March Linux Pro did not have the CeBIT DVD that the European March edition had.

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    Quote Originally Posted by utu View Post
    It looks like the April Linux Pro (print, not digital) Magazine _may_ have a Knoppix 7.7 DVD in it.
    Our newsstand for March Linux Pro did not have the CeBIT DVD that the European March edition had.
    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 copied below promising a response as soon as possible to my query while asserting that all the answers are on the website , and that , should I need a more detailed information ??? I should write to the e-mail address listed on the website (which I had already done) citing the transaction number given in the subject line. My original text wasn't quoted.

    Very efficient...

    That was the morning of March 28th. I'm not holding my breath...

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