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View Poll Results: LiveCD Distribution of the Year
Knoppix 589 57.69%
SimplyMEPIS 100 9.79%
PCLinuxOS 48 4.70%
SLAX 90 8.81%
DamnSmall Linux 58 5.68%
dyne:bolic 10 0.98%
MandrakeMove 41 4.02%
DNALinux 5 0.49%
Feather Linux 3 0.29%
Morphix 17 1.67%
Suse Live 43 4.21%
BeatrIX 5 0.49%
Gnoppix 12 1.18%
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Old 01-10-2005, 10:39 PM   #76
mdew
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i wanted to vote for gnoppix, so i'll refuse to vote in this section.
 
Old 01-12-2005, 08:49 AM   #77
melinda_sayang
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gnoppix anybody????

Really I mean..... gnoppix is knoppix gnome version......

Last edited by melinda_sayang; 01-12-2005 at 08:50 AM.
 
Old 01-12-2005, 09:03 AM   #78
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Gnoppix has been added.

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Old 01-13-2005, 10:45 AM   #79
insyte
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SLAX did it for me
 
Old 01-14-2005, 10:08 AM   #80
jerm1701
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What about Ubuntu Live? I think it's great.

Jeremy
 
Old 01-14-2005, 02:03 PM   #81
rivang
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Slax...
 
Old 01-14-2005, 10:52 PM   #82
wam2000
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Location: North Carolina
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Well i have a few favorites...

Linspire, Mepis, PCLinuxOS, Kanotix, and Ubuntu
 
Old 01-15-2005, 02:29 AM   #83
zatriz
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knoppix probably still the best
 
Old 01-15-2005, 03:03 AM   #84
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I like knoppix the most of all the live CD distros as it is really good in times when things are going wrong with other distros.
But I like SuSE also for it detects the devices easily and also plays mp3
 
Old 01-16-2005, 01:36 AM   #85
Peterpan
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Slax is the best my man Slax If you ever try a live CD and then try Slax you will never go back to any others.
 
Old 01-16-2005, 04:38 AM   #86
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Knoppix 3.6! It's really great in hardware auto-detection.
 
Old 01-16-2005, 12:15 PM   #87
NamShub
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I voted Knoppix because it is (was?) the foundation for most of the other liveCD distro.

Now klik is one of the best thing to have happened to Knoppix imho.

However, it still feels a bit rough on the edges. It could use a lot more polish. This is why I usually remaster my own, with a couple of things that can not be redistributed on the main CD (nvidia, mscorefonts, mplayer, w32-codecs, giFT+apollon etc...)

It's so easy to customize (if you know debian), so there goes my vote!
 
Old 01-16-2005, 10:48 PM   #88
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Onebase linux did a great job at letting people try out KDE 3.3 beta, though activity there has dropped off a bit (no KDE 3.4 beta equipped livecd yet)
 
Old 01-17-2005, 08:35 AM   #89
Snowolf
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Quote:
Originally posted by X Predator X
been forever since i posted, but i think DSL wins this one

it just has so much software in a what? 50 mb download? i cant remember, its been a while

i know its less than 100mb, i like that tool that makes your HD contents look like the solar system
49 MB.....
 
Old 01-18-2005, 07:44 PM   #90
rphook
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With all of these listed, only one has worked on all of my systems, NET BSD live. It's not pretty, but it sure does work. I even got it to work on an outdated gateway laptop that has a physical memory leak. There aren't too many distros that will work no matter what. This brings to mind a good idea for testing live cd's.
 
  


 


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