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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 01-24-2005, 10:54 AM   #91
Registered: Apr 2004
Distribution: Arch, Debian and FreeBSD
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DSL, although I don't like it's recent adding of firefox and the DSL mediaplayer,

leaving scite, links-hacked and xmms out.
Old 01-24-2005, 11:19 AM   #92
Registered: Oct 2003
Distribution: Ubuntu 4.10
Posts: 30

Rep: Reputation: 15
DSL has my vote.
Old 01-24-2005, 07:37 PM   #93
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Registered: Dec 2004
Location: New Zealand
Distribution: Debian GNU/Linux (Etch) GRUB, Kubuntu 5.10 GRUB/GNU/Linux
Posts: 27

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Damn Small gets my vote! My lifesaver! I'm running Damn Small on a vintage (1995) computer for a couple of days until I can buy a new (2nd hand) computer to replace my main one that died (it was also quite old (5 years) and was cheep).
Old 01-25-2005, 06:10 AM   #94
Registered: Nov 2003
Location: UK
Distribution: Arch Linux
Posts: 210

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great to see this in it's own category this year!
Old 01-25-2005, 11:18 AM   #95
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Sure it is knoppix...
Old 01-25-2005, 11:21 AM   #96
Registered: Aug 2003
Location: New Delhi, India
Distribution: RHEL AS 3/4, Windows XP
Posts: 546

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Knoppix started the liveCD race, and knoppix is the one that still works for me...
Old 01-26-2005, 10:51 AM   #97
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Of the list I like Knoppix. But really we miss Ubuntu LIve CD.
Old 02-01-2005, 02:49 AM   #98
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Registered: Nov 2003
Distribution: Kanotix
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Why does everyone forget about Kanotix.....
Old 02-01-2005, 07:45 AM   #99
Registered: Apr 2003
Location: Brazil
Distribution: Slackware
Posts: 35

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I really like Kurumin as a LiveCD distro, can't see it on the list tho...
Old 02-01-2005, 09:04 AM   #100
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Location: usa
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Old 02-01-2005, 09:25 AM   #101
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Registered: Nov 2004
Location: Sauble Beach, Ontario, Canada
Distribution: Mandriva/Mandrake, RedHat, Debian, Ubuntu, Gentoo, Morphix, Knoppix, Peanut
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There's no question that Knoppix is clever, but it's the MORPHIX derivative that has set the standard for customizable LiveCD distros opening a whole new universe of microcosmic Linux variants. If you've ever tried to create your own sub-genre of Knoppix, you'll know that the instructions alone are enough to make your head spin, but with Morphix, you can make your very own customized bootable LiveCD very quickly, and so easily, you could give the job to a novice.

Since Morphix has now set the standard for LiveCDs as the foundation of a whole new Linux industry, I think it deserves the prize.

Besides, Knoppix is like, so 2003
Old 02-01-2005, 10:05 AM   #102
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What is your favorite live CD?

KNOPPIX by far. I use it to fix Windows XP and other Linuxes.
Old 02-01-2005, 11:27 AM   #103
Registered: Jan 2005
Distribution: Mandrake 10.2 2005 LE
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I voted MandrakeMove, but I want to try knoppix
Old 02-01-2005, 01:35 PM   #104
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If you like or Love knoppix, try KANOTIX.... Its the next step for knoppix...
Old 02-01-2005, 06:22 PM   #105
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Gotta be Knoppix.. just for the usefulness of QTparted, Many a Fedora / Microsoft dual booter user would be stuffed without it !.......


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