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View Poll Results: LiveCD Distribution of the Year
Knoppix was my favorite on the list, although I recently tried elive (showcasing enlightenment) and I was quite impressed. A few things were still broken with e17, which is still under development, but it worked quite well. e16 was pretty much perfect. My only gripe with it was dealing with some of my monitors. A few of them wouldn't display it properly, even after trying a few different boot options. Knoppix does not have this trouble.
Distribution: Slackware 10.2 & Windows 98 & Windows XP Pro & ...
Originally Posted by TuxSurfer
Ubuntu's live cd prompted me to do a full install. Needless to say I was impressed. Found all my hardware and my network and worked 100%. It has my vote!
I must say I have tried the last ubuntu live edition and it worked slowly and hung when going into X...
It went all too windowslike doing everything itself.
Both knoppix and Slax did the job for me, knoppix having better hardware detection and switching from X-version to the working one. Eventually I chose slax because its fast, it works perfectly, and has a server-sync system that allows you to freely store your configuration on a server.