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You can now vote for your favorite products of 2007. This is your chance to be heard! Voting ends February 21st.

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View Poll Results: Live Distribution of the Year
KNOPPIX 224 22.88%
PCLinuxOS 103 10.52%
Sabayon 36 3.68%
Damn Small 71 7.25%
Puppy 66 6.74%
Elive 12 1.23%
SLAX 88 8.99%
Fedora Live 35 3.58%
Ubuntu Live 220 22.47%
Mandriva One 44 4.49%
Gentoo Live 13 1.33%
SimplyMEPIS 33 3.37%
sidux 22 2.25%
Wolvix 9 0.92%
dyne:bolic 3 0.31%
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Old 02-02-2008, 12:06 AM   #61
Natilous
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missing Parsix LiveCD
parsix is debian & kanotix base . very fast & friendly for Desktop use .
 
Old 02-02-2008, 10:40 PM   #62
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Quote:
Originally Posted by cardinals_fan View Post
Zenwalk Live is the best live cd, bar none. Please add it.
I second that! Zenwalk is at least as good as any of the others, and it runs faster and uses fewer resources than any other live distro I have tried.
Zenwalk needs to be on the list.
 
Old 02-04-2008, 09:01 AM   #63
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Thumbs up Ubuntu based

Mint linux for me!!
 
Old 02-05-2008, 02:41 AM   #64
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NimbleX is the one that I installed in my wife's 1GB Kingston USB Flash Drive. She has proven it to be very handy when there was a time that she needs to finished some work at home and we don't have Windows. I don't have Open Office in my box either since I use it mainly for admin related stuff. It was a relief that there was an Open Office module that can be easily installed in NimbleX. Nice work by Bogdan Radulescu and the Slax team.
 
Old 02-05-2008, 04:15 AM   #65
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I voted for Fedora Live.
 
Old 02-15-2008, 03:02 AM   #66
lurid
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Registered: May 2007
Location: Pennsylvania, USA
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Damn Small is great for old boxes. Ever since I tried it, I've liked it. I don't usually HD-install it, just use it live.
 
Old 02-15-2008, 08:40 AM   #67
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livecd? I think fedora,Ubuntu scores best in terms of ease as it uses Gnome.
though I have to see that
Knoppix Rocks!
 
Old 02-16-2008, 04:53 PM   #68
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Knoppix. It has been in my tool box since the beginning of Live CD distros and has gotten me out of more then one bind.
 
Old 02-29-2008, 10:21 AM   #69
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Time to walk my damn small, nimble, puppy.
 
Old 02-29-2008, 10:31 AM   #70
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Location: Houston, Texas
Distribution: crunchbang (debian squeeze), ubuntu 11.04, archbang (archlinux), salix 64, chakra, mepis
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Mepis 7 changes my mind and vote

Mepis 7 is simply incredible and unbeatable feauture-wise. It is still the best at hardware detection and ease of use and install. It wow'd me. I knew it was great and this was the OS that really led to my conversion into the open source world. Two years of distro-hopping later I return to find it still excellent in meeting my PC needs and then some.

This is a truly robust OS in every sense of the word. And trus me, i have used many from Mint to Pclinuxos, Ubuntu, Arch, Desktopbsd, IndianPre, Sabayon, Vectorlinux, and many more.

This distro is incredible even as a livecd than most.
 
  


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