Originally Posted by John VV
Knoppix is not relay meant to be installed . it can be,But it runs best on a live dvd.
For KDE and or the Gnome desktop you might want to install Ubuntu
and dump knoppix
I second that.
If you have a computer with normal specs, use ubuntu, or kubuntu if you want kde.
Ubuntu is great for beginners, and has good hardware detection.
Changes are great even internet will work out of the box :-)