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You can now vote for your favorite products of 2004. This is your chance to be heard! Voting closes on February 3rd.


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 02-01-2005, 07:28 PM   #106
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SUSE Live 9.2 - Love it!
Old 02-01-2005, 08:08 PM   #107
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MacOSX live distro

who knows if there is a live distro for macosx?
Old 02-02-2005, 12:34 AM   #108
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Old 02-02-2005, 12:58 AM   #109
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knoppix 3.7
Old 02-02-2005, 05:40 AM   #110
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C'mon ~~~ SLAX is the best!!
Old 02-02-2005, 06:11 AM   #111
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i run slak 10 (just got it up on both my boxen). but knoppix boots better (more info about x11 config etc.). maybe i misunderstood what they meant by "live" cd?
Old 02-02-2005, 07:42 AM   #112
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knoppix, plain and simple.
Old 02-02-2005, 11:09 AM   #113
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Old 02-02-2005, 01:10 PM   #114
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For those of you who have a lot of blank cds and like trying out other live distros, I found this site where I get a lot of live cds. Not sure if it is linked to from this site or not but here it is
Old 02-02-2005, 03:31 PM   #115
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I'd have to go with D@mnSmallLinux as my "can't-do-without, pocket-compatible, neeto-frito-bandito" livecd of choice.
Old 02-02-2005, 11:46 PM   #116
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Knoppix is good, SimplyMEPIS is better
Old 02-03-2005, 09:15 PM   #117
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Once again, hardly a surprise.
I hope there will be some innovations this year on the liveCD front (klik was a good thing for last year...). I also hope Knoppix defaults wont look as bad :P.
Old 02-03-2005, 09:44 PM   #118
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Just as an FYI - those were the unaudited results and should not have been visible. The official results will be available in a couple days.

Old 02-03-2005, 11:59 PM   #119
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knoppix std
Old 11-23-2005, 12:22 PM   #120
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knoppix contains a lot, but requires good amount of RAM too.


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