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Old 12-19-2004, 12:13 PM   #1
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how to install knoppix... Help!


after hearing bad news (like win xp wont boot, data loss, etc. ) from my classmates after they installed fedora or knoppix, i really dont have the guts to install it also (for fear that it might happen to me as well: i cant afford to lose all my data in my HD. they're my life! ). However, since our professor required us to install a linux OS for our shell-script programming project, we have NO choice but to install it.

I have an existing Win XP, and a 20 gb hard disk, that still has 4.19gb free space. I have a 256 mb ram and a pentium 3 1.2 ghz processor. What do I need to do before installing knoppix (just to let you know, this OS is only temporary, after this programming project, I want to have my Win Xp back and all my data intact ) ? How do I run this Knoppix or just boot it from the cd rom? Pls guys, I really need your help.. Hope you could help me..

Thanks in advance!
Old 12-19-2004, 12:34 PM   #2
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Just boot it from the cd-rom
It doesn't install anything, just runs on RAM
Then you'll get back to your BELOVED XP
Old 12-19-2004, 12:46 PM   #3
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You could try Gnoppix too
but remember that Knoppix and Gnoppix ON-CD OPERATING SYSTEMS
so do not be stunned by speed and performance. I repeat, it's on-cd

And then go to your beloved windoze
Old 12-20-2004, 08:15 PM   #4
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ok! thanks guys!


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