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Old 02-10-2013, 03:59 AM   #1
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what live distro is the best for graphic and sound hardware recognition & auto setup?


hello,
I have a USB with choice menu for different distro
- knoppix
- archbang
- tinycore vesa
- puppy
It help me to achieve an immediate experience with a good immediate hardware recognition (by choosing the different distro). In that case, I can see which modules are loaded and then later I can implement quicker the target distro which setup is based on the setups recognized by one of the distros.

Question: which other distro should be part of that USB?
 
Old 02-10-2013, 04:34 AM   #2
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mint ubuntu ?
 
Old 02-10-2013, 04:20 PM   #3
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Mint works flawlessly here. Everything works right out of the box Definately a distro to put on your USB stick.
 
Old 02-10-2013, 04:57 PM   #4
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OpenSUSE has worked better out of the box than any Ubuntu or Mint version I've tried on various hardware.
 
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OpenSUSE has worked better out of the box than any Ubuntu or Mint version I've tried on various hardware.
I could not find a liveCD ISO from OpenSUSE with Openbox. The available KDE and GNOME ISO will certainly overload the processor of "old" PC. Where to find it? (Im still searching)
 
Old 02-11-2013, 01:21 AM   #6
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Question: which other distro should be part of that USB?
Debian Live non-free
 
Old 02-11-2013, 03:51 AM   #7
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I'd give aptosid/siducation Xfce/Lxde/razor Qt (depending on target system specs and personal preference) a try.

Debian sid based so they should have very current drivers.
 
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I could not find a liveCD ISO from OpenSUSE with Openbox. The available KDE and GNOME ISO will certainly overload the processor of "old" PC. Where to find it? (Im still searching)
I think they only have live CDs for Gnome and KDE, however I believe Openbox is in the standard repo, and might be available on the live DVD as well. You might also be able to build your own with Openbox:
https://build.opensuse.org/
 
Old 02-12-2013, 08:46 AM   #9
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Debian Live non-free
which iso of http://live.debian.net/cdimage/relea...86/iso-hybrid/ ?
 
Old 02-12-2013, 11:44 AM   #10
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Pick one, there is Gnome, JDE, LXDE, and XFCE in both i386 and amd64. You are flushed with choice what more can any Linux fan want?
 
Old 02-16-2013, 08:58 AM   #11
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I think they only have live CDs for Gnome and KDE, however I believe Openbox is in the standard repo, and might be available on the live DVD as well. You might also be able to build your own with Openbox:
https://build.opensuse.org/
suse studio?
It seems to be a pain: I could not do anything since two days..
So if somebody can create a CD Live Suse OpenBox (toolkit CD) without games/mail/office but typically for a boot and install procedure, and post the result anywhere, I would be happy.
I am loosing my patience with my first Suse try.
 
  


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