Questions tagged [knoppix]

Knoppix is a Linux distribution designed to be run directly from a live CD, DVD or USB flash drive (however, it can also be installed on a hard drive.)

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Does the presence of cleartext sha1 sums in knoppix-data.aes indicate corruption?

This question is about the optional encryption of user data with the live Linux distribution KNOPPIX v6.2 (2009-11-18), which as I understand is based on Debian. I do not use this old version anymore,...
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SD card img created with dd is all zeros [closed]

A computer illiterate family member asked me to recover photos from an SD card she used in her camera. She went to fetch them from her computer when it informed her that the device needed to be ...
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How to remove a fire from the screen?

I've booted Knoppix with Compiz window manager on my MacBook and I've accidentally added a fire effect on the screen by holding ⌘-Shift and clicking on the screen. Now I see a fire burning effect on ...
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How to reinitialize eth0 connection without rebooting my system?

I've got a problem when I unplug and then plug in LAN cable, the eth0 connection stops working, also LAN LED is off. If I restart the system, LAN connection is normal. This happens only to onboard ...
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Booting KNOPPIX DVD to ram from grub prompt

I'm trying to boot KNOPPIX to RAM from the grub prompt. Booting using grub> set root=(cd1) grub> linux /boot/isolinux/linux lang=en grub> initrd /boot/isolinux/minirt.gz grub> boot ...
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Why does my laptop get very hot when using live Knoppix DVD?

Summary: I want to use the live knoppix DVD (KNOPPIX_V7.0.2DVD-2012-05-30-EN.iso) to do a virus check on my laptop and then to do some repartitioning. After booting the live DVD, at the moment I'm ...
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VFS: Cannot open root device “” or 03:02 when booting Damn Small Linux over PXE

I'm trying to set up a PXE boot server for multiple different OSes. So far I have it working with Linux Mint, Arch Linux, and a GParted image. I'm trying to do Damn Small Linux completely within RAM, ...
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How do I find an application that's already installed on Knoppix?

I have created a bootable USB drive with Knoppix. It works fine, but I was specifically looking for chntpw and a tool to wipe a HDD. This question is about where to find a package (chntpw) that ...
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LAMP on Knoppix

I am trying to use the setup at this link to set up a LAMP server on my Knoppix USB drive. I have seen in multiple places that Knoppix comes with Apache, MySQL, and PHP; however I am unable to find ...
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Where does Knoppix store the location of hard drives/

I've been looking on the web and through the few Knoppix books I have. I cannot see where to locate the hard drives for a CentOS server I've booted with Knoppix. I am booting the CentOS server with ...
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Changing the default resolution with a virtual machine?

I'm using VMware on windows to run Knoppix but the default resolution is too small and changing the resolution each time I load it with su xrandr is annoying. Is there a way to change the default ...
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Recover data from HDD

This Monday I wanted to make a boot-able USB-Stick with a Knoppix .iso on Linux. I used the "dd" command to do this. Situation: 1. Laptop with Linux Mint on it 2. HDD mounted to System (.iso File ...
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Can I upload Knoppix kernel source to github?

I'd like to be able to browse the Knoppix source code for my learning reference without having to copy it to every machine I use.I'd also like to discuss it with classmates. As you know, pre-github ...
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How to remove painted red marks/lines on the screen?

There is some weird feature of either Compiz or KDE which allows to paint on the screen with the shortcut Win+Alt+left mouse clicks. How do I undo, erase or remove these markings?
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The pool cannot be imported, because is formatted using an incompatible version

I can't access my zfs pool on Debian as it's saying that my version is too old: root@Microknoppix:~# zpool import pool: WD_4TB id: 12726205736285302822 state: UNAVAIL status: The pool is ...
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Installing python gives dpkg error

Installing python gives a dpkg error. I have done these commands, output below $ sudo apt-get install python3.4 $ sudo dpkg -C $ sudo apt-get check $ apt-cache policy libglib2.0-dev $ sudo ...
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Does Linux unmount the root partition when the partition is about 80% full? [closed]

Summary Linux seems to be unmounting the root partition, /dev/sda6. I noticed that sda6 is about 80% full. Does Linux unmount this root partition when it gets 80% full, to stop you adding more files? ...