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Knoppix logo.svg
Knoppix 7.2 640x480.png
Company / developer Klaus Knopper
OS faimily Unix-like
Wirkin state Current
Soorce model Open soorce
Initial release September 30, 2000; 18 years ago (2000-09-30)
Latest release 7.7.1 / October 27, 2016; 2 years ago (2016-10-27)
Available in German an Inglis
Update method APT (front-ends available)
Package manager dpkg
Kernel type Monolithic (Linux)
Userland GNU
Default uiser interface LXDE (previously KDE)
License Free saftware licenses
(mainly GPL)[1]
Offeecial wabsteid

KNOPPIX (/knɒpɪks/ KNOP-iks)[2] is an operatin seestem based on Debian designed tae be run directly frae a CD / DVD (Live CD) or a USB flash drive (Live USB), ane o the first o its kynd for ony operatin seestem. Knoppix wis developed bi, an named efter, Linux consultant Klaus Knopper. When stairtin a program, it is laidit frae the remuivable medium an decompressed intae a RAM drive. The decompression is transparent an on-the-flee.

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