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Source: About.com - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Documentation Many people, at least people in the techno-geek world, are familiar with Knoppix at least far enough to know it is a version of Linux. Some of those people may even know that it is a portable version of Linux that is able to boot entirely from the CD without the need for any installation. But, this book will show those people just how versatile and powerful a tool Knoppix can be- even for supporting and maintaining Windows systems.

After opening with a foreword from Klaus Knopper, the creator of Knoppix, Knoppix Hacks chapter one begins by providing tips to help the reader find, download and boot the Knoppix operating system. Chapters two and three walk the reader through more advanced tips for ways to use and customize Knoppix.

Chapter four talks about actually installing Knoppix and tips for setting it up as a dual-boot with other operating systems, but chapter five is where the true meat of the book begins. Tips #37 through #51 demonstrate how to use Knoppix for a wide variety of network security and troubleshooting tasks.

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