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Knoppix 6.7 Released This Weekend

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Published on 07 August 2011 04:17 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Operating Systems
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Knoppix, one of the best original Linux LiveCD distributions, experienced its version 6.7 release this weekend.

Knoppix 6.7 pulls in various package updates from Debian testing/unstable, finally provides experimental support for Nouveau KMS, switches over to LibreOffice, uses the Chromium 12 web-browser, has an optional 64-bit kernel boot option and ADRIANE has been updated against version 1.4.

ADRAINE is a Knoppix innovation that stands for Audio Desktop Reference Implementation And Networking Environment. This is a talking menu system that's designed to lower the barrier for beginner computer users, even if they have no visual sight of the computer monitor.

Additional details on Knoppix 6.7 can be found at Knopper.net.

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