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The standard character set has been moved to UTF8 for almost all languages, for supporting multilingual parts, umlauts and special characters in texs and applications. The “-” at the end of the second command is actually important for removing the old ntfs-3g-ng package, which does not contain the programs. Thanks for those commands, very informative. I started using Knoppix 2. I tried another modem and I still can’t connect. The Knoppix-specific boot system was changed in order to first detect and initialize hardware needed for starting the interactive user interface, delaying other initialization tasks.

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Its actually because I have no windows installation with me right now. Hope this helps, Bill Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site. This is the heart of this article.

Even if the proprietary software were available for Linux which it sometimes is these days it cannot be distributed with Knoppix due to licence constraints. Till now you may have seen other documentation which talks about booting Knoppix from Intel-based PXE.

You could try searching for a newer release of Knoppix and see if that helps. My first exposure to Linux was during my graduation days and I was impressed with the effective utilization of resources. In other languages Add links. When satisfied, the relevant Broadcom proprietary driver will be acquired, the firmware within will be extracted and installed. Configure your wireless interface as appropriate. Man uname Don’t ask about building a kernel.


Because of this, the system “feels” like starting mich quicker, and the desktop is reached earlier, especially when starting from flash disk, yet other services like printer and network are just started a little later. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Why won’t Knoppix work on this computer? – Linux & Unix

Try visiting here for more information. I am using Knoppix 2. By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, groadcom to threads and access many other special features. I think I even tried to burn the ISO once or twice and this failed for one reason or another.

Posted 26 April – The Knoppix initrd image miniroot. Because of this, it is not possible to modify NTFS partitions in gparted. We planned to boot Knoppix from PXE and then customize it to execute the. I tried adding a network but knlppix still doesn’t connect. Will the commands you mentioned above work with knoppix 6 too or do I need to make any changes?


Posted 07 May – The relevant driver has built-in logic brodcom probe the actual chip, for example: The time now is NDISwrapper This should only be used as a last resort, if the device is not supported by Linux kernel drivers e.

Return here if you have reason to brroadcom that you do, in fact, have hardware problems.

Knoppix Boot From PXE Server – a Simplified Version for Broadcom based NICs

Introduced in Linux 2. A graphical environment with also broadvom programs and arbitrary magnification using compiz-fusionis another option. Personally, I’ve been playing with a different distribution called Puppy Linux and found it quite easy and fun to use.

Javascript Disabled Detected You currently have javascript disabled. Some GTK programs had problems with the language-specific ISO character set and even refused to start, which should broadcoom fixed by the switch to UTF8, which almost all Linux distributions recommend. SW Virginia Local time: Can I use an internal PCI modem? However, if the network card is not supported by your running kernel, then some hacking may be required.