Hacking Knoppix

Hacking Knoppix

by Scott Granneman, Alex De Landgraaf, John Goebel
     
 

Knoppix is so cool. It's easy to use, ultra-portable, and doesn't care what platform you're using. It camps on your system without canceling out your regular installation or messing with your files. And it's really fun to play with. Here are all kinds of ways to customize Knoppix for your particular needs, plus the scoop on various Knoppix distros. Learn to build a…  See more details below

Overview

Knoppix is so cool. It's easy to use, ultra-portable, and doesn't care what platform you're using. It camps on your system without canceling out your regular installation or messing with your files. And it's really fun to play with. Here are all kinds of ways to customize Knoppix for your particular needs, plus the scoop on various Knoppix distros. Learn to build a Knoppix first-aid kit for repairing cranky Windows and rescuing precious data, or create your own Live CD. Sweet!

What can you do with it?

Hundreds of things including these:

  • Surf the Web
  • Listen to music
  • Fix Linux®
  • Fix Windows®
  • Test system security
  • Create diskless clients
  • Build a Knoppix distro for kids
  • Personalize your own distro

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764597848
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/04/2006
Series:
ExtremeTech Series, #32
Edition description:
BK&CD-ROM
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
7.35(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.75(d)

Meet the Author

Scott Granneman is an author, educator, and consultant. Scott’s book on the Firefox web browser, Don’t Click on the Blue E!: Switching to Firefox, has garnered wide praise. In addition, he is a monthly columnist for SecurityFocus and for Linux Magazine, and he blogs professionally on the Open Source Weblog. He is currently an adjunct professor at Washington University in St. Louis, where he teaches a variety of courses about technology, social software, and the Internet. Finally, as a co-owner of WebSanity, Scott helps nonprofits and businesses use the company’s Content Management System to take full advantage of the Web’s communication, sales, and service opportunities. He’s been using Linux for a decade, and swears by it.

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