Review of Knoppix powered by the Slant community.
Debian distribution operating system.
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Pro Powerful and lightweight
Con DVD version requires a lot of RAM
Many computers are incapable of loading the whole 4 gigabyte DVD into RAM. There is an older CD version, however.
Con Runs off of optical disk by default
You have to enter a special boot option to run Knoppix entirely in RAM.