[ltp] Fedora on Thinkpads

Tino Keitel linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Wed, 12 Nov 2003 15:27:16 +0100

On Mon, Nov 10, 2003 at 08:35:20 -0800, Michelle Klein-Hass wrote:
> >
> >BTW, I've looked a Knoppix for learning Linux and like the fact that
> >you boot from the CD and it works with almost any of the filetypes
> >out there (FAT32, NTFS and ext3).
> >
> >James McKenzie
> Knoppix also works as an easier installer for Debian Linux than the
> standard Debian text-mode installer. Since the Prodigy Installer

Knoppix is not a Debian installer. If you use it, you don't have a
Debian system, but a Knoppix system. It is based on Debian, but
contains a lot of packages which are not present in the official Debian
(e.g. KDE, XFree86 any many more). If you install some updates from the
official Debian mirrors, you end up with a system which is neither a
Debian nor a Knoppix.