Sunday, August 7, 2011


Klaus Knopper has announced the release of KNOPPIX 6.7, a new version of the Debian-based live CD and DVD with LXDE as the default desktop, accompanied by a special edition for visually impaired users: "During the past days, version 6.7 of KNOPPIX has found its way to the mirrors and is now available as DVD and CD image, including the blind-friendly ADRIANE edition." What's new? "Updated from Debian 'Squeeze' with the usual picks from Debian 'testing' and 'unstable'; uses Linux kernel and X.Org 7.6 for supporting most current computer hardware; experimental free Nouveau graphics modules supporting NVIDIA cards, acellerated graphics via kernel mode settings (KMS); LibreOffice 3.3.3; Chromium 12.0.742.112 web browser; optional 64-bit kernel via 'knoppix64' boot option...." Read the detailed release notes for additional information. Links to download the English and German live CD and DVD images: KNOPPIX_V6.7.0CD-EN.iso (697MB, MD5), KNOPPIX_V6.7.0CD-DE.iso (697MB, MD5), KNOPPIX_V6.7.0DVD-EN.iso (3,816MB, MD5), KNOPPIX_V6.7.0DVD-DE.iso (3,816MB, MD5).