How to Install Knoppix to a USB Flash Drive using Windows and our third party Universal USB Installer. Knoppix Linux is a Free Open Source Live Linux compilation created by Klaus Knopper. It features amongst many things automatic hardware detection and a unique persistence feature with encryption capabilities. USB Knoppix ? This tutorial covers how to create a Knoppix Flash Drive using Windows and our custom script. The user can then boot and run Knoppix Linux from a USB Flash Drive. Knoppix is based on Debian GNU/Linux and includes many useful applications such as Abiword, OpenOffice, Gimp, Konqueror. However, it did not work on as many BIOS's, so I now recommend FAT16, unless you have a USB key that is larger than the 2GB limit of FAT The other instructions on the page above should still be valid. Only the mkdiskimage command line needs to be changed, for use with large keys.
9 Dec I have downloaded the KNOPPIX ISO image The laptop I am using has no DVD unit. I need to know how to make a bootable USB-stick. Preferable it should work on both bit (Pentium-4) and bit (AMD or Intel CPU). I have a couple of computers but no working windows version. They was dying years. The KNOPPIX Live System starts and runs about factor 5 faster from USB flash disk than from CD or DVD! After having copied the system to flash, using the persistent KNOPPIX image (overlay feature) or an additional Linux partition, it is possible to also store files permanently in live mode. That way, personal settings and. 9 Aug from your hard drive doesn't mean you can't boot it up with another operating system on another disk just long enough to rescue your important files. Today we' ll use the completely free Knoppix Linux Live disk to safely move your files on a failing hard drive to a healthy USB drive - no Windows required.