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    Debian Live Initiative releases first code
    Submitted by ajdlinux@jabber.org.au on Monday, March 20, 2006 – 09:14
    DebianThe first version of the Debian Live Initiative’s make-live software is now available – see the website live.debian.net. Debian Live aims to make software to produce official Debian Live CDs, rather like Knoppix. The first version uses the Casper technology created by Ubuntu.
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    Subject: This was a great find
    Author: sfritsche
    Date: Tuesday, 2006/05/23 – 21:37
    I finally got around to downloading the (correct, DOH!) .iso for this. After making the mistake of assuming that i386 would work on an Athlon 64X2 system, I almost blew it off. The AMD64 .iso worked like a champ. If they could somehow manage to mount existing file systems (esp. NTFS drives/partitions) it would be yet another fine way to demo Debian. Cheers to the developers working on this project!

    P.S. any particular reason to use KDE as the default rather than GNOME?

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    Subject: Re: This was a great find
    Author: nuno
    Date: Saturday, 2006/06/10 – 06:00
    Because KDE is nicer? 🙂
    Because they think KDE is nicer?
    Because they want to upset you?
    Because they want to please me?

    Ehehehe just joking. But nice try to spice up DP by iniciating a flame war 😉


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    Subject: Re: This was a great find
    Author: sfritsche
    Date: Tuesday, 2006/06/13 – 01:51
    Actually, it was an honest question. I was under the impression that Debian tended to use GNOME as a default in the past, and I wondered about the change. It turns out I simply had not looked hard enough. An earlier set of *.iso files included one with a default GNOME desktop and another with a default KDE desktop.

    So, no flame wars, please. I personally can’t decide which desktop environment I prefer.



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