[linux-audio-user] Re: A little scared of Debian

David Baron d_baron at 012.net.il
Sat Jul 10 16:14:32 EDT 2004

Debian purists will have my hide for this but ... you might try Knoppix. The 
CD (you can download the image and burn your own) comes with must everything. 
It nicely detects you hardware and gets you up an running.

You can then do a hard-disk installation. Now you have (sort of) a Debian 
installation. Using the normal Debian upgrades, you will be a member of the 

Much easier than plodding through manually. You may still need to set up alsa 
yourself if the sound stuff is not correctly identified. But still much 

Knoppix 3.3 is a Woody based (stable plus) installation on a 2.42 kernel. 
Knoppix 3.4 is 2.6 kernel based.

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