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how to stop “ERROR: wget failed to download http://people.debian.org/~bartm/flashplugin-nonfree/get-upstream-version.pl.gz.pgp”

I keep getting ERROR: wget failed to download http://people.debian.org/~bartm/flashplugin-nonfree/get-upstream-version.pl.gz.pgp when I try to install flashplugin-nonfree_3.2_i386.deb from ...
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Install newer version of GCC in Knoppix

I have Knoppix 7.30 installed on a USB with a persistent file. It comes with GCC 4.7.2. I would like to install GCC 4.9.x or 4.8.x. Being that Knopppix is based on Debian I would normally do ...
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PCMan increases file size dramatically on destination drive (data rescue attempt (win7 not booting after crash)

1TB hard drive does not fit onto 1TB external drive Over a week ago, my busy PC crashed whilst a number of applications were running. Since then, Windows has been suffering from dementia and ...
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Knoppix only shows 2 out of 7 hdds

I'm trying to recover some data from a computer. The computer has 7 disks. When booting from the latest knoppix live cd I only see 2 hard drives. Why are the other ones not showing up? Anyone an ...
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HP Laptop Model G60-535DX won't boot or do system repair

I'm attempting to fix my girlfriend's laptop, but it is behaving quite oddly. It is a HP Laptop Model G60-535DX, running Windows 7. It won't start, BIOS works fine, I did memory and hard disk scans, ...
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How to make WANem a Permanent Virtual Box VM

The WAN emulator WanEm is distributed as a bootable LiveCD ISO (Knoppix 6.7.1 based), or a VMWare appliance. I would like to do some testing using VirtualBox instead and would prefer not to have to ...
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cannot get Knoppix 7.2 past the ELF parsing page

I have Knoppix installed to the hard drive on my desktop, I had a flat monitor go out, and when I got another 2days later my computer will not boot past the ELF parsing page. I cannot even get my, ...
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Share external drive under knoppix

I have this weird situation where I need to recover a broken HDD. The physical drive is split into 2 logical partitions and for some reason they broke up really bad. Here is a schema: ...
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trying to format old drive, got “ext2fs_mkdir: Attempt to read block from filesystem resulted in short read while creating root dir”

I had what used to be an old NTFS hard drive. Something went wrong years ago with the drive, and it wouldn't boot into windows. I had an invalid windows key, all kinds of pirated software, and ...
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Will dd_rescue wipe my output hard drive?

I'm planning to use dd_rescue (as per IT support's instructions) to try and get the data contents of a faulty hard drive. We only have one external hard drive to back up onto which has enough free ...
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Knoppix cheat code permanency

What do I need to do to make the cheat codes I use to start up Knoppix, which has been installed to an SSD permanent? For example, I want to use "knoppix64 no3d tz=Asia/Shanghai" every single time I ...
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OpenJDK JRE textboxes become read-only after window loses focus

I have had this glitch happen in the DrJava IDE and in the Arduino IDE. I can edit code and stuff just fine until I switch to another window and back. All I can do at that point is position the ...
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How do I copy my Microsoft Outlook data without Microsoft Outlook?

My family member's computer stopped running Windows recently (Vista). It said something along the lines of NTLDR is missing. The family member took it to Best Buy and they said that the hard drive was ...
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Persistence in KNOPPIX v7.0.4

I recently used the KNOPPIX DVD as a tool when re-installing my Windows desktop machine and it worked great so I've been doing some more reading to become familiar with it. I have the "KNOPPIX Hacks" ...
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How do I change the font size in the root shell on Knoppix running LXDE?

The root shell's font is too small, and I have scoured Google looking for an answer. I can't find the settings for it, or a config file of some sort. I'm using the latest version of Knoppix with ...
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Clone Image Without Empty Blocks

I've been using dd if/mnt/sda1/images/$1 of=/dev/$2 to clone some embedded images for compact flashes. I used to only be using one brand of CFs, but, now I have two of them (both 2g, but obviously ...
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Reloading udev rules fails

I've changed my rules in /etc/udev/rules.d (Ubuntu) to change my ethernet port names from 0 to 1 and 1 to 2, however whenever I run: sudo service udev restart sudo udevadm control ...
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Autostart VNC server in Knoppix

How can I autostart my VNC server on my Knoppix installation?
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g++ in Knoppix 6 LiveCD

To avoid the inevitable, let me put this in context. I am instructing an Intro to Unix course this semester and the students are using Knoppix 6.4.3 off the LiveCD. They are not required to install ...
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Looking for help getting Samba server up and running off a Knoppix live CD to rescue files off a WinXP box

I have a WinXP box that is stuck in a permanent re-boot cycle that won't stop. Thus I've grabbed an ISO of the Ultimate Boot CD, and a Knoppix Live CD and burned them. With the UBCD, I managed to ...
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change sleep time in knoppix linux

I want to transfer files from one comp to another. Its a few hundred gigs. Since the pc crashed i am using knoppix to access the drive and sharing over samba. I'm using robocopy to copy the files. ...
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How do I enable an extended desktop across two monitors in Knoppix 6?

I want to have an extended desktop that spans two screens, but Knoppix's monitor settings only allow me to mirror but not create an extended desktop. I'm not very good with the command-line but I know ...
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How to burn files to cd while running Knoppix?

I can't open the cd drive because Knoppix is using it. Is there a way round this?
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remastering knoppix: which version and what method should i use

I'd like to remaster knoppix (mainly add and configure some software). I downloaded newest version (KNOPPIX-ADRIANE_V6.2CD-2009-11-18-EN.iso) but later i read that it has some other window manager as ...
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Any reason why IDE disk hda1 shows up as sda1 under Knoppix Live CD

I'm running a debian system and today I ran aptitude safe-upgrade. It's been a while since I'd down that so it downloaded and installed a bunch of stuff including a new kernal image. Everything ...