Put Knoppix in your toolbox: Hacks 37-51 from Knoppix Hacks

Knoppix Hacks is a collection of 100 industrial-strength hacks for new Linux users, power users and system administrators using or considering the Knoppix Live CD. These tips and tools show how to use the enormous amount of software on this CD to troubleshoot, repair, upgrade, disinfect and generally be productive without Windows, without the necessity of installing Linux itself.

The section reprinted here, hacks 37-51, deals first with tools that can help you administer a network, and secondly deals with tools that can help you administer local hardware. Here, you will find tools that help you clone, wipe, and scan hard drives, and probe hardware. The fact that all of these tools run directly from the CD means that you can take Knoppix to any computer on your network and turn it into a troubleshooting tool.

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Excerpted from Knoppix Hacks by Kyle Rankin (ISBN: 0-596-00787-6). Copyright 2005, O'Reilly. All rights reserved.

This was first published in July 2005

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