Knoppix is missing the patch command

stosss stosss at
Tue Dec 15 21:15:09 PST 2009

On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 11:54 PM, Jonathan Wilkes <jancsika at> wrote:
> Hello,
>     I'm using the Knoppix live cd v. 6.2 and reading LFS v. 6.5.  I've
> made it all the way to level II.5, and now I'm on pass 2 of GCC (5.10.1) and
> now Knoppix is telling me the "patch" command is not found.
> Is there any way to install a package like "patch" when using a live cd?  Or
> some workaround other than installing a distro to my harddrive?  I'm using
> Knoppix because it was suggested on the lfs faq at:
> I tried googling for any hints, and checking the archives for this list,
> but I'm new to linux so I'm a bit unsure what I'm searching for.  Any hints
> would be greatly appreciated.

Use the LFS 6.3 LiveCD. I did and it worked great. I am now working
through BLFS and building on to my LFS 6.5

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