Knoppix is missing the patch command
chris at beaker67.com
Tue Dec 15 21:34:46 PST 2009
On 12/15/2009 11:54 PM, Jonathan Wilkes wrote:
> 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.
I believe you can install extra stuff while using a livecd - just use
whatever its package manager installation commands are (I believe
Knoppix is based on Debian so you should just be able to use apt-get) -
of course you'd have to install the package(s) again should you reboot...
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