Knoppix is missing the patch command

stosss stosss at gmail.com
Wed Dec 16 00:39:59 PST 2009


On Wed, Dec 16, 2009 at 3:27 AM, Simon Geard <delgarde at ihug.co.nz> wrote:
> On Wed, 2009-12-16 at 00:34 -0500, Chris Staub wrote:
>> 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...
>
> Can't speak for Knoppix, but no - live CDs often have a read-only root
> filesystem.
>
> Simon.

You can install packages while running a LiveCD. A friend did it. You
do have to do it each and every time you launch the LiveCD if you want
the package again.



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