I like your Knoppix 5.1.1 best. It works on most of my machines. Knoppix 5.3.1 is more difficult and does not work on as many machines as Knoppix 5.1.1.
My question: Knoppix 5.1.1 does not have all the printer drivers installed I need. Is it difficult to add printer drivers to Knoppix 5.1.1 (e.g., for the HP Deskjet F2180)?
You need a current hplip package to fully support this printer (also to use the integrated scanner with XSane; it's an all-in-one printer/scanner device, isn't it?).
The commands to install hplip are
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install hplip
but if you notice that this pulls in too many packages as dependencies – for example if your cups-based printing system is too old – you might try an older version
sudo apt-get install -t stable hplip
to get your printer up and running.
Buy this article as PDF
New tool will look like GParted but support a wider range of storage technologies.
New public key pinning feature will help prevent man-in-the-middle attacks.
Carnegie Mellon researchers say 3 million pages could fall down the phishing hole in the next year.
The US government rolls new best-practice rules for protecting SSH.
Klaus Knopper announces the latest version of his iconic Live Linux system.
All websites that use these popular CMS tools could be vulnerable to denial of service attacks if users don't install the updates.
According to a report, many potential victims of the Heartbleed attack have patched their systems, but few have cleaned up the crime scene to protect themselves from the effects of a previous intrusion.
DARPA and NICTA release the code for the ultra-secure microkernel system used in aerial drones.
Should you trust an online service to store your online passwords?
New B+ board lets you build cool things without the complication of a powered USB hub.