I downloaded Knoppix yesterday. I had read up on it some time ago, but just recently got the gumption to get it (mostly because I just got a 48x burner in my box at work). So I start downloading the ISO and 15 minutes later have a copy of knoppix on CD. I wasn't sure what to expect, but what I found was far beyond my wildest expectations.
I plopped the CD in the drive and turned my box on. My feeble Pentium II 400 came to life and the CD-ROM started spinning. Up jumps the boot screen for knoppix. One touch of the [enter] key and I was on my way. Knoppix takes over and starts autoconfiguring everything, then zip, bang, and KDE 3 is up and running. Impressed I am with the way KDE runs, yes.[end Yoda]
Knoppix comes with a plethera of software (1700MB worth, on one CD). OpenOffice, xmms, gaim, mozilla, and even a terminal server that allows PXE enabled machines to boot from the network.
All physical drives are auto-mounted in read and have links on the desktop. The network utilities are great and I especially like nessuss (sp).
This was my first taste of the Debian distro and I was quite impressed. If you have the time check this out. I'm gonna have a copy with me from now on.