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Release Notes:
grml-medium 0.1 - codename Pfuh (20071228)

Notice: grml-medium 0.1-rc1 is a RELEASE CANDIDATE and not yet the stable release!


grml is a Debian-based Live-CD. It includes a collection of GNU/Linux software especially for users of texttools and system administrators. grml provides automatic hardware detection. You can use grml for example as a rescue system, for analyzing systems/networks or as a working environment. It is not necessary to install anything to a harddisk, you don't even need a harddisk to run it, unless you want to (use grml2hd for this). Due to on-the-fly decompression grml includes about 2.1GB of software and documentation on the CD.

Whereas grml provides about 2.1GB of software on a ~700MB ISO and grml-small is a flavor with only ~60MB ISO-size, grml-medium tries to close the gap between those two flavours providing an ISO with ~200MB. It does not provide all the software shipped with normal/big/large grml but provides essential stuff, a full featured kernel and the server. You can use the Debian package management system to install software on the fly (assuming you have network access to a Debian mirror). Take a look at the 'Debian-Information'-section if you are searching for the package list.

News / Updates

grml-medium 0.1 is the initial release.

Known issues

Take a look at grml-medium_0.1 @ grml-wiki. Please report problems using information on

Download grml-medium 0.1

grml-medium 0.1 can be downloaded from mirrors listed on


Your comments, bug reports, patches, and suggestions will help fix bugs and improve future releases. If you find a problem with the release please check grml-medium_0.1 @ grml-wiki and report problems using information on Please send your feedback, feature requests and bug reports to the grml-team!

More Information

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