DSS (Debased Scripts Set) project is dedicated to providing you with a “System Development Environment” to create your own DEbian BASED Live Linux System
Read about the system here, if you want to make your own LiveCD
Normally you're stuck with the type and amount of applications the creator decided to include, now you can customize the system to fit your needs, by generating on-the-fly compressed modules (layers) including additional software .
The idea is to don't “debase” the Default Debian System, for this pourpose has been designed the USS (The Upstream Salmon Struct).
In this way you'll have a knoppix like HW autodetection and autoconfiguration flavor without affecting the standard system