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Old 06-27-2008, 11:31 AM   #1
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Fedora's Live USB-Creator? How are that one different?


Unfortunately I am too nooby to get such things.

I mean, is that one less vulnerable to shut down problems?

I have Ulteo now and that one has no such problems while
my wubi installed Ubuntu Hardy has.

the Fedora's Live USB-Creator uses Fedora 9 if I get it.
Does that one have less problem with unusual hardware?

I have intel chipset 910 in my Packard Bell Easynote A6
Laptop and I have intel 915 in my Barebone from Aopen.

Do I understant correctly that the Fedora's Live USB-Creator
need one to reboot into the usb drive so it is not really
compatible with using at internet cafe or at a friends computer
or at work cause why would they allow you to reboot?

While if you had an Ulteo VD on a mem stick that one works
co-linux style so no boot is needed. Like starting any
windows program?

Could anyone explain to me please?

Link to a Fedora related site?
https://fedorahosted.org/liveusb-creator

Yes me have read several pages of text on it but it is
too technical for somebody not an experienced linux user.

Last edited by nooby; 06-27-2008 at 11:47 AM.
 
Old 06-28-2008, 01:28 PM   #2
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Newer versions will almost always have more supported hardware than older ones (F9 should support your hardware).

Ulteo is pretty unique in not having to reboot to run it. I do not think that there is any alternative to it, if you cannot reboot.
 
Old 06-29-2008, 01:44 PM   #3
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There are colinux itself and if one set that one up proper one
can use it with any distro if I get it. Slim chance me as a newbie
could do such advanced things though.

Next is topologolinux and andlinux. Not sure which easiest for
a beginner. I read and read but fail to get how to set it up.

Ulteo was unique in that it took care of it all by itself almost.

On the other hand I am stuck with their progress in changing from
Beta II to regular distro some month or a year in future.

I'm in no hurry though. I have such a slow learning curve that it
is incredible I managed to get this far. Back in 1990 it took me
years to learn to set up an email account in Outlook express.

I had to use webmail for many years cause I had no knowledge how to.

I did install Puppy Linux 4.0 with SeaMonkey browser on a DVD
multisession style so when I log out it asked me if I want to change
shanges to the software and file me want to have next time.

A DVD having 4.3GB will last a long time and when it is nearly full
one only continue with next DVD -R and they cost about a USDollar here
so very cheap memory compared to a Thumb Drive mem pin costing 10 times
more.

Puppy linux is very fast compared to a ubuntu live CD. Almost as fast
a my windows xp? I'm very sensitive to small delays but feel ok with puppy.
 
  


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