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Lately I have becomed aware of all theese usb pendrive things.
I am a norwegian that study in sweden, that makes it kind of obvious that I can't carry my computer with me whenever I go home to norway on vacation. So I suddently thought about what the USB pen drives could do for me.
USB pendrive 1 is 256 mb and contain the distro. Then I have a additional pendrive for my personal media and stuff.
My distro would be driven by one of the smaller linux desktops. For me the desktop isn't that much of a deal as long as I have the apps I need.
Browser: Mozilla, Mozilla Firefox, or Opera.
Chat and IM: Kopete/Gaim and xchat
Email: Any 'easy' mail client that does what I want it (get my mail and let me send mails)
Media players: amarok and mplayer
Other: General file browser, and general picture viewer app.
Of course that's just the applications I need. You would also need tons of system applications like hardware monitoring, a control center, networking, and such.
Does anyone know of a distro that could be stripped down to run on a usb pen drive? I would be perfectly able to strip down SuSE or Xandros, but I feel that their bottom layers are too heavy for a usb pendrive.