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Old 04-20-2013, 03:01 AM   #1
shayan2k13
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Lightbulb Suggest a lightweight live distro(Debian-Based).


Is it possible to save the installed software with all the configuration in a Debian/Ubuntu based distro? I want to have all my software with me all the time and be able to use it on any computer. If yes please suggest a distro and the method to accomplish this goal. the distro must be lightweight and be able to run on my old computer smoothly.

Specs:
Intel Pentium 4
1GB RAM
256MB Video Card(Geforce 5500)
40GB hardisk(But the distro will be run from a 4GB flash drive)
 
Old 04-20-2013, 09:39 AM   #2
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What you need is Remastersys:

http://www.remastersys.com/

Any Debian-based distro should be able to grab it from the repos, but I personally like Crunchbang for an excellent, lightweight, Debian-based distro:

http://www.crunchbanglinux.org

Also look at APTonCD:

http://aptoncd.sourceforge.net/

Also good is AntiX:

http://antix.mepis.org/index.php?title=Main_Page

Last edited by JWJones; 04-20-2013 at 09:41 AM.
 
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Old 04-20-2013, 10:31 AM   #3
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What you need is Remastersys:

http://www.remastersys.com/

Any Debian-based distro should be able to grab it from the repos, but I personally like Crunchbang for an excellent, lightweight, Debian-based distro:

http://www.crunchbanglinux.org

Also look at APTonCD:

http://aptoncd.sourceforge.net/

Also good is AntiX:

http://antix.mepis.org/index.php?title=Main_Page
Thanks! I'll give it a shot right away.
 
Old 04-20-2013, 12:33 PM   #4
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The distros that are intended to run from a flash drive are the various versions of Puppy. Precise Puppy might suit you.
 
Old 04-20-2013, 12:50 PM   #5
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And of course, you have Debian itself:

http://live.debian.net/

It runs well on the computers at my workspace, mostly Pentium 4s and original Cores.

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