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Old 07-13-2006, 08:35 AM   #1
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best usb distro?


which would be the best usb distro? meaning an entire distro that is installed to a usb drive that i can boot my laptop off of and save my work/settings onto when i am done?
 
Old 07-13-2006, 08:48 AM   #2
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Check out DSL. I have been looking at putting it on a pen drive. The only problem is I don't have a freed up pen drive. http://www.damnsmalllinux.org/

It is only supposed to be around 50 mb or so.
 
Old 07-13-2006, 08:48 AM   #3
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My Vote = Damn Small Linux
 
Old 07-13-2006, 10:28 AM   #4
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dsl vs puppy? which has better wireless drivers and applications? i think puppy can have opera. also, if i can save my data does that mean i can add my own programs, ie. gimp,vpn client....drivers....?
 
Old 07-13-2006, 10:37 AM   #5
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I think dsl does. No I don't think you can. But once you install the program then you should be able to.
 
Old 07-13-2006, 10:45 AM   #6
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I think dsl does. No I don't think you can. But once you install the program then you should be able to
clarify. can i install my own programs? can i save my current system state? all on the same pendrive i am running the OS off of? ie. treat the usb as my hard drive?
 
Old 07-13-2006, 10:51 AM   #7
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Never thought about it like that. You have me intereseted in seeing if that is possible. I want to say you can. The reason for that is you can save your thunderbird mail so in theory yes you should be able too.
 
Old 07-13-2006, 11:37 AM   #8
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i really am interested in somehow installing kororaa onto a usb and being able to boot/save/run that....cause it like its visuals. i think it could be done, problem is that i am newb and dont really know too much about how things work. here is a link with advice on how to make kororaa possible.
http://forums.kororaa.org/viewtopic.php?t=1339
 
  


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