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Old 08-19-2009, 06:04 AM   #1
VINSTAR
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help: Portable Linux?


i need a portable linux to be used with my pendrive.
i've tried latest slax. but its changes are restored. for eg
all the themes and visual i changed restore back to default.
is there any portable linux in which last settings will be restored
on next reboot. And also i want install additional softwares in it.
 
Old 08-19-2009, 06:09 AM   #2
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Hi,

I would have a read of this website. It has something that caters for all.

http://www.pendrivelinux.com/


I have pendrive linux installed on my 16GB corsair pendrive. Its so cool. It boots on top of windows. You can have your own separate hard disk and it saves your last config changes.

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Old 08-19-2009, 06:12 AM   #3
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Ubuntu has a handy tool called usb-creator, with it you can create a thumbdrive install of Ubuntu. It's very user friendly.
 
Old 08-19-2009, 06:14 AM   #4
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i cant find any distro with name pendrive linux?

Last edited by VINSTAR; 08-19-2009 at 06:19 AM.
 
Old 08-19-2009, 06:25 AM   #5
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Try this:

http://www.pendrivelinux.com/pendriv...-from-windows/

But there are many different distro's. Dont stick with one. Try them to see if they match your needs.

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Old 08-19-2009, 06:46 AM   #6
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An LQ member, linus72, has done a lot of work putting various distros on USB sticks. Search for his posts.
 
Old 08-19-2009, 07:27 AM   #7
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You can try puppylinux. It can be used from cd/dvd as well, and still you will be able to save settings(provided you are having disc writer)
 
Old 08-19-2009, 08:16 AM   #8
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+1 fedora live usb creator. it has the ability to create a persistant hash file.
 
Old 08-19-2009, 09:05 AM   #9
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damn small linux is good for usb drives
 
  


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