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Using a Live Linux DVD (USB drive) to retrieve personal data

Posted 10-29-2019 at 05:50 AM by beachboy2
Updated 11-27-2019 at 04:18 AM by beachboy2

One way to retrieve personal data from a problematic hard drive or computer is to boot from a Live Linux DVD or USB drive.
I used Linux Mint 19.2 MATE 64-bit on a SanDisk USB drive.

Create bootable media:

Boot Linux Mint:

Immediately after booting the computer it is necessary to repeatedly...
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EXTON Linux MultiBootCD 6-OS Build 160106

Posted 01-06-2016 at 11:14 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 01-06-2016 at 11:38 AM by exton

Latest News about EXTON Linux MultiBootCD 6-OS 160106
A new version of EXTON Linux MultibootCD 6-OS is ready. Changes: New (latest) versions of Porteus, GParted, Puppy Linux (PuppEX Slacko), 4MLinux, SliTaz and Tiny Core. Note about VirtualBox: All systems but Porteus can run in VirtualBox. Why Porteus won't run I don't know.

EXTON MultiBootCD to a USB stick HOWTO

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Yet another 64 bit version of exGENT (Gentoo) live is ready!

Posted 09-27-2013 at 11:00 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

About exGENT (Gentoo) 2013

NEWS 130926
I've made yet a another version (20130926) of exGENT 2013. This time for the 64 bit architecture. I've kept my two previous versions 20130423 and 20130415 on The old versions are for the 32 bit architecture. The new version (130926 of 1070 MB) uses LXDE as Desktop environment. Used kernel: 3.11.1-gentoo-exton (with kernel sources). The system can easily (in about 5 min) be installed to hard drive or/and to a usb pen drive....
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A new version of DebEX Barebone 64 bit based on Debian Jessie/Sid

Posted 07-04-2013 at 02:40 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

About DebEX Barebone Linux 64 bit

The system is a based on Debian Jessie (upcoming Debian 8?). There are also certain elements of Debian Sid (unstable). LXDE is used as Desktop environment. The Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment (LXDE) is an extremely fast-performing and energy-saving desktop environment. DebEX Barebone uses the original Debian kernel 3.9-1-amd64 (Kernel.orgs 3.9.6, stable). The system language is English.

NEWS 130702
Ive replaced Fluxbox...
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livehelper Debian rescue image

Posted 08-17-2010 at 01:12 PM by jere21
Updated 08-17-2010 at 01:14 PM by jere21

lh config \
 --architecture amd64 \
 --packages-lists rescue \
 --distribution squeeze \
 --binary-images iso \
 --debian-installer false \
 --language en \
 --bootappend-live "locale=en_US.UTF-8 keyb=de" &&
sudo lh build
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