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Old 11-15-2006, 07:50 PM   #1
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best Live CD for laptop

Hi all, looking for Live CD for laptop. Any suggestion?
Old 11-15-2006, 08:04 PM   #2
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Could you give us some system specs please?

something lightweight, is usually the way to go:


feather Linux

Vector Linux 4.3


Puppy Linux


if you want to look at others try:


Mandriva move

PCLinuxOS .92

This is the distro I use and recommend, Why because it works right out of the box. No need to configure Everything, everything just works. It also comes as a 1 CD install that is a live CD that you can install later if you wish.


Hope this Helps

Old 11-15-2006, 09:14 PM   #3
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I recommend 2,
ubuntu- especially acer laptop. It solve your acpi problem and you can detect you battery correctly
backtrack-best for test network, and it allow you to do system recovery. Plus it allow you to boot everything from ram. So you can get lighting fast performance.
Old 11-16-2006, 01:12 AM   #4
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My favorite is Knoppix
Can't post a url yet but you can easily google it.
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It really depends on the laptops specs, if its older then something like Puppy; if it is a newer high end laptop then pretty much any Livecd should work reasonable well. I would suggest PCLinuxOS or Kanotix.


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