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Old 12-26-2011, 03:08 PM   #1
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Dedicated FreeCell machine


Hello,

I would like to create a live CD that my father can use on a HDD-less computer to play FreeCell. That means that the computer should start up without asking any questions and load a game of FreeCell (a GUI, of course).

How should I start? Or would there be another viable option?
 
Old 12-26-2011, 03:39 PM   #2
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I'm no Linux Guru so I'm sure others shall post with better solutions but I do like Puppy Linux. Puppy gives you the option of configuring it to how you want, i.e. Start FreeCell at start up by dropping the link into the "Start_up" folder (or similar) and then burning this personalised version of Puppy to a CD. When your father re-boots with the CD in the drive it shall Start Puppy and open FreeCell automatically.

Edit, Assuming that FreeCell is available in Puppy, sorry I can't check this for you at the moment.

Last edited by newlinuxal; 12-26-2011 at 03:44 PM.
 
Old 12-26-2011, 04:51 PM   #3
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Do you have a particular piece of hardware in mind - and is it capable of booting from USB? That would probably be faster to boot, and definitely quieter.
 
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There are a few ways to create a single use cd.

Might check out SuseStudio. It is pretty easy to make what you want there.

A way to do it from an install is remastersys.

I haven't used this but you can try it. http://www.linux-live.org/

Could get whacky and do it from scratch. http://geekdeck.wordpress.com/2009/0...-from-scratch/

Make a spin. http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/How_to..._use_a_Live_CD

Use some any of the knoppix how-to's that also relate to the knoppix based systems.
 
  


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