"Does your Mac support boot from USB? If it does then you can try to install linux on your USB drive with minimum package. My concern is whether your USB drive can be seen during installation."
My Mac is latest generation MacBook, but i dont know does it support it.
"I just recently downloaded from a site www.pendrivelinux08.com
, which is for usb drive I'm getting ready to start it soon here. ps, the file size is 530mb it gives a good instruction set to follow from thanks to Cliff."
I cant get pendrivelinux08.com to open. Did you mean pendrivelinux.com?
My current usb drive is 0.5 GB, so i'm not sure does it fit to it, maybe i need to buy new one.
This page lists some Linuxes for USB drives:
But i'm not sure what to select in "Architecture" popup-menu.