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Old 07-29-2004, 08:36 AM   #1
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live CDs (can you save stuff)


can you save inforamtion when you use a linux distribution that allows the use of a live CD (ie not installation). If so how does it save infromation?
 
Old 07-29-2004, 08:38 AM   #2
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I think some liveCD distros can be configured to save your profile on the harddrive. If you're talking about temporary files then usually they use a portion of your ram to use as ram drive.

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Old 07-29-2004, 08:40 AM   #3
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I mean saving documents and configuration of the system. Also if you install something etc
 
Old 07-29-2004, 08:49 AM   #4
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Well as mentioned in the previous post they can be configured to save your profile on the harddisk/floppy.
 
Old 07-29-2004, 08:51 AM   #5
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by profile do you mean my /home directory.

And what will happen to software that is installed elsewhere on the system.
 
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by profile do you mean my /home directory.

yeah
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And what will happen to software that is installed elsewhere on the system.

you either won't be able to install them or they disappear after you reboot.
 
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ok thanks : )
 
  


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