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Old 02-01-2006, 12:09 PM   #1
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Question Live System Disk.

Why can't systems disks be "live"? That way when I make the usual beginner's errors, I could reboot from the CD and be on my way, being both more knowledgeable and confident to try other possibilities.
Old 02-01-2006, 12:22 PM   #2
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!?? What exactly do you mean?

There are lots of liveCDs out there,

Also: Doing a repair install of Mandriva 2006 free edition takes about 5 minutes. You must be too busy to mess with os's if you can't wait 5 minutes...!?
Old 02-02-2006, 04:16 AM   #3
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I have Fedora Core 4 - does that make a difference? I picked up the term "live" from a conversation I was eaves-dropping on. Perhaps I need to understand that term better? I don't want to experiment and blow up the system if a well explained procedure would avoid that. I might as well ask how to write to a CD. Does any one have a step by step answer?

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Old 02-02-2006, 04:31 AM   #4
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try knoppix,its a single live CD . u can get the feel of linux frm it.

u can get it frm here here(knoppix)


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