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Old 10-04-2009, 07:25 PM   #1
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Live CD recommendation


I need a Linux Live CD that:
  • Is mainly used for Web Browsing activities like Email, Search, etc.
  • I can carry around from PC to PC. Home, Office, Campus, Friend's House, Hotel, etc.
  • No need for any hard disk install.
  • Stable.
  • Fast.
  • Lightweight.
I have tried tried a few Live CDs. Ubuntu, Fedora, etc.
These Live CDs contain a lot of "stuff".
Don't need all this baggage.

I just want to pop in the CD, boot up fast and start web browsing to read/respond to emails. That's all.

Which Live CD Distro would you recommend?
 
Old 10-04-2009, 07:43 PM   #2
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browserlinux-353, which is puppy 4.12
has flash10 and firefox 3.5
http://www.browserlinux.com/

and you can save your sessions back to cd too
make sure you burn cd as multisession too

runs great from usb or hd to frugal
 
Old 10-05-2009, 04:46 PM   #3
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I generally use knoppix or gentoo liveCDs. Laptops can be a bit picky of which will boot, and generally one or the other works, but not alwas both. ubuntu studio and others are supposedly good too. The only problem I see with your needs is the networking. Wireless drivers are not very universal. You might need to suppliment your disc with a flash drive to afford any customizations you'll need to accomplish your goals with networking. If you need that kind of mobility, you might be better served with just taking a linux laptop with you.
 
Old 10-05-2009, 09:23 PM   #4
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XPUD was SCORCHINGLY !!! fast on qemu so I'd suspect it to be great on a stick or business sized cd. In fact I think it be the faster than my favorite BeOS.

Guess you could try the opensourced BeOS out too. Haiku-OS but I doubt it will beat the boot on Xpud.

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