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Salix OS 13.37 "Live Xfce"
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1 25715 02-22-2012
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100% of reviewers None indicated 9.0

Description: "The Live team is proud to present the final release of Salix OS Live Xfce 13.37. After some months developing, testing and improving a lot of little details, this version is available in both 32-bit and 64-bit variants. It will serve as a base for all other editions of Salix Live, namely KDE, LXDE and Fluxbox. This version is build using SaLT (Salix Live Technology), a new system of live tools for Slackware-based distributions, developed in-house, to build live CDs in a more dynamic fashion with very little modifications from the host system. This includes the same applications and packages as the regular Salix OS Xfce 13.37.
Keywords: Slackware-based SaLT

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Old 02-22-2012, 09:59 AM   #1
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Would you recommend the product? yes | Price you paid?: None indicated | Rating: 9

Pros: The same reliable distro with an easier installer and live option

Salix live includes the same applications as the regular Salix Xfce, with the addition of gparted (instead of cfdisk), grub2, lilosetup, liveclone, persistence-wizard, and salix-live-installer. The default root password is live.

The disk image can be used both to burn a CD and to create a live usb stick. For the latter, do not use unetbootin (it won't work); just unzip the iso file onto the usb memory (which should have any Windows filing system) and run (or install-on-USB.cmd in Windows).

The live clone tool enables you to create a disk or usb installer, customised if required, from the running system. The process can take over an hour, as it has to create a squashfs, but it works.

The persistance wizard enables data to be stored on a hard drive or usb memory.

To install: run the live system; read the Salix manual; run gparted to set up the HD; run the new graphical installer. Simple!


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