[Nottingham] Linux Live

Rory Holland modestforagenius at googlemail.com
Thu Jan 21 16:56:31 UTC 2010

It's so good to be able to use a USB flash drive.
They're faster and quieter than CDs, not to mention they pay for themselves
in about a week if you distro-hop like I do!
I've used unetbootin in the past; which is good because it can download from
a large list of distros, soyou can just press go and walk away. Also its
It doesn't have quite as good an interface as this one though, so may not be
as good for new users?
What is MM? Is it a magazine?

2010/1/21 Bob Marshall <mbob71 at yahoo.com>

> Hello everyone.  MM has recently run an article on using Live Linux to
> install a complete working distro on a USB key.  I know this is no big trick
> for those with a feel for Linux, but I have found it works perfectly and can
> thoroughly recommend it.
> I used a 4GB key and my wife's Windows box - Live Linux is a Windows
> program! - to install Mint Gloria; since I did this, I have upgraded to
> Firefox 3.5.7 using Ubuntuzilla, removed Open Office and replaced it with
> AbiWord and removed GIMP altogether.
> It boots from the key in a reasonably up-to-date box and will run in
> Windows under its own built-in VirtualBox on Winboxes.
> Well done to the people who made it; I hope this might be of some value to
> our friends in NLUG.  The Live Linux site is: http://www.linuxliveusb.com/
> Happy New Year if it's not too late to say so, and I look forward to seeing
> you again when the weather and my old bones make it viable to trudge along
> to the Nav!
> Bob M.
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