[SWLUG] Re: Quietest Meeting Ever

Dick Bain dick.bain at gmail.com
Thu Mar 30 08:00:51 UTC 2006

On 29/03/06, Julian Hall <lists at kaotic.co.uk> wrote:

> Just a thought.  The PCs in UWIC all have front-mounted USB ports.  If
> the ones in Cardiff University have as well, and it was just a matter of
> demonstrating how to do X in Linux, couldn't a small distro on a USB
> stick suffice?  Assuming the BIOS is set to allow boot from USB of
> course.  Non-invasive to the installation but useful enough for
> demonstration purposes.  Failing that a Live distro on a CD.

DamnSmallLinux runs off a USB stick and will even boot inside another
environment so no installation is needed, http://www.dslos.com/start
it runs under quemu so is a bit slow but it does work and has a good
selection of software.

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