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AltHack: How to Run Linux on a USB Drive

Mar 14, 2006, 07:00 (2 Talkback[s])

"Getting Linux to run on a USB Drive may easily seem to be an overwhelming process, but we put together a very simple guide that an absolute novice could follow.

"We successfully installed a distribution of Damn Small Linux on a Lexar 512mb Secure Disk USB 2.0 Jump Drive and it worked quickly and flawlessly. There's no guarantee that every USB Drive will boot Linux using this method (for example, the new Imation 256mb Wristband Drives would not work properly), but we feel a vast majority will work fine..."

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