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OSNews: Using Slackware Linux as a Live CD Toolbox

Jun 11, 2003, 02:30 (0 Talkback[s])


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"Linux Live CD's are very popular these days, especially since the inception of Knoppix. Live CD's are very useful as a plug and play Linux systems for schools who want to use Linux beside their normal operating system, but Live CD's are also useful for demo-ing Linux or to try if Linux works well on some machine. Another advantage of Live CD's is that it is more difficult to break things, after rebooting the Live CD you will have a completely fresh system...

"Those who bought an official Slackware Linux CD set already have a Slackware Live CD. However, it is often more useful to make a custom Live CD, which is tuned for some purpose. You can, for example, make a CD-ROM which contains a live system and Open Office (a full-featured office suite). In this document I will try to explain the basics of making a Live CD..."

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