"We all know about the possibilities for installing Linux on a
hard drive. Sometimes, however, this option isn't good enough. Say,
for example, you simply want to give someone a Linux CD that he can
use without installing anything. Another scenario would be if you
work for a school and want to teach your students how to use Linux
on a PC, the same PC that will be used later in the day for a
Windows 2000 class. In this article, the scenario is an enterprise
that wants its customers to complete an evaluation at the end of a
course. The goal is to insert a CD in the CD-ROM drive, boot and be
redirected to some Web site where the evaluation can be
"One might wonder why you should create your own Linux bootable
CD when so many solutions are available for downloading on the Net.
Before we start, let's look at some of the best bootable Linux
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