NetworkWorld: Borrowing a PC? Put Linux on It, Via a USB Drive
Dec 05, 2006, 11:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Phil Hochmuth)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"Have you ever had to use someone else's PC at work--either to
complete a quick task, or as a substitute machine for a short
period of time? The experience is never pleasant--foreign desktop
settings, grimy keyboards, crazy font sizes and odd wallpaper--it's
liken to borrowing someone's swim trunks. If you're a Linux desktop
user and are forced to use someone's Windows machine, the
experience may be more on par with borrowing a toothbrush.
"To guard against this potential unpleasantness, it's time you
looked into putting a bootable Linux desktop image on a portable
USB key chain drive..."