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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)


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"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..."

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