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Biohackery: Install Linux On A USB External Drive

Jul 24, 2006, 07:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Daniel Armstrong)

[ Thanks to Daniel for this link. ]

"This is a detailed description of the steps taken to setup Kanotix Linux on a USB external drive--creating a extremely portable Linux system with a persistent home directory, the ability to add extra applications, and provide storage accessible on Windows, Macs, and other Linux computers. For biohacking purposes, this configuration provides a solid base for the addition of a range of scientific applications...

"Kanotix is a Live-CD distribution of Linux, and the distro of choice for this HOWTO. Jump on any unoccupied (x86) computer, boot the CD and run a complete Linux environment while leaving the underlying hardware untouched. Do your thing, reboot, and be gone. But in its default configuration, the CD occupies the drive the entire session and any changes made do not survive a system reboot..."

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