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Old 04-04-2006, 08:05 AM   #1
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whats the best linux distro that is ready to install into a flash pen drive?



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Old 04-04-2006, 08:19 AM   #2
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None. Flash drives are too small and is not recommended to use Linux on them.
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Old 04-04-2006, 12:11 PM   #3
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Yea linux is way to big to put on a flash drive plus I think that most of them you have to burn to a cd because they are .iso file types But dont quote me on that because im not sure and if you were to put linux on a flash drive you would have to have a big capacity one
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It is possible to run linux on a pen drive, there is a good guide here on how to do it.

Its not about being too small, as if you think about it, a cd only holds between 600-70mb and there are a lot of usb pen drives which are bigger, also linux can be found smaller (Damn Small Linux DL here ) then that...The tutorial in the link below shows how to do it on a 512meg usb drive.

Hope thats useful, I haven't done this myself, but it is possible and if you do a search on google there is more guides and tutorials available

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you'll need a huge flash drive. i doubt you can do it, if you can, knoppix would probly be the one, or the easiest. but yeah, i thought you could only burn iso images to cd's...IMO i don't think it can b e done

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DSL linux is what i have on mine
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you'll need a huge flash drive. i doubt you can do it, if you can, knoppix would probly be the one, or the easiest. but yeah, i thought you could only burn iso images to cd's...IMO i don't think it can b e done

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A 512MB flash drive would hold the DSL distribution fine.
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God...what a nice distro! Might as well remember it...and install it!
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