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Battle of the Thumb Drive Linux Systems

October 27th, 2008 Comments off

Lifehacker took four Linux distros, put them on USB flash drives, and ran a Lifehacker Faceoff.

Today we’re detailing four no-install distributions—Damn Small Linux, Puppy Linux, Xubuntu, and Fedora—and helping you decide which might work for that spare thumb drive you’ve got lying around, or as just a part of your multi-gig monster stick.

Minisys Linux: Puppy on steroids

October 22nd, 2008 1 comment

Linux.com has a review of Minisys Linux.

Unlike Puppy Linux, which is available in a single 96MB edition, Minisys Linux comes in four versions: Live, Mini, Server, and Embryo. The Live version uses 690MB and is stocked to the gills with applications for every task imaginable.

Debian Lenny with Blu-Ray Images and Live CD

October 22nd, 2008 Comments off

Linux Magazine Online lets us know that Debian will have official LiveCDs with the 5.0 release.

More news about Lenny is that the Debian-Live team headed by Daniel Baumann is working on official live images. With these distributions users can employ Linux off the CD without needing to install it.

Categories: Debian Live, Desktop, News