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linux on cd

Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
what is the version of linux that can boot from cd?


and will it work on ntfs hard disks?

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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    If you're looking for a sort of rescue CD, then Knoppix should help.
    If you're looking at actually being able to save settings, work, documents, etc, and use it as an operating system, then have a look at some of the portable versions of Linux - you boot from the CD, and plug in a USB keydrive that holds all your settings and documents, allowing you to use any PC that boots from the CD ROM drive as a Linux PC without having to install Linux.
    I think Mandrake and Lindows (Linspire) make mobile versions of Linux.
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    thanks wobble
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    you can also make a bootable windows disk search for bartcd
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    I'm about to try out Mandrake Move in a minute or two, will let you know what it's like. :)
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Knoppix live CD. It'll work with NTFS, although it won't use your harddisks at all unless you ask it to. I like it so much I've actually installed it on my system - I'm posting from it now...
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