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Top 10 USB Thumb Drive Tricks

July 10th, 2010 1 comment

Lifehacker has a Top 10 list of cool stuff to do with a USB flash drive. Numbers 9, 7, and 1 involve Live booting operating systems from them.

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.

Running Xubuntu on the Eee PC

December 13th, 2007 Comments off

Ars Technica’s open source journal has news and links to running a modified Xubuntu 7.10 off a USB flash drive on an Eee laptop. The installer still works too, so installing permanently is an option.

Ubuntu 7.04 Feisty Fawn Released

April 19th, 2007 2 comments

Ubuntu 7.04 Feisty Fawn is out, which means four new LiveCDs and two new LiveDVDs. Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu, and Edubuntu all have Live “Desktop” releases to go with them.

Downloads:

Ubuntu 7.04 CDs
Kubuntu 7.04 CDs
Xubuntu 7.04 CDs 
Edubuntu 7.04 CDs 

Ubuntu and Kubuntu 7.04 DVDs (torrents) 

The Linux Newbie: How to Pick a Linux Distro: LiveCD Edition

August 28th, 2006 Comments off

The Linux Newbie compares 11 different LiveCDs in this article. One interesting piece of information included is boot times for each of the LiveCDs.

Tons o’ Screenshots

June 2nd, 2006 Comments off

OSDir has recently posted many screenshots of new releases, here they are:

Notice the installer icons on the desktops of all the *buntu screenshots.

Ubuntu Linux 6.06 LTS Released

June 1st, 2006 1 comment

The final version of Dapper Drake has been released, and with it comes new LiveCDs for Ubuntu, Kubuntu, and Xubuntu. They include GUI hard drive installers on the desktop, and have been named “Desktop” CDs to differentiate themselves from the text installers.