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Re: [school-discuss] usb pen drives and mini distros
My pen drive is 512mb and was only about $50. With
prices plummeting and memory capacity growing, I would
think that this would be a great place for Linux to
take a lead. What could be greater than carrying your
OS and files with you on a chain around your neck? I
think an OS on an USB drive would be much preferable
to a LiveCD.
Except that you need a fairly new PC/laptop in order to boot from
a USB device. It's a pretty cool idea for machines that can boot
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