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i need a linux boot disk


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#1 BNDAZ

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Posted 17 August 2013 - 12:36 PM

ive got a W7 PC thats acting up : / i know ive used a Linux disk to boot and save files on PC's before but its been a long time.

Any suggestions as to the current best  version/build of linux and instructions to do so?

Thanks

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Posted 17 August 2013 - 12:41 PM

Hi,

 

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Posted 18 August 2013 - 12:32 PM

Puppy Linux, specifically Slacko 5.5 

Mount the partitions where desired data resides, either use Pburn to save data to CD or DVD or save files directly to a USB storage device.

 

As far as boot goes, SystemRescueCD or a Grub2 utility

 

"Any suggestions as to the current best  version/build of linux and instructions to do so?"

 

Mint-15-xfce, the new Netrunner, Vector Linux "VLocity", puppy (above) are the latest distros I have personally used and liked.  Instructions?

Don't be afraid of partitioning


Edited by pane-free, 18 August 2013 - 12:48 PM.

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