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#1 SuperSapien64

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Posted 10 November 2015 - 10:32 PM

Has anyone besides myself tried JustBrowsing? http://sourceforge.net/projects/justbrowsing/

Its a live lightweight Arch based distro, and whats nice about it is that not only does it not save anything but its unable to see the HD/SSD so its impossible for it to save anything. But unfortunately it hasn't had an update since February.



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Posted 11 November 2015 - 06:20 AM

I tried it after someone (might have been you) mentioned it in the General Security forum.
 

its unable to see the HD/SSD


All drives that are not required by the operating system are left unmounted by default in Linux anyway. It's just that JustBrowsing doesn't come with any way (such as a file manager or terminal) to mount drives. Although you can use the browsers to access its own file system to an extent by typing
file:///
into the address bar.

I still prefer my Puppy CD, and the only time I ever save anything to it is after updating it.

Edited by Al1000, 11 November 2015 - 06:21 AM.


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Posted 12 November 2015 - 03:48 AM

 

I still prefer my Puppy CD, and the only time I ever save anything to it is after updating it.

Me too.  I use it for online banking and shopping.

 

I also have a " Fully loaded " Puppy installed on a old 20 GiB HDD in my desktop see my PC specs, And I find my self using puppy more and more.

 

My I5 laptop with 4GiB of ram runs on Tahr Pup only.  at this rate I will never wear out my PC's lol.



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Posted 12 November 2015 - 08:35 AM

 

 

I still prefer my Puppy CD, and the only time I ever save anything to it is after updating it.

Me too.  I use it for online banking and shopping.

 

I also have a " Fully loaded " Puppy installed on a old 20 GiB HDD in my desktop see my PC specs, And I find my self using puppy more and more.

 

My I5 laptop with 4GiB of ram runs on Tahr Pup only.  at this rate I will never wear out my PC's lol.

 

I loaded up puppy just the other day for changing banking passwords and etc. Had my one credit card stolen some how... its weird though cause I barely use that one... only have one recurring charge on it for one of the TV show sites.

Never tried "just browsing" but may check it out. I do like puppy's interface though. I might try it out on my Lenovo Y580 as it has turned into a "play" laptop since I got my Sager.


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Posted 12 November 2015 - 01:44 PM

Online banking and shopping is what I mostly use Puppy for as well, and always from the CD. But I like that it can do other things too, rather than just browse the internet.

For novice users though, running as root in Puppy presents a potential danger to all data on their computer. Whereas as far as I can see, it is not possible to even mount a file system using JustBrowsing.

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Posted 12 November 2015 - 09:17 PM

For novice users though, running as root in Puppy presents a potential danger to all data on their computer. Whereas as far as I can see, it is not possible to even mount a file system using JustBrowsing.

Thats exactly why I like Justbrowsing. :thumbup2:






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