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#1 madman6510

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Posted 31 January 2007 - 10:40 PM

I want to make a Linux live CD, but I can't figure out how to make one? How big of a CD-R will I need? Where can I get the software?

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Posted 31 January 2007 - 11:11 PM

Use Google to search for a version of Linux that can be run from a CD, or search the Linux forums, here.
It's been discussed several times.
Just search for "live Linux"
Here's one topic that discusses the different versions of live Linux:
What Is Your Favorite Live Linux?

Once you find the distro you want to try, you'll need to burn an ISO image to CD.
Instructions for that can be found here:
How to write / burn an ISO or CD/DVD image

A standard CD will work.
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Posted 02 February 2007 - 10:53 PM

. . . or, alternatively, if you want to actually create your own Linux Live CD, you can take a look here. There are a lot of other valuable sources if you just Google "Linux Live CD."

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Posted 03 February 2007 - 04:19 PM

Ok, thanks, I got Linux working! I'm using PCLinuxOS right now, is there anything a little more user friendly or better than that?

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Posted 03 February 2007 - 04:33 PM

Just read through this forum.
There are several discussions on the different distros, and there ease of use.
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