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just as the title states, whats the best live cd Linux Distribution. links please.
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Best advice I can give you is to try different distros yourself. FC, Suse, Mandriva, Ubuntu, Gentoo, are all good. You can try one and change to another one latter on to try different things and see what fits tour needs the most. There is no "best" distro out there.
A few links:
http://www.ubuntu.com/products/GetUb...currentrelease
http://www.mandriva.com/en/download/mandrivaone
http://www.gentoo.org/main/en/where.xml
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post #3 of 11
Best live CD? Why would you want a live CD? You don't get to keep what you make or anything.
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The Hundred Gamer, Linux CDs are best used almost as a Demo Linux. It's a good way to show people what it's like without having to make the sacrifice of installing it....

The easiest distro to use I have tried so far (out of FC5, Ubuntu and PCLinuxOS) has to be PCLinuxOS. I'm currently using it... but will be going onto something meatier soon (PCLinuxOS is just too easy and it's set up by default as KDE which I hate to be honest).
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Torched-Geek
The Hundred Gamer, Linux CDs are best used almost as a Demo Linux. It's a good way to show people what it's like without having to make the sacrifice of installing it....

The easiest distro to use I have tried so far (out of FC5, Ubuntu and PCLinuxOS) has to be PCLinuxOS. I'm currently using it... but will be going onto something meatier soon (PCLinuxOS is just too easy and it's set up by default as KDE which I hate to be honest).
Yeah, but i can't understand why you'd spend hours dl-ing it to get something you can't install. Oh well, that's just me.
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demos[but no 3d], computer repair,folding!

[ps most live cd use kde]
knoppix
slax
austrumi
^^just a few two i have tried
here is a search
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Originally Posted by The Hundred Gunner View Post
Yeah, but i can't understand why you'd spend hours dl-ing it to get something you can't install. Oh well, that's just me.
Ubuntu is now a live CD that can be installed...
So is mepis.

Basicallly an install cd that doubles as a live disk..

And live CD's are great for recovery of files and also partitioning a HD..
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Can LiveCD be used to recover windows if it has become bootable?
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yup, nice way to relive an old thread btw
    
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Knoppix FTW.
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