HOW TO – Portable Linux on a Thumbdrive

Here’s another great HOW TO on running a full OS (Linux) on a portable flash drive (this would work fine on music players like the iPod too). It’s pretty handy to carry around, all your docs, bookmarks, applications, ready to go on any system. Link.

10 thoughts on “HOW TO – Portable Linux on a Thumbdrive

  1. “with a 4 gig SD card… you can run a full install of XP…..”

    I think the main concern here is privacy rather than bells and whistles.

  2. any word if you can make them bootable? You can hack a thumbdrive’s firmware to tell the computer it’s a CD drive…would be sweet to combine this with a full OS…

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