[clug] Buying LiveCD disk?

Neil Pickford neilp at goldweb.com.au
Thu Nov 12 15:44:03 MST 2009

If you want to make it easy and smooth experience (KISS) go the Live 
CD/DVD way

YMMV with LiveUSB!

I have wasted a lot of time trying to get LiveUSB & Bootable USB working 
with some machines.

BIOS options aside. it seems not only to depend on the particular 
machine but also the particular USB stick that is being used.


Lana Brindley wrote:
> Or you could use a LiveUSB (it's the way of the future!)
> Just go to the website for your distro of choice, and hunt around for
> a downloadable LiveUSB image. They'll have instructions on the site of
> how to prepare the USB drive, and how to get the image working. All
> you have to do then is make sure the machine will allow you to boot
> from USB, plug it in, and start the machine up (in much the same way
> as Mike's instructions for LiveCD below).
> L
> 2009/11/13 Mike Carden <mike.carden at gmail.com>:
>> These guys will sell you a disk:
>> http://www.elx.com.au/
>> There's not much to know. Whack the disk in the drive and reboot. If
>> the machine doesn't boot from the disk, press whatever key it tells
>> you to use to go into the BIOS setup and change the boot order so that
>> it does.
>> The rest happens all by itself.
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