System Rescue - My Favorite LiveCD

Posted by ardchoille on Sep 21, 2009 3:56 PM EDT
Ian's Thoughts; By Ian MacGregor
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One of the things I love about GNU/Linux is the existence of LiveCD's. A live CD or live DVD is a CD or DVD containing a bootable computer operating system. Live CDs are unique in that they have the ability to run a complete, modern operating system on a computer lacking mutable secondary storage, such as a hard disk drive. Live USB flash drives are similar to live CDs, but often have the added functionality of automatically and transparently writing changes back to their bootable medium.

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