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Re: OT: your desktop on a stick



On Friday 12 December 2008 17:53:33 Phil Meyer wrote:
> Anne Wilson wrote:
> > Much has been said about the ability for a linux distro to be carried
> > around on a usb stick, making any computer into your familiar desktop. 
> > Does anyone actually do this?
> >
<snip>
>
> Yes, done this a lot.
>
> Current best method is to roll a livecd will my favorite apps, a package
> containing my login (adds me to sudoers as well).
>
> Then convert the iso to a usb bootable livecd on a stick.  During this,
> I add a system overlay, and a /home overlay.
>
> My current thumb drive is a 64GB DataTraveler.
>
<snip>
> The best part of all, is that its installable to disk, as well.  What
> else could you ask for? :)
>
Wow! that sounds great :-)  However, mine is 8GB only.

Anne

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