Timothy Murphy wrote:
> On Wed 13 Jul 2005 21:21, Bryan O'Donoghue wrote:
>>>I followed a link on OSNews the other day in one of my few delirious
>>moments of non-frenzied work..., which pointed to a website, that sold
>>USB Keys, that allowed you to run a virtual Linux desktop.
>>> What exactly are you selling, sorry "selling"?
> What is a USB Key, and how much does it cost?
Aside from a.. nominal... and I stress <=10,000 shares, in a flash
memory producer, all I'm really selling here is Damn Small Linux which
is a Knoppix permutation, running under an emulator called qemu. This
provides a Virtual Linux machine that can be easily run under Linux and
Windows and fits neatly on a USB Key... or Stick !
Essentially you can run what's detailed in this article
from your own USB flash memory device, by simply downloading
(unzipping to a directory somewhere) and clicking the windows.bat-file
or the linux.shell-script depending on whether you are running under
Linux or Windows (x86 only).
I like the idea of this, because, it allows me to have a Linux desktop
always in my pocket.... for those random occasions when you get stranded
on a desert island, with nothing but a solar cell, and a laptop running
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