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*enables unknown Linux to be evaluated for functionality & ease of use
 
*enables unknown Linux to be evaluated for functionality & ease of use
 
*'''NB''' any software will take relatively long to load and be relatively slow to run in this mode
 
*'''NB''' any software will take relatively long to load and be relatively slow to run in this mode
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**SD (or microSD) card, of Class 10 or better ratign, in a SD-USB reader will load software many times faster than a DVD drive.
   
 
Live CD/DVD/USB can be created via most operating systems, using files that are mostly free to download from the Internet. See:
 
Live CD/DVD/USB can be created via most operating systems, using files that are mostly free to download from the Internet. See:

Revision as of 15:00, 3 October 2016

Most Linux can be run from a "Live" CD/DVD/USB media, without installing anything on the computer's hard drive

  • desirable for evaluation of Linux on computers having Windows installed, where inexpert installation could overwrite Windows
  • enables unknown Linux to be evaluated for functionality & ease of use
  • NB any software will take relatively long to load and be relatively slow to run in this mode
    • SD (or microSD) card, of Class 10 or better ratign, in a SD-USB reader will load software many times faster than a DVD drive.

Live CD/DVD/USB can be created via most operating systems, using files that are mostly free to download from the Internet. See: Using dotISO Files