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CDlinux Guide for survival (Live Linux) CD USB flash

CDlinux is a live linux distribution,
You can use CDlinux as your “Mobile OS”.
The name is a synonymous of “Compact Distro Linux”.



1) How to put CDlinux on the CD.

1.a) Download CDlinux (Community)
http://cdlinux.info/wiki/doku.php/download/latest

1.b) CDlinux is distributed as an ISO image.
It is necessary to burn it to CD
using the option of your program to burn CDs
Burn CD ISO image (Windows - Nero / Burn Image to Disc, for example)

1.c) Then you need to restart your computer.

1.d) Depending on the options your motherboard,
it is necessary when starting
your computer keyboard press:
F8 or F12 or Esc, etc..
Thus you will appear a menu where you choose your CD drive.
After
CDlinux menu comes before you.

2) How to put CDlinux on a USB flash drive

2.a) Format the USB flash drive in the FAT32 filesystem. (Windows)
(MyComputer, right click on your USB flash drive, Format, File System = FAT32, start)

2.b) Boot CDlinux from the CD
Then
just use the GUI installation wizard.
Choose what you need.
Complete the installation process to end.
Restart your computer




Depending on the options your motherboard, it is necessary when starting
your computer keyboard press: F8 or F12 or Esc, etc..
Thus you will appear a menu where you choose your USB flash drive.
After
CDlinux menu comes before you.



3) You can start using your CDlinux easily.

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