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Damn Small Linux Guide for survival (Live Linux) CD USB flash

Damn Small Linux is a live linux distribution,
less than 50MB runs completely in memory
and can be booted from a CD-ROM or a USB flash drive.
(Because all the applications are small and light
it makes a very good choice for older hardware.)



1) How to put Damn Small Linux on the CD

1.a) Download Damn Small Linux
ftp://ibiblio.org/pub/Linux/distributions/damnsmall/current/dsl-4.4.10.iso

1.b) Damn Small Linux 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
Damn Small Linux menu comes before you.

2) How to put Damn Small Linux on a USB flash drive

2.a) Download Damn Small Linux
ftp://ibiblio.org/pub/Linux/distributions/damnsmall/current/dsl-4.4.10-embedded.zip

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

2.c)Download and run USB Installer for DSL
to create a bootable Damn Small Linux USB Flash Drive
http://www.pendrivelinux.com/downloads/DSL/USB-Installer-For-DSL-v0.2.exe

2.d) Then you need to 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
SliTaz menu comes before you.

3.) You can start using your Damn Small Linux easily



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