Linux Bootable Business CDs

J. Kyllo jkyllo+lug at
Mon Mar 26 10:05:56 PST 2001

I'd be in for a couple...


On Sat, 24 Mar 2001, Jeff Silverman wrote:

> People,


> I stumbled across this link

> It is a bootable linux CD

> about the size and shape of a business card which contains what linuxcare

> thinks you need on a Linux machine. The implications are staggering - one

> could, in theory, sashay into a library, boot linux off of this thing,

> hack to your heart's content, and then slip away and none the wiser. If

> it has ssh, then any PC could become an SSH client. Or if you were

> walking down the street and some idiot asks you what is the coolest OS on

> the planet you could whip out your linux BBC and prove it.


> Justin Clayton wants 47, which seems an odd number to me, but that's

> Justin for you.


> I propose to nominate myself as the UW Linux User Group Special

> Officer in Charge of Acquiring Weird Things, and, under the authority

> thereby granted to me by the R.C. of W., ask them politely if they will

> send us some. Does anybody object to this ruse? How many BBC CDs should

> I ask for?


> Jeff


> -- Jeff Silverman, PC guy, Linux wannabe, Java wannabe, Software engineer,

> husband, father etc. See my website:

> jeffs at



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