Presentation on theme: "Live CDs. What is a Live CD? Prerak Parikh What is a Live CD? CD or DVD containing bootable CD-ROM disk that loads and boots an OS Instead of using the."— Presentation transcript:
No need to install anything on your computer As its name implies, the live CD runs live from the removable medium. You don’t need to install Linux to your hard disk. Just insert the medium into your computer and reboot to bypass your hard disk and run the CD.
You can test your computer Helps you check that your hardware is supported before committing to a Linux system. For example, you will know in advance if your printer, video card, network card, or other component will just work with your selected Linux system, or whether you might need to do some extra tweaking.
Doesn’t disrupt your installed computer system You can run the live system without touching the contents of your hard disk. The entire operating system is on the CD or DVD, and uses your computer’s RAM to hold temporary data.
Other Advantages A user with some programming experience can re- master the distribution as he sees fit. After making the changes, the resulting disk image is written to CD,which is reliable and convenient Live-CD as before, now filled with your choice of software. It is enough to recall such distributions as Linux LiveCD Router -- a Linux distribution designed to share a broadband connection over WiFi, Trustix.