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    Saving settings to a URL?

    Would it make sense to create a cheatcode like:
    knoppix myconfig=http://mysite.com/home.tgz
    which would enable one to save/restore settings from a web site where they have read/write access? Of course, it would ask you the username and password of the user and transfer the file via scp.

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    To make it really work, you would have to have the ability to save your settings too.

    Rather than a compressed file, it mounts your home directory over nfs or better yet, something encrypted like scp ( although i don't know how it would mount it )

    It would be perfect for taking on a holiday.

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    maybe fish:// ?

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    To save settings, an additional option would be created under the knoppix "save configuration" menu that would allow the entry of the URL to save settings to instead of the drive

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