Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: PCLinuxOS-LXDE 10.12

  1. #1
    Senior Member registered user
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Location
    Columbia, Maryland USA
    Posts
    1,631

    PCLinuxOS-LXDE 10.12

    PCLinuxOS-LXDE includes (at least the makings of ) an up-and-coming LiveUSB
    that I think is worth watching.
    Similar in may ways to Knoppix 6 with LXDE and persistence,
    at least potentially.
    http://www.pclinuxos.com/

    Isos are available on a high bandwidth provider; see
    http://distrowatch.com/?newsid=06411

    The distro is in active development; PCLinuxOS 10.12 is 'the latest', I think.
    It has an active forum in which the pricipal developer interacts with users.
    The forum has an LXDE discussion group and a remastering group.
    The distro treats Broadcom wifi very handily, and gets on-line much faster
    than Knoppix with Network Manager does.
    It uses sqfs to compact filesystems.

    On the other hand there is a lot of grubbing taking place; lots of multi-
    booting fans, and no MBR is safe in their company.

    At present, I've not broken the magic seal of persistence, but 'I'm on it'.
    That aspect is abysmally different than we're used to with Knoppix.
    Last edited by utu; 04-20-2011 at 10:21 PM.

  2. #2
    Cool. I tried that one. Question: Is it still installing to an extended filesystem (IE. EXT)?

  3. #3
    Senior Member registered user
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Location
    Columbia, Maryland USA
    Posts
    1,631
    I've made a nice LiveCD on Fat32. Works very nicely, but no persistence of course.
    I think it's likely the LiveUSB may have to be on ext2 or ext3.
    A GUI for making the LiveUSB is apparently in preparation right now.

  4. #4
    Senior Member registered user
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Location
    Columbia, Maryland USA
    Posts
    1,631
    I probably should have said I have emulated a LiveCD
    on a USB formatted with fat32. My Bad.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  


Apple Computer Vintage sheet of 1990s rainbow logo stickers 2 Sticker Sheet picture

Apple Computer Vintage sheet of 1990s rainbow logo stickers 2 Sticker Sheet

$4.80



Lear Siegler ADM 42 Keyboard, Vintage picture

Lear Siegler ADM 42 Keyboard, Vintage

$150.00



Vintage Compaq 141649-004 2 Button PS/2 Gray Mouse M-S34 - FAST SHIPPING - NEW picture

Vintage Compaq 141649-004 2 Button PS/2 Gray Mouse M-S34 - FAST SHIPPING - NEW

$8.99



Vintage ESS 1869 2-Channel Sound Card (New) picture

Vintage ESS 1869 2-Channel Sound Card (New)

$19.99



NEW Vintage Shuttle ISA PC Sound Card soundcard NOS picture

NEW Vintage Shuttle ISA PC Sound Card soundcard NOS

$21.21



Vintage Dot Matrix Printer Contin Feed Paper 8.5 x 11.  Lots of 5 to 250 sheets. picture

Vintage Dot Matrix Printer Contin Feed Paper 8.5 x 11. Lots of 5 to 250 sheets.

$4.00



NEW Manufacture OLD STYLE Oval 3 Prong Power Cord HP style 125V 7A 875W Vintage picture

NEW Manufacture OLD STYLE Oval 3 Prong Power Cord HP style 125V 7A 875W Vintage

$39.95



VINTAGE IBM MODEL M 1391401 2819091 KEYBOARD  NICE picture

VINTAGE IBM MODEL M 1391401 2819091 KEYBOARD NICE

$84.99



Vintage Apple PowerBook G3 Lombard Retro Laptop • 333MHz 320MB 4GB HD • MacOS 9 picture

Vintage Apple PowerBook G3 Lombard Retro Laptop • 333MHz 320MB 4GB HD • MacOS 9

$159.00



VINTAGE 2012 LENOVO LABTOP WINDOW 7  picture

VINTAGE 2012 LENOVO LABTOP WINDOW 7

$150.00