A live CD is a CD or DVD containing a bootable, instantly usable copy of an operating system. They are popular for installing Linux distributions and useful for accessing data on systems that don't boot properly.

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Mount “Macrium Reflect” on a partition, boot from there?

Can Macrium's Reflect recovery CD be mounted/used with GRUB ? If the cd can be 'put' (loaded/mounted/...) in a partition, then the only disc needed would be the actual recovery disc, which could be ...
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Configuring BIOS to boot from disk drive before hard drive

How do I configure BIOS to have a higher boot priority from my disk drive than from my hard drive? If there is no disk, will it boot from my hard drive instead? Thanks, I am trying to run Ubuntu off ...
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How can I keep multiple live/bootable ISO images on a single USB drive?

I am looking to create a USB flash drive that I can put multiple live CD ISO images on and select which boots from startup. The ideal candidate supports Linux and Windows-based ISO images, and is ...
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Building a custom Linux LiveCD

I need to create a small custom live system (for teaching a programming class). What would be the best way to do it?
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What is a good and localized live Linux CD? [closed]

I'm tired of fixing friends' and relatives' Windows PC's :-/ I need to find a Linux/BSD live CD with the following features: Under active development, so as to provide recent software Localized for ...
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Is it possible to run a platform virtual machine package within a live cd environment - Windows or Linux?

If so, which one (VMware, VirtualBox, Virtual PC, Xen, QEMU, Bochs, etc. or something else)? Inside which live CD environment (BartPE, Linux-based, etc.)? And how? I'd be looking to use Windows XP ...
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How to create a live CD with your own applications?

I've been looking for creating my own live CD to restore backups and perhaps have some useful applications for example to rescue data in case of a virus or some system crash. I've been experimenting ...
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Looking for an AntiVirus Rescue CD [closed]

I am looking for a bootable antivirus rescue CD that can be used to fix virus infections. What is your preferred Antivirus BootCD to fix virus infections?
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How do you create a bootable partition on a USB drive?

I have a bootable ISO designed to be burned to a double-layer DVD. I don't have a double layer DVD burner, so I would like to stick the ISO image on a 50 GB partition on a USB hard drive I have. How ...
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How do you protect your computer from Live CD's?

Linux has grown in popularity in the past few years. Many more people are using Live CD's now than they were say 3 years ago. And with this comes a new problem for network admins. How do you stop a ...