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Yep, cron will only run a job scheduled for a specific time if the computer is on at that time. The way it works is that each minute, it checks all scheduled cron jobs to see if their time fields match the current minute, and if so, it runs the job. If not, it gets skipped. There's no concept of "saving" the execution of a job for a later time. What you ...


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In order to store files on a bootable USB stick with an OS you need to setup persistent storage when you originally create it then each time you boot into the USB OS files and settings from the previous session should be saved. See these instructions on how to accomplish persistent storage on many different Linux distros. You can also mount the hard drive ...


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Anacron is likely what you're looking for: Anacron is a periodic command scheduler. It executes commands atintervals specified in days. Unlike cron, it does not assume that thesystem is running continuously.


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Damn Small hasn't been updated in nearly 2 years. The party's over at Tiny Core now :-).


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Should be "uClinux" for DS Linux.


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Maybe Turnkey LAMP Stack Appliance fits your needs.


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Ubuntus JeOS was beeing build for exactly your purpose. https://help.ubuntu.com/community/JeOS as single iso until 8.04 Now part of the server iso. Just select "install minimal virtual machine" in the install menu.


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You can create a minimal, customised virtual image with vmbuilder (docs), from the python-vm-builder package. sudo vmbuilder kvm ubuntu vmbuilder relies on a very useful debian command, debootstrap. There is also virt-install (virtinst package), which can work from an install cd. You can use a netinstall image, here are debian's, and here is ubuntu's ...


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Have a look at ArchivistaVM, it is only about 100 MByte (with Xorg + Firefox), or 72 MByte without GUI: http://www.archivista.ch/en/pages/support/download.php Zip-File without GUI (same password) https://www.archivista.ch/avtest5.zip It works completely in RAM, startup time is about 15 or 20 seconds, there is a cluster mode (drdb), but at this time, the ...


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It should not be a problem. First, I assume you mean "connect with a webbrowser to a webserver" and you have a webserver up and running on your virtual DSL-machine. By default, VirtualBox has it's own internal network where all VMs get ip-addresses like in a NAT. In the VirtualBox "main window", select your DSL VM and go to settings. In network settings, ...


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Damn Small Linux is no longer being updated. I suggest trying something more current, like Puppy Linux.


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DSL is debian based so you can add the Debian or Ubuntu repos, and then then just do the normal stuff. sudo apt-get update <--- after added the repos sudo apt-get install apache2 sudo apt-get install mysql-client mysql-server sudo apt-get install php5 You can add the extensions that you need.


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Though a little late, but sounds like "Lamppix" and "Lamppix Mini" is very appropriate for your purposes : Lamppix is a Linux Live CD based on Knoppix and Damn Small Linux. It includes Apache, MySQL, > PostgreSQL,PHP, Perl. That means, it includes XAMPP plus PostgreSQL. Everything is pre-configured, so you can simply insert the CD, reboot and ...



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