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Thread: Bootable OS Flash Drive
07-08-2013, 04:43 PM #1
Bootable OS Flash Drive
I know the owner of a decent sized recycling center and I am going to get some PC towers/parts and since we have to remove the hard drives from them for privacy issues. I was wondering if anyone knew a simple OS that I could boot with a 8 GB flash drive on a computer? I have put a bootable BackTrack OS on a flash drive before, but I was wanting a simple OS that could tell me the specs of what is plugged into the comptuer[ex... Cpu, RAM, Graphics/Video Card]. Thanks in advance.
I can make a bootable version of the OS from the iso. If no one has any ideas I will just most likely use Back Track.
Last edited by Slim Shady; 07-08-2013 at 04:48 PM.
07-08-2013, 04:48 PM #2
I'm fairly certain that Ubuntu would tell you the specs.
07-08-2013, 05:03 PM #3
Last edited by Slim Shady; 07-08-2013 at 05:07 PM.
07-09-2013, 02:51 AM #4
I would use something small and fast... Slitaz or Damn Small Linux are both good.
Follow this guide for terminal commands to grab system info: http://linuxaria.com/pills/linux-sys...-sheet?lang=en
07-09-2013, 06:02 PM #5
when I tried Slitaz it gave me a sync error