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November 17th, 2010, 04:35 AM
Can a Live CD store programs so that every time the machine is rebooted, one doesn't need to reinstall everything?

I want to have a Live CD (Not USB) able to run on any computer that I put the CD in and boot from. I burned Ubuntu 10.10 to a rewritable DVD 4.7 GB, because I don't have a spare flash drive but I have several of the DVD+RW.

What I'm looking to do is have Ubuntu on my DVD with Microsoft 2007 installed to it via wine.

November 18th, 2010, 06:50 AM
The problem with your concept is that the CDs and DVDs used as live systems are read only. They have to create a system RAM disk for read/write, and it limited by the amount of physical memory in a particular machine. Performance is also accordingly degraded. Otherwise, the answer is that it's possible, but probably not practical.