Chapter 5. Extending Applications with MyDSL

This chapter covers the what, why, and when of the process of adding applications to Damn Small Linux (DSL) live CDs. We call this process the MyDSL system. The additional applications are called extensions.

These extensions can be added to your system in many ways. I’ll describe how to use the MyDSL system from the simplest GUI, which steps you through the process, to the usual downloading via a web browser, and finally how to download and install from the command line.

After you have an extension, you most likely want to save it for future use. I will discuss how these extensions should be saved and the use of a persistent store. Discussions include how to automate a hands-free boot with all ...

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