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Negus Live Linux Series The Official Damn Small Linux Book: The Tiny Adaptable Linux That Runs on Anything by Christopher Negus, John Andrews, Robert Shingledecker

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Chapter 11. Setting Up a Full Remastering Environment

With many live CD-ROM-based systems, adding extra software packages typically requires a remaster. In Chapter 5, “Extending Applications with MyDSL,” you saw how easy it is to add dozens of extra applications called MyDSL extensions. Just copy them to boot media or place them on persistent storage (a hard drive partition, a pen drive, or compact flash); without even requiring any extra boot options, the whole system boots and appears much larger and customized to your particular needs.

However, there will always be the desire to make a single bootable CD-ROM work just like your Damn Small Linux (DSL) system does. You can’t always take your persistent media with you. DSL offers two ways ...

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