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How to make permanent changes to Slax on a usb drive

Monday, November 19th, 2007

There are several ways to do this, see the Slax documentation. Here is an example; I wanted to make the symlink mentioned in the last post permanent (linking a directory slax_webfiles from the larger data partition to the webroot directory). Don’t boot off the USB drive, just mount it on a running system. Navigate to […]

How to run a web server off a usb flash drive

Monday, November 19th, 2007

Actually, turns out to be really easy: Install Slax on the USB flash drive. Here’s how I did it. Download the Xampp module for Slax. I got version 1.6.2 from here. Copy the Xampp_1_* file that you downloaded to the modules folder on your USB flash drive. Boot off the USB flash drive. Open a […]

Slax on a USB drive

Tuesday, July 31st, 2007

Basically, I followed these instructions, but here is the official record of what I did.