[kwlug-disc] good live CD to test laptops in store

Robert P. J. Day rpjday at crashcourse.ca
Thu Jan 7 03:37:17 EST 2010


On Wed, 6 Jan 2010, Khalid Baheyeldin wrote:

> I have not tried USBs. Easier to burn the CD ISO as it was downloaded I guess.
>
> I have tried bootable CDs at Futureshop, Staples and Best Buy. At
> Staples, they lock the laptops in a "cradle/cage", which blocks the
> CD. I would ask that I need to boot a CD, and they always obliged.
> Even when not doing this, no one objected. Some would look curiously
> and then I tell them this is Linux. I sometimes give them the CD
> itself too.

  i was down at office depot and the salesdweeb had no problem with my
bringing in a live CD/DVD to test.

rday
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