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Damn Small Linux: Making bootable USB drives on Mac OS X

Posted by on June 20th, 2011

Recently I had a need to log into a machine with no cdrom and I decided to use Damn Small Linux to get enough of a shell to access the machine. It’s a very small, 50MB distribution of linux that is not that easy to install if you don’t have a linux box to start […]

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Linux on a Cisco Switch?

Posted by on April 14th, 2008

This article at Slashdot is something the Linux community (and I) have asked for for ages. An embedded version of linux capable of running on the network switch itself, delivering content to users directly at the network layer. I’d always wondered why Cisco hadn’t teamed with Sun during Web 1.0 to put versions of the […]

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