Linux Articles listed under "Portable SLAX"
How to Create a SLAX Flash Drive from Windows. In the following tutorial we show you how easy it is to install SLAX Linux to a USB Flash Drive from within Windows. Created by Tomas Matejicek, SLAX is a tiny 200MB Linux distribution. It is essentially a stripped down version of Slackware Linux. SLAX is offered in a compressed tar format for extraction to a USB stick, SLAX Linux does feature the ability add or remove modules on the fly and save your changes persistently for use on subsequent boots.
The following SLAX Boot CD can be used to boot SLAX 6.0.9 from a USB device on computers using a system bios that does not natively support booting from USB. It could also be used to boot SLAX Linux from a flash drive on an intel based Apple Mac, MacBook, or MacBook Pro that uses EFI instead of a bios. This SLAX USB Boot CD was created by Tomas M (the creator of SLAX) for SLAX.
In the following tutorial, we cover the process of installing SLAX 6.0.9 to a USB Flash Drive or other portable device. SLAX is a tiny Linux distribution (190MB) created by Tomas Matejicek. SLAX is essentially a stripped down version of Slackware Linux. Currently available as an ISO for Live CD creation or as a tar file for extraction to a USB stick, SLAX Linux also utilizes the ability to save your changes persistently and add or remove modules on the fly.
How to create a Portable SLAX USB Flash Drive. This guide will show you how to easily install SLAX to a portable USB device via Windows. SLAX is a small Live Linux CD distribution created by Tomas Matejicek. SLAX is basically a stripped down version of Slackware Linux. It uses the unification file system or (unionfs) allowing a read only filesystem to behave as a writable filesystem which allows the user to save system wide changes without a secondary persistent partition.