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Cheix USB

The goal of Cheix USB is a Linux image executing from a USB storage device into a running OS, either Linux or Windows, so that the host machine does not have to support booting from the USB device. The root filesystem and boot partitions are read-only to preserve the USB device. All writes are done in a tmpfs. The only writes to the USB storage device are those explicitly made by the user. Cheix's ISO can currently be used to create either a bootable USB or a hard-drive installation.

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  •  29 Jul 2012 23:52

    Release Notes: This release adds minor fixes and improvements to the cheix_admin script, admin.html, and the INSTALL file. These are all documentation changes.

    •  26 Jan 2012 05:07

      Release Notes: The internal msmtp package was reworked from a txz package to a tgz format to conform to Cheix's install script's requirements.

      •  24 Jan 2012 19:26

        Release Notes: This release updates the lput and lget scripts. It also updates the internal packages for clex, msmtp, and rho.

        •  05 Nov 2011 15:47

          Release Notes: This release stabilizes the Cheix install to a normal live USB. Cheix USB is now stable on both a bootable USB device and a hard drive installation. The next phase will be to boot Cheix from within any running Linux box in user mode.

          •  29 Oct 2011 00:07

            Release Notes: The glibc-zoneinfo package was added to the GUST list. The /storage directory tree is now owned by user. The /storage/arcs directory was added to install_cheix.sh. The user and admin docs have been updated and expanded. The cheix_home script was made non-interactive. 2skel, lput, and lget were added to /usr/local/bin.

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