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USB key ''LinuxLive key'' .getting started.


I have a usb key that a mate put linux onto so I can run it in my sony laptop (windows vista) straight from the usb key. the key contains a portable virtual box folder containing folders such as app64, data, linuxlive, source, vbox additions and a portable virtual box app. outside of this folder there are 2 other apps called virtual box and virtualize_this_key. I need to know how to boot all my system to that memory key and also what else has to be done to run linux from the key. I presume I have to patch the app64 folder contents to my harddrive? help much appreciated.


  • mfillpot
    mfillpot Posts: 2,177
    I think your friend meant for you to run the Linux based distro in a virtual machine within windows, in that case you will need to install the virtualbox app from the usb key, then open the virtual machines on the usb key.
  • waynobrien
    got it all sorted, many thanks.


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