[K12OSN] New to K12Linux, Question

David L. Willson DLWillson at TheGeek.NU
Sun May 24 19:11:27 UTC 2009

Yes, you can add stuph while booted from a LiveCD, at least in Ubuntu.  Want a short, impressive demo?  Try 'sudo apt-get install pq && pq &'.

Yes, you can do updates, too.  Unfortunately, the installs and updates don't write back to the CD...  :-(  Works dandy with a stick-boot, though.

David L. Willson
Trainer, Engineer, Enthusiast
MCT, MCSE, Linux+

----- "Carl Keil" <carl at snarlnet.com> wrote:

> It might actually be a really cool part of your demo to show them how
> incredibly easy it is to install mindblowingly full-featured software
> on your average linux distro.  I don't know if you can install
> software after booting from the live CD though.  And you'd have to
> figure out some stuff to talk about while ~150 megs downloads.  But I
> don't think your average proprietary software guy really gets it -
> what's out there, freely available, easily installable (one simple
> command) for linux.  
> ck
> > Hello all,
> >
> > I am new to K12Linux and download the Live CD. I thought OpenOffice
> was part of the distribution for the Live CD, but all I find is 
> > AbiWord. Have I missed something or is OpenOffice part of the full
> distribution?
> >
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Murrah Boswell
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