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Re: X on a USB Disk under Windows

On 12/16/05, Leonid Grinberg <lgrinberg@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Are you allowed to boot the computer off your usb disk? If yes, you
> > could try installing something like FeatherLinux
> > (http://featherlinux.berlios.de) on your usb drive and boot the
> > computer off it. It would have ssh and X for you, along with a few
> > other Linux programs.
> Probably yes, but that would be decided by some high administration
> official. The librarians would have a heart attack if they saw an
> xterm window and they wouldn't even bother arguing about it with me.
> Is their another way?

You'd need a windows based X-server for your X apps (forwarded via
SSH) to connect to.  X-Win32 is one that comes to mind. I'm not sure
if it'd operate off a USB disk though. It might!

~ Darryl  ~ smartssa@gmail.com
http://smartssa.com / http://darrylclarke.com

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