Aug 2nd 2012
Know How... 5
Resurrect an old PC with Linux
Get the know how to take your old PC and give it a new life.
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Ubuntu, Damn Small Linux, and Puppy Linux. Install your ISO to a bootable device. How to create bootable CD: Mac OS X Instructions | Windows 7 Instructions. How to create a bootable USB key: There are two easy options to create a bootable USB key and both are free. We recommend UNetbootin, which is cross platform, but we had issues with the OS X version. Alternatively, there is the Windows-only Pendrive Linux. Boot your PC into Linux by accessing the boot menu. You might have to click F12 or something similar. Enjoy your distro. Download or subscribe to this show at twit.tv/kh. Contribute to our show! Send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org or leave us a voicemail at 408-800-KNOW (408-800-5669). We invite you to read, add to, and amend our show notes at wiki.twit.tv. Thanks to Cachefly for the bandwidth for this show.