Boot and run Linux from a USB flash memory stick!

Update 09/27/07: Now works on systems using Windows Vista as the hostPen Drive Linux running on VistaPortable USB Pendrive Linux Persistent Tutorial:

  1. Download QemuPDLv1.1.0.exe and run the executable. (Extract to a folder named QemuPDL)
  2. Navigate to the QemuPDL folder and click the LaunchPDL.bat file to start running Pen Drive Linux from Windows

Main Menu Boot Options:

  • Select Pendrivelinux Live to boot Live (doesn’t save changes)
  • Select Pendrivelinux Persistent to boot using persistence (saves/restores changes)

Qemu Emulation Options:

  • Ctrl+Alt (switch between Windows and Linux)
  • Ctrl+ Alt+f (switch between windowed and full screen mode)
  • Ctrl+Alt+2 (switch to Qemu Monitor mode)
  • Ctrl+Alt+1 (switch back to Linux)

Default root password is pendrivelinux.

To set a new root password simply open a terminal and type sudo passwd root and then set the password you would like to use for root access.

The default Username is user. Default user password is live

Enjoy!

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