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this isn't a spam page-someone remove the spam warning thingyLilbunnifufu101 17:18, 25 March 2007 (UTC)
The nature of the page requires that it be a plug for projects whose level of organization may vary from utterly free to commercial-for-some-purposes. They may include good or bad attitudes, and the fact that it's a big list of projects may lure people to sneak in their own, rather off-topic, cheap plugs for things that aren't this type of item. That last type of thing would count as page vandalism more specifically, but someone must have decided the spam boilerplate was handiest. That boiler basically begs someone in the applicable community to keep an active eye on this page .... which to me, sounds like a very good thing to encourage. Is there a better boilerplate to use for that? -- Heather Stern, 9 May 2007 9:10 PM UTC
I have a copy of Mandriva Powerpack 2007 on my flash drive downloaded from pendrive linux and it boots live off of the flash drive, so I think you should add mandriva based to the list of live distrobutions. Also what about zonbu. You can download and burn a Zonbu live boot disk from their website herehere. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Hintss (talk • contribs) 19:21, 14 August 2008 (UTC)
This is a list of Live Distros, which is a generic term for an operating system distribution that is executed upon boot, without installation on a hard drive.
The description of a live distro as an operating system which runs from something other than a hard drive successfully describes every operating system in existence. This should be rethought and fixed. How about a list of live CD/DVDs, and a different list for live USBs? These two lists would over the entire live ecosystem, and successfully separate the two live camps. --NicholasBrand (talk) 09:01, 15 November 2008 (UTC)
This page lists only Live CDs and should have that reflected in the title.
Oppose, some of them are also on DVD 184.108.40.206 (talk) 06:37, 17 November 2008 (UTC)
Oppose per same reasons. Moreover, I don't really think that we should separate the list into 2 distinct articles. We can have 2 distinct articles about "Live CD/DVD" and "Live USB", as they do differ significantly, but when we want just an annotated list of distros, single list will suffice. --GreyCat (talk) 09:49, 17 November 2008 (UTC)
As on the live cd page, the terms "live CD" and "live DVD" can be used interchangeably. The terms "live CD" and "live usb" are also clearly defined in Wikipedia as separate. On the other hand, "Live Distro" is a made up term that does not have a definition. --NicholasBrand (talk) 17:29, 17 November 2008 (UTC)
The above discussion is preserved as an archive. Please do not modify it. Subsequent comments should be made in a new section.
Problem: "System Folder of Mac OS on a CD or on a floppy disk" is listed alongside OSx86 and BootCD from Charlessoft for Mac OS X Mac OS is a very different Operating System than OS X, and in fact there is a good technical argument to list OSX under "BSD-derived." or even "NeXT derived" From a commercial and perhaps "laymen's" standpoint, BootCD and OSx86 are both for Macintosh labelled systems from Apple etc, etc. So, for accuracy's sake, I am separating out Mac OS. For clarity's sake I will create a Mac OS X section, so the "average" reader can identify these distributions with the Apple Macintosh computer line. Cuvtixo (talk) 17:04, 26 February 2009 (UTC)
Wait... doesn't Google Android somewhat count as a Live CD? Could that be added to the list? —Preceding unsigned comment added by 220.127.116.11 (talk) 07:24, 20 August 2009 (UTC)