GSoC: LiveCD

Louisa Luciani lolaluci at
Tue May 20 11:20:57 PDT 2008

Jost Tobias Springenberg wrote:
> Another feature that might be worth thinking of is the possibility to easily "re-spin" the dvd.
> Such that you can download it use it, if you like you can install it and
> after you have used it for some time you might think of applications that you need which are not there
> or things that you do not need/want. 
> In such a case an easy mechanism to add/remove pieces of software to the dvd would definitely be worth-while!
> Another opportunity (which may be easier to implement) is to have the ability to store configuration files
> somewhere in a way that you can at least customize certain parts of the environment.
> Maybe those suggestions also take it too far, but that is what came to my mind.
> Greetings,
> Tobias

That would definitely be nice. Ubuntu's LiveCD allows you to boot in
persistent mode by using a USB-drive (or alternatively a loopback file).
Perhaps something similar can be implemented.

Louisa Luciani at

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