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Mandriva Flash

LiveCDs have proved a handy and secure way to try out Linux distributions for some time, but <a href="http://www.mandriva.com">Mandriva</a> has gone one stage further in the convenience stakes by putting its 2007 KDE 32-bit distro on a 2GB USB flash drive. With its efficient hardware detection and 1GB of spare storage capacity, <a href="http://www.mandriva.com/en/linux/2007/node_3481">Mandriva Flash</a> may be all that some individuals and mobile professionals need in order to be productive when travelling, doing away with the need to lug a notebook around. However, there are one or two drawbacks that take a little of the shine off this otherwise impressive 79-euro (~£53) product.
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