[GRASS-user] grass live CD for education

Gustavo Martinez gumartin at mecon.gov.ar
Fri May 18 12:57:35 EDT 2007


you can try the following Live-CD



wouter.buytaert at scarlet.be escribió:
> Hi all,
> I am giving GRASS (and open source GIS) workshops every now and then. 
> The next one is in a few weeks. The problem is, I have only windows 
> machines available, and I have had bad experiences with badly 
> installed CYGWIN and GRASS versions in the past. (I have to leave it 
> to the sysadmins).
> I have proposed to use linux liveCD's but I am not allowed to use them 
> due to security reasons (access to the HD and network).
> Theoretically it does not seem to be too difficult to disable those 
> functions on a liveCD. Although I am an experienced linux user, I have 
> no experience with liveCD's. So before I spend a lot of time trying, I 
> would like the opinion of the mailing list.
> Specifically:
> - anyone with experience making linux live CD's including grass?
> - if so, which distribution to start with (knoppix seems a logical 
> choice and has a good customisation manual)
> - any hidden snakes under the grass that anyone knows of?
> Cheers
> Wouter
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