OT: Penguin Bootable Linux USB Drive Loads Ubuntu and Benefits World Wildlife Fund
colin.mc151-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w at public.gmane.org
Wed Jul 29 02:22:01 UTC 2009
On 7/28/09, Giles Orr <gilesorr-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w at public.gmane.org> wrote:
> 2009/7/28 Michael Lauzon <mlauzon-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w at public.gmane.org>:
>> Active Media Products, makers of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Penguin
>> and Panda USB drives, has added to its Penguin line with a bootable
>> Linux USB (BLU) drive that the company says is compatible with Windows
>> "These bootable Linux USB drives are handy for users who need
>> flexibility in an OS, and will be an invaluable tool for disaster
>> recovery and system maintenance," Active Media stated in a press
>> release (http://www.activemp.com/Press/bootable-linux-penguin-usb-PR.htm).
>> Designed in the likeness of an emperor penguin with "exacting detail,"
>> the new drives come in 1GB, 2GB, 4GB, 8GB, and 16GB capacities, each
>> one pre-loaded with the full installation of Ubuntu Linux 9.0.4.,
>> which occupies about 700MB of space.
>> The drives are available now ranging in price from $13 (1GB) to $44
>> (16GB), with 5 percent of the retail price donated to World Wildlife
> That's just awesome.
> amazon.com carries this, amazon.ca doesn't seem to. tigerdirect.ca
> seems to be our main Canadian choice. They carry (only) the 8GB
> version for $34 and the 16GB for $61. Steep for a 16GB stick, but you
> get pre-installed Ubuntu and an _awesome_ Penguin stick.
That is neat, but... it will look just like however hundreds of other
penguin USB sticks out there....
Here is a way to get a unique USB stick:
If I had a little more free cash and a bit of ability carving this
would be the way to go...
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