Custom Live CD

Tim H. bizdev at
Fri Jul 9 07:38:46 UTC 2010

> Good day all,
> I work in an office which is exclusively MS.  I have no internet access and am not permitted (or able) to install software on the PC my employers provide.  I have a problem in that the ugliness of the Windows interface and the dottiness of its design offend my sensibilities to the extent that I am getting close to resigning my position which I otherwise enjoy.  I have come upon a partial solution: I can run Ubuntu from a live CD and do almost everything I need to do with the PC gestapo none the wiser.  Unfortunately, the live CD does not come with audio and video codecs that would allow me to listen to music while I work, or some other software like latex that I use to prepare assignments for a course I'm doing.

Maybe this will help you get started:

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