Python on a USB storage device?

Sybren Stuvel sybrenUSE at
Tue Jul 29 17:58:56 CEST 2003

Eddie Corns enlightened us with:
> Yes, I have an oldish windows Python distribution on a 128Mb stick.
> It works quite nicely but you do have to be aware that without the
> usual registry entries it won't search for libraries etc. so well.

You can also install Linux on a USB storage device and hope the
computer it has to run on supports booting from USB ;-)

> It would work on Linux too except you need to have permission to
> create mount tables etc. to get the filesystem.

Running your own Linux off the USB stick solves that problem.

The problem with the world is stupidity. Not saying there should be a
capital punishment for stupidity, but why don't we just take the
safety labels off of everything and let the problem solve itself? 

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