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On a PC, you will generally need to enable booting from optical drive or USB stick in the BIOS, and you will have to ensure that the optical drive or USB stick is ahead of all other drives in the boot order.
On a Mac, you’ll need to hold down C during boot Please note that this initial experimental version is only available as a live image to boot from USB or DVD.
The latest version of Slax is 6.1.2, which was released on 4 August 2009.
The default web browser for the current version of Slax is Firefox To obtain a free copy of Slax, use their website (listed at the bottom of this page) to obtain the ISO file and burn it to an optical disk (CD or DVD).
There is a massive installed base of PC and Mac hardware out there, which can run x86 Debian just fine.
Could we do something for the owners of those machines?In future releases, we may create an installer so it can be permanently installed on your computer’s hard drive, but for now this is can only be temporarily booted for trial purposes.We are aware of an issue on some modern Macs (including, annoyingly, mine – but not Liz’s), where the machine fails to identify the image as bootable.Our vision in establishing the Raspberry Pi Foundation was that everyone should be able to afford their own programmable general-purpose computer.The intention has always been that the Raspberry Pi should be a full-featured desktop computer at a price point.See Formatting for information on formatting media as NTFS. Unmount the drive using the command, umount /dev/sdb1 and then enter, 4. From there you can follow the instructions to change the password.