Potential disaster for Rev/Linux pendrive apps

Luis luis at anachreon.co.uk
Fri Mar 9 12:30:45 EST 2007


Quickie before I head out: U3 is Windows only.



Bob Warren wrote:
> When I get emotional, my grammar goes to the dogs. I should have said
> this in my last post:
> "Time has passed, April 19th (the date for launching Ubuntu Feisty Fawn)
> is getting closer, and still there is no report from Ubuntu as to
> whether this is a bug or a feature."
> Now the next question. Would Rev/Linux apps run from a U3 Smart Drive? I
> don't know nuffin about the subject, but I am about to acquire a 2GB
> drive in the near future, and I would like to make sure it is
> appropriate for my purposes.
> And now the next question. If Rev apps no longer ran directly from the
> Desktop in Ubuntu Feisty Fawn (Live CD), I might find it easy to believe
> that some kind of security considerations were involved with this issue,
> but that is not the case. They still run from the HD with no problems.
> So if they actually do run from a U3 Smart Drive, is this whole thing
> more related to security issues, or to the promotion of U3 drives in
> preference to common ones? Or both?
> No doubt those of you with more experience of these things can throw a
> little light on the subject.
> Bob
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