Live CD

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This project is being rebooted, to follow the new updates have a look at the GitHub repository kiwix-live

The aim of this project is to create a Live CD of Kiwix which is a live CD of Ubuntu with Kiwix on it. You simply have to boot on the CD/DVD/USB and you will be able to use kiwix. You can also use it to boot a virtual machine.


Here's the v0.1.0 of the 'Kiwix Live CD:


Here is an improvements list concerning this idea:

  • find a better graphics for desktop background (if you will)
  • maybe make a window with the README pop up at login.
  • change the splash screen
  • Include a pre-indexed content
  • find a better graphics for login background (at least add the info about default username and password) (added autologin)
  • add a readme file on the desktop
  • Document the live CD creation process (doing on kiwix-live repo)
  • Be able to do the same but with a scriptable solution (done using Vagrant)
  • Remove the login windows
  • Remove all the unnecessary stuff/binaries from the CD (please list here: Live CD/Binaries to remove)
  • Launch automatically Kiwix in fullscreen at the start