ZipSlack is a special version of the Slackware Linux distro. It can be installed onto any FAT filesystem (in other words DOS/Windows) with about 100MB of free space. This makes it ideal for installing onto a Zip-disk, hence the name.

This is a really cool thing if you stop to think about it. This means you can boot to Linux on every machine that has a Zip-drive and is able to boot from it. Take it with you to school/work, and voilá, the boring standard Windows-box in school has been transformed into a powerful Linux-workstation without altering anything on the machine. Of course I dont think many school-administrators would appreciate this very much.

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