Re: VDQ M$

From: Alan Horkan <>
Date: Sun Jun 11 2006 - 16:07:36 CEST

> > Other users will be interested by things like Portable Abiword
> > which allow them to bring their word processor with them on a
> > portable hard drive.

> Now that is news to me. Great idea! Is it extant? Can the
> same drive be plugged into both linux and M$ machines?? If so, I
> want a couple, and I want to get my wife one, and my friend one.
> Do I download it onto that drive (I'll have to get one, but I've
> been wanting an excuse) with one of my machines, or what? And
> will it be fairly simple to copy my wife's draft whodunnit from
> her machine onto it?

It is the windows version of abiword repackaged making it easier to run
directly off a portable drive

If you really do not want to use windows you might also consider running a
portable linux distribution off a thumbdrive but you would want a slightly
larger drive for that (at least 256 MB).

Alan H.
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