Permanent configuration feature is not taken into account in this tutorial, so the changes you make in shaping the course of using the CentOS LiveUSB will be lost with every boot or reboot.
CentOS is a Linux distribution based on RedHat Enterprise Linux and is aimed at businesses. Its use is very popular in web hosting server by its extreme stability.
Because CentOS is based on RHEL, you can use the program Fedora LiveUSB Creator to install CentOS on a USB stick.
Prerequisites to install CentOS to a USB flash memory:
* A computer with Microsoft Windows installed (tested on Windows XP).
* A USB pendrive or memory of at least 1GB.
* CentOS 5.2 ISO Image.
* The Fedora software LiveUSB Creator.
How to install CentOS on a pen drive
1. Download the ISO image of CentOS Linux 5.2 LiveCD. [size approx. 700MB]
2. Download the latest version of Fedora LiveUSB Creator (liveusb-creator-2.X.zip). [size approx. 8.8 MB]
3. Decompress liveusb-creator-XX.zip in a folder with the same name.
4. Enter the folder liveusb-creator liveusb-XX and-run creator.exe.
5. In “Use existing LiveCD” must find and select the location where it was downloaded the LiveCD ISO image of CentOS (CentOS 5.X–i386-LiveCD.iso).
6. In “Target Device” must select the appropriate leltra Flash USB device that will be used to install CentOS.
7. Click on “Create Live USB to begin the process of CentOS instalacioón in pendrive.