tdockery97 wrote:The only distros I know of are very heavyweight, like Oz Unity and PinGuy. An option might be to do a remaster with remastersys on a lightweight distro like Mint 10 LXDE after you've installed wine on it. I have used a remastersys copy to install to USB before and it worked. The remaster you make boots and works just like a live CD.
wayne128 wrote:Zorin comes with wine preinstalled also. It has a Zorin lite version. It is ubuntu based
Another one I used with wine preinstalled is Kanotix, it is KDE desktop Debian based with ubuntu 2.6.38 kernel, tracking stable repos.
However, you could always install wine by apt-get install wine on terminal, just that it takes a while because wine has a large size.
wayne128 wrote:when you run on Live USB or Live CD, apt-get install [program] always will work. The only thing is it installs on RAM and hence not persistent.
So each time you reboot you must do it again and that is painful if it is a big program like wine.
AlbertP wrote:There's no need to prefer apt-get over yum. Yum requests a package from the repository while apt-get has to update its offline package cache with the 'update' command. I have found the yum solution to work some faster, as you only get the repository info you need and not the complete list of 30000 packages into the apt cache. By the way, apt-get is in the repository of some RPM distros, at least Fedora and Mandriva can use it with their RPM repos.
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