[linux-elitists] What does "image" mean in the context of "bootable linux image"?

Don Warner Saklad dsaklad at gnu.org
Fri Aug 16 19:44:32 PDT 2013


What does "image" mean in the context of "bootable linux image"? Examples...

          Description
          32GB micro SD Card preloaded with a bootable Linux image for the PengPod device of your choice. All cards will be class 4 or faster.
          http://www.pengpod.com/pengstore/index.php/msd32.html#description
          

          http://www.google.com/search?q="bootable+linux+image"&tbm=isch


          image, n. in OED Oxford English Dictionary might be accessed via favorite public or college libraries' websites databases
          Or at
          http://www.nypl.org/collections/articles-databases/verify?resource=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.oed.com
          http://www.oed.com





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