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

Tony Godshall togo at of.net
Mon Aug 19 16:35:45 PDT 2013


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boot_image



On Fri, Aug 16, 2013 at 7:44 PM, Don Warner Saklad <dsaklad at gnu.org> wrote:
> What does "image" mean in the context of "bootable linux image"? Examples...
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>           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
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>           http://www.google.com/search?q="bootable+linux+image"&tbm=isch
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>           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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