CentOS LiveCD

LiveCD iconA LiveCD is a complete, bootable and operational operating system on a distributable medium. LiveCD have the ability to run a complete operating system without the need for a permanent storage like a hard disk drive. Therefore, a LiveCD can be used to test hardware compatibility, recover data or test an operating system without interfering with the already installed operating system. The CentOS LiveCD, based on CentOS 5, is available from the official CentOS mirror page.