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    Boot another distro (on thumb drive) from running system?


    Is it possible to boot up into another OS from a running system, either Linux or Windows? I ask because some computers are not set up to boot from a thumb drive--I have
    3 computers, and none of them will. If it is possible, how would it be done? (Could be a Live system, or a copy of an installed system?)

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    I ask because some computers are not set up to boot from a thumb drive
    Are you talking about older computers with older bios that has no usb boot support?

    Is it possible to boot up into another OS from a running system
    As far as I know. No. Only bios or a outside bootloader like PLOP can do that.
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