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http://forums.fedoraforum.org – I have only one laptop and one 4G usb drive. The optical drive is down, and there is no portable usb optical drive available. I plan to first securely wipe the whole disk which is a 160G 5400rpm sata, and then install fedora on the disk. I have parted-magic in mind for secure erase. Since the dvd drive is broken I have to make a live usb drive of fedora in order to install fedora. But before installation, the disk needs a clean wipe, and to do that, I have to make a live usb drive of parted-magic. Oh, there is also some files on the disk I need to backup before wiping it with parted-magic. I (HowTos)