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Welcome to LiveContent v1.0

LiveContent aims to connect and expand Creative Commons and open source communities. This LiveCD allows you to test a Linux operating system and try out innovative free, open source software applications. You'll be able to explore rich Creative Commons-licensed content and learn more about how to use open source to engage with media and share, remix, and reuse content.

What is on this LiveCD?

Fedora 7

Fedora is an open source Linux operating system. Fedora may be fully installed by clicking on “Install to Hard Drive” in the Applications menu. is an open source, multiplatform and multilingual office suite, compatible with other major office suites like Microsoft Office, and free to download, use, and distribute.


Inkscape is an open source graphics editor, with capabilities similar to Adobe Illustrator, Freehand, or CorelDraw.

The Gimp

The Gimp is an open source image editor, with capabilities similar to Adobe Photoshop.

Web and Multimedia viewers

Included is the Firefox web browser and open source multimedia viewers such as Totem (audio and video), gThumb (image) and Evince (pdf).

Open document label templates

Free label templates licensed in the Public Domain.

Creative Commons-licensed content

Explore examples of CC-licensed audio, video, image, text and educational content. Learn more about supportive CC-content curators and the creative ways they are enabling others to share, remix and reuse culture.

How do I access the content?

Access the applications by clicking "Applications" in the menu at the bottom of the screen. Access CC-licensed content by clicking on the desktop icons.

How do I save?

Users must provide an external storage device (like a USB thumb drive) if they wish to save content. A LiveCD runs independently of the computer's hard disk, and content cannot be saved to the CD.

How do I quit?

Quit out of LiveContent by clicking "System" from the menu at the bottom of the screen. Next, click "Shut Down" and choose whether to restart the computer into the default operating system or shut down.

Thanks! has provided generous support for the development and distribution of this project. Technical support provided by Fedora.

About Creative Commons

Creative Commons provides free tools that let authors, scientists, artists, and educators easily mark their creative work with the freedoms they want it to carry. You can use CC to change your copyright terms from "All Rights Reserved" to "Some Rights Reserved." Creative Commons is a nonprofit organization. Everything we do — including the software we create — is free.