First off, apologies if this is in the wrong place, wasnt sure if it belonged here or in the operating systems discussion board, and having read the rules, decided I think here is a better place for it.
Ok, what I really want to know is, is there a distro for the Pi, that will load quickly, and just let me run the one program i want to run, and then when its done, shut down? I might be able to put the shut down in my program closing.
Thing is, I am working on a project, where their is no screen and no input. Its literally going to start up, copy files from an inserted USBpen onto its built in memory (a self powered USB hard-drive probably) and shut down, or if no media is inserted, it'll just sit round and wait, because that'll mean that its being accessed over the network.
Oh, thats the other thing, the distro would need to support networked "folders"
Sorry for Using windows tearms, i'm used to windows, not linux