Custom Multi-Boot USB Stick?

Jay Mistry jaylinux53 at
Tue Jan 12 19:45:39 UTC 2010

On Sun, Jan 3, 2010 at 6:15 PM, Amichai Rotman <amichai at> wrote:

> Hi All,
> I'd like to create a custom bootable USB stick:
> I have a few ISO files of tools I'd like to take along with me. Thing is
> their sizes are very small (30-70 MB) and I don't want to burn each to a
> CD-R, cheap as they are...
> My dream solution would be to create a script that will check every day or
> so for the latest ISO on the site and downloads it, then creates one big
> bootable ISO file with all the different tools in it with a nice menu.
> Then, when I have to go to my customer, I just dump that ISO to my USB
> stick, knowing that it contains all the latest versions...
> I'd settle for a way to do the first part manually. i just want to know how
> do I add an ISO of a separate tool to an existing USB stick containing, say,
> an Ubuntu Live system...
> Thanks!

This article has detailed instructions on creating a multi-distro boot
CD/USB disk,
(you would need to do the auto-update part manually for each Linux
version you want updated)



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