Custom Multi-Boot USB Stick?

Karl F. Larsen klarsen1 at
Tue Jan 12 20:40:57 UTC 2010

Jay Mistry wrote:
> 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)
> Jay
	Thanks Jay, I put the whole of create-multiboot-disks onto a 
Linux text editor and put a copy on my 2 GB USB stick. I will 
play with it later.

73 Karl


	Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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