Guide for making a USB Live System

Colin Law clanlaw at
Thu Jun 30 12:28:19 UTC 2016

On 30 June 2016 at 11:45, Amichai Rotman <amichai at> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I asked this here before, but decided to ask again, after I've done some
> research...
> A guy I know made a GCompris Live CD a while back. It uses syslinux to boot.
> If i burn the ISO to a CDR ot works perfectly. I'ts only 300MB and the
> computers I'd like to boot it with have no CD drive.
> I tried to dump the ISO on a USB stick using dd, but it won't boot.
> UNetBootin didn't work either...

Are you able to boot from any usb stick on that machine?  It may not
be a problem with your image.


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