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Old 07-22-2009, 02:45 PM
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Hey,

so, I just got ahold of unetbootin and it works great. But since I got a 16GB usb stick and an Ubuntu live iso is about ~740mb I came to think how great it were to have multiple distributions on this stick (kind of an allrounder).

Basically how it would work in my mind: Upon booting you get prompted (in a GRUB-kinda way) which ISO to boot from. Ehm, yes, that's pretty much it.

Is there a tool out there that does that?


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Old 07-22-2009, 02:56 PM
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Can you actually boot from an ISO image?
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Old 07-22-2009, 05:35 PM
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You know this has been requested a few times. I think you'll really like next week's show -- episode 524. We will be building the ultimate usb boot-key.
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Old 07-25-2009, 07:02 AM
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Oh,.. this sounds amazing...

Would you be basically using something like a boot agent from Fedora and a bunch of partitions on the USB key? Or do you guys have something sneakier planned?
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Old 07-28-2009, 07:20 PM
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I know that you can create bootable Ubuntu Flash that can run simultaneously with windows and all you have to do is toggle between the two. Tom Merrit did a little insider secret on Cnet (booooo hissss sorry they've already done it). However, a duel boot flash drive....Hrrrmmmmm this sounds very interesting.
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