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PostPosted: Fri Jan 09, 2015 7:21 pm 
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1. The cheapest Cruzer Fit (SanDisk) were 16GB....USB Flash Drives.
these are sweet as all the doors in a 29 or 30 will shut on them. End of the bent and broken traditional sticks.....like my 8GB utility stick. Just under 6 GB full now. My pure Dos stick is bent.
I might pull the usb door off the 53 as it lives in the house. Maybe design a door with a bump out.


2. Of course I can format every time but was speculating about a multi flavor Linux stick....is why the menu question.

Yah, Cleve and I are crazy but we want to try everything and maybe there are some other nuts out there that want to try different O.S.'s.

So I will throw this out there and cook dinner.

Research later.

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 09, 2015 10:50 pm 
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http://www.pendrivelinux.com/tag/multiboot-live-usb/

http://multibootusb.org/

Going to try it right now.

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 09, 2015 11:08 pm 
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That is slick,took me a few minutes to make a 16gb stick with Mint 17.1 and Slacko Puppy on it,booted them on a CF-30mk1 and it is easy as can be. :D You have to like it.Just add distos and when you boot it gives you a standard menu of distos to boot from.

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 10, 2015 4:15 am 
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I'm proud of you. I'd found it but hadn't gotten to the point of testing it yet....Thanks for the post. Heh! Kerry the 'ix nerd. :D

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 15, 2015 4:42 pm 
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Kerry, did you use "Yumi" mentioned in the first link or "MultiBoot" mentioned in the second link??

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 15, 2015 4:57 pm 
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I tried multi-boot. Need more testing...(experience/practice). It doesn't do what I had in mind...but it's early days.......learning curve stuff. :)

Cleve I had to add a missing link from package manager....searching.........................searching.........................................O.K. missing files were related to QEMU. Ummm I think QEMU itself was not on 17.1.
Syslinux scares me as I haven't found out what it does yet. It says be careful in the menu. :eek: (MultiBootUSB menu)(version 7.2.0 btw.)

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 15, 2015 5:35 pm 
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I used Multiboot,did you want to be able to switch from one to another without booting? Just so I understand.

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 15, 2015 6:48 pm 
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No, I think what we're looking for is a way to boot up a usb drive and have a choice of "live" distributions (iso's) to choose from, i.e. Mint, Ubuntu, Zorin, CrunchBang, WattOS, etc.
I'll try the first link with Yumi, a new version just came out today.
http://www.pendrivelinux.com/yumi-multi ... b-creator/
Note this: "Important Note: YUMI was intended to be used to try to run various "LIVE Linux" Operating Systems from USB. Installing Linux from the YUMI created USB Drive to a Hard Drive is not officially supported. If the installer portion of any Live Linux distro does work, consider it a bonus."

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 15, 2015 6:52 pm 
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Yes,that's how it works,you add as many as you want then pick from the list at boot. I put 2 on it and had my choice at boot just like a dual boot Linux/Windows.

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 15, 2015 6:55 pm 
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Okay then...I found YUMI in the software center while using Zorin9 on the 52 GUN. I added it and then ran the program from my menu. It prompted me to insert a usb drive, which I did. Now I'm adding ISO's that were previously downloaded, many which I had previously burned cd's, dvd's, and usb sticks. I'll give it a go and fill a couple of 8 GB drives, and then report back. Thanks again for the links!

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CF-52 GUN SSD LMDE2 MX18.2
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CF-M34 MicroWattR8 Thanks Sadlmkr
CF-M33 MicroWattR8 Thanks Springfield
CF-29 MX-16 (https://mxlinux.org/) Thanks Morgan
CF-28 MK3 MX-14.3 & MicroWattR8


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