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Booting Mint Linux 14 iso and other isos from the hard drive using grub2

Posted 02-09-2013 at 01:09 AM by donatom

Booting a live iso from your harddrive is generally pretty easy. You store your live isos in a directory (I created the "ISOS" directory under the Downloads directory for this purpose) on your system. You then open the iso (# mount -o loop /path-to-iso /mnt OR right click the iso file and choose "open with Archive Manager") and look for either the syslinux.cfg or the isolinux.cfg file. Open this file with gedit and look for "append:". Copy all the info that follows...
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Multibooting live isos with grub2 -- why are fedora/red hat derivatives making things hard?

Posted 01-21-2013 at 12:21 AM by donatom
Updated 01-21-2013 at 10:42 AM by donatom

With the help of linux forums and especially the pendrivelinux.com site (booting linux isos with grub2) I have been able to create a usb drive with over twenty utilities and linux distributions. Recently I was toying with fedora 17/18. Although I can boot fedora live isos 16/17/18 from a usb thumb drive, I have not been successful at setting up fedora so that it is persistent (i.e., keeping any changes made to the system like adding applications).

While playing around with fedora,...
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