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Old 01-13-2011, 09:33 PM   #1
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Debian LIVE on USB stick


hi

Howto install Debian LIVE on USB stick, to take it everywhere.

BTW I mean NOT Debian Installation on other hardware from this USB stick.
 
Old 01-13-2011, 10:12 PM   #2
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I think the following may provide the information you need.

http://live.debian.net/manual/en/htm...asics.html#186

Cheers,

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Old 01-14-2011, 12:17 PM   #3
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THX, but does it work easier, using for example live-magic?
Code:
# apt-cache search livecd
live-magic - GUI frontend to create Debian LiveCDs, netboot images, etc.
 
Old 01-14-2011, 02:00 PM   #4
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Just download the hybrid .iso from here:

http://live.debian.net/cdimage/release/6.0_rc1/

and dd it to a stick larger than 1 GB (the image is 1.2 GB) - it will create a sdX1 partition. Then you can make a second partition (sdX2) to the stick for extra storage. The first partition might be unmountable in Windows and the second partition might not be able to mount because the way Windows expect sticks to behave.

Both partitions work in Linux (the first is read only) and if you start from it, you are able to use the second partition ( you can put extra .debs on it such as non-free firmware, kernel headers, build tools needed for kernel modules etc and install them if neccesary).
 
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Old 01-24-2011, 10:01 PM   #5
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Thx, but here are interesting links as well:

http://www.linuxconfig.org/secure-on...linux-usb-live

http://maketecheasier.com/create-cus...web/2010/09/14
 
Old 01-25-2011, 04:56 AM   #6
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Yeah, nice links. But live-magic and the web-frontend are only wrappers to live-helper, and I think (from my personal experience) it is much easier to install Debian int a VM, customize it like you like and the build a live copy with live-helper.
 
Old 01-26-2011, 04:56 AM   #7
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Quote:
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Yeah, nice links. But live-magic and the web-frontend are only wrappers to live-helper, and I think (from my personal experience) it is much easier to install Debian int a VM, customize it like you like and the build a live copy with live-helper.
Same here. A big +1 from me.
For me it is amazing if people know live-helper in and out.
But i only want a live-Cd, installable, and i want it as easy as possible.
By that method: installing in a VM and running "lh config --bootstrap copy"
i can reach that without much problems (if any at all).

I never use that VirtualBox installation, except if i want to add apps/configs/etc to my live-CD.
Not much problems anymore.
 
Old 12-22-2012, 09:25 AM   #8
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Thx, it works well using this Manual:

http://live.debian.net/
 
Old 01-29-2013, 05:09 AM   #9
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The latest Debian Live CD can be download from this
link: http://cdimage.debian.org/debian-cd/...86/iso-hybrid/

I now trying this latest Debian Live CD version 6. The boot menu got this options:
"Live"
"Live(failsafe)"
"Live686"
"Live686(failsafe)"

"Text install"
"Text expert"
"Text rescue"
"Text auto"

I thought the Live optionS from the boot menu would let me enter GUI graphical interface. What I want was to customize OS with some essential module/software package, small size like in CD storage, NO need third level memory (hard drive) etc...

Last edited by fhleung; 01-29-2013 at 05:34 AM.
 
Old 01-29-2013, 05:49 AM   #10
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You can boot into the GUI with Debian Live-CDs, if you have chosen a CD that actually contains a GUI. For example, the standard and the resue images don't have a GUI.

If you want a customized Live-CD then the Live-CDs you can download are useless for you, they are not customizable. You either want to install a Debian system (for example in Virtualbox) and customize it to your needs, so that you can use a software like RemasterSys or live-builder to create a Live-CD from that install, or you use live-builder to create a Live-CD from scratch (this requires some knowledge and work, the first approach is much easier).
 
Old 02-13-2013, 03:51 PM   #11
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Exclamation lili live

it will download debian
with persistence

instructions

open

click download

insert 4gb [or more] usb

select from menu

move persistence lever

and click lightning bolt
 
Old 09-19-2014, 01:50 PM   #12
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my post#9 was wrong

you should try Lubuntu Live, following is latest
http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/lubuntu/re....04.1/release/
 
  


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