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Old 02-10-2011, 01:11 PM   #1
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liveusb multiboot

Hi all,

Been looking into getting a live usb multiboot system up and running and found this link via google.

Unfortunately for me, not only is it in French, which I don't speak, but it seems to be only available for the *buntu derivatives, and TBH I can't get on with them no matter how I try.

So am looking for help to:
a) Understand the website, and
b) Hope someone here has discovered how to get it running in Slackware.

Awaiting then some replies with bated breath.

Thanks all
Old 02-10-2011, 01:23 PM   #2
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Point your web browswer at and put the web address into the form on that page. I tried it. It works.
Old 02-10-2011, 03:26 PM   #3
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I have downloaded the sources from here and the script has a ton of Gnome/Ubuntu dependencies. You may have problems getting this to work in Slackware. I have also downloaded the Virtualbox image from here which works fine although I haven't built any usb boot images yet with it. The Virtualbox image might be your best option to have a play with this.
Old 02-11-2011, 10:23 AM   #4
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Tried this under ubuntu in VirtualBox, and it's quite impressive. My skill level with Linux in general does not give me the knowledge in how to try and turn this into a program that will run under Slackware, so I was wondering if anybody out there with the skill might take up the challenge?

Old 02-11-2011, 01:39 PM   #5
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It says it's written in bash/gtkdialog, so it should be pretty easy to get to work. I'll take a look after work.
Old 04-27-2011, 05:32 AM   #6
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Live USB multi boot is an excellent tool to create menu based distros in a USB stick..I am also hoping someone will build a slack build...Currently it is being offered only for Arch , Debian (based) and Ubuntu (based ) distros
Old 04-27-2011, 05:38 AM   #7
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I don't know enough about Slackware to be of great help but have you tried simply using GRUB2 to do this? Have a read of this page from PendriveLinux it may give you some ideas.


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