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Re: [trinity-users] Hybrid Live Images

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Sun, 29 Nov 2015 18:14:48 -0600
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> On Sunday 29 of November 2015 22:51:05 Timothy Pearson wrote:
>> >   To the hardworking Devs and ISO-builders,
>> >      Please, that's pretty please with sugar on top, can we have
>> > hybrid .ISOs for the expected new batch of live CDs/DVDs with TDE
>> > R14.0.2??   My reasons for asking ....
>> >    1.  Many modern PCs and most laptop/netbooks do not have an optical
>> > drive.
>> >    2.  I know there are utilities for writing an ISO to a USB-stick
>> but
>> > they are not particularly user-friendly.  eg. unetbootin is a total
>> > PITA.  Besides a simple "sudo dd if=path-to-hybrid of=/dev/usb-stick"
>> > is trivial and works as expected.
>> >    3.  Boot and run from a USB-stick is much faster than any CD/DVD so
>> > demonstrating to potential new adopters is a better experience.
>> >
>> >
>> > Thanks in antic,
>> > Glen
>>
>> Do you have a link to how to build the hybrid images (from the command
>> line is preferred)?  I haven't looked into that technology as I tend to
>> build live USB images with unetbootin.
>>
>> Thanks!
>>
>> Tim
>>
>
> I'm in my script simply run on final iso file:
> isohybrid $TREE/../tde-$TDE-ubuntu-$UBUNTU-desktop-$ARCH.iso
>
> --
> Slávek

This sounds like the easiest solution; I'll look into activating this on
the CD builder.

Thanks all!

Tim
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