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Re: [trinity-users] Hybrid Live Images

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Sun, 29 Nov 2015 21:58:18 -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

This has now been enabled on the nightly build LiveCDs, and will be part
of the next TDE release.  As a reminder, nightly builds, embedded system
images, and nightly LiveCDs are available exclusively to developers and
financial supporters of the TDE project.

Thanks,

Tim
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