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Re: live cd/usb projects?

On Tue, Dec 01, 2009 at 08:09:35PM -0400, Geoffrey Lane wrote:
>> Subject:
>> Re: live cd/usb projects?
>> From:
>> Rob Owens <rowens@ptd.net>
>> Date:
>> Fri, 27 Nov 2009 21:34:56 -0500
>> I currently use Debian Live.  I create my own images for USB using the
>> live-helper scripts.  The latest one I made came in at just over 700MB.
>> Here's the list of packages I specified to include (not all the
>> dependencies are listed):
>> lxde lxlauncher
> <snipped package list>
>> If you need pointers on how to do this yourself, let me know.  If you
>> want to give me a list of apps and have me make an image for you, I can
>> do that as long as you have a way for me to get it to you (rsync server,
>> ftp server, etc).
> I will probably do that. I have alot of apprehension making these as I  
> know it takes alot of time waiting for results sometimes to have it  
> crash or worse you make a mistake. I'm doing my best to get ready like I  
> did with knoppix even if I have to ask a stupid question or two.
> I could probably setup access for you on ftp server if it doesn't come  
> throu but let you know ahead of time. Size should be a bit smaller - I  
> hope. Thank you for the offer I will get back to you :)
I forgot that there's a gui for building a Debian Live image (with a
subset of the options that are available at the command line).  It's
called live-magic.  I've never used it, but it might be worth a look.


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