How to install CruxEX on a USB stick and save all system changes on the stick
First of all you have to format a USB-stick of at least 512 MB
with the filesystem ext2, ext3, ext4, reiserfs, fat32 or... Suit yourself. I suggest that you use a USB stick of at least 4 GB. That way you can install many new programs. Maybe KDE 4.8?
Then do it like this - run the following 10 commands:
1. Boot up a Linux system (Ubuntu or...) and start a terminal. Become root with sudo su
2. Download cruxex-x32-469mb-120219.iso from SourceForge.net
3. mkdir mnt
4. mount -o loop cruxex-x32-469mb-120219.iso mnt
5. mkdir /mnt/sdc1 (your stick - can obviously have a different name - check it!)
6. mount /dev/sdc1 /mnt/sdc1
7. cp -av mnt / * /mnt/sdc1
8. umount mnt
9. cd /mnt/sdc1/boot
10. bash liloinst.sh
This is how it looks when the latter command bash liloinst.sh runs.
And this is how it looks when the USB stick is ready to go.
Note that a folder named cruxexchanges is created on the USB stick during the installation. So you can see three folders in the root of the stick - boot, cruxex and cruxexchanges.
Now you are ready to restart your computer and enjoy CruxEX running from USB. Be sure to change your BIOS settings so that the computer primarily boots from the USB stick.
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