multicd.sh – Combine several CDs into one

multicd.sh is a shell script designed to build a multiboot CD image containing many different Linux distributions and/or utilities.

The advantages to making a CD with this script are:

* You don't need to burn multiple CDs for small distributions.
* If you already have the ISO images, it is not necessary to download them again.
* When a new version of one of the distributions is released, you can simply download the new version and run the script again to build a new multiboot image.

Install multicd in Ubuntu

First you need to download multicd.sh from here

Now you need to open terminal and go to the location where did you downloaded the previous step in my case /home/ruchi/

From the terminal run the following commands

cd /home/ruchi/ (this may be different for you)

Open a terminal, go to the multicd folder and type:

chmod +x multicd-5.1.sh

sudo ./multicd-5.1.sh

The script will detect which images are present and make a CD for you. They will appear on the menu of the final CD in the order they are listed

Screen shot

Source from here

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8 thoughts on “multicd.sh – Combine several CDs into one

  1. Do I have to mount the ISOs Or I have to cpoy them in multicd directory?? How will the script will detect the images?? would you please describe the whole proccess!!

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    admin Reply:

    just copy iso files is enough

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  2. If you use Feather Linux, you will run into a problem. Theror is an error at about line: 823. The fix is simple, and I will notify the author, but I will explain the problem.

    If you have a file named feather.iso, the script will process Feather Linux properly, but then it will attempt to process PCLinuxOS LXDE by looking for pclx.iso

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  3. copying the iso images to the script directory would be enough, you can write the iso image to the USB Flash Drive and it works perfectly. You can take a look at the compatible ISOs on the script home page.

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