8.1 memstick installation

Glen Barber glen.j.barber at gmail.com
Mon Aug 23 18:37:29 UTC 2010

On 8/23/10 1:34 PM, Friedemann Becker wrote:
> Hello,
> I have some questions about an installation on a memorystick.
> I have (a few weeks still) a very poor internet connection at home
> that's unusable for anything beyond email. I tried some hacking on
> musescore (yes I know that it can't work, but that's not my problem
> for now). Since I don't want to carry missing ports/packages/other
> stuff around on a stick everytime I miss something - which takes one
> day each - i would like to have a working system (not installation
> image) on usb-stick.
> Can i use fdimage with the memorystick installation image on windows,
> or any hacked versions of it?
> And how do turn this stick in a running system?
> Or is there any kind of live-stick-images out there, and if it is, how
> to move these on the stick (since windows is missing dd and nero
> doesn't like burning sticks :-) )

You can try UnxUtils, from Sourceforge:


dd.exe is included. (I haven't tested making a bootable memory stick on
a Windows machine).

Regards (and let me know if it works),

Glen Barber

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