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I just found a way which is used to crate a MultiBoot(Multiple disto) on a CD/DVD. I have found it from here multicd.tuxfamily.org. I followed all the steps given on the site but I am stucked after multicd.sh extracts the iso. It downloads a file syslinux-4.05.tar.gz which has a size of approx. 6.14 MB. The download always fails and thus the .iso is not created. I separately download that file. Now how can I tell the multicd.sh to not download the file but use this file which I downloaded. Please help.....

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Try putting syslinux in the same directory as the shell script and running my slightly modified version:

http://parodicaltech.tk/multicd.sh

Apologies for having to use my webserver. If it fails, then make sure that it is that the working directory contains both multicd.sh and syslinux-4.05.tar.gz I have not tested this script, unfortunately, although it should work.

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Hey, I done the same thing as you said but I am getting this error "Unpacking and copying files... ./multicd.sh: line 2052: syntax error near unexpected token `fi' –  Ravi Apr 12 '12 at 14:11
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After editing the script myself it worked... –  Ravi Apr 18 '12 at 15:37
    
@ravi OK... what was the problem? –  hexafraction Apr 18 '12 at 22:03
    
I got this error "Unpacking and copying files... ./multicd.sh: line 2052: syntax error near unexpected token `fi'" –  Ravi Apr 19 '12 at 2:18
    
@Ravi Sorry if I was unclear, but I wanted to know where I had made a mistake so I avoid it next time. –  hexafraction Apr 23 '12 at 23:21
  • Create a empty dir mkdir /tmp/multicd;
  • Go to the newly created dir cd /tmp/multicd
  • Next issue this command, it will download the latest multicd.sh git clone git://git.tuxfamily.org/gitroot/multicd/multicd.git
  • Now download the ISOs you want combined on the Multiboot CD/DVD and put it in the dir with the correct name; see here for supported ISOs http://multicd.tuxfamily.org
  • For example get caine.iso wget http://www.caine-live.net/Downloads/caine2.5.1.iso
  • Download other ISOs
  • Finally run ./multicd.sh
  • This will now create a file multicd.iso
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Hi I just want a modified multicd.sh file which can use my downloaded syslinux-4.05.tar.gz so I don't have to download from the terminal..... –  Ravi Apr 12 '12 at 14:14
    
What is wrong with running the 5 commands above? It is simple! –  konrad Apr 12 '12 at 15:20
    
When I run ./multicd.sh it works fine but after extracting iso it download syslinux file which always fails to download. so the whole process fails. I want a modified multicd.sh which can use the already downloaded syslinux.tar.gz. –  Ravi Apr 12 '12 at 15:23
    
So the problem is that you can't download the latest syslinux.tar.gz file. Does this work for you: wget kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/boot/syslinux/syslinux-4.05.tar.gz –  konrad Apr 13 '12 at 7:27
    
Hi I separately downloaded syslinux.tar.gz. Now how to edit the script multicd.sh so that it will use the already downloaded syslinux.tar.tz. I hope you understand....! Or please provide a alternate method to make a multi cd.... –  Ravi Apr 13 '12 at 7:38

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