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slackware:liveslak [2019/11/13 21:55 (UTC)]
alienbob [Sources] URL fixes
slackware:liveslak [2020/06/25 20:16 (UTC)] (current)
alienbob Some small corrections in the help for iso2usb.sh.
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   * Darren'​s http://​slackware.uk/​people/​alien-slacklive/​ (%%rsync://​slackware.uk/​people/​alien-slacklive/​%%)   * Darren'​s http://​slackware.uk/​people/​alien-slacklive/​ (%%rsync://​slackware.uk/​people/​alien-slacklive/​%%)
   * Willy'​s http://​repo.ukdw.ac.id/​slackware-live/​   * Willy'​s http://​repo.ukdw.ac.id/​slackware-live/​
-  * Ryan's https://​seattleslack.ryanpcmcquen.org/​mirrors/​slackware-live/​ 
   * Shasta'​s http://​ftp.slackware.pl/​pub/​slackware-live/​ (%%rsync://​ftp.slackware.pl/​slackware-live/​%%)   * Shasta'​s http://​ftp.slackware.pl/​pub/​slackware-live/​ (%%rsync://​ftp.slackware.pl/​slackware-live/​%%)
  
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   -c|--crypt size|perc ​      Add a LUKS encrypted /home ; parameter is the   -c|--crypt size|perc ​      Add a LUKS encrypted /home ; parameter is the
                              ​requested size of the container in kB, MB, GB,                              ​requested size of the container in kB, MB, GB,
-                             or as a percentage of free space. +                             or as a percentage of free space 
-                             ​Examples:​ '-c 125M', '​-c ​1.3G', '-c 20%'.+                             ​(integer numbers only)
 +                             ​Examples:​ '-c 125M', '​-c ​2G', '-c 20%'.
   -d|--devices ​              List removable devices on this computer.   -d|--devices ​              List removable devices on this computer.
   -f|--force ​                ​Ignore most warnings (except the back-out).   -f|--force ​                ​Ignore most warnings (except the back-out).
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                              Use a LUKS-encrypted '​persistence'​ file instead                              Use a LUKS-encrypted '​persistence'​ file instead
                              of a directory (for use on FAT filesystem).                              of a directory (for use on FAT filesystem).
 +                             ​Format for size/​percentage is the same
 +                             as for the '​-c'​ parameter.
   -P|--persistfile ​          Use an unencrypted '​persistence'​ file instead   -P|--persistfile ​          Use an unencrypted '​persistence'​ file instead
                              of a directory (for use on FAT filesystem).                              of a directory (for use on FAT filesystem).
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 You might have noticed that the "​-P"​ parameter does not accept a size parameter. ​ This is because the unencrypted container file is created as a '​sparse'​ file that starts at zero size and is allowed to grow dynmically to a maximum of 90% of the initial free space on the Linux partition of the USB stick. You might have noticed that the "​-P"​ parameter does not accept a size parameter. ​ This is because the unencrypted container file is created as a '​sparse'​ file that starts at zero size and is allowed to grow dynmically to a maximum of 90% of the initial free space on the Linux partition of the USB stick.
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 +==== Using the Live OS to install Slackware to hard disk ====
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 +All variants of Slackware Live Edition with the exception of the XFCE variant contain a script "​setup2hd",​ a tweaked version of the regular Slackware setup program.\\ The "​setup2hd"​ script allows you to install the Slackware release on which the Live OS is based, to the computer'​s local hard disk.  You must boot the Live OS first, and then start "​setup2hd"​ either in an X Terminal in your graphical Desktop Environment (aka Runlevel 4), or from the console in Runlevel 3.  The fact that you can start "​setup2hd"​ from a graphical terminal means that during installation,​ you can continue browsing, listening to music, watching video, reading an e-book or whatever else makes you pass the time.
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 ==== Updating the kernel (and more) on a USB stick ==== ==== Updating the kernel (and more) on a USB stick ====
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 The fourth script: The fourth script:
  
-The "​setup2hd"​ script ​enables you to install the running Live OS to the computer'​s local hard disk.  The "​setup2hd" ​is a modified Slackware installer, so you will be comfortable with the process. ​ There is no '​SOURCE'​ selection because the script knows where to find the squashfs modules. ​ After you select the target partition(s),​ every active module of the Live OS variant (SLACKWARE, PLASMA5, MATE, ...) is extracted to the hard drive. ​ After extraction has completed, the script summarizes how many modules have been extracted. ​ It will also show an example command to extract any remaining inactive or disabled modules manually. ​ The final step in the installation is again the stock Slackware installer which kicks off the Slackware configuration scripts.+The "​setup2hd"​ script is a modified Slackware installer, so you will be comfortable with the process. ​ There is no '​SOURCE'​ selection because the script knows where to find the squashfs modules. ​ After you select the target partition(s),​ every active module of the Live OS variant (SLACKWARE, PLASMA5, MATE, ...) is extracted to the hard drive. ​ After extraction has completed, the script summarizes how many modules have been extracted. ​ It will also show an example command to extract any remaining inactive or disabled modules manually. ​ The final step in the installation is again the stock Slackware installer which kicks off the Slackware configuration scripts.
  
  

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