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install multiple linux distros on one usb stick

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I think the title says it all, I am interested in installing Centos 5.5 Live and Ubuntu 10.4 / 10.10 and possibly other Linux distros.

So the question is how... I have looked at UNetbootin but do not see an option to add more distros.

Thanks
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Treat the USB the same as a hard drive. Partition it, and install each flavor on a different partition. The first installation creates the boot loader and each successive installation you will select to install the boot files in the original boot

Lifehacker recommends PenDriveLinux to help with this.
http://lifehacker.com/5584856/multibootisos-boots-multiple-live-operating-systems-from-a-usb-drive
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Thanks for the suggestions, does anyone know of a simular application to run in LINUX ??

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I couldn't find a similar application that runs in Nix but Fedora has a tutorial on how to accomplish this task.

http://forums.fedoraforum.org/showthread.php?t=217113
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