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MIC-IMAGE-WRITER(1)					      General Commands Manual					       MIC-IMAGE-WRITER(1)

mic-image-writer - Write a live image to a USB stick SYNOPSIS
mic-image-writer [options] [image file] DESCRIPTION
mic-image-writer is a simple yet very helpful tool, it can help you write a live image to a USB stick, it is safer than dd and has a good progress indicator, it has two work modes, console and GUI, you can explicitly use -c | --console and -g | --gui to force it to enter console or gui mode, by default, it will smartly decide this automatically. It just writes an image to the whole USB stick, so the original data on your USB stick will be overwritten, mic-image-manager has a more powerful GUI tool for this case, it can write a live image to a specified partition, the old data on that partition will keep intact. OPTIONS
-h, --help show this help message -c, --console Run in console mode -g, --gui Run in GUI mode EXAMPLES
Write a Molib live image to your USB disk: mic-image-writer your-2.1-final.img EXIT STATUS
mic-image-convertor returns a zero exist status if it succeeds, otherwise return non-zero and print error message. AUTHOR
Yi Yang, Anas Nashif, Jianfeng Ding SEE ALSO
mic-image-creator(1), mic-convertor(1), mic-chroot(1), mic-livecd-iso-to-disk(1), mic-image-manager(1) perl v5.12.3 2011-05-31 MIC-IMAGE-WRITER(1)

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MIC-IMAGE-CONVERTOR(1)					      General Commands Manual					    MIC-IMAGE-CONVERTOR(1)

mic-image-convertor - Convert a virtual machine image to a live image SYNOPSIS
mic-image-convertor [options] DESCRIPTION
mic-image-convertor can convert a virtual machine image to a live image, this is specially for developers, they will use VMWare player or KVM or VirtualBox to run this image and do some changes in place, then they convert this changed image to a live image to run in a real device. mic-image-manager has a GUI tool for mic-image-convertor, you can use it if you prefer to use GUI instead of command line. General OPTIONS --version show version number and exit -h, --help show this help message and exit -F SRCFORMAT, --source-format=SRCFORMAT Source image format, possible values are: raw, vmdk or vdi (default: automatically detect image type). -I SRCIMG, --source-image=SRCIMG Source image which was created by mic-image-creator or an image file system. -T DSTFORMAT, --target-format=DSTFORMAT Target image format, possible values are: livecd and liveusb -t TMPDIR, --tmpdir=TMPDIR Temporary directory to use (default: /var/tmp) -o OUTDIR, --outdir=OUTDIR Output directory to use (default: current work dir) -S SUFFIX, --suffix=SUFFIX Image name suffix (default: date stamp) OPTIONS For Live USB -i, --interactive Directly write into a USB disk. --fstype=FSTYPE File system type for live USB image, ext3 or vfat, the default is vfat. --overlay-size-mb=OVERLAYSIZEMB Overlay size in MB as unit, it means how size changes you can save in your live USB disk. Debug OPTIONS -d, --debug Output debugging information -v, --verbose Output verbose progress information --logfile=FILE Save debug information to FILE EXAMPLES
Convert a VMWare image to a live CD image: mic-image-convertor -I your-vmware-image.vmdk -T liveusb EXIT STATUS
mic-image-convertor returns a zero exist status if it succeeds, otherwise return non-zero and print error message. AUTHOR
Yi Yang, Anas Nashif, Jianfeng Ding SEE ALSO
mic-image-creator(1), mic-chroot(1), mic-image-writer(1), mic-livecd-iso-to-disk(1), mic-image-manager(1) perl v5.12.3 2011-05-31 MIC-IMAGE-CONVERTOR(1)
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