BTCStick Howto

Posted on Tue 26 November 2019 in misc • Tagged with usb, uefi, legacy bios, bitcoin


This manual describes the content and usage of the “BTCStick” USB pen drive. This is a bootable USB disk image that contains various bitcoin related tools to use offline. The system was developed for the author’s personal use case to safely run such tools. The stick was inspired …

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Creating a UEFI and BIOS bootable Linux installation on USB

Posted on Thu 27 June 2019 in misc • Tagged with usb, uefi, legacy bios

I had a need for a USB stick with an installed version of Linux that was bootable with UEFI (and Secure Boot) as well as Legacy BIOS. I couldn't use a live stick because I needed to employ an encrypted Luks root filesystem and swap partition because it would contain …

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