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I would highly recommend YUMI if you are making this on windows, its a subset of pendrive tho i found it far more straight forward and much easier to load multiple bootable isos onto link:http://www.pendrivelinux.com/yumi-multiboot-usb-creator/ also super easy to edit the grub menu if you are into that sort of thing.
It all depends on what you are looking for small use damn small linux http://www.damnsmalllinux.org/ password recovery etc.. backtrack full feature get ubuntu if you want to save time for downloading the image and writing it to a usb stick, be sure to try out unetbootin They have a lot of live linux image. If you've got some spare time you can build ...
Do the chroot, as described in the question, and then do su - fred (or whatever your name is) or exec su - fred. Do chroot /mnt /bin/su - fred, so that the su will be the first thing that runs in the chroot environment. Note that both of the above assume that your fred user is defined in /mnt/etc/passwd. OR Do chroot --userspec=fred:bedrock ...
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