Create USB Bootable Linux

First you need to Download Universal USB Installer – Click Here

Requirements needed to create a Bootable USB with UUI

Ensure that your USB drive is fat16/fat32 formatted, otherwise Syslinux will fail and your drive will NOT Boot.

USB Flash Drive Creation Prerequisites


Windows XP/Vista/7 or WINE to create the USB (Win 98/2K WILL NOT Work!)

Fat32 Formatted Flash Drive

PC with a BIOS that can boot from USB

Your Favorite Linux ISO

Feel free to inform me of unlisted Live Linux distributions, and or version revisions for listed distributions, and I will do my best to update the UUI tool to support them.

Universal USB Installer

Universal USB Installer is a Live Linux USB Creator that allows you to choose from a selection of Linux Distributions to put on your USB Flash Drive. The Universal USB Installer is easy to use. Simply choose a Live Linux Distribution, the ISO file, your Flash Drive and, Click Install. Other features include; Persistence (if available), and the ability to fat32 format the flash drive (recommended) to ensure a clean install. Upon completion, you should have a ready to run bootable USB Flash Drive with your select Linux version installed.

Universal USB Installer (UUI) Screenshots

Universal USB Installer

Universal USB Installer

Universal USB Installer

Rename Linux Mint entries to avoid confusion. Added Ubuntu 12.04 DVD and Alternate entries.

To Download Universal USB Installer – Click Here


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