Insight: Tools To Create A Bootable Linux USB Drive
One of the easiest and the efficient way to install a Linux is via Bootable USB drive. In this post, we have mentioned some of the free tools to create a bootable Linux USB drive.
Tools To Create A Bootable Linux USB Drive
Uneetbootin is a cross platform, open source and free to use tool to make your USB bootable.
For Ubuntu Users:
Run the following command to install.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gezakovacs/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install unetbootin
2. Etcher – USB and SD Card Writer
Etcher is a open source and cross platform image writing tool. Etcher is developed using technologies like JS, HTML, node.js and GitHub’s Electron framework.
3. Gnome Multi-Writer
Gnome Multi-Write is a tool developed by official Gnome project team. It can be used to write an ISO file to multiple USB devices at once.
Rufus is lightweight, small and easy to use software. It is portable USB bootable maker. It is available in Windows based platform.
5. Ubuntu Startup Disk Creator
The Ubuntu Startup Disk Creator is a tool by Ubuntu which helps you to write the ISO image to your USB drive and make it bootable.
XBoot is a easy-to-use software to create Multiboot USB/ISO. One of interesting feature is that you can combile multiple file like Linux , Antivirus rescue CDs etc. into one Multiboot ISO file.
7. Universal USB Installer
Universal USB Installer is an another easy to use Live Linux Bootable USB Creator. It is available for Windows based platform.
8. Linux Live USB Creator
LinuxLive USB Creator is a an open source free to use software which is only available for Windows. It can be used to create portable, bootable and virtualized USB disk running Linux.