Last Updated on February 23, 2023 by admin

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

1. Unetbootin

Uneetbootin is a cross-platform,  open-source and free to use tool to make your USB bootable.

Best GUI Based USB Image Writer Tools On Linux

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

Download Unetbootin


2. Etcher – USB and SD Card Writer

Etcher is an open-source and cross-platform image writing tool. Etcher is developed using technologies like JS, HTML, node.js and GitHub’s Electron framework.

Download Etcher

3. Gnome Multi-Writer

Gnome Multi-Write is a tool developed by the official Gnome project team. It can be used to write an ISO file to multiple USB devices at once.

Download Gnome Multi-Writer

4. Rufus

Rufus is lightweight, small and easy to use the software. It is a portable USB, bootable maker. It is available on Windows-based platform.

Download Rufus

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.

Download USB Startup Disk Creator


XBoot is an easy-to-use software to create Multiboot USB/ISO. One interesting feature is that you can compile multiple files like Linux, Antivirus rescue CDs, etc. into one Multiboot ISO file.

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Download XBOOT

7. Universal USB Installer

Universal USB Installer is another easy to use Live Linux Bootable USB Creator. It is available for a Windows-based platform.

Download Universal USB Installer

8. Linux Live USB Creator

LinuxLive USB Creator is 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.

Download LLU

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