Lubuntu-users && flashdrive
israeldahl at gmail.com
Sat Aug 16 15:29:20 UTC 2014
On 08/16/2014 09:48 AM, Fritz Hudnut wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 16, 2014 at 5:00 AM,
> <lubuntu-users-request at lists.ubuntu.com
> <mailto:lubuntu-users-request at lists.ubuntu.com>> wrote:
> I install a different Linux version about every 3-4 days. I want
> to see them all.
> My favorite method is to use a flash drive. I use a small program
> called UNetbootin http://unetbootin.sourceforge.net/
> to burn a bootable ISO file to the flash drive.
> The ISO file I get from various locations such as torrent website,
> linux website etc..
> I have used this method to install Linux on 17 other computers for
> various friends and family members as well .
> It has always worked good for me without any issues.
> Somebody emailed me offlist about unetbootin, however I'm not the OP
> on this topic . . . but, caveat, at one point in my linux development
> I downloaded unetbootin in OSX . . . and, it doesn't or didn't seem to
> work. At the time I don't think I had a working linux partition for
> testing out unetbootin. Linux Mint, because it doesn't do system
> upgrades on an old install, but wants a fresh install, has a usb
> flashdrive installer app . . . probably called "Mint flashdrive" . . .
> ???? I know I installed it via synaptic or terminal at one point, but
> it might have been "nuked" . . . . For me, my PPCs are probably done
> with upgrades, and even my MBPro might be staying with 14.04 for the
> next few years . . . . But, for the OP hopefully he'll see this
> unetbootin info and try it or the Mint version out . . . . After
> checking the md5sum number . . . .
Hi, I'd like to add mkusb (as usual) to this list of possible programs.
It only works on GNU/Linux (AFAIK) since it uses zenity and dialog and
pv(if you want it).
The limitation is that you cannot have multiple partitions.... the plus
is that it is VERY fast and works VERY well.
Here are some links:
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