[lubuntu-users] Installing Lubuntu 16.04 - state of the various bootable USB flash drive utilities?

Israel israeldahl at gmail.com
Fri Apr 29 21:08:18 UTC 2016

Hi John,
The tool I use to make a bootable use is mkusb developed by Nio Wiklund
here is a thread about it on the forums, and how to do it via PPA

He also has an alternative installer with a prebuilt tarball for Lubuntu 
for a different method!

On 04/29/2016 03:44 PM, John Hupp wrote:
> To install Lubuntu from bootable USB flash drive rather than DVD/CD, I 
> found https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Lubuntu/InstallingLubuntu 
> (which seems to recommend UNetbootin) and then 
> https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/FromUSBStick (which has 
> instructions for usb-creator-gtk, Unetbootin and mkusb -- in that 
> order, if significant).
> I recall from previous posts that perhaps each of the 3 methods has 
> suffered from this bug or that, and that at one time or another one or 
> more methods was deprecated and one or more others promoted.
> I'm planning on installing the standard 32-bit and 64-bit desktop 
> versions.
> Can someone sum up the current state of affairs?


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