[xubuntu-users] OT: better bootable thumb drive creator than unetbootin?

JMZ florentior at gmail.com
Sat Apr 30 15:10:27 UTC 2016

Thanks for the info Roger.  I tried this tip from Ubuntu Forums, and it 



It was just a matter of changing variables in the syslinux.cfg file.


On 04/30/2016 09:57 AM, Roger wrote:
> Try tuxboot.org <http://tuxboot.org>
> I've had mixed success booting from thumb drives. CDs / DVDs have 
> worked better, even when booting from an external drive via USB.
> Also interesting is
> http://archtyriel.kinja.com/turn-your-flash-drive-into-the-most-useful-tool-on-your-946943684
> Let us know what works.
> On April 30, 2016 8:24:57 AM EDT, JMZ <florentior at gmail.com> wrote:
>     Hi,
>     Okay OT but someone here must know.  I've never been able to create a
>     bootable thumb drive from iso using unetbootin.  Specifically, I need to
>     make a dban thumb drive to wipe a netbook (no cd drive). unetbootin
>     gives me a menu of scripts on bootup. This menu is useless.  Seems that
>     a lot of the thumb drive creation software is written as windows
>     software for windows users who want to create a bootable linux distro
>     iso.  That doesn't help me.  Better ideas?
>     Thanks
>     Jordan
> -- 
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