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

Roger linux.rog at gmail.com
Sat Apr 30 13:57:55 UTC 2016


Try 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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