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UNetbootin: Lets you make live Linux bootable USB drive

Many people like to use Linux operating system without installing it on their computer. In order to do that, either a live bootable Linux CD/DVD or a live bootable USB drive is required. Bootable USB drive has many advantages, it is too handy and you need not to burn a Linux OS onto a DVD . Making a bootable Linux live USB drive is very easy with the freeware program UNetbootin.

UNetbootin lets you to make bootable Live USB drives for a variety of Linux distributions such as Ubuntu, Fedora, Debian, openSUSE, etc from Windows or Linux operating system. You can use either downloaded Linux ISO file (CD image) or can be directly download a Linux operating system (if you have a broadband internet connection) from the app itself.

Download (3.9Mb) and run UNetbootin (no installation needed), then select a Linux ISO (CD image) file, floppy/hard disk image, or kernel and initrd files. If in doubt use the ISO file. If you're using an ISO file, that is all you required, just press "OK" to start installing. More information and download is available from ‘


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