Create Live Bootable USB drive with UNetboot Linux

  • Latest version :
  • Last Updated : December 28, 2020
  • License : Freeware
  • OS : Linux
  • File size : 27.18 MB


UNetbootin Linux is an open-source and multi-platform application that provides a convenient way for users to create bootable Live USB flash drives that are distributed as modified ISO images with different Linux and BSD-based operating systems. It is also known as "Universal Netboot Installer" application that is running on operating systems such as Linux, Microsoft Windows, and Mac OS X, enabling people who want to install Linux on a computer that does not have a CD or DVD-ROM drive, such as laptops and netbooks which are ultra-portable.

How to install and use UNetbootin Linux

Additionally, you can install Linux on a USB using UNetbootin. To do that, you need a 4 GB USB flash drive, a computer that is running Windows, Ubuntu, or Mac. Also, Linux ISO image must be downloaded on your device such as Puppy, Linux, Mint, Ubuntu, etc. First, download UNetbootin on your device. We provide you the download link on this site. The only thing you have to do is select your operating system and click on the download button. Then the application will be downloaded onto your device automatically. When the downloading process is completed, double click on it. If you are switching from a Windows computer, there are two options.

You can let the UNetbootin download the iso. Select the distro from the list and click OK. It needs an internet connection. Another option is you can download the distro manually and select it from the computer. Note that WinZip and WinRar will attempt to associate the image as a compressed file on Windows. In both applications, you must edit file associations so that the image you download will stay in the .iso format. Then download the iso. image and select the version you need. Before you run UNetbootin, make sure you insert a USB flash drive. Select and install the .iso file. The correct flash drive to install is automatically allocated by UNetbootin. You will see which drive is assigned on Windows.

Features of UNetbootin Linux

UNetbootin Linux supported distributions