Run Linux from a USB drive with Universal USB Installer

Run Linux from a USB drive with Universal USB Installer



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The Universal USB Installer is easy to use. Simply choose a Live Linux Distribution, the ISO file, your Flash Drive and, Click Install. Upon completion, you should have a ready to run bootable USB Flash Drive with your select operating system installed. Other features include; Persistence (if available) – note that casper persistence will only work with fat16 or fat32 formatted drives.

What’s New:

  • Updated to support writable persistence for Lubuntu, Xubuntu, Kubuntu versions 20.04+.
  • Added Wipe option to reformat and restore a USB flash drive. Included a Try via DD option. Updated Archbang and Archlinux to use dd rawwrite method. Updated AmogOS download link.
  • Update AmogOS with persistence download link.
  • Update to support AmogOS and HDClone.
  • Re-enable the ability to run from earlier versions of Windows. Moved checkpoint to simply prevent NTFS format option from appearing on systems prior to Windows 8.
  • Quick revision to disallow (Disk 0) from being displayed.
  • Set to show Local Drives in addition to USB Drives. Included a confirmation prompt before proceeding to format a drive. Implemented a checkpoint to prevent from running if Operating System is not at least Windows 8.

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