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Old 08-02-2012, 04:58 PM   #1
jezhicka
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I'm having trouble putting damn small linux on a usb to boot from.


My friend has a netbook that doesn't have an os on it and wants me to fix that. So I need to have some sort of linux on a flash drive and boot the computer from that and install it right? I only have a 2gb flash drive and I'm kind of new to this, so I thought putting damn small linux on the flash drive would be simple. I have two programs that will write the .iso file on the usb stick, rufus, and win32diskimager. I have downloaded dsl twice, once from two different places. It's the same thing, I've unzipped everything, and have been looking for the .iso extension, and it isn't anywhere to be found. What am I doing wrong?
 
Old 08-02-2012, 05:22 PM   #2
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Give UNetbootin a try. This is what I have used successfully several times.

See this link. -->http://unetbootin.sourceforge.net/
 
Old 08-02-2012, 05:52 PM   #3
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I ended up finding a website called pindrivelinux, I don't know what my problem was before, I guess it was the programs I was using, but the website made everything so simple, and it's fixed now
 
  


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