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Old 10-03-2010, 12:20 AM   #1
hunzak
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Make bootable usb Flash drive


Hello,
I am a newbie. I want to make bootable Usb drive to boot Peppermint ice distro. My net-book is "Asus Eee pc with 250G HDD with win7".My Usb flash drive is "Kingston 8gb data Traveler 101". I want to put Peppermint ice on a 500GB western digital External HDD. I intent to format it to accept Linux distro and put boot sector on it for multi booting. AS i want keep my windows software at-least for now. I have Empty D: drive. But for now i want to keep it for windows software and data.
I did download peppermint ice Os on to my windows 7 desktop.

So for my attempts have not been sucessful. could any body tell in simple instructions to make a bootable usb, with peppermint ice iso files.
Any thing is helpful.
thanks
Hunza
 
Old 10-03-2010, 12:28 AM   #2
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Are you trying to make a bootable usb that you can then use to install linux? If so then check out the link below.

http://unetbootin.sourceforge.net/
 
Old 10-03-2010, 12:30 AM   #3
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Welcome to LQ hunzak.

There are applications that will make the process simple and painless for you. All you need to do is choose which one you want to use. See this thread for more info: http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...taller-831604/
 
Old 10-03-2010, 07:59 PM   #4
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See also pendrivelinux.com for many how-to's.
 
Old 10-11-2010, 01:32 PM   #5
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Thak you for all the help:

I was unable to make boot-able USB drive, in-spite of fact my net book accept booting from USB. However i was able to burn a ISO dick, DM5SUM. using Nero Free graphical DM5SUM ( very easy) then only able to burn by ISO burner. all other methods gave me a toast. I then dual booted using Grub2,which is part of peppermint ice distro, by manually formating D:, as ext4. using small USB for Linux-swap.

Even though i was not successful in my original quest. for now i consider my problem solved. This may be simple solution for all New-bie like me.
Hunzak
 
Old 10-11-2010, 02:42 PM   #6
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Even though i was not successful in my original quest. for now i consider my problem solved. This may be simple solution for all New-bie like me.
Hunzak
Congrats, can you edit your post and mark it as [SOLVED].
 
  


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