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Old 09-11-2010, 04:22 PM   #1
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Question UNetBootIn vs. Universal-USB-Installer?


I know of two utilities on Windows to burn Linux live distros on USB keydrives: UNetBootIn and Universal-USB-Installer.

I know nothing about what is required to make a USB keydrive bootable and run from it, and I was wondering if...
- those two utilies have the exact same features, and just use a different UI
- there are yet other utilies for Windows I should know about?

Thank you.
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In my opinion, UnetBootin offers more options than Universal-USB-Installer. If you don't need to make a custom install, I would go with UUI.

There is another contender: LinuxLive USB Creator.
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There is also another contender: the 'usb-creator.exe' application on the Ubuntu 10.10 Live CD.
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Thanks guys for the links.
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Lightbulb Two (recent) Windows USB multi-boot tools

Yumi ( offers to be the successor of the MultibootISOs program.

I also found Sardu (, it is MORE GUI then the GUI of Yumi, and also offers more implicit support for Windows-based ISO's.

Both programs come with download link and a list of confirmed distributions that work.

Placing all ISO's in Yumi's executable folder should add them all in once, but I got adding multiple iso's only working with Sardu. I asked support, for documentation contradicts...



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