How To Install Unetbootin "create Live USB drives" In Ubuntu

December 16, 2013 | By
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Linux geeks love to try and test different linux distros and a tool that plays a very important role in this 'distro testing journey' is the Unetbootin tool. Unetbootin is a free cross-platform tool that can be used to create Live USB drives for many linux distributions such as Ubuntu, Fedora, Slax, SliTaz, Xubuntu, Zenwalk etc.

What does all of this mean to a beginner? Dear novice linux user, we are here to help you and show the right way to the linux knowledge, so don't worry. Once you create a Live USB drive with your favourite linux distro, it means that you can install or run it in a machine via the usb stick.

Why should I use Unetbootin?

There are many reasons why you should use Unetbootin tool, but for me there are three very important reasons why I keep using it:

  1. It is free
  2. Say goodbye to cds and save cash
  3. Very practical tool, you can format the usb, load another distro, another one, another one...

Ok binary geeks, do you want to learn how to install the latest version of Unetbooting so you can stay updated with the latest features, security fixes and improvements? Ok, download Unetbootin for linux.

After the file is downloaded, cd to the directory where you saved it and run the following command to add execute permission.

chmod +x unetbootin-linux-585

how to install the latest unetbootin in ubuntu

Then type the following command in the terminal to execute the program.

chmod +x unetbootin-linux-585

Enjoy it guys!

how to install the latest unetbootin in ubuntu

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