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Create a live USB from Ubuntu 11.10 with LinuxLive USB Creator


Capture d'écran - Installation de Linux Live USB Creator, étape n°1

Installing an operating system from a USB stick is an increasingly common method, possible with Windows 7, MacOS X and Linux. We're talking about Live USB, which allows you to install and test the system in the same way as a live CD. This tutorial will teach you how to create your live USB for Linux Ubuntu 11.10 from Windows.

Step 1 — Download Ubuntu 11.10

You know, we first need to download the ISO of the latest version of Linux Ubuntu:

Ubuntu 11.10 (662.8) MiB, 4.539 downloads)

Step 2 — Download Linux Live USB Creator

This Windows utility will allow us to create your live USB assisted way.

Linux Live USB Creator (4.3) MiB, 7,121 téléchargements)

Step 3 — Installation of Linux Live USB Creator

Once downloaded, double-click the executable and follow the different installation steps.

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Screenshot — Installation of Linux Live USB Creator, step #1

First click on the traditional Next. Then choose the installation path and then do Install.

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Screenshot — Linux Live USB Creator Installation, Step 2

Wait for a few moments, the time of installation.

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Screenshot — Installation of Linux Live USB Creator, step #3

To finish, click on Close.

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Screenshot — Linux Live USB Creator Installation, Step 4

The software then launches automatically. This one is a bit special visually speaking, but still remains effective!

Capture d'écran - Assistant Linux Live USB Creator
Screenshot — Linux Live USB Creator Assistant

Now follow the steps in order:

  1. Insert your USB stick and select it from the drop down list;
  2. Indicate the location of the Ubuntu ISO file;
  3. Check all the boxes in step 4;
  4. Click on the flash to start the installation process;
Capture d'écran - Assistant Linux Live USB Creator
Screenshot — Linux Live USB Creator Assistant

Wait a few minutes: your Ubuntu 11.10 USB stick is ready!

All you have to do is restart and boot your PC to test and/or install Ubuntu. Note that it is likely that the BIOS is not properly configured to boot on a USB stick.

To go further, know that you can also install Mac OS X or Windows 7 from USB stick.

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