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For those who has UNetBootin problems

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#1
I've spent a few days battling UNetBootin under windows, because after the first run on a USB drive it refuses to write data to MBR. After many unsuccessful attempts to fix it, had to search for alternatives.

I found this little tool, called Universal USB Installer from PendriveLinux. It worked fine and, in contrast to Unetbootin, has the ability to download the latest distribution, insteadd of the fixed links to certain versions.

So, if you have problems with booting from USB drive, give it a try.
http://www.pendrivelinux.com/
 
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#2
ive used unetbootbin, pendrive, and rufus.
rufus does seem to be the fastest and easiest sometimes, but they all have their place.
http://rufus.akeo.ie/
 
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i dont know if im to late or if u already know about it..,but only tools for making linux usb is Lili usb creator
http://www.linuxliveusb.com/
lot of options there and never let me down...
 
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I've spent a few days battling UNetBootin under windows, because after the first run on a USB drive it refuses to write data to MBR. After many unsuccessful attempts to fix it, had to search for alternatives.

I found this little tool, called Universal USB Installer from PendriveLinux. It worked fine and, in contrast to Unetbootin, has the ability to download the latest distribution, insteadd of the fixed links to certain versions.

So, if you have problems with booting from USB drive, give it a try.
http://www.pendrivelinux.com/
+1 for Universal USB Installer
 
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#5
Did you know it is as simple as doing

Code:
cp my_fave_linux_distro.iso /dev/sdX
and finish with
Code:
sync
to get an immediately bootable linux usb key ?

The /dev/sdX drive above is your UNMOUNTED usb key, please make sure to point toward the usb key root drive (sdX), not the partition inside it (sdXY)
 
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Will try that out some day ^

Thanks.