UNetbootin

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UNetbootin
UNetbootin on Ubuntu
UNetbootin on Ubuntu
Original author(s) Geza Kovacs
Stable release release 243 / July 21, 2008; 6 years ago (2008-07-21)
Development status Size 2.9 M
Operating system Windows, Linux
Type Linux installer
License GNU General Public License
Website unetbootin.sourceforge.net

UNetbootin (Universal Netboot Installer) is a cross-platform utility that can create Linux Live USB drives and can load a variety of system utilities or install various Linux distributions and other operating systems without a CD.[1]

Development[change | change source]

UNetbootin is an open-source software project. It has 130,000+ weekly downloads.[2]

For Windows, Mac OS X and Linux systems, UNetbootin may make it possible to do without the hard drive.[3]

Packages[change | change source]

UNetbootin is part of many official software package repositories,[4] including Debian,[5] Ubuntu,[6] Fedora,[7] OpenSUSE,[8] Gentoo Linux,[9] and others.

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References[change | change source]

  1. SourceForge.net, UNetbootin distributions with built-in support; retrieved 2012-6-7.
  2. SourceForge.net, Unetbootin download stats; retrieved 2012-6-7.
  3. Dörner, Stephan. "So bleibt der PC garantiert virenfrei" (Ensuring the Viruc-free PC), Handelsblatt (Germany). June 4, 2012; excerpt, Für Windows, Mac OS X und Linux gibt es dafür das kostenlose Tool UNetbootin, ... [b]esonderer Vorteil der Live-Distribution: Sie kommt ohne Festplatte aus; retrieved 2012-6-7.
  4. ArchLinux.org, "Official repositories," excerpt, "A software repository is a storage location from which software packages may be retrieved and installed on a computer"; retrieved 2012-6-7.
  5. Debian, Package unetbootin; retrieved 2012-6-7.
  6. Unbuntu, Package unetbootin; retrieved 2012-6-7.
  7. Fedora, Package unetbootin; retrieved 2012-6-7.
  8. openSUSE, Package unetbootin; retrieved 2012-6-7.
  9. Gentoo, Package unetbootin;retrieved 2012-6-7.

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Media related to UNetbootin at Wikimedia Commons