Install Kiwi Linux to a Flash Drive from Windows

How to Create a Kiwi USB Key: In the following tutorial, we will explain how to quickly and easily install Kiwi Linux to a USB Flash Drive using Windows. Kiwi Linux is a minimal remix based on Ubuntu that includes Adobe Flash along with audio and video codecs for restricted formats and support for encrypted DVDs. Kiwi is for English, Romanian, and Hungarian speaking users. This Kiwi USB install tutorial does support the persistence feature, enabling you to save and restore most of your changes on subsequent boots.

Kiwi Desktop Screenshot

Looks just like Ubuntu ;)

Kiwi Flash Drive Creation Essentials

  • Windows PC to perform conversion
  • Kiwi ISO
  • 2GB or larger USB flash drive (Fat32 formatted)
  • Universal USB Installer

Distribution Home Page: http://kiwilinux.org/kiwi/en/index.html

Minimum Flash Drive Capacity: 2GB

Persistent Feature: Yes

How to Create a Kiwi USB Flash Drive using Windows

  1. Download and run our Universal USB Installer, select Kiwi and follow the onscreen instructions
  2. Once the script has finished, restart your PC and set your BIOS or Boot Menu to boot from the USB device, save your changes and reboot

You should now be able to boot from your own Live USB Kiwi 9.04. In addition any changes that you make should be saved and restored on subsequent boots.

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