Install Wolvix to a Flash Drive using Windows

Run Wolvix from a USB Flash Drive: In the following section, I will show you one way to quickly install Wolvix to a USB Flash Drive from Windows using our Universal USB Installer. Wolvix is a Linux distribution created by Kenneth 'Wolven' Granerud. It is based on Slackware and the Linux Live scripts from (SLAX). It utilizes an Xfce desktop environment and comes packed with a multitude of  development, graphics, multimedia, network and office applications.

Wolvix Linux Desktop Screenshot

Wolvix Linux Desktop Screenshot

Distribution Home Page: http://wolvix.org

Minimum Flash Drive Capacity: 625MB (before persistence)

Persistent Feature: Yes

Wolvix Live USB Flash Drive Creation Essentials

  • Windows PC to perform conversion
  • wolvix-2.0.0-build58.iso
  • 1GB or larger USB flash drive (fat32 formatted)
  • Universal USB Installer (does the USB conversion)

Live USB Flash Drive Creation tutorial for Wolvix

  1. Download the wolvix-2.0.0-build58.iso
  2. Download and launch our Universal USB Installer, select (Try Some Other Live Linux ISO) from the end of the list and follow the onscreen instructions
  3. 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

If all went well, you should be booting from your Wolvix USB.

Username and Password for Wolvix Login:

Username: root

Password: toor

Optional – How to Set up Wolvix Persistence:

Wolvix Frugal Persistent Install

  1. Click Wolvix Control Panel Icon from the Desktop
  2. Click The Storage Tab, then click the Create WolvixSave Icon
  3. Select your Flash Drive from the droplist (you can type fdisk -l in a terminal to locate the device)
  4. Set File Size and click Create

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