Install Linux Mint 7 KDE to a Flash Drive in Windows

Create a Linux Mint 7 Gloria KDE persistent USB Flash Drive using Windows. In the following tutorial, we explain how to use Windows and our custom script to create a Portable Linux Mint 7 KDE USB flash drive. Linux Mint 7 Gloria KDE is based on Kubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope and utilizes the KDE 4.2.4 desktop environment. Currently maintained by Clement Lefebvre, more information about Linux Mint can be found at the Official Linux Mint site.

Note: Using this tutorial, the persistent feature works just as it does in Kubuntu, allowing you to save and restore most of your changes.

Linux Mint 7 Gloria KDE Screenshot:

Linux Mint 7 KDE on USB

Distribution Home Page: linuxmint.com

Minimum Flash Drive Capacity: 4GB+

Persistent Feature: Yes

USB Linux Mint 7 KDE Flash Drive creation essentials:

  • 4GB or Larger USB Flash Drive (Fat32 formatted)
  • Linux Mint 7 KDE ISO
  • USB-Installer-For-Mint7KDE.exe

Linux Mint Flash Drive creation process:

This tutorial is obsolete! Please use the Universal USB Installer instead.

  1. Download the torrent and then download the LinuxMint-7-KDE.ISO using your favorite torrent client
  2. Download and run USB Installer For Mint 7 KDE and folow the onscreen instructions
  3. Reboot your PC and set your system BIOS or Boot Menu to boot from the USB device, save your changes and reboot booting from the USB memory stick

Upon reboot, you should have a successful launch of USB Linux Mint (Portable Linux Mint 7 KDE) from your flash memory stick.

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