Install Knoppix to a USB Flash Drive in Windows

How to Install Knoppix to a USB Flash Drive using Windows and our third party Universal USB Installer. Knoppix Linux is a Free Open Source Live Linux compilation created by Klaus Knopper. It features amongst many things automatic hardware detection and a unique persistence feature with encryption capabilities. Knoppix is based on Debian GNU/Linux and utilizes a lightweight LXDE desktop environment.

Knoppix Desktop Screenshot

Knoppix Desktop Screenshot

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Minimum Flash Drive Capacity: 1GB

Persistent Feature: Yes

Essentials to easily put Knoppix on USB

  • 1GB or Larger USB Flash Pen Drive (fat32 formatted)
  • Windows PC to perform the conversion (XP, Vista or 7)
  • Knoppix Linux ISO
  • Universal USB Installer

How to easily put Knoppix on your USB Device

  1. Download and run our Universal USB Installer, select KNOPPIX and follow the onscreen instructions
  2. Reboot your PC and set your system BIOS or Boot Menu to boot from the USB device, save your changes and reboot

Upon reboot, you should be running  Knoppix from your USB memory stick.

Follow the onscreen prompts during boot to make an encrypted persistent overlay.

Install Knoppix to a USB Flash Drive in Windows published under Flash drive installs using Windows