Put Ubuntu on USB using Windows

Create an Ubuntu Live USB Flash Drive from within Windows. In the following tutorial, we show you an easy way to put Ubuntu on a USB Flash Drive using Windows. Once finished, you should be able to successfully run Ubuntu directly from your Flash Drive just as you could from a Live CD. Here we will also utilize Ubuntus' casper-rw feature via this installation method. So you can rest assured that you will still be able to persistently save and restore your changes on subsequent boots.

Ubuntu is a distribution offered by Canonical. Originally based upon and derived from Debian Linux.  It has been further improved, remixed and remastered. Furthermore it has become a well known staple Linux distribution. It is used the World over by many. While being Loved by all!

Live Ubuntu running on a USB Flash Drive

Ubuntu on a USB Flash Drive

Distribution Home Page: ubuntu.com

Persistent Feature: Yes


  • Windows PC to perform conversion
  • Ubuntu ISO
  • USB flash drive
  • YUMI Multiboot Tool

How to create an Ubuntu Live USB Flash Drive

  1. Download and launch our Bootable USB creation software. Then simply 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 be booting from your own personal Ubuntu Live on USB. Moreover, you should also be able to use the flash drive to install the full distribution to a Hard Drive.

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