Create a USB Recovery Is Possible (RIP) Linux bootable flash drive using YUMI from within Windows. RIP Linux is a Salckware based distribution created by Kent Robotti. It can be used for USB recovery and system maintenance.
Boot into an X Windows environment or run the OS without any GUI. Both 32bit and 64 bit kernels are available within the same distribution.
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USB Recovery is Possible | RIP Linux
RIP Linux also known as RIP (Recovery Is Possible) is a lightweight, Slackware or Debian based Linux distribution (depending on the version). It was created primarily to be used for system recovery and maintenance purposes. Here are some of its features:
- This systems tool is intended for system administrators and users who need a portable toolset for system recovery, data backup, and system maintenance tasks.
- It is distributed as an ISO image. You can boot and run it directly from a CD or bootable USB without installing it on your hard drive. This makes the tool particularly useful for rescue and recovery operations.
- This tiny and portable Operating System includes a variety of command line and graphical tools for tasks like disk partitioning, data recovery, system backup, and password resetting. Popular titles such as the following are included:
- Midnight Commander file manager
- TestDisk to recover deleted partitions.
- GParted, fdisk, cfdisk, parted partition managers.
- PhotoRec to recover deleted files.
- ntfsprogs for managing ntfs filesystems.
- It supports various filesystems, including ext2/3/4, NTFS, FAT, and more, allowing you to work with a wide range of storage devices.
Home Page: RIP Project Page
Persistent Feature: Untested
Essentials to Boot RIP Linux from USB
- Windows PC (to perform the Install in this case)
- USB flash drive
How to create a RIP Linux Bootable USB
To create a RIP Linux Bootable USB flash drive,
- Download and launch YUMI
- Step 1: Select your flash drive from the drop list.
Step 2: Then choose RIP Linux (Recovery Distro) from the list.
Step 3: Browse to your RIP Linux ISO, and then click Create.
- Once YUMI has finished, reboot your PC and set your BIOS or Boot menu to boot directly from the USB device.
- Then boot up from your recovery is possible bootable USB.
If all went well, you should now be presented with the YUMI Boot Menu containing a new entry to "Run RIP Linux from USB".