Linux Live USB Creator (LiLi) from Windows

Linux Live USB Creator (aka LiLi) is another nice tool you can use to install various Linux compilations, versions and distributions to a USB flash drive. The end result is a Bootable Live USB (with persistence as well in some cases). Created by Thibaut Lauzière, LiLi USB creator formerly known as uSbuntu Live creator, can make a Linux Bootable USB flash drive from a source Image, ISO, or CD. The tool can also download the IMG or ISO file for you.

But this boot tool doesn't stop there. You can also use LiLi USB creator to install a Portable VirtualBox on your USB drive. Allowing you to boot your Portable Linux installation emulated from inside of Windows.

Choose to boot directly from your flash drive natively, assuming the computer supports booting from USB. Or alternately from a running Windows environment by Running Virtualbox from USB.

LiLi Live Linux USB Creator

Linux Live USB Creator

LiLi Website: Home Page

How to install and use Linux Live USB Creator

  1. Download Linux Live USB Creator and extract the zip to your PC
  2. Run LiLi USB Creator.exe from the Linux Live USB creator folder
  3. Simply follow Steps 1- 5 from the Menu, optionally choosing persistence. Create

Once the process completes, you should have a portable Linux distribution you can carry with you in your pocket. The resulting Linux bootable USB should run from any PC that supports booting from a USB device.