Make a USB NimbleX Bootable Flash Drive

Make a USB NimbleX; The following covers the process of creating a NimbleX Bootable USB flash drive by using the Live CD. Much like SLAX, this tiny Slackware based release is (less than 200MB). It was originally designed to fit on a 8cm CD. The screenshots and original tutorial was originally put together and submitted by Georgescu Ciprian, and then edited by Lance.

Distribution Home Page: Project Page
Minimum Flash Drive Capacity: 256MB
Persistent Feature: Yes

  • USB flash drive
  • NimbleX ISO
  • CD Burner

NimbleX running from a Flash Drive

USB NimbleX

How to create a NimbleX Bootable USB Flash Drive

  1. Download the ISO and burn to a CD.
  2. Boot your PC from the CD.
  3. From the Home icon (on the Desktop), double-click the "NimbleX USB Install" icon.
  4. Press Enter or click (OK) after you have read the installer notice.
    NimbleX USB Installer Notice
  5. Carefully select which drive you want to install to.
    Select a USB device to install NibleX to
  6. Adjust how much space to reserve for your NimbleX USB.
    Set partition size for the NimbleX USB Install
  7. Read the format warning and, if you are sure press Enter.
    Repartition Warning message
  8. The next three Screenshots show the USB installation progress.
    Nimblex USB flash drive install in progress…
  9. You can make a choice to save changes persistently (persistence).
    Save changes? NimbleX Persistence
  10. The last screen tells you that the Bootable USB creation is complete.
    Finished NimbleX USB install

That is all there is to it. You can now proceed to reboot, set your system BIOS to Boot from the USB, and begin booting from your Live USB Nimblex flash drive.