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Universal USB Installer Alternatives for Linux

Universal USB Installer is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is Ventoy, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Universal USB Installer and 18 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Universal USB Installer are balenaEtcher, UNetbootin, MultiBootUSB and WoeUSB.

Universal USB Installer alternatives are mainly Bootable USB Creators but may also be Linux Distros. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Universal USB Installer.
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  • Windows

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  1. Ventoy is an open source tool to create bootable USB drive for ISO files. With ventoy, you don't need to format the disk again and again, you just need to copy the iso file to the USB drive and boot it.

    ⚫︎ PortableVentoy can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  2. balenaEtcher is a free and open-source image burner with support for Windows, macOS and GNU/Linux. It makes USB and SD card image burning as simple and fast as possible.

    ⚫︎ PortablebalenaEtcher can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Almost everyone thinks balenaEtcher is a great alternative to Universal USB Installer.

    balenaEtcher is really the easiest program to make bootable usb sticks: you select your iso/img, you select your usb stick and you let your computer do the rest of the magic and a few minutes later you are ready to go!

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    Does essentially the same thing - but a little easier to use!

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  3. UNetbootin (Universal Netboot Installer) is a cross-platform utility that can load Linux and other distributions to a partition or USB drive.

    ⚫︎ PortableUNetbootin can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Most users think UNetbootin is a great alternative to Universal USB Installer.

    It can create persistent bootable USBs.

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  4. MultiBootUSB is a software to create multi boot live Linux on a removable media i.e USB disk. It is similar to UNetbootin but many distros can be installed, provided you have enough space on the disk.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceMultiBootUSB either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    Discontinued

    The project seems no longer developed and the official website is no longer available. Last version, 9.2.0, released in April 2018, can be still downloaded from GitHub.

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    Almost everyone thinks MultiBootUSB is a great alternative to Universal USB Installer.
  5. WoeUSB is a simple tool that enable you to create your own usb stick windows installer from an iso image or a real DVD. It is a fork of Congelli501 s WinUSB.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceWoeUSB either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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  6. ROSA Image Writer icon

    ROSA Image Writer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Optical drives are rapidly disappearing from our computers of all kinds, and consequently installing operating systems from USB flash disks is becoming increasingly popular.

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    Discontinued

    Last update was in 2016.

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  7. SUSE Studio ImageWriter icon

    SUSE Studio ImageWriter

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Utility for writing raw disk images & hybrid isos to USB keys.

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  8. MultiSystem is an awesome Linux tool for creating multiboot USB drives, developed by François Fabre (http://liveusb.info/dotclear/).

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    Deepin Boot Maker

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Deepin Boot Maker is a boot maker developed by Deepin Technology Team. It is simple in interface and easy to operate. It helps users to easily make deepin boot disk.

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  10. mintstick

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Linux Mint

    Linux Mint's USB Image Writer (mintstick) is an easy to use and dependable means of creating bootable USBs.

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