If you want to a easy software you should utilize to create bootable USB drives with a number of working techniques, then contemplate YUMI, which implies ‘Your Universal Multiboot Integrator.’ You may even use the light-weight and free software to incorporate different helpful utilities in your bootable disk, together with diagnostic, disk cloning and antivirus instruments. YUMI is just like different Universal USB Installers, however it helps the set up and uninstallation of a number of distributions.
The software boots extracted distributions utilizing syslinux, and if obligatory, it boots a number of ISO information utilizing grub. It was primarily designed to run completely different “LIVE Linux” Operating Systems. In different phrases, it’s meant to run the OS stay from USB as an alternative of putting in it on a tough drive.
YUMI is a transportable software that doesn’t require set up, which permits customers to put it aside on completely different storage media, together with native arduous disks and USB flash drives. This makes it doable to make use of the applying on a number of computer systems from a single USB disk.
The course of of making a bootable USB disk requires three steps:
- Selecting the drive to make use of as USB system
- Selecting an appropriate distribution of Linux
- Selecting a related ISO file
The second step offered us with a protracted drop-down checklist of Linux distributions, together with Debian Live, Fedora, Linux Mint and OpenSUSE Live, all with both 32- or 64-bit variations. We may additionally select to view or take away put in distributions and format the USB drive we chosen. We then clicked the ‘Create’ button to initialize the method.
We added different distributions by working the applying a number of instances. We may additionally add varied utilities like Boot Repair Disk, Partition Wizard, Offline NT Password and Registry Editor, System Rescue CD, HP SmartStart, antivirus applications and installers for various Windows working techniques.
YUMI can obtain information you need to embrace in your bootable disk if they don’t seem to be out there regionally.
We discovered it comparatively simple to create bootable USB flash drives with a number of working techniques and different utilities utilizing YUMI, however we observed that it required important length and a few superior information, particularly concerning the LINUX platform. Its documentation offered scanty particulars, and we discovered some issues by trial and error. For instance, we found that some ISO information weren’t appropriate with some kinds of USB gadgets, and others solely labored with FAT drives.