LinuxLive USB Creator or LiLi is a free and open-source software for Windows, this software allows you to creates portable, bootable and virtualized USB stick running Linux. LiLi is an all-in-one swiss army knife for creating bootable USB drives for just about any Linux distribution. You can choose an ISO image you’ve already downloaded yourself or use the Download button and select a Linux distribution (Ubuntu is a good choice to begin).
LinuxLive USB Creator or LiLi is designed to be used by both beginners and geeks. If you are a beginner, LiLi will let you try Linux for the first time, keeping Windows clean of any modifications and if you are a geek, LiLi will allow you to test almost any Linux distributions directly from Windows, or just install them from a USB flash drive instead of CDs.
LiLi USB Creator (Linux Live USB Creator) makes it easy to try out some of the available Linux variations, including Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Fedora, Debian and many others. The program can automatically download the distribution you want to use, or you can create the Live USB drive from an existing ISO image or CD. LiLi USB Creator offers an easy to use (almost too toy-like) interface that makes it easy, even for non-technical users, to experiment with Linux without the need for a spare computer or dual booting.
Lili even comes with a built-in virtualization feature (VirtualBox) that lets you run Linux from within Windows without the need to reboot. Other features include support for data persistence (Live USB), hidden install option, intelligent drive formatting and more.
LinuxLive USB Creator Features:
- Supports hundreds of Linux distributions
- No reboot needed
- Totally free and open-source
- Persistence on selected Linux
- SmartClean and SmartDownload
- Available in a lot of languages
- Really easy to use
- Automatic integrity check
- And much more …
If you decide to create your own bootable USB drive from a Windows machine for your favorite Linux distribution I highly recommend using the free LinuxLive USB Creator a.k.a. LiLi.
Download: LinuxLive USB Creator 2.8.14 (4.5 MB)