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Create multiboot live Linux on a USB disk...

Project README

Only limited instructions are provided here. For detailed instruction please refer User guide

What is multibootusb?

MultiBootUSB is a cross platform* software/utility to create multi boot live Linux on a removable USB disk. It is similar to UNetbootin but many distros can be installed, provided you have enough space on the disk. MultiBootUSB also provides an option to uninstall distro(s) at any time, if you wish.

  • Only works on windows and linux

What does multibootusb do?

MultiBootUSB allows you to do the following:

  1. Install multiple live Linux and other Operating Systems to a USB disk and make it bootable without erasing existing data.
  2. Ability to uninstall installed OS later.
  3. Write ISO image directly to a USB disk (you can think of GUI for Linux dd command).
  4. Boot ISO images directly without rebooting your system using QEMU option.
  5. Boot bootable USBs without rebooting your system using QEMU option.
  6. Boot USB on UEFI/EFI system through GRUB2 bootloader (limited support).


  • On Windows:

    • The windows version of multbootusb is not a standalone program. You need to install it on windows after download. Download the latest precompiled setup binary (.exe) file from here
    • The installation is fairly simple. Double click on the executable and follow the onscreen instructions.
  • On Linux:

    Using binary method:

    • Download the installation and source files for various distros from here
    • Use your favourite package manager to install multibootusb.

    Using source code method:

    • Please follow the instructions provided here

For the rest of the guide please refer Guide section of




Use Github issue service at for help and issues.


Ian Bruce
LiQiong Lee
Alin Trăistaru (alindt) Shinji Suzuki
and many others who have given their valuable bug report/ feedback.


MultiBootUSB is brought to you by Sundar and co-authored by Ian Bruce.

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