Wednesday, August 10, 2016

10 minutes, 2 downloads, 1 USB Flash Drive. Test PuppyLinux using a MS Windows computer.

How Can I test drive a Linux or BSD Distribution, starting from MS Windows and a USB Flash Drive?

Take 10 minutes, 2 downloads, 1 USB Flash Drive to create a bootable USB flash drive with PuppyLinux  Operating System from any version of MS Windows; Vista, XP, 7, 8   

  1. First Download try with Slacko 6.3.2 Puppy Linux .ISO file   200 Megabyte download.Here is the download URL Link   32 bit or 64 bit your choice!
  2.  Second Download , Rufus.exe the 1.5 Megabytge USB Writer program for MS Windows
  3. Optional USB Writer program Etcher,  70 Megabytes download for MS Windows, MAC OS, Linux.  URL Link Burn images to SD cards & USB drives, safe & easy.
  4. Use Rufus.exe or  to write / burn the .ISO file to a USB Flash Drive.
  5. Leave the USB Flash drive inserted and reboot the computer.  The computer should boot from the USB Flash drive.  If not change the BIOS drive boot order to boot from a USB Flash Drive first, the CD-ROM second, and the hard drive third.