YUMI v2.0.4.9 Updated

billon on 7 May 2017
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  • Released on 6 May 2017
  • Suggested by webfork

YUMI (Your Universal Multiboot Installer) can be used to create a multi-boot USB flash drive containing multiple operating systems, antivirus utilities, disc cloning, diagnostic tools, and more. Aside from a few distributions, all files are stored within the Multiboot folder, making for a nicely organized Multiboot Drive that can still be used for other storage purposes. YUMI uses syslinux to boot extracted distributions stored on the USB device, and reverts to using grub to Boot Multiple ISO files from USB, if necessary.

YUMI works much like Universal USB Installer, except it can be used to install more than one distribution to run from your USB. Distributions can also be uninstalled.

Note: YUMI v2.x can't remove distributions previously installed with Legacy YUMI! Although no longer supported, you can still Download Legacy YUMI.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10 / Wine
Writes settings to: None
Stealth: ? Yes
License: GPL
How to extract: Download the EXE to a folder of your choice. Launch YUMI-x.x.x.x.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: Universal USB Installer
What's new?
  • Added option to set Windows to Go VHD file size.
  • Update to support Neon, Finnix, Devuan, Vinari OS and Ubuntu Budgie.
  • Fixed broken Debian Live entry.

7 comments on YUMI  The Portable Freeware Collection Latest Entries Feed

webfork 2013-02-16 03:10

Tested out the other day to get both DBAN and then Knoppix on a USB drive and it worked very well. I was initially annoyed that the tool wasn't automatically downloading and writing: I had to let it launch a web browser to download the ISO, then direct the tool where to get it, and then start creating a USB boot drive. However, I couldn't think of a way this could be done automatically without getting on my nerves (what do you do with the ISO after it's burned - delete it? how?).

I've tested a few other programs but the sheer number and categories of free distributions was reason enough to keep this handy. Wow.

v0.0.8.7

Midas 2013-02-16 16:40

I use YUMI in conjunction with 'Command Prompt Here' and 'WGET for Windows'...

If I don't already have the relevant ISO file, I let YUMI open the respective download page, find the download link, and right-click to copy it;

Then I right-click the folder where I launched YUMI from (but any folder will work) to open a local command console and simply write "wget " and right-click again to paste the download link -- WGET will proceed to download really fast (no GUI overhead) and is intelligent enough to follow Sourceforge mirror redirectors, for example...

Point YUMI to the downloaded file and let it do its thing; when done, just delete the file if you have no use for it.

Final note: to have WGET available system wide, put the exe somewhere in your path (%WINDIR% is the easiest); options can easily be set with a 'wget.ini' placed alongside.

http://www.petri.co.il/add_command_prompt_here_shortcut_to_windows_explorer.htm
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/27778-open-command-window-here.html
http://users.ugent.be/~bpuype/wget/

v0.0.8.7

wolfyreload 2013-04-16 15:19

I've been using this instead of Unetbootin and LinuxLive USB Creator (LiLi) for the last 6 months or so. Not as pretty at LiLi but its fantastic being able to easily add multiple Linux distros and even Windows Installs onto a single flash drive.

v0.0.9.4

Midas 2013-11-06 12:56

BEWARE: just in case you haven't noticed, v1.9.9.0 is in fact v2 Beta, and not fully compatible with previous versions (latest v1 is v0.1.1.0, still available for download from YUMI's webpage)...

v1.9.9.0

misan 2014-01-14 15:38

@Midas: Thanks.

v1.9.9.9B

AndTheWolf 2015-04-17 17:09

Version 2.0.1.6 has been out for about a month.

v2.0.1.5

Checker 2015-04-17 18:53

I came ... I saw ... I updated ;)
@ AndTheWolf: Thanks for notifying and sorry for the delay. I'll have to check my update-tool later.

v2.0.1.6

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