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This package was approved as a trusted package on 3/21/2019.

UNetbootin allows you to create bootable Live USB drives for Ubuntu and other Linux distributions without burning a CD. You can either let UNetbootin download one of the many distributions supported out-of-the-box for you, or supply your own Linux .iso file.

Development guide

To install UNetbootin, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install unetbootin --version 6.5.5

To upgrade UNetbootin, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade unetbootin --version 6.5.5


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'unetbootin'
    $url = ''
    $checksum = '26d0fdc45df268563032a742c78745db0b860bc54e0091e61b6104aac7023bd9'
    $checksumType = 'sha256'
    $toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $installFile = Join-Path $toolsDir "$($packageName).exe"
    Get-ChocolateyWebFile -PackageName "$packageName" `
                          -FileFullPath "$installFile" `
                          -Url "$url" `
                          -Checksum "$checksum" `
                          -ChecksumType "$checksumType"
    Write-Verbose "Create an empty sidecar metadata file for shimgen.exe to designate gui"
    Set-Content -Path ("$installFile.gui") `
                -Value $null

Virus Scan Results

In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

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This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Geza Kovacs


© 2008 Geza Kovacs


Release Notes


  • Geza Kovacs is looking for a new maintainer to take over UNetbootin software.


  • Automatically built and uploaded by dtgm

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
UNetbootin 6.5.5 3028 Thursday, July 27, 2017 approved
UNetbootin 6.4.7 1002 Monday, May 1, 2017 approved
UNetbootin 6.3.8 381 Monday, April 24, 2017 approved
UNetbootin 6.3.1 40 Thursday, August 2, 2018 approved
UNetbootin 6.2.5 1235 Tuesday, May 17, 2016 approved
UNetbootin 6.1.3 197 Saturday, May 14, 2016 approved
UNetbootin 6.0.8 2524 Friday, June 6, 2014 approved
UNetbootin 5.8.5 681 Monday, July 22, 2013  
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