It 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 computer 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's user interface has been built with simplicity in mind. It is quite straightforward.
Best place to start is the Online User's Guide.
In a nutshell, creating a Live USB with LiLi is a five steps process :
- Choose your USB key
- Choose your source (ISO, CD or Download)
- Choose the size of persistence (available on selected Linux only)
- Select the options (Portable Virtualization, hidden install, format)
- Create !
- Free and Open-Source
- No reboot needed : built-in virtualization feature that lets you run your Linux in Windows just out of the box !
- Supports many Linux distributions : Ubuntu, Mint, Fedora, Debian, PCLinuxOS, OpenSUSE, Sabayon, ArchLinux ... see full list
- Persistence : Save datas and install software on your Live USB
- SmartClean : Clean your key from any previous Live USB.
- SmartDownload : One-click download any supported Linux directly from the fastest mirror
- Available in various languages : Dutch,English,French,German,Hungarian,Italian,Japanese,Korean,Norwegian,Portuguese,Russian,Spanish,Swedish
- Intelligent processing : works with many Linux, even if they are not officially supported. Can recognize almost any file.
- Hidden install : LiLi hides the Linux install, your key stays clean
- File integrity : tells you if your ISO is corrupted
- No format needed if already using FAT16 or FAT32
- Intelligent format : can format disks bigger than 32 GB
- Auto-update : automatic updates when new Linux distributions are available
- Dual mode : Also works with .IMG files (experimental)
- software is coded using AutoIT (very easy language)
- uses syslinux 3.X, syslinux 4.X or Grub4Dos depending on selected Linux
- uses a custom version of Portable-VirtualBox
- uses 7zip to extract ISO
Edited by Thibaut, 17 January 2011 - 02:51 PM.