Mac Linux USB Loader

Tool allowing you to put a Linux distribution on a USB drive and make it bootable on Intel Macs using EFI.


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What is Mac Linux USB Loader?

Mac Linux USB Loader is an application that allows you to create bootable USB drives containing a Linux distribution that can boot natively on Apple's Macintosh computers using their EFI system, regardless of whether or not the selected distribution has UEFI support. It is available in English, Spanish and Traditional Chinese. For information on the supported languages, or if you want to help translate, please see here. Mac Linux USB Loader has a number of features:

Click here to download the latest stable version of Mac Linux USB Loader. You can see all releases, including betas, along with download links here (if, for instance, you want to use an older version), and ancient, seriously old versions (like my initial, pre-1.0 betas) can be found here, though you really shouldn't download those unless you have a good reason.

If you're using Homebrew Cask, you can install with this command:

brew cask install mac-linux-usb-loader

If you're a developer, hacker, or just computer-savvy, you can build the program from source code too. You can download the source code from the links above. You can also clone the source from git and build from the command line. Note that if you have to ask, "what's git?" then this is not the best way to obtain Mac Linux USB Loader.

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