Creating a Live USB stick with Kiwi

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The Kiwi image system lets you create bootable images for a variety of purposes. We’ll show you how to use Kiwi to create a Live USB stick.

The Kiwi image system is SUSE’s favorite entry in the recent pageant of Live Linux tools. Although Kiwi is very capable of creating an ordinary Live CD or DVD, you can also use Kiwi to generate other types of bootable images, such as Xen-based virtual images, USB stick images, and even PXE-based network boot images for thin clients. I decided to put Kiwi to work creating a bootable Linux USB stick.

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