Creating bootable images in a GUI


Kindd is aimed at newcomers who prefer GUIs. However, unless you use the software as a binary package on Arch Linux and its derivatives, it is difficult to build it yourself. Even with Void Linux, I was unable to do this without some adjustments despite reading the manual. Since the software is still fairly new and unpolished, I asked the developer how to proceed with Kindd [7], but his answer was fairly vague.

Once installed, Kindd at least keeps its promises. In the worst case, if you have several USB sticks plugged in, you might overwrite the wrong one, but never a system partition, which can happen when using dd. I didn't find the tool's GUI really thrilling, and the themes on offer did little to change my impression. However, you will not be working with Kindd for hours on end, so this is not a deal breaker.

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Ferdinand Thommes lives and works as a Linux developer, freelance writer, and tour guide in Berlin.

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