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Downloads:

46,339

Downloads of v 2.2:

1,674

Last Update:

24 Jun 2015

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Pete "Akeo" Batard

Tags:

liveusb linux windows

Rufus (Install)

This is not the latest version of Rufus (Install) available.

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2.2 | Updated: 24 Jun 2015

Downloads:

46,339

Downloads of v 2.2:

1,674

Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Pete "Akeo" Batard

Rufus (Install) 2.2

This is not the latest version of Rufus (Install) available.

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NOTE

This package is likely a meta/virtual (*) or an installer (*.install) or portable (*.portable) application package.

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Package Approved

This package was approved by moderator ferventcoder on 13 Aug 2015.

WARNING

This package is unlisted and hidden from package listings.

Description

Rufus is a utility that helps format and create bootable USB flash drives, such as USB keys/pendrives, memory sticks, etc.

It can be especially useful for cases where:

  • you need to create USB installation media from bootable ISOs (Windows, Linux, UEFI, etc.)
  • you need to work on a system that doesn't have an OS installed
  • you need to flash a BIOS or other firmware from DOS
  • you want to run a low-level utility

Despite its small size, Rufus provides everything you need!

Oh, and Rufus is fast. For instance it's about twice as fast as UNetbootin, Universal USB Installer or Windows 7 USB download tool, on the creation of a Windows 7 USB installation drive from an ISO. It is also marginally faster on the creation of Linux bootable USB from ISOs (http://rufus.akeo.ie/#ref1).

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Source code


tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1
$packageName = 'rufus.install'
$packageVersion = '2.2'
$url = 'http://rufus.akeo.ie/downloads/rufus-2.2.exe'
$checksum = '3a070ada41b73d6a60fb4f618b73999a867c1adb'
$checksumType = 'sha1'
$toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$installFile = Join-Path $toolsDir "$($packageName).exe"
try {
  Get-ChocolateyWebFile -PackageName "$packageName" `
                        -FileFullPath "$installFile" `
                        -Url "$url" `
                        -Checksum "$checksum" `
                        -ChecksumType "$checksumType"
  Set-Content -Path ("$installFile.gui") `
              -Value $null

} catch {
  throw $_.Exception
}

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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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Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Rufus (Install appx Windows 10) 3.12 699 Wednesday, October 14, 2020 Approved
Rufus (Install) 3.11 379 Sunday, October 4, 2020 Approved

This package has no dependencies.

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