Create a USB stick for (almost) any OS

For the past 20 years, I used to buy spindles of blank CD-R and DVD-R media in order to create bootable discs. I had nearly stopped burning optical media for the last 5 years, but occasionally I do find an ISO or disk image that could not properly written to a USB stick. My two go to…

Install pfSense 2.1 from a USB Stick

I love USB installers (aka USB install sticks). The are easy to use and carry. You have a dozen OS and appliance installs in your toolkit for less than $100. I like to install pfSense 2.1 from a USB Stick. Most of the time, they are easy to create and to keep up to date. Microsoft…