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LiveUserCreator as Primary Downloadable


The new Fedora Liver USB Creator that is being finished has an overhauled, more user friendly interface. Because USB sticks are the most common way to install Fedora, it should be the primary download option. It cover the whole installation media creation, it lets the user pick the right flavor of Fedora, downloads its image, and copies it to a USB drive.


Current status

  • Targeted release: Fedora 24
  • Last updated: 2016-01-22
  • Tracker bug: <will be assigned by the Wrangler>

Detailed Description

Fedora Live USB Creator is getting a facelift that should make it much easier to use (see mockups). It should cover the complete work flow of creating an install media. It provides information (descriptions, screenshots,...) about flavors and variants of Fedora to help the user to pick the right one for their usage, downloads the ISO, and copies it to a USB flash disk. The goal of this change is to provide this tool as the primary download option on and create a mechanism to store and update information (descriptions, screenshots,...) for the tool. This requires work not only from the change owners, but also from other groups (websites, design, marketing, releng teams).

Benefit to Fedora

It will provide an easy-to-use tool for all major platforms (Linux, Windows, Mac OS X) which will be offered to users as the primary download option. That should generally lower the barrier for potential users to try and install Fedora.


  • Proposal owners:
* Live USB Creator for Linux (pretty much ready, currently packaged for Fedora in Copr, should we create a deb package, too?)
* Live USB Creator for Windows (pretty much ready, we just need to get a signing key)
* Live USB Creator for Mac OS X (still in progress, should be ready for F24 release)
  • Other developers: the websites team has to update the download page to make LUC the primary download option.
  • Marketing and design:
  • Release engineering: N/A (not a System Wide Change)
  • Policies and guidelines: N/A (not a System Wide Change)
  • Trademark approval: N/A (not needed for this Change)

Upgrade/compatibility impact

N/A (not a System Wide Change)

How To Test

N/A (not a System Wide Change)

User Experience

N/A (not a System Wide Change)


N/A (not a System Wide Change)

Contingency Plan

  • Contingency mechanism: (What to do? Who will do it?) N/A (not a System Wide Change)
  • Contingency deadline: N/A (not a System Wide Change)
  • Blocks release? N/A (not a System Wide Change), Yes/No
  • Blocks product? product


N/A (not a System Wide Change)

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