How to create Linux-based bootable media in Acronis True Image Home 2012
This article applies to:
- Acronis True Image Home 2012
- Acronis True Image Home 2012 Plus Pack
You can create a standalone version of Acronis True Image Home 2012 that you can use to boot a crashed machine, or a machine without any operating system and restore an image of your Windows system.
For general information on the standalone version of Acronis software see Standalone Version of Acronis Software.
This article describes how to create Linux-based bootable media. For information on how to create WinPE based bootable media with Acronis True Image Home 2012 Plus Pack, see Acronis True Image Home 2012 Plus Pack: Creating WinPE Media with Acronis Plug-In.
- On Backup and recovery page of Acronis True Image Home 2012 press Create bootable media:
- On welcome screen, click Next:
- Select the components that you want to place on bootable media. Acronis System Report component allows you to gather system report without booting into program GUI. See Acronis True Image Home 2012: Generating System Report.
You can also select to start standalone version of Acronis True Image Home 2012 automatically after booting from bootable media.
- On the next screen you will be offered to enter Bootable media startup parameters (Linux kernel parameters):
You generally do not need to provide any specific parameters here, unless there is a compatibility issue with the machine's hardware and Acronis Bootable Media. See also Linux Kernel Parameters.
You can leave the field blank.
- Select to burn Acronis Bootable Media on a CD/DVD directly, save it on your hard drive as an ISO image or create media on a flash drive:
- Click Proceed: