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Old 05-07-2012, 01:18 AM   #1
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Angry Install Linux Distros from usb - Not Live images


Hi everybuddy outhere,

I installed fedora 16 live image booting from usb disk .
For this purpose i used Fedoras LiveUSb Creator application tool. I also used LILI usb creator.

The problem now I am facing is I want to install DVD image from usb disk.I tried above to two most popular application besides other application but none of them work out for DVD image.

How can one make usb disk as bootable disk for DVD image for Linux distos.

Please reply I need your suggestion. Thankx in advanced.
 
Old 05-07-2012, 05:05 AM   #2
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I'm not really sure to understood your question.
Do you want to get an ISO image and make a bootable USB drive from it?
 
Old 05-07-2012, 06:58 AM   #3
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Welcome to LQ!

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Originally Posted by waseembaraskar View Post
Hi everybuddy outhere,

I installed fedora 16 live image booting from usb disk .
For this purpose i used Fedoras LiveUSb Creator application tool. I also used LILI usb creator.

The problem now I am facing is I want to install DVD image from usb disk.I tried above to two most popular application besides other application but none of them work out for DVD image.

How can one make usb disk as bootable disk for DVD image for Linux distos.

Please reply I need your suggestion. Thankx in advanced.
You are not very clear so please look at;
FYI: I suggest that you look at 'How to Ask Questions the Smart Way' so in the future your queries provide information that will aid us in diagnosis of the problem or query.

If you wish to create a boot/install flash then;
Pendrivelinux <- 'Pendrivelinux provides simplified information to make it easy for anyone to install, boot, and run their favorite Gnu/Linux Distribution from a portable flash drive! + Boot and run Linux from a USB flash memory'.

OR

If you want a LiveUSB then;

Live USB_Wiki <- 'A live USB is a USB flash drive or a USB external hard disk drive containing a full operating system which can be booted. Live USBs are closely related to live CDs, but typically have the ability to save settings and permanently install software packages back onto the USB device.' + 'system administration, data recovery method' + includes distribution table reference

The above links and others can be found at 'Slackware-Links'. More than just SlackwareŽ links!
 
Old 05-07-2012, 07:42 AM   #4
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thankx for your reply

my question is I want to install Fedora from usb stick. For example to install fedora we use fedora bootable DVD/Cd. I have already downloaded DVD iso image from fedora. I want to make this dvd as usb bootable image.

thankx again
 
Old 05-07-2012, 07:56 AM   #5
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Hi,

Then use Pendrivelinux.
 
Old 05-07-2012, 09:19 AM   #6
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thankx for your reply

my question is I want to install Fedora from usb stick. For example to install fedora we use fedora bootable DVD/Cd. I have already downloaded DVD iso image from fedora. I want to make this dvd as usb bootable image.

thankx again
If you already have a linux machine do the following

Code:
dd if=path_to_dvd_iso_file of=/dev/sdb
Two points to note here -
  1. I have assumed that sdb is your flash drive.
  2. It is sdb and NOT sdb1.

This should make your USB bootable.

I completely forgot about the wiki page - Here is the link to create live USB.

Last edited by nonamedotc; 05-07-2012 at 10:53 AM.
 
Old 05-07-2012, 10:51 AM   #7
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If you already have a linux machine do the following

Code:
dd if=path_to_dvd_iso_file of=/dev/sdb
Two points to note here -
  1. I have assumed that sdb is your flash drive.
  2. It is sdb and NOT sdb1.

This should make your USB bootable.

I completely forgot about the wiki page - Here is the link to create live USB.
Be warned that /dev/sdb may not be your USB drive! (mine are /dev/sdf and /dev/sdg for example)
Before doing anything like this ensure that you have the correct name for the USB drive or you could overwrite something else.
 
Old 05-07-2012, 04:39 PM   #8
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Some of the help pages on www.pendrivelinux.com have you use grub2dos to boot to an iso image on a flash drive.

Not all distro's can be booted as an iso.

Not all distro's can be put on a usb easily.
 
  


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