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Hi, I am in a somewhat strange situation and need some help. I bought parts for a new computer, got just about everything put together and plugged in, then went to plug in the dvd drive, and couldn't find the ide connector on the motherboard. Turns out, I should have made sure it had one before deciding to keep using my ancient dvd drive rather than buying a new one.
So right now, my old computer is dismantled and the new computer is sitting there waiting for a boot device. The only place that sells dvd drives locally is almost 40 minutes away and wants $50 for something that costs $20 online. So, short of being patient and waiting for a new drive to be shipped, I'm thinking my best bet is to burn the iso to my flash drive and boot off that and worry about a dvd drive later.
But here's the twist. I am a Windows user, and the iso is going to be a windows install as well. The only computer I have access to right now, which I am using to type this, is a laptop with linux (debian/kde) installed, and I have no idea how to use it.
I copied the iso onto the computer, but I don't know how to burn it onto the flash drive and make it a bootable device. I have tried googling, but everything I found talked about applications which I don't know how to get or command prompts which I don't know how to do.
If anyone could please explain in terms a windows user can understand how to use linux to turn a flash drive into a bootable device with a windows iso, I would really appreciate it.
after download you may have to right click on the file, open properties > permissions > and check: allow executing file as a program.
in persistence just choose a high number (higher than left-over space) and it reserves the rest of the flashdrive's space to save changes to the system, e.g. themes, newly installed apps