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Old 02-16-2012, 04:33 AM   #1
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Question how to creat a bootable USB of an iso in linux??


Hi,

I am using opensuse 12.1 in my desktop, i have to make dual boot with ubuntu.
My DVD drive is not working. I have download a ubuntu iso image.

how do i make a bootable usb from a iso image??
For dvd/cd we will burn iso image and write it in dvd!!!

But how to make for usb pendrive/usb hardisk??

i have 4Gb pendrive/80 Gb hardisk


if anyone knows, please tell me the steps???
 
Old 02-16-2012, 05:20 AM   #2
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Unetbootin works well with Ubuntu. You can use it from Windows or Linux.

http://unetbootin.sourceforge.net/

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Old 02-16-2012, 05:23 AM   #3
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use livecreator to make your usb into a bootable device.
 
Old 02-16-2012, 07:15 AM   #4
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For Debian Squeeze, installing on a Supermicro 5015A-EHF-D525 with AMI BIOS, I used cat <whatever>.iso > /dev/sdc on another system (where sdc was the UFD -- be very careful with this!!!) then:
  1. Plugged the UFD into the target system
  2. Booted the target system and entered BIOS setup
  3. Configured the BIOS to boot from USB (the UFD was listed as a hard drive)
  4. Booted the target system which booted from the UFD as if it were booting from a DVD
 
Old 02-16-2012, 05:08 PM   #5
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unetbootin is the easiest for us newbies, you can either let it download the image & install it to usb or selct an already downloade iso image.
you can also do this from a linux environment.

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Old 02-17-2012, 03:34 AM   #6
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unetbootin is the best.
 
Old 02-17-2012, 07:45 AM   #7
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agree about unetbootin.
 
  


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