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Old 01-29-2017, 06:47 PM   #1
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ISO writer to USB


Looking for a simple program to write a DL'd ISO from windows to USB.
 
Old 01-29-2017, 07:53 PM   #2
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I'm assuming you have a linux distro iso you want to put on a USB?

if that is the case, you probably want unetbootin.

https://sourceforge.net/projects/une...5.exe/download
 
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Old 01-29-2017, 08:27 PM   #3
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Yes have Fedora 25 for home. Use Fedora 20 at the college
 
Old 01-29-2017, 09:25 PM   #4
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You don't want to use unetbootin to burn fedora iso's. Use the Fedora Media Writer which is available for windows/mac/linux
 
Old 01-29-2017, 09:31 PM   #5
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You don't want to use unetbootin to burn fedora iso's. Use the Fedora Media Writer which is available for windows/mac/linux
I did not get your post quick enough. I downloaded unetbootin and burned the ISO to the USB. It booted and worked fine. Also never heard of media writer till now. Do you have the URL?

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Old 01-29-2017, 09:38 PM   #6
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The Fedora install guide has a chapter on it, but I have never used it. I merely dd the image to the USB. Simple.

You specifically asked about indows, so I (and others probably) presumed you had no access to a Linux system.
 
Old 01-29-2017, 10:56 PM   #7
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You can use dd for windows.
 
Old 01-30-2017, 05:31 AM   #8
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What OS is the image file sitting on presently?
In what OS do you need help in burning this image?
"from Windows"? You mean an image from Microsoft?

Please be more specific.
Thanks!

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Old 01-30-2017, 06:45 PM   #9
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You'll find a link to Fedora Media Writer downloads, and instructions on creating a Fedora live usb here: https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/How_t...d_use_Live_USB

This is a quote from the Fedora instruction page.
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Using UNetbootin (Windows, OS X and Linux, graphical, non-destructive)
Reliability not assured
Following each release, Fedora support volunteers receive reports of problems with installation images created by UNetbootin. Using the most recent version of UNetbootin available has been known to improve results. UNetbootin may work in some cases but not others - for instance, it will likely create a stick that is bootable in BIOS mode, but not UEFI mode. Fedora cannot guarantee support for UNetbootin-written images.
 
Old 01-30-2017, 07:45 PM   #10
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The downloaded image will have to be an image that can be copied directly as in hybrid iso image. Not all iso's can copy directly to a usb.

All sorts of ways to copy bit by bit from iso to usb but you have to be careful on some.

You may also wish to look at installing the distro to this usb as most distro's and newer systems see a usb as a hard drive.
 
Old 02-01-2017, 05:47 PM   #11
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Thanks all I got it now. Used the unibootem worked great.

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