How-to Burn Linux ISO to Bootable USB Stick or Drive on Ubuntu Linux

March 12th, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

Creating a Linux Bootable USB Device on Ubuntu

The Linux Tutorial Shows You Visually and Step-by-Step How-to Create a USB Bootable Key/Disk with Linux Live/Installation ISO on Ubuntu Linux.

To Create a Linux/GNU Bootable USB on Ubuntu I’ll Make Use of the Unetbootin USB Creator Tool.

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  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Burning Linux ISO to USB on Ubuntu - Featured
  2. Install GParted Partition Editor
    First Check if it’s Already there with:

    which gparted

    To Install GParted on Ubuntu:

    sudo apt-get install gparted

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

  3. Format the USB Key as Fat32 with GParted

    Burning Linux ISO to Bootable USB on Ubuntu Linux - Formatting USB Key to Fat32
  4. How-to Install the Unetbootin Bootable Linux USB Creator:

    Installed the Unetbootin Package
  5. Launch Unetbootin Tool

  6. Creating Linux Bootable USB Media

    Browse for the Linux ISO
    Burn Linux ISO to USB on Ubuntu Linux - Browsing for Linux ISO
    Select the USB Key

    How-to Find a USB Drive Path on Linux Shell :

    Instructions to Find USB Device

    When You are Sure to have Picked up the Right USB Drive
    Click on OK to Begin the USB Creation Process…

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