How to Burn Linux ISO to Bootable USB Stick or Drive on Elementary OS Linux

December 16, 2015 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Creating a Linux Bootable USB Device on Elementary OS

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

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

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

    Burning Linux ISO to USB on Elementary OS - Pantheon Open Terminal
  2. Install GParted Partition Editor
    First Check if it’s Already there with:

    which gparted

    To Install GParted on Elementary OS:

    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 Elementary OS Linux - Formatting USB Key to Fat32
  4. How to Install the Unetbootin Bootable Linux USB Creator

    Installed the Unetbootin Package
  5. Launch Unetbootin Tool

    Burn Linux ISO to USB on Elementary OS Linux - Launching UNetbootin

  6. Creating Linux Bootable USB Media

    Browse for the Linux ISO
    Burn Linux ISO to USB on Elementary OS 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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