How to Burn Linux ISO to Bootable USB Stick or Drive on Red-Hat/CentOS/Oracle Linux

December 16, 2015 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Creating a Linux Bootable USB Device on RHEL/OEL/CentOS

The Linux Tutorial Shows You Visually and Step-by-Step How to Create a USB Bootable Key/Disk with Linux Live/Installation ISO on Red-Hat-Enterprise/Oracle-Enterprise/CentOS GNU/Linux.

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

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  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Burning Linux ISO to Bootable USB on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Based - Open Terminal

    Or Login into the Server Shell.

  2. Install GParted Partition Editor
    First Check if it’s Already there with:

    which gparted

    To Install GParted on Red Hat Linux Based:

    sudo yum install gparted

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo

  3. Format the USB Key as Fat32 with GParted

    Burning Linux ISO to Bootable USB on Red Hat 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 Red Hat 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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