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

April 26, 2019 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Making a Linux Bootable USB Device on Ubuntu

The Tutorial Shows You Visually and Step-by-Step How to Create a Linux USB Bootable Key/Stick from ISO on Ubuntu GNU/Linux.

And to Create a Linux/GNU Bootable USB on Ubuntu I make Use here 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 see: How to Enable sudo

  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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