Bootable USB Drive from .iso file in Linux
- Change to directory with .iso file you want to burn to bootable USB drive.
- Insert USB drive into Linux machine, it should mount if the drive is formatted as FAT32 (it will not recognize NTFS)
- Perform the following commands
dd if=ubuntu-18.04.2-desktop-amd64.iso of=/dev/sdg
If you wish to see the output/progress of the dd command, use status=progress or a pipe to the 'pv' utility, like this:
dd if=ubuntu-18.04.2-desktop-amd64.iso of=/dev/sdg status=progress
dd if=ubuntu-18.04.2-desktop-amd64.iso | pv | dd of=/dev/sdg
- If USB drive has multiple partitions and you want a clean format, use Linux's gparted application (ex. gparted-0.33.0-1.el7.x86_64) to select the USB drive and do a FAT32 format on it.
bootable_usb_drive_from_.iso_file_in_linux.txt · Last modified: 2019/04/13 18:56 by juckins