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Re: Record a USB

On Mon, Sep 05, 2011 at 01:57:01PM -0400, dryphi wrote:
>I'm reading through your handy FAQ on image files:
>I'm currently in the process of making a Debian Live USB. However the
>only way I have found to to this is by using a program in W7 called
>ImageWriter that I obtained from the openSUSE team. It seems your FAQ
>(as well as that for many other distros currently) explains how to
>"burn" these images to optical media only, and neglects to embrace the
>USB method.
>Is there a section on your FAQ that I am missing? How do I write the
>ISO to USB in Linux? K3B, Brasero, etc all explicitly use blank CD/DVD
>What's more, UNetBootin fails to boot for most ISOs (accepting Ubuntu
>and Mint for some reason), and the images must be written directly to
>Your website would be making a step ahead if you were to add USB
>install instructions to your FAQ.

OK, I'll add those shortly. Quick version: "use dd".

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