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Last Updated: February 25, 2016
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· picandocodigo
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Make LiveUSB from iso (Ubuntu, ArchLinux, etc)

I've seen people use GUI to do this simple task (usb-creator and what not). When we download a LiveCD ISO image, we can make a Live USB with one simple command:

sudo dd if=file.iso of=/dev/sdX

Where sdX is our pendrive designation in /dev. Generally /dev/sdb or /dev/sdc.

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I remember trying this with an Ubuntu .iso and my failure was a big success.
I've done this many times with Arch and other Linux distributions, but with Ubuntu always had to use the Disk Creator utility from a running ubuntu system.

over 1 year ago ·
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I recently used this method to create an Ubuntu live usb from an ArchLinux system. It was Ubuntu 12.10, and it worked. But since Ubuntu is full of magic, who knows why sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn't.

over 1 year ago ·
1444

Well... that's good to know. I always hated having to depend on a running Ubuntu to create a LiveUSB.

over 1 year ago ·
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i needed to make an arch live disk to keep around in case i needed to do a restore.
this worked very well thanks!.

over 1 year ago ·
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