November 18, 2016

make bootable usb on ubuntu

just note how to make bootable usb on ubuntu

First - unmount usb devices
  • use umount /mnt/sdb1
  • can't unmount?  try fuser -km /mnt/sdb1
Check - Linux should see usb device
  • use command  fdisk -l. shoud see /dev/sdbX
  • lsblk

Write image
  • sudo dd bs=4M if=/mnt/ubuntu-14.04.5-server-i386.iso of=/dev/sdb1

Write image and monitor progress
  • install pv by apt-get install pv
  • dd if=/mnt/ubuntu-14.04.5-server-i386.iso | pv -s 2G | dd of=/dev/sdb1 bs=4096
Dont forget sync!

  • sudo sync


dd if=/root/bootusb/ubuntu-14.04.5-server-i386.iso | pv -s 700M | dd of=/dev/sdb1 bs=4096

Easiest way is use

  • gparted
  • unetbootin

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