Fwd: new install with unetbootin

Ali Linx (amjjawad) amjjawad at gmail.com
Sun Jul 14 12:22:24 UTC 2013

Sorry, forgot to include the list!

On Sun, Jul 14, 2013 at 4:15 PM, Erick Brunzell <lbsolost at yahoo.com> wrote:

>  On 07/14/2013 05:59 AM, Ali Linx (amjjawad) wrote:
>  I've not encountered any issues with UNetbootin either in 13.04 or the
> current Saucy dev cycle. No doubt we should ask to get "ubuntu-gnome" added
> to the list of available distros, but UNetbootin should be able to install
> almost any downloaded iso to any functional flash drive.
> That said I'm particularly concerned about your recommendation of using
> "dd". It earned it's nickname of Disk Destroyer very honestly!
> If someone is having trouble finding the proper location of a downloaded
> iso in order to use UNetbootin they're just as likely to get confused with
> "dd" which could result in disastrous consequences!
> Lance


And allow me to put it this way:

FOR ME, only the 'dd' approach has worked to create a LiveUSB. Both
UNetbootin and USB Disk Creator failed.

With good guidance, one should not worry too much from 'dd'. Teach them the
right way, no errors should occur :)

Write a note that "be extra careful when you use the dd command" is a very
good idea :)

Not to mention, there is now a GUI way:

Thank you!
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