generic ISO-to-bootable-USB creator?
kauer at biplane.com.au
Fri Sep 11 06:02:21 UTC 2015
On Fri, 2015-09-11 at 00:25 -0500, Juan Blanco wrote:
> Hello Karl,
> Try using Brasero (it is found in Multimedia.) Make sure there are no
> CD's, DVD's, or other USB devices plugged in. Just plug USB flash
> drive first (make sure the system detects it.) Make sure you know the
> location of your ISO file. Open Brasero up, left click BURN IMAGE.
> The system will ask you to select the ISO file and will have selected
> the USB device as target, left click Properties and select the slowest
> possible burn speed in order to create a bootable USB device. Just
> wait. Make sure you go into your BIOS and select USB as FIRST BOOT
> DEVICE, hit F10 and restart, make sure the USB device is plugged in.
I'm pretty sure Brasero is Ubuntu's default CD/DVD burner; at any rate
when I do as you suggest I end up at exactly the same dialogue I get
with "Write to disc" in Nautilus, and with exactly the same problem -
"no device available" (there's a subtext too - "Please replace the disc
with a supported CD or DVD").
The USB device is certainly there; it's been recognised and even
automounted by the system. I get the same result whether I proceed with
the USB drive mounted or unmounted. I did leave my USB mouse plugged in
Have you personally ever written an ISO file to a USB flash drive using
Karl Auer (kauer at biplane.com.au)
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