How to convert a iso9660 ISO to a USB ISO?

Amichai Rotman amichai at iglu.org.il
Sat Jun 25 10:18:44 UTC 2016


Tony,

Yes, Startup Disk Creator works with a standard Ubuntu ISO only.

Trying UnetBootIn worth a shot...

Thanks,

Amichai

2016-06-25 13:01 GMT+03:00 Tony Arnold <tony.arnold at manchester.ac.uk>:

> Amichai,
>
> On Sat, 2016-06-25 at 12:20 +0300, Amichai Rotman wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I have an ISO of customized GCompris based on Ubuntu. It is intended
> > to be burned on a CD (iso 9660 FS Type). When I try to burn it to a
> > USB, the pendrive "becomes" a CD and it won't boot...
> >
> > The guy who made this ISO as a school project a while back, says he
> > can't remember how he made it in the first place, but it has
> > something to do with extracting the squashfs and re-create it using
> > chroot.
> >
> > Can any of you point me to a step by step guide on how to do it -
> > from the top?
>
> Have you tried using the Startup Disk creator that comes with Ubuntu?
> You give it an ISO file and the USB device and it creates a bootable
> USB.
>
> There is also the package 'unetbootin' which you can install and does a
> similar job.
>
> Works with standard Ubuntu ISO disks. Not sure about a customised ISO,
> but worth a shot.
>
> Regards,
> Tony.
>
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