Latest iso absolute64-20180913.iso: unetbootin or rufus

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Latest iso absolute64-20180913.iso: unetbootin or rufus

Post by LarryDC » October 18th, 2018, 3:13 pm

Since I don't have a running Windows partition (for rufus) nor familiarity with unetbootin, I was stuck until I ran "isohybrid" on the subject iso. Then the usual "dd" worked fine:
# dd bs=4M if=absolute64-20180913.iso of=/dev/sdb ##[or c .. or d....but NEVER /dev/sda].
# sync ##Just to be sure the copy has really finished

If you want to be fancy try:
"dd-fancy_4M"

Code: Select all

#!/bin/bash
echo ' '
partitions
echo ' '
ls -s $1
echo ' '
echo 'Syntax: ' 'entire-path_filename_.iso' '[space]' 'only final letter of USB'
echo ' '
echo Burning $1 onto /dev/sd$2 at bs=4M
echo ' '
read -p 'Ctrl-C if this NOT what you want' xc
echo ' '
dd bs=4M if=$1 | pv -tprebI $1 | dd of=/dev/sd$2
echo ' '
echo 'Done. Now sync'
sync
sync
eject /dev/sd$2
Distro dilettante (running 30 on my 3 HD i5 main tower). Absolute for speed and compiling... claws-mail 3.17.1. Be
Retired, I hope to participate on the forum once I can get X running again. Back home so trying install of 20190811...for obvious reasons :D

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