On Sun, Apr 17, 2016 at 10:51 AM, Joe Zeff <joe(a)zeff.us> wrote:
On 04/17/2016 03:23 AM, Timothy Murphy wrote:
> I normally use the LiveUSB Creator to get a live OS on a USB stick.
> But as I said, this usually takes me a couple of tries,
You might try using unetbootin instead. Among other things, you can use it
for .iso files that aren't from Fedora.
unetbootin is frequently the cause of problems creating USB install
media on Fedora, historically. It's one of the examples Fedora QA uses
for how NOT to create installation media. It's also not supported. One
of the biggest problems with unetbootin has been properly creating
media that works on Macs and computers with UEFI firmware, not just
ones with BIOS firmware.
dd is the most reliable, but also not the most obvious or user
friendly. While it exists on all Linux distros, and OS X, it doesn't
exist by default on Windows. One of the changes for Fedora 24 that's
expected is Fedora Media Writer for Windows (rewrite and rename of
Live USB Creator) and it will use block copy, and is expected to be