In this article we will take a look on how to create a bootable usb using terminal. For a while now most of laptops don't come with CD/DVD ROM due to that you need to how to create a bootable usb there are multiple ways to do that you can install an application on your Linux Based OS. However for this article we will use terminal commands to do so.
Follow the steps below
[*] Insert the USB stick into your Laptop
[*] Open Terminal ALT+T and copy the following commands
~$ df -h // see the partitions
~$ sudo unmount /dev/sdb1/ // the path might be different
Now we will start seting the USB by formating and burning the ISO Image onto the USB
[*] Formating USB
~$ sudo mkfs.ntfs /dev/sdb1/ // formating to ntfs
[*] Burning ISO Image
~$ sudo dd bs=4M if=<ISO_Image_Path> of=/dev/sdb1/
This step might take a while.
NOTE: the /dev/sdb1 might be something else for you
That's all now you have a bootable USB with an ISO image burned into it. :D
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