How to install Rufus on Ubuntu Mate?

by user1918492   Last Updated January 14, 2018 02:02 AM

I have been to the website & while there is talk of it being compatible there is no actual Linux supported link for it, its all exe's. I am using Ubuntu Mate the latest version 64Bit edition.

If someone can provide a direct link or terminal code to make it happen because its not showing up under the software center even with 3rd party enabled.

Tags : rufus

Answers 1

Rufus app is available for Windows platform only.

But you can use other softwares like winusb, dd, unetbootin, ....

Here is short dd tutorial for making bootable drives :

Plug in the USB flash drive and determine the device it's mounted on with the command:

sudo fdisk -l 

This time around it was /dev/sdc1 for me, so I'll use that as my example.

Unmount the device

umount /dev/sdc1 

The next step is to copy the iso. Copy to the device not partition (i.e copy to sdc not sdc1) as shown below:

sudo dd if=filename.iso of=/dev/sdc bs=4M

Perform final steps :

sudo eject /dev/sdc

That's all . :)


January 14, 2018 01:56 AM

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