Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It's 100% free, no registration required.

Last night I tried to upgrade an Acer Aspire One that my granddaughter uses to Ubuntu 12.0.4 but it failed before it finished and now the machine won't start at all. I've had a look at how to create a bootable USB but the instructions don't seem to cater for cross platform situations.

I have a Macbook running Snow Leopard and I want to create a bootable USB that will allow me to restore the Acer Aspire One to a working state running Ubuntu 12.0.4.

Any advice would be much appreciated.

share|improve this question
add comment

1 Answer

Use unetbootin it has a Mac OS X version;-)

http://unetbootin.sourceforge.net/

Also, tuxboot which is more specific to clonezilla, gparted, Tux2Live etc. Unfortunately it does NOT have pre-compiled binary for OS X...

http://tuxboot.org/

share|improve this answer
    
Many thanks for your help Terry –  Davy Nov 3 '12 at 11:28
    
Glad to be of help;-) –  Terry Wang Nov 3 '12 at 12:13
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.