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I've got a PC with a crashed HD, which I am replacing with a new HD. I want to create a bootable flash drive ubuntu to install ubuntu on that PC. Obviously I can't do that on the dead PC and the only working machine I have is a Mac. So I need if possible to create a bootable flash drive using a Mac but not to boot that Mac, I want it to boot the PC.

I have searched around and found lots of advice on creating a bootable flash drive on a Mac and then booting the Mac from it, but that is not what I'm trying to do. (Search algorithms seem to suffer from a bad case of not reading the question with this search!) I wonder if what I am trying to do is possible.

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Have you tried this operations yet? I think, USB Stick that is created with this operations can work on a PC. –  Hckr Nov 12 '12 at 13:59

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