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When I select the disk image using the "other" button, it doesn't appear in the list. Any ideas? I am trying to make a USB startup disk for Android 3.2 from, the image size is 184 MB. The drive I am using is 8 GB`and appears in the list in usb-creator-gtk. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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My guess would be the iso has not been made compatible with usb-creator method of writing images. You could always just dd it, sudo dd if=file.iso of=/dev/sdX X = usb drive (be careful) – duffydack Jan 11 '12 at 15:45
up vote 2 down vote accepted

I have decided to use Unetbootin for Ubuntu, an application with all the features of usb-creator-gtk and more. It can be downloaded at and it is a completely free and open-source application. I, however, am still disappointed that usb-creator-gtk can't handle this image, as Unetbootin handled it gracefully without complaining.

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I too am a little disappointed that it cannot handle Solaris .iso either. – Themiddaysun Oct 5 '12 at 13:33

If you're sure you have the complete file.iso of Android (not maybe partial like file.iso.part) , check if you're looking in the right folder and if 'CD image' is selected on lower right corner of file selection window, appeared after clicking 'other' button.

Hope it helps

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Yes, I have done both of those things and it still will not work. – William Jan 11 '12 at 14:49

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