I bought an Ubuntu CD that contains an ISO image file (.iso). I want to install Ubuntu on a netbook and it cannot be done by the CD, so I have to install Ubuntu by USB. How can I convert the Ubuntu CD to a bootable USB?

  • Hey! Live CD is nothing but the boot-able CD!! :P You were not able to boot from CD because you might not have changed the first boot priority to CD/DVD Drive from bios.. Check it once.. Sep 8 '13 at 13:19
  • @SauravKumar he uses net book which mostly wont have cd drive .He wants a usb installation
    – Stormvirux
    Sep 8 '13 at 13:21
  • @Stormvirux Oh!! My Mistake.. How many books has come.. :D Then possibly he has to use some other system to copy image and has to use startup disk creator to create USB Bootable. Sep 8 '13 at 13:24
  • possible duplicate askubuntu.com/questions/26269/… or askubuntu.com/questions/203601/…
    – Braiam
    Sep 8 '13 at 15:47
  • @Braiam Those questions don't seem to ask (or have answers) about creating USB installation media starting with a CD rather than an ISO image. Sep 8 '13 at 17:47

From Ubuntu

USB installation Guide from Ubuntu

There's a package called usb-creator-gtk (and usb-creator-kde for KDE-desktop). It can be found in the Unity Dash This application has a GUI to copy an iso/or from cd to a USB-drive and make it bootable.

From Windows

You can use the software LinuxLive to create a Bootable USB in Windows.

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