There is no working Win USB software for Ubuntu 15.10 to create a bootable windows USB stick. There is another software to use for this purpose (or even a newer version of the Win USB)?
Just format drive in FAT32 fs and extract contents of Windows.iso to it. Replace /dev/sdX with appropriate device:
mkfs.fat -F 32 /dev/sdX1 -n WINSETUP mkdir -p /mnt/WINSETUP /mnt/WINSOURCE mount /dev/sdX1 /mnt/WINSETUP mount ~/Downloads/Windows.iso /mnt/WINSOURCE cp -rv /mnt/WINSOURCE/* /mnt/WINSETUP
You can install WinUSB in Ubuntu 15.10. However, there are some things to consider:
- be sure you get the newest version that does not depend on
grub, but on
grub-pc | grub-efiotherwise you may make your system non bootable;
- you cannot make UEFI bootable flashdrives with it. Only the old MBR bootable type.
Here are the steps:
- Download build from here, the second page: Launchpad.
- Install the
debas you wish (Software Center, GDebi, Terminal).
/usr/bin/winusbto fix the 512 error by modifying
grub-installinstruction from script with
grub-install --target=i386-pc --boot-directory="$partitionMountPath/boot" "$device".
If the GUI is not starting you can still use the CLI
winusb. Otherwise the only remaining solution is to compile from source with
I also wrote about this on my website here.