Re: Is there a way to install Debian iso's from an existing installation onto a USB connected drive?
- Date: Thu, 2 May 2019 14:30:30 -0000 (UTC)
- From: Dan Purgert <dan@xxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Is there a way to install Debian iso's from an existing installation onto a USB connected drive?
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Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
> Quoting Albretch Mueller (2019-05-02 14:42:08)
>> something like:
>> 1) download the iso's
>> 2) go: <some application> /dev/sdb
>> where "/dev/sdb" is the device a USB disk is linked to
>> then you would plug the disk on your computer and take it from there
>> For that I used to burn live DVD but there should be a better way
> Debian ISOs specifically are prepared to be used not only on optical=20
> drives but also booted from e.g. USB flash drives.
> So "the better way" is to simply copy the image onto the device:
> sudo cp downloaded_image /dev/sdb
That's just going to put debian-whatever.iso on the drive ... perhaps
you meant cat?
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