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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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