Boot Fedora from USB

Stephen Gallagher sgallagh at
Thu Aug 19 16:14:09 UTC 2010

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On 08/19/2010 12:05 PM, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 11:00:50 -0500,
>   Felipe Furini Soares <felipefurini at> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I have Ubuntu 10.04 and i would like to create a USB live to try Fedora,
>> does any one know a programme that can help me to boot Fedora from my USB
>> sticker?
> Install livecd-tools. You can then use /usr/bin/livecd-iso-to-disk to convert live iso
> images to work with usb devices. You can also have an encrypted home directory
> and some space for doing updates to the OS if you want.

Even easier would be to use (as root):

dd if=/path/to/livecd.iso of=/dev/sdb bs=2k

(Substitute the appropriate path to the ISO and the correct device for
your *unmounted* USB stick). Note that this is a destructive process and
will completely rewrite your USB stick.

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