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How to make a bootable Live USB stick

Last update on Oct. 24, 2013.

How to make a bootable Live USB stick

This guide will show you how to make a bootable USB memory stick (pendrive) for installing Kwheezy. Or perhaps just to use as a portable Live session.

This guide requires that you have an existing Linux or *BSD installation. We will be using the dd command.

The dd command is very powerful, be very careful when using it, particulary when specifying the drive.

First, make sure you have the iso (image) file you want to image to the USB stick. Let's say it's in your Download folder. Open the command terminal.

Plug in the USB stick. In the ...

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