- The size of a USB drive is at least 4 GB.
To copy the distribution image to a USB drive on Linux
# dd if=image.iso of=/dev/sdb
Be careful to specify the correct drive to transfer the image to.
To copy the distribution image to a USB drive on Windows
- Go to https://rufus.ie/ and download the portable version.
- Launch Rufus.
- In the Drive Properties section, select your flash drive from the Device drop-down menu, and then click SELECT. Then, select the distribution image from your local machine. You can also change other options, if needed.
In a pop-up window, select Write in DD Image mode and click OK.