Create Bootable Usb Stick On Mac

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A large capacity USB stick. To write DVD images, your USB stick must have at least 5 GB storage space. To write Network images, your USB stick must have at least 100 MB storage space. NOTE: All data in the USB stick will be erased! Backup all contents before writing the images. You need a working PC to run the bootable USB. Jul 20, 2017 Create the First USB. This step is going to be different, depending on which operating system you’re using. The goal here is to create the first USB, the intermediary one, using the image that you just downloaded. Insert the first USB into your computer. Before you can create the USB, you need to download a utility to install your. If you want to use your USB stick with an Apple Mac, you will need to restart or power-on the Mac with the USB stick inserted while the Option/alt (⌥) key is pressed. This will launch Apple’s ‘Startup Manager’ which shows bootable devices connected to the machine. If you want to use your USB stick with an Apple Mac, you will need to restart or power-on the Mac with the USB stick inserted while the Option/alt (⌥) key is pressed. This will launch Apple’s ‘Startup Manager’ which shows bootable devices connected to the machine.

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USB sticks are reusable and bootable media. If you have no writable DVD disk, you can write openSUSE installation image into a USB stick.

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Requirements

Download installation images

You need to download a DVD or Network installation image (ISO file) before creating the installation USB stick.

See Portal:Installation.

A large capacity USB stick

To write DVD images, your USB stick must have at least 5 GB storage space.

To write Network images, your USB stick must have at least 100 MB storage space.

NOTE: All data in the USB stick will be erased! Backup all contents before writing the images.

A working PC

Create Bootable Usb Stick On Mac Windows 10

You need a working PC to run the bootable USB creation tool. ImageWriter can be run on openSUSE. UNetbootin can be run on other Linux distributions, Microsoft Windows and Apple macOS.

Create bootable USB stick

Imagewriter (openSUSE)

  1. Open YaST --> Software Management
  2. Search and install 'imagewriter' package
  3. Open 'SUSE Studio Imagewriter'
  4. Select downloaded image (*.iso file)
  5. Select the USB device
  6. Click 'Write' button

It takes several minutes or longer, depending on image size and hardware performance.

Done!

Universal USB Installer (Windows)

Note: Universal USB Installer only supports ISO files up to a maximum size of 4 GiB, which can be exceeded by some openSUSE DVD images. In this case, use UNetbootin for Windows as described below.

  1. Download Universal USB Installer (GPLv2)
  2. Run it. You will see a simple application window.
  3. Select Linux distribution 'openSUSE'.
  4. Select downloaded image.
  5. Select the USB device.
  6. Click 'Create' button.

It takes several minutes or longer, depending on image size and hardware performance.

Macos

Done!

UNetbootin (OpenSUSE)

  1. Install unetbootin via zypper
Bootable

Create A Bootable Usb Stick On Mac

  1. Figure out which drive is your USB stick you wish to overwrite
  1. Wipe out the partition table of your USB stick to avoid issues with existing contents

Create Bootable Usb Stick On Mac Hard Drive

  1. select /dev/sdc ( if your usb stick is /dev/sdc )
  2. p ( to print existing partitions )
  3. rm 1 ( to remove first partition )
  4. mklabel gpt ( to wipe device and make it GPT )
  5. mkpart primary ext4 1 -1 ( fill entire USB drive with ext4 partition )
  6. set 1 boot on ( make the new partition bootable )
  7. quit

Create Bootable Ubuntu Usb Stick On Mac For Windows

  1. Unplug and replug the USB stick to have OpenSUSE automount /dev/sdc1
  2. Run unetbootin with environment variable to avoid UI bug
  1. Select radio button
  2. Click .. and open previously downloaded iso file
  3. Select Type: is not already selected
  4. Select Drive: if not already selected
  5. Click OK
  6. Exit unetbootin
  7. Eject the USB drive from UI, or run
to umount files

UNetbootin (Other Linux, Windows, Mac)

Create Bootable Usb Stick Iso

  1. Download UNetbootin (GPLv2)
  2. Run it
  3. Select 'Diskimage' radio button
  4. Select 'ISO' file type
  5. Click {{Key .. } and open previously downloaded *.iso file
  6. Select device Type: 'USB Drive'
  7. Select Drive: 'Letter/Name of your USB stick' if not already selected
  8. Click OK

It takes several minutes or longer, depending on image size and hardware performance.

Done!

Create Bootable Usb Stick On Mac Keyboard

Boot from USB stick

  1. Plug your the USB stick into computer.
  2. Boot or reboot system.
  3. Press F12 and enter boot menu when you see BIOS interface. Quickly! (Some computers use Esc, F8, F10 for boot menu, you should see it on BIOS screen)
  4. Select your USB stick in the boot menu
  5. Press Enter

System will restart and boot from the USB stick. Then you can follow the normal DVD installation instructions.

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