View Full Version : [ubuntu] USB-Creator under Ubuntu 9.10

January 22nd, 2010, 11:57 PM
So I have usb-creator installed and I have used it before to make USB-bootable Linux drives.

The problem I am having is that I have a Damn Small Linux ISO and I want to put it on the drive to boot from (then install it to the computer) but when I click "OTHER" to select an ISO file and I select the DSL ISO it doesn't use it.

Is there a space requirement that the USB Creator uses? It seems to work fine with ISO's of 600MB or more...

January 23rd, 2010, 12:11 AM
I'm not sure but it seems to work only with ubuntu ISOs. Maybe on purpose. Recently I tried to create bootable usb stick from openSUSE ISO using the ubuntu startup disc creator, when I selected the ISO it didn't display it in the appropriate box.
But worked as supposed to with Lucid ISO.

January 23rd, 2010, 12:13 AM
I understand that usb-creator only works with the 'buntu tribe.
Try unetbootin, it works with DSL or check the DSL site for installing on a thumbdrive, I think they have a tool built in.