Create a USB bootable device from an ISO image easily and securely.
Don’t want to messup the system with
dd command? Create a bootable USB from an ISO in one line [see it in action].
Works seamlessly with hybrid and non-hybrid ISOs (SYSLINUX or UEFI compliant) such as any linux ISO, Windows ISO or rescue live-cds like UltimateBootCD. You don’t have to tweak anything:
bootiso inspects the ISO file and chooses the best method to make your USB bootable.
bootiso [<options>...] <file.iso> bootiso <action> [<options>...] <file.iso> bootiso <action> [<options>...]
The default action
[install-auto] as per first synopsis is to install an ISO file to a USB device in automatic mode. In such mode, bootiso will analyze the ISO file and select the best course of actions to maximize the odds your USB stick be proven bootable (see automatic mode behavior).
<actions> are listed in this bellow section.
To have a quick feedback,
[probe] around to check bootiso capabilities with given ISO file and list USB drives candidates [watch video]:
bootiso -p myfile.iso
curl -L https://git.io/bootiso -O chmod +x bootiso