Results 1 to 5 of 5

Thread: Copy iso to usb?

  1. #1
    Member registered user
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Posts
    30

    Copy iso to usb?

    Is it possible to copy a downloaded iso file directly to a usb drive without having to burn a dvd?

  2. #2
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Posts
    106

    copy iso to usb

    hello WestCoast

    Your question is not so clear!...

    1- If you mean a simple "copy" (ie a "tranfer")

    a- you CANNOT copy on a FAT_FORMATTED a file
    longer than 4 Go (examples:knoppix_8*)

    b- you can otherwise: just copy!

    2- If you mean "installing knoppix for booting..."
    a- If your USB is a FLASH one, DVD_documentation
    says you CAN install knoppix "on the fly"
    when downloading.
    I never tested this method.
    b- If your USB is a HARD one I (and other ones)
    did not found a clear applicable method
    WITHOUT a CD_DVD burner.
    Please see the discussion at the link blow:

    http://knoppix.net/forum/threads/317...-to-Mr-KNOPPER

    I am sorry because I am not connected regularly
    and moreover I am not an expert.

    Good luck

    knp
    Last edited by knp; 12-10-2019 at 10:48 PM.

  3. #3
    Member registered user
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Location
    USA
    Posts
    50
    Quote Originally Posted by westcoast View Post
    Is it possible to copy a downloaded iso file directly to a usb drive without having to burn a dvd?
    I usually use the live usb maker on antiX in dd mode

  4. #4
    Member registered user
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Location
    USA
    Posts
    50
    PS: To load it onto a USB exactly as Knoppix would have done, you would need to boot that up and then make a 2nd flashdrive with Knoppix's menu option. I think maybe that when Knoppix creates a flashdrive it might set it up differently, but have never tried that myself. I always either run it from the flashdrive (if using it as a rescue disk) that I created or load it to the hard drive as an ISO and run it from there as I detailed in my other post.

  5. #5
    Member registered user
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Location
    USA
    Posts
    50
    If you are doing it from windows, try using a free program called Rufus to make the flashdrive. Try the defaults and if it won't boot you might have to try different settings. The other way I know of on windows is to use a program that writes a raw image to the usb.

    https://sourceforge.net/projects/win32diskimager/

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

Unlocked Cisco / Linksys SPA2102 VoIP 2FXS Phone Adapter with Router picture

Unlocked Cisco / Linksys SPA2102 VoIP 2FXS Phone Adapter with Router

$17.99



MagicJack - HOME VoIP Telephone Adapter with 12 Months of Service - Black picture

MagicJack - HOME VoIP Telephone Adapter with 12 Months of Service - Black

$49.99



MagicJack - HOME VoIP Telephone Adapter with 12 Months of Service - Black picture

MagicJack - HOME VoIP Telephone Adapter with 12 Months of Service - Black

$42.99



NEW Yealink YEA-W56H - HD DECT Handset for Cordless VoIP Phone and Device READ picture

NEW Yealink YEA-W56H - HD DECT Handset for Cordless VoIP Phone and Device READ

$59.99



Polycom OBi200 1-Port VoIP Phone Adapter with Google Voice and Fax Support picture

Polycom OBi200 1-Port VoIP Phone Adapter with Google Voice and Fax Support

$35.00



CISCO Office Video Phone VOIP IP Telephone CP-8945 picture

CISCO Office Video Phone VOIP IP Telephone CP-8945

$13.31



Cisco 7941 IP Phone VOIP Telephone Business Handset PoE picture

Cisco 7941 IP Phone VOIP Telephone Business Handset PoE

$4.00



Ooma - Telo VoIP Home Phone Service - Black picture

Ooma - Telo VoIP Home Phone Service - Black

$30.00



Polycom OBi200 1-Port VoIP Phone Adapter with Google Voice and Fax Support for H picture

Polycom OBi200 1-Port VoIP Phone Adapter with Google Voice and Fax Support for H

$48.99



SEALED Cisco 6921 IP VOIP Desktop Phone CP-6921-C-K9 - QTY LISTED picture

SEALED Cisco 6921 IP VOIP Desktop Phone CP-6921-C-K9 - QTY LISTED

$28.49