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
    105

    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
  •  

AMD Ryzen 7 5800X 8-core 16-thread Desktop Processor - 8 cores And 16 threads picture

AMD Ryzen 7 5800X 8-core 16-thread Desktop Processor - 8 cores And 16 threads

$389.99



Core i9-10850K Desktop Processor - 10 Cores up to 5.2 GHz Unlocked LGA1200 -... picture

Core i9-10850K Desktop Processor - 10 Cores up to 5.2 GHz Unlocked LGA1200 -...

$409.99



Intel Core i9-10900 Desktop Processor - 10 cores And 20 threads - Up to 5.2 GHz picture

Intel Core i9-10900 Desktop Processor - 10 cores And 20 threads - Up to 5.2 GHz

$399.99



Intel Core i7-10700K Unlocked Processor - 8 core & 16 thread - 16MB Cache  picture

Intel Core i7-10700K Unlocked Processor - 8 core & 16 thread - 16MB Cache

$299.99



AMD - Ryzen 5 5600X 4th Gen 6-core, 12-threads Unlocked Desktop Processor Wit... picture

AMD - Ryzen 5 5600X 4th Gen 6-core, 12-threads Unlocked Desktop Processor Wit...

$299.00



AMD Ryzen 9 5950X 16-core & 32-thread Desktop Processor picture

AMD Ryzen 9 5950X 16-core & 32-thread Desktop Processor

$879.00



AMD Ryzen 5 3600 6-Core, 12-Thread Unlocked Processor with Wraith Stealth Cooler picture

AMD Ryzen 5 3600 6-Core, 12-Thread Unlocked Processor with Wraith Stealth Cooler

$209.99



Intel Core i7-11700K Unlocked Desktop Processor - 8 cores and 16 threads picture

Intel Core i7-11700K Unlocked Desktop Processor - 8 cores and 16 threads

$379.99



Intel Core i9-10900F Unlocked Desktop Processor - 10 cores and 20 threads picture

Intel Core i9-10900F Unlocked Desktop Processor - 10 cores and 20 threads

$368.99



[AMD] Ryzen 5 3600 6Core 12Thread 3.6GHz 7nm PCIe4.0 65W CPU Processor picture

[AMD] Ryzen 5 3600 6Core 12Thread 3.6GHz 7nm PCIe4.0 65W CPU Processor

$182.29