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6.3.2. USB image creation in Fedora

You can install liveusb-creator by clicking on System > Administration > Add/Remove Software , then searching for liveusb-creator and installing it.
You can also install the application from the command line with the following command:
# yum install liveusb-creator
To open liveusb-creator click on Applications > System Tools > liveusb-creator . To create live USB media,
  1. enter your password.
  2. choose whether to Use existing Live CD and specify its location on your comptuer, or to Download Fedora and select a file from the drop-down menu.
  3. select your Target Device for your Fedora installation, such as a USB memory stick.
  4. select how much Persistent Storage you want. This is space that Fedora can use to hold documents and other files.
After you have made all of your choices just press the Create Live USB button to start the process.
Visit the liveusb-creator web page for more information.
Another option to create a USB Image is:

Advanced usage

This content is written for the more advanced user. It assumes that you are comfortable with the command line and have a relatively good knowledge of Linux terminology. It is probably not necessary to using Fedora as a desktop user, but can help a desktop user expand his or her knowledge base and face more complicated troubleshooting issues.
  1. Install the ''livecd-tools package'' on your system with the following command:
    su -c 'yum -y install livecd-tools'
    
  2. Plug in your USB media.
  3. Find the device name for your USB media. If the media has a volume name, look up the name in /dev/disk/by-label or use findfs
    su -c 'findfs LABEL="MyLabel"'
    
    If the media does not have a volume name, or you do not know it, consult the /var/log/messages log for details:
    su -c 'less /var/log/messages'
    
  4. Use the livecd-iso-to-disk command to write the ISO image to the media:
    su -c 'livecd-iso-to-disk the_image.iso /dev/
    sdX1
    '
    
    Replace sdX1 with the device name for the partition on the USB media. Most flash drives and external hard disks use only one partition. If you have changed this behavior or have oddly partitioned media, you may need to consult other sources of help.

 
 
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