Windows InstructionsDownload ImageWriter
Download the SUSE Studio ImageWriterWrite ISO to USB
Write the LiveCD to the USB stick.
NOTE: Windows Imagewriter.exe, unlike Linux version, does not see automatically .iso files, only .raw, but it works with any of those files without problems. That leads to manual selection described below.
- Open the downloaded ImageWriter
- If the ImageWriter won't open, you'll probably need to download the .NET 2.0 Runtime
- If you get an error right after you start the process, you may want to right-click the executable and "Run as administrator".
- Press the select button
- Type *.* in the file name box and find your LiveCD image
- Select your USB stick and click the Write button
NOTE: You may meet this error on some MS Windows versions:
If you have done above steps correctly but still get error like this system.componentModel.Win32Exception:Access is denied, try either:
Linux InstructionsInstall ImageWriter
- An opening Windows Explorer might blocked direct accessing to a physical drive. If you opened the ImageWriter from a Windows Explorer, close the ImageWriter then open it again, after opened, close every window of Windows Explorer, then try to write the ISO again.
- Use a partiton tool to delete the whole USB stick partition, to make the partition 'RAW'. (Note this will destory all you data on the USB stick and before you format it again, you won't be able to use it as usual.) After that, rerun the ImageWriter and try to write the ISO again.
Install the SUSE Studio Image Writer.
Write ISO to USB
- Open the pacman-gui.
- In XFCE, open the main menu, go to system, and select Pacman-Gui
- In GNOME, open the main menu, go to system, and select Pacman-Gui
- You will be prompted for the root password, enter it
- Select Install Packages and enter "imagewriter" (excluding the quotes) and click OK
Write the LiveCD image to the USB stick
- Open the ImageWriter
- In XFCE, open the main menu, go to system, and select SUSE Studio Imagewriter
- In GNOME, open the main menu, go to system, and select SUSE Studio Imagewriter
- Enter the root password when prompted
- Click in the middle of the application, and navigate to where you saved your image
- Select your USB device from the dropdown menu, and click the Write button
sudo pacman -Syu imagewriter