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How to create a live usb from running live cd for fedora 15?

asked 2014-02-23 14:44:02 -0500

updated 2014-09-28 11:06:42 -0500

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Creating a USB stick from a running live environment

If you are already running a live CD, DVD, or USB and want to convert that into a bootable USB stick, run the following command:

su -c "livecd-iso-to-disk /run/initramfs/livedev /dev/sdX"

(For versions before Fedora 17, use /dev/live instead of /run/initramfs/livedev.)

The above instructions are mentioned in https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/How_to_create_and_use_Live_USB#dd but when I enter these in the terminal, it says command not found. Please help.

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answered 2014-02-23 22:10:08 -0500

New utilities won't be availale for Fedora 15 - but you can use the dd instructions that you've linked to.

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Please provide me the complete steps that I need to perform. Thank You.

AmiAbhi gravatar imageAmiAbhi ( 2014-02-24 00:56:59 -0500 )edit

The complete steps are elaborated at https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/How_to_create_and_use_Live_USB#dd - I'm not sure about replicating the F15 liveUSB you've booted from, but you should be creating an F20 image anyway.

randomuser gravatar imagerandomuser ( 2014-02-24 07:49:10 -0500 )edit

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