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I struggled today with this task, thinking initially that it ought to be as simple as doing a “dd” of the image to the drive’s device node. I was getting discouraged when I came to find that the “usb-creator” app recommended by the Ubuntu team within the Ubuntu Wiki (and an app that seemed to get frequent mentions in various Google searches) proved to be extremely buggy for me in not allowing me to select an .ISO, format command failures, and bogus UI feedback. Read more »