Create Bootable Windows USB in Ubuntu or Linux Mint

By Umair Friday, June 01, 2012

Creating Ubuntu USB Installer a.ka. Ubuntu bootable USB from Ubuntu itself is easy. But, what if we want to help our friends or even our families who still use Windows to create Windows bootable USB? Can we create it on Ubuntu? Yes, you can, by using WinUSB.

WinUSB is a simple tool that enable you to create your own usb stick windows installer from an iso image or a real DVD.

WinUSB supports Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8 installer for any language and any version. This package contains two programs:
WinUSB-gui: a graphical interface which is very easy to use.
winusb: the command line tool.

Installation of WinUSB in Ubuntu/Linux Mint, open Terminal and enter following commands:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:colingille/freshlight
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install winusb


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