Startup Disk Creator doesn't work with LMDE?

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Startup Disk Creator doesn't work with LMDE?

Postby Lolo Uila » Wed Mar 16, 2011 1:51 am

Okay, this is odd... I'm trying to make a bootable USB stick for Linux Mint Debian Edition (LMDE) and Startup Disk Creator won't load the .iso?

I fire up Startup Disk Creator, click on "Other..." and choose "linuxmint-debian-201101-gnome-dvd-i386.iso" off my file server, and nothing. It doesn't show up after I open it. I have all the Mint-9 and Mint-10 .iso files on the server as well (and even some Ubuntu images), and they all work fine. Only the Debian Edition refuses to load into Startup Disk Creator.

I have verified the md5, and tried to copy the file to a local directory, no help. :( I tried a search but didn't find anything useful. What's going in here?

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Re: Startup Disk Creator doesn't work with LMDE?

Postby JasonLG » Wed Mar 16, 2011 2:15 am

Lolo Uila wrote:Okay, this is odd... I'm trying to make a bootable USB stick for Linux Mint Debian Edition (LMDE) and Startup Disk Creator won't load the .iso?

I fire up Startup Disk Creator, click on "Other..." and choose "linuxmint-debian-201101-gnome-dvd-i386.iso" off my file server, and nothing. It doesn't show up after I open it. I have all the Mint-9 and Mint-10 .iso files on the server as well (and even some Ubuntu images), and they all work fine. Only the Debian Edition refuses to load into Startup Disk Creator.

I have verified the md5, and tried to copy the file to a local directory, no help. :( I tried a search but didn't find anything useful. What's going in here?


Either by design or by bug(?) it only works with Ubuntu(ish) ISO's. You'll have to use unetbootin.
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Re: Startup Disk Creator doesn't work with LMDE?

Postby Dr.m0x » Wed Mar 16, 2011 2:38 am

Yes unetbootin will work with any live disc whatsoever.

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