In this article, we are going to discuss how to create Ubuntu bootable USB by using Windows.
The first step of installing Ubuntu on Windows is to create a bootable USB. If you are using window 7, 8, 10 the process will be the same. To create Ubuntu bootable USB we are going to use Universal USB Installer this is the most popular USB installer.
Here are the steps to create an Ubuntu Bootable USB:
Step 1: Download Ubuntu ISO File
Go to Ubuntu.com and download the Ubuntu ISO image file for your system. At present, there are two LTS version available, Ubuntu 16.04.4 LTS and Ubuntu 17.10.1. You can download whichever you prefer to use.
Step 2: Download Universal USB Installer
Once you have downloaded the Ubuntu ISO image file for your system. You have to download the latest version of Universal USB Installer for your system click here to download.
Step 3: Creating a Bootable USB
After downloading all the required file we have to create a bootable USB to install Ubuntu. For that Plugin, the USB drive and open Universal USB Installer and accept the license agreement. After that follow this steps:
- At step 1 you need to choose Ubuntu
- At step 2 Browser your Ubuntu ISO file
- In step 3 select your USB drive and check the option to format (NTFS format drive) the USB drive. (Remember to back up your USB drive)
After all this click on create.
It will present you a warning just click yes.
Now that’s it now you can relax for 5 – 10 minutes. Because it will take some time to create the bootable USB drive. When the installation be completed you will get this
Now you can use the USB drive to install Ubuntu to any PC.
I hope this will help you create your own Ubuntu Bootable USB Drive.
If you want to install Ubuntu on your windows using VirtualBox then check How To Install Ubuntu on Windows 10 Using VirtualBox.