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Common dd commands

Published 2020-04-19

dd is a common unix tool for doing disk manipulation. One of the most common uses is writing ISOs to USBs.

Writing an ISO to USB

The below command writes an ISO to a USB, to find the device to write to, run lsblk

sudo dd bs=4M if=image.iso of=/dev/sdX conv=fdatasync status=progress && sync
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