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gnome-multi-writer Cannot Select .iso Gnome/26

asked 2017-07-07 05:21:38 -0500

x27qb8 gravatar image

Wow, this thing is buggy. The first time I used it, I had to go through gyrations to select the .iso file to burn. Now, it won't let me select any other .iso file. It wants to keep using the first one. Even reinstalling didn't help. The executable is in /usr/bin/; and I can't find a config file to edit or delete.

Is there any way to get this beastie to behave?

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Have you downloaded a Fedora 26 beta iso? Or are you expecting the tool to download the iso? The latter won't work since Fedora 26 hasn't been released yet.

florian gravatar imageflorian ( 2017-07-07 09:47:05 -0500 )edit

I'm using "multi-writer," not Fedora image Writer. I think I'm supposed to be able to use any iso, not just a Fedora distro. The iso's I want to use are on my hdd. The first file I sucessfully burned was gparted-live. This worked fine; now it's stuck on that file and everytime I try to use it it wants to burn that file only.

x27qb8 gravatar imagex27qb8 ( 2017-07-10 01:21:17 -0500 )edit

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answered 2017-07-10 01:26:54 -0500

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I'm using "multi-writer," not Fedora image Writer. I think I'm supposed to be able to use any iso, not just a Fedora distro. The iso's I want to use are on my hdd. The first file I successfully burned was gparted-live. This worked fine; now it's stuck on that file and everytime I try to use it it wants to burn that file only. Even if this tool were restricted to writing Fedora distros only, as image writer is, I should be able to select 'any' of the Fedora distros. I can't select 'any' other file.

I like the idea of this tool. If it weren't such a ...

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answered 2017-07-07 09:50:04 -0500

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updated 2017-07-07 09:51:18 -0500

Not an immediate answer to your question but what always works:

  1. Download the iso file you want to use

  2. use the dd tool to create a bootable USB drive.

The exact command is given here. That page also offers a variety of other methods to write a bootable USB

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answered 2017-07-10 01:46:26 -0500

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Is there a command, such as debian's "purge," that will remove an app and its config?

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