In this tutorial, we will show you how to install BalenaEtcher on Fedora 37. For those of you who didn’t know, BalenaEtcher is a useful tool for creating bootable USB drives for installing operating systems. It is one of the most popular tools for flashing operating systems to SD cards and USB drives. BalenaEtcher is available for a variety of platforms, including Windows, macOS, and Linux, and supports a wide range of image formats, such as ISO, IMG, and ZIP.
This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘
sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you the step-by-step installation of the BalenaEtcher on a Fedora 37.
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Fedora 37.
- It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
- SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
- An active internet connection. You’ll need an internet connection to download the necessary packages and dependencies for BalenaEtcher.
non-root sudo useror access to the
root user. We recommend acting as a
non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.
Install BalenaEtcher on Fedora 37
Step 1. Before proceeding, update your Fedora operating system to make sure all existing packages are up to date. Use this command to update the server packages:
sudo dnf upgrade sudo dnf update
Step 2. Installing BalenaEtcher on Fedora 37.
By default, the BalenaEtcher package doesn’t come in the default Fedora 37 repository. Now run the following command below to add the official balenaEtcher repository to your Fedora system:
curl -1sLf \ 'https://dl.cloudsmith.io/public/balena/etcher/setup.rpm.sh' \ | sudo -E bash
Next, update your package system, then install the latest version of BalenaEtcher on Fedora using the following command below:
sudo dnf updatesudo dnf install balena-etcher
Step 3. Accessing BalenaEtcher on Fedora 37.
Once the installation is complete, you can launch BalenaEtcher from the application menu in your desktop environment.
Guide to Creating Bootable USB Drives. To do this, follow these steps:
- Insert the USB drive you want to use into your computer.
- Open BalenaEtcher from the Fedora application launcher.
- Click on the “Select image” button and select the image file you want to use to create the bootable USB drive.
- Click on the “Select target” button and select the USB drive you inserted in step 1.
- Click on the “Flash” button to start the process of creating the bootable USB drive.
Congratulations! You have successfully installed BalenaEtcher. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing BalenaEtcher on your Fedora 37 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official BalenaEtcher website.