How To Install BalenaEtcher on Manjaro 22

Install BalenaEtcher on Manjaro 22

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install BalenaEtcher on Manjaro 22. For those of you who didn’t know, BalenaEtcher is a popular open-source tool used for creating bootable USB drives or SD cards. It is available for Windows, Mac, and Linux operating systems and is designed to make the process of burning disk images to removable media as simple and user-friendly as possible.

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 Manjaro 22.


  • A server or desktop running one of the following operating systems: Manjaro or Arch Linux.
  • 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.
  • A 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 Manjaro 22

Step 1. Before running the tutorial below, make sure that our system is up to date:

sudo pacman -Syu
sudo pacman -S base-devel

Step 2. Installing BalenaEtcher on Manjaro 22.

By default, BalenaEtcher is not available on the Manjaro 22 base repository. Now open your web browser and navigate to the BalenaEtcher website. Next, click on the “Download for Linux” button and select the appropriate version of BalenaEtcher for your system. In our case, we will be selecting the “AppImage” version.

Install BalenaEtcher on Manjaro 22

Next, navigate to the directory where you downloaded the BalenaEtcher AppImage file using the “cd” command. For example, if you downloaded the file to the Downloads directory, enter the following command:

cd ~/Downloads

Change the permissions of the AppImage file to make it executable by running the following command:

chmod +x balena-etcher*.AppImage

Now check the version of BalenaEtcher installed on your system:

balena-etcher --version

Step 3. Accessing BalenaEtcher on Manjaro 22.

Once BalenaEtcher is installed, To launch balenaEtcher using the command terminal, use the following command below:


Install BalenaEtcher on Manjaro

Step 4. Using BalenaEtcher.

To use BalenaEtcher to create a bootable USB drive or SD card, follow the steps below:

  1. Insert the USB drive or SD card you wish to use into your computer.
  2. Click on the “Select image” button and choose the disk image you want to write to the USB drive or SD card.
  3. Click on the “Select target” button and choose the USB drive or SD card you wish to write the image to.
  4. Click on the “Flash!” button to start the process. BalenaEtcher will display the progress of the process.

Congratulations! You have successfully installed BalenaEtcher. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the latest version of the BalenaEtcher on the Manjaro system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official BalenaEtcher website.

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