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How To Install BalenaEtcher on Rocky Linux 9

Install BalenaEtcher on Rocky Linux 9

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install BalenaEtcher on Rocky Linux 9. For those of you who didn’t know, BalenaEtcher is a free and open-source tool that is used to burn operating system images to a USB drive or SD card. It is available for Linux, Windows, and macOS, and is designed to be easy to use even for people who are not familiar with using command-line tools. BalenaEtcher works by flashing a disk image onto a USB drive or SD card, making it bootable and ready to be used to install an operating system on a computer. It is commonly used to install Linux distributions, but can also be used to install other operating systems, such as Windows or macOS. BalenaEtcher is known for its simplicity and reliability and is a popular choice among people looking to create bootable USB drives or SD cards.

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 Rocky Linux. 9.


  • A server running one of the following operating systems: Rocky Linux 9.
  • 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).
  • A non-root sudo user or 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 Rocky Linux 9

Step 1. The first step is to update your system to the latest version of the package list. To do so, run the following commands:

sudo dnf check-update
sudo dnf install dnf-utils

Step 2. Installing BalenaEtcher on Rocky Linux 9.

By default, BalenaEtcher is not available on Rocky Linux 9 base repository. Now navigate to the Etcher download page. Scroll down and select Etcher for Linux as shown below:

Install BalenaEtcher on Rocky Linux 9

Next, make the AppImage executable using the following command:

chmod u+x balenaEtcher-1.10.2-x64.AppImage

Once is done, now run the application using the following command below:


When the Etcher is open, select an image to burn, then select a target drive to save the image to, and then click Flash to start burning.

Install BalenaEtcher on Rocky Linux 9

Congratulations! You have successfully installed BalenaEtcher. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the BalenaEtcher on your Rocky Linux 9 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official BalenaEtcher website.

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r00t is a seasoned Linux system administrator with a wealth of experience in the field. Known for his contributions to idroot.us, r00t has authored numerous tutorials and guides, helping users navigate the complexities of Linux systems. His expertise spans across various Linux distributions, including Ubuntu, CentOS, and Debian. r00t's work is characterized by his ability to simplify complex concepts, making Linux more accessible to users of all skill levels. His dedication to the Linux community and his commitment to sharing knowledge makes him a respected figure in the field.
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