In this tutorial, we will show you how to install WoeUSB on Linux Mint 21. For those of you who didn’t know, WoeUSB is a simple Linux program that enables you to create a bootable Windows USB drive from a Windows ISO file. To use WoeUSB, you’ll need a Windows ISO file and a USB drive with at least 4GB of storage. If you need to install Windows from a bootable USB stick, WoeUSB is the ideal tool for the job.
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 WoeUSB on Linux Mint 21 (Vanessa).
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Linux Mint 21 (Vanessa).
- 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).
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 WoeUSB on Linux Mint 21 Vanessa
Step 1. Before running the tutorial below, it’s important to make sure your system is up to date by running the following
apt commands in the terminal:
sudo apt update sudo apt install software-properties-common apt-transport-https wget ca-certificates gnupg2
Step 2. Installing WoeUSB on Linux Mint 21.
By default, WoeUSB is not available on the Linux Mint 21 base repository. Now run the following command below to add the launchpad repository to your Linux Mint system:
echo 'deb [signed-by=/usr/share/keyrings/woeusb.gpg] https://ppa.launchpadcontent.net/tomtomtom/woeusb/ubuntu jammy main' | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list.d/woeusb.list
Next, import the GPG key using the following command:
sudo gpg --no-default-keyring --keyring /usr/share/keyrings/woeusb.gpg --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys CEC312CC5ED8215A6E0EFC49B90E9186F0E836FB
After that, update your system and you can install WoeUSB on it with the help of the command shown below:
sudo apt update sudo apt install woeusb woeusb-frontend-wxgtk
Step 3. Accessing WoeUSB on Linux Mint 21.
Once we finish with the installation, we will find WoeUSB in the Mint menu, in the Programming section or you can launch it through the terminal with the help of the command shown below:
Congratulations! You have successfully installed WoeUSB. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the latest version of the WoeUSB on the Linux Mint system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official WoeUSB website.