In this tutorial, we will show you how to install WoeUSB on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, WoeUSB is a simple tool that enables you to create your own usb stick windows installer for various Windows releases, including Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10.
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 WoeUSB on Ubuntu 22.04 (Jammy Jellyfish). You can follow the same instructions for Ubuntu 22.04 and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint, Elementary OS, Pop!_OS, and more as well.
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Ubuntu 22.04, 20.04, and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint.
- 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 Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish
Step 1. First, make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running the following
apt commands in the terminal.
sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade sudo apt install dirmngr ca-certificates software-properties-common gnupg gnupg2 apt-transport-https
Step 2. Installing WoeUSB on Ubuntu 22.04.
- Install WoeUSB using LaunchPAD Repository.
By default, WoeUSB is not available on Ubuntu 22.04 base repository. Now run the following command below to add the LaunchPAD PPA repository to your Ubuntu 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
Now run the following command below to install the WoeUSB on your Ubuntu system:
sudo apt update sudo apt install woeusb
In addition, you can install WoeUSB with GUI using the following command:
sudo apt install woeusb woeusb-frontend-wxgtk
Step 3. Accessing WoeUSB on Ubuntu 22.04.
Once successfully installed on your Ubuntu system, run the following path on your desktop to open the path:
Activities -> Show Applications -> WoeUSB Alternatively, you can launch it from the terminal with this command:
To access the commands and open the help menu, use the following command:
Congratulations! You have successfully installed WoeUSB. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing WoeUSB on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official WoeUSB website.