How to create a bootable USB stick on Ubuntu

To create a USB stick from which you can install Ubuntu, you must first download Ubuntu and, if you want, verify the download.

Then, follow these instructions:

  1. Insert a USB stick with at least 2GB of free space

  2. Open the dash and search for Startup Disk Creator

  3. Select the Startup Disk Creator to launch the app

    Find the Startup Disk Creator
  4. Click 'Other' to choose the downloaded ISO file if it isn’t found automatically, select the file and click 'Open'

    Select the ISO
  5. Select the USB stick in the bottom box and click 'Make Startup Disk' and then 'Yes'

    Confirm USB stick
  6. That's it! When the process completes, you'll be ready to restart your computer and begin installing Ubuntu

    Writing the ISO to disk