Tuesday, August 30, 2016

How to Install Winusb on Ubuntu 16.04

    WinUSB is simple, open source graphical tool to create Windows installer bootable USB disks using ISO images, or real CD/DVD installer disks in Ubuntu and it’s derivatives. Using WinUSB, we can create startup disks for Windows

WinUSB contains two programs:
  •     WinUSB-gui: a graphical interface which is very easy to use.
  •     Winusb: the command line tool

Installation instructions:

Open terminal and insert command line...
  •  Install the dependencies

$ sudo apt-get install gcc build-essential libwxbase3.0-dev libwxgtk3.0-dev.
  •  Download the tar package and untar it
$ wget ftp://ftp.ru.debian.org/gentoo-distfiles/distfiles/winusb-1.0.11.tar.gz

$ tar zxf winusb-1.0.11.tar.gz
  •  Change directory to the src folder and run following commands
$ cd winusb*/src

$ sed -i -- 's#wxStandardPaths().GetInstallPrefix()#wxStandardPaths::Get().GetInstallPrefix()#g' findFile.cpp

$ sed -i -- 's#wxStandardPaths().GetDataDir()#wxStandardPaths::Get().GetDataDir()#g' findFile.cpp
  •  Run the following commands to compile the package and then remove the downloaded installer
$ cd ..

$ ./configure

$ make

$ sudo make install

$ cd ..

$ rm -rf winusb-1.0.11
  • To launch winusb, simply run

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