Bootable Usb Stick For Mac

 
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Make usb bootable for mac

With a bootable Ubuntu USB stick, you can:

Mac Bootable Usb Windows

MacOS Sierra bootable USB, DiskMaker X 6 is another Application which allows you to create bootable USB on a Mac. Diskmaker x 6 is an open source application which has built with AppleScript. Since it has created with AppleScript it can support many versions of OS X macOS to create a bootable USB Installer.

  • Set your bootable USB as your startup disk for the next boot in “Apple Menu - System Preferences - Startup Disk,” then click “Restart” to reboot your Mac. Your Mac will reboot from the USB instead of your default startup disk. Alternatively, you can also use the Startup Manager to select your boot drive when you start macOS.
  • If you want to use your USB stick with an Apple Mac, you will need to restart or power-on the Mac with the USB stick inserted while the Option/alt (⌥) key is pressed. This will launch Apple’s ‘Startup Manager’ which shows bootable devices connected to the machine. Your USB stick should appear as gold/yellow and labelled ‘EFI Boot’.
  • Just about any type of USB external drive will work: thumb drive, hard drive, or SSD. The installer software will take up over 5GB. If you want to use a thumb drive, an 8GB drive works perfectly.
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  • Install or upgrade Ubuntu, even on a Mac
  • Test out the Ubuntu desktop experience without touching your PC configuration
  • Boot into Ubuntu on a borrowed machine or from an internet cafe
  • Use tools installed by default on the USB stick to repair or fix a broken configuration

Creating a bootable USB stick is very simple, especially if you’re going to use the USB stick with a generic Windows or Linux PC. We’re going to cover the process in the next few steps.

Mac

Apple hardware considerations

Making A Bootable Usb Drive Mac

There are a few additional considerations when booting the USB stick on Apple hardware. This is because Apple’s ‘Startup Manager’, summoned by holding the Option/alt (⌥) key when booting, won’t detect the USB stick without a specific partition table and layout. We’ll cover this in a later step.

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