Computing and Networks

Etcher does away with dd*

dd has being my go to tool for everything-imges-and-iso, especially ever since the usb stick became ubiquitous and norm for installing new a OS. For the past month I’ve been trying out a new way/tool on both linux and MacOS called etcher.  It’s light weight and easy to use.  Have a look on github https://github.com/resin-io/etcher… Continue reading Etcher does away with dd*

Computing and Networks

Bootable USB install device in MacOS

These instructions will create a bootable install medium for the installation of a operating system using a .iso file downloaded from the network, the dd command and a standard USB stick.  You need admin level access (to run the sudo command). This covers MacOS [for Linux see Bootable USB install device in Linux] Let us begin… Continue reading Bootable USB install device in MacOS