I'm on Ubuntu on an E1 Vision AMD (64 bit) processor.

The available binaries for Unetbootin do not work on this architecture.

Is there any way that I can get Unetbootin working on this system?

  • Compiling it from source maybe? – user44370 Dec 27 '13 at 13:17
  • @illuminÉ That worked, when I last tried it (different link), there were a bunch of errors. Care to post it as an answer? – Manishearth Dec 27 '13 at 14:01
  • Oh, that was just a link and you went through the process so maybe you have some further insights. Please proceed! – user44370 Dec 27 '13 at 14:14
  • @illuminÉ Nah, following the basic instructions in the link worked. I had followed a different link in the past, which hadn't worked. – Manishearth Dec 27 '13 at 14:17

In some cases, especially with smaller tools/utilities, one might resort to compiling from source.

In this case compiling as described on the wiki worked. Requirements for compiling Unetbootin v585:

  • libqt4-dev
  • g++

Instructions (make sure to check the source link)

1- Extract the tarball and cd to it

2- Run the following commands:

lupdate-qt4 unetbootin.pro
lrelease-qt4 unetbootin.pro

3- A dynamically linked executable which you can package will then be generated at "unetbootin"

4- If building a package, place the unetbootin_*.qm files (which were generated from the .ts files when lrelease-qt4 was run) in the /usr/share/unetbootin/ directory to enable the usage of localization.

5- If building a package, add "syslinux", "p7zip-full", "libqt4-core" (libQtCore.so.4), "libqt4-gui" (libQtGui.so.4), and "libqt4-network" (libQtNetwork.so.4) as dependencies.

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