I'm trying to install Debian Jessie on my Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga II. I created a usb using UNetBootin with the ISO image, and when I start my laptop with the usb in, the "Boot Menu" comes up, it gives me the option to boot from "USB HDD: SanDisk Cruzer Glide" but it doesn't actually start the installation process- it just cuts to black quickly and then brings up the boot menu again. Any idea what could be my problem? Thanks
You should be able to create it with dd on a Mac. I have done this successfully with an Arch Linux ISO. Make sure the output destination is the USB device, not a partition on the device.