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What should I notice for the USB stick use as installer?

I have a few questions about the USB stick used as an installer in Linux. 1) Should I leave extra space after running dd? So for Windows user, you might be familiar with rufus, with rufus you can ...
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How to dd a TrueOS installer to USB, on Linux

Forgive my ignorance, I've used a dozen distros of Linux (Debian and Fedora derivatives) but haven't yet wet my feet with BSD. I'm attempting to write the current TrueOS installer to a USB, through ...
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how to write live rescue disc image (ISO) with dd for UEFI boot?

How would I prepare ALT Linux Rescue disc to install Linux for dual boot with Windows 10? Ideally, the USB thumb drive should boot in UEFI mode for a GPT type hdd. The note on UEFI specifies: ↑ ...
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Can't boot Debian from USB

I'm having a few problems installing Debian 8. I created a bootable USB using dd if=iso-file.iso of=/dev/sdb, then I changed the BIOS settings to boot from the USB stick, but when I reboot, nothing ...
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Why can't I simply dd an installation iso to a bootable partition on an USB flash drive?

I have a copy of the Slackware 64 bit dvd installation iso. I've burned this image to a dvd and used it to properly install the distro. I wanted to try also having this image available on a usb flash ...
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Copying a working Linux instead of installing a new one [duplicate]

It is possible to move an installed Linux from one drive to another or from one disk to another by two methods: dd command which copies sector by sector including boot sector cp command, and then ...