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These instructions assume you want to use your Mac to create a bootable USB which you’ll use to replace a Windows PC with Ubuntu.

Download Ubuntu Desktop .iso file

  • Download from this link

Prepare USB stick

  • Launch Disk Utility.
  • Select your USB stick under the External devices section and select Erase from the toolbar.
  • Set the format to MS-DOS (FAT) and the scheme to GUID Partition Map.
  • Click Erase.
Use Disk Utility to create bootable USB stick

Write .iso file to USB stick

  • Download and run Etcher.
  • Select your .iso file and USB stick, then click Flash!
Use Etcher to create Bootable USB stick.

Configure BIOS

You’ll want to make sure you’ve configured your machine settings so that any USB sticks take precedence over the default Windows boot program.

  • Shut down your PC.
  • Start up your PC and press the hot key needed to enter BIOS mode (might be something like F10).
  • Go to Boot > Boot mode and make sure your USB drive comes first in the list.
  • Save changes and continue boot up
Configure BIOS boot order

Install Ubuntu

On start up, you should now see the Ubuntu installation wizard.


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