usb-creator-gtk - create a startup disk using a CD or disc image (for GNOME)

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Updates Main amd64
Package filename usb-creator-gtk_0.3.2ubuntu16.04.2_amd64.deb
Package name usb-creator-gtk
Package version 0.3.2ubuntu16.04.2
Package release -
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category admin
Homepage -
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 20.81 KB
Installed size 152.00 KB
Startup Disk Creator converts a USB key or SD card into a volume from which you
can start up and run Ubuntu. You can also store files and settings in any space
left over.
The program also works for Debian, or any other Debian-based OS for which you
have a CD or .iso image.
This package contains the GTK+ client frontend.


Package Version Architecture Repository
usb-creator-gtk_0.3.2ubuntu16.04.2_i386.deb 0.3.2ubuntu16.04.2 i386 Ubuntu Updates Main
usb-creator-gtk_0.3.2_i386.deb 0.3.2 i386 Ubuntu Main
usb-creator-gtk_0.3.2_amd64.deb 0.3.2 amd64 Ubuntu Main
usb-creator-gtk - - -


Name Value
gir1.2-glib-2.0 -
gir1.2-gtk-3.0 -
gir1.2-gudev-1.0 -
gir1.2-pango-1.0 -
gir1.2-unity-5.0 -
python3-dbus -
python3-gi -
python3:any >= 3.3.2-2~
usb-creator-common = 0.3.2ubuntu16.04.2


Type URL
Binary Package usb-creator-gtk_0.3.2ubuntu16.04.2_amd64.deb
Source Package usb-creator

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install usb-creator-gtk deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install usb-creator-gtk




2019-07-16 - Walter Lapchynski <>
usb-creator (0.3.2ubuntu16.04.2) xenial; urgency=medium
* Move progress dialog setup to the install method on the KDE frontend.
Thanks to Paul Worrall for the patch! (LP: #1629715)
2019-06-18 - Marc Deslauriers <>
usb-creator (0.3.2ubuntu16.04.1) xenial-security; urgency=medium
* Unmount device during image operation so a single policykit prompt can
be displayed to the user. (LP: #1832337)
2016-01-22 - Marc Deslauriers <>
usb-creator (0.3.2) xenial; urgency=medium
* bin/usb-creator-helper: properly handle utf-8 characters
(LP: #1527900)
2015-12-17 - Marc Deslauriers <>
usb-creator (0.3.1) xenial; urgency=medium
* usbcreator/backends/udisks/ also properly detect mini.iso.
(LP: #1527086)
2015-12-11 - Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre <>
usb-creator (0.3.0) xenial; urgency=medium
[ Marc Deslauriers ]
* Rework the whole imaging process for writing to devices:
- Use an equivalent of dd to make an exact copy of the image to the device
- This also breaks persistence.
[ Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre ]
* Update UI and frontend code to drop the persistence widgets.
* Drop Erase Disk widgets too.
2015-09-18 - Marc Deslauriers <>
usb-creator (0.2.68) UNRELEASED; urgency=medium
[ Brian Murray ]
* Only try to add a udisks dump to the apport hook, if the udisks command is
[ Marc Deslauriers ]
* SECURITY UPDATE: privilege escalation via missing polkit check
(LP: #1447396)
- bin/usb-creator-helper, dbus/ add
proper polkit integration for KVM use.
- CVE number pending
* usbcreator/backends/udisks/ fix --show-all (LP: #1497431)
* debian/usb-creator-common.postinst, debian/usb-creator-common.prerm:
stop usb-creator-helper on package upgrades and removals.
(LP: #1497569)
[ Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre ]
* usbcreator/ remove the directories known to normally contain
a squashfs; since it could be confusing the installer if, for example, a
squashfs from desktop is still under casper/ after copying server files
to a USB key. (LP: #1450597)
[ Adam Conrad ]
* Add missing dependency on syslinux-common to find mbr.bin (LP: #1502821)
2015-03-10 - Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre <>
usb-creator (0.2.67) vivid; urgency=medium
* Find and use the syslinux from the source squashfs. (LP: #1325801)
2015-03-06 - Yu Ning <>
usb-creator (0.2.66) vivid; urgency=medium
* usbcreator/ adjust grub configurations, otherwise the
persistent mode can't be enabled with UEFI BIOS. (LP: #1159016)
* usbcreator/ detect os version with regex and check for the
result. (LP: #1208129)
* GTK: select a source if it's already added. (LP: #978691)
* GTK: scroll to the selected source.
2015-02-16 - Harald Sitter <>
usb-creator (0.2.65) vivid; urgency=medium
* Port usb-creator-kde to Qt 5
2015-01-16 - Brian Murray <>
usb-creator (0.2.64) vivid; urgency=medium
* udisks/ exit if we can't determine the mount of the cd that was
added. (LP: #1411879)

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