usb-creator-common - create a startup disk using a CD or disc image (common files)

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Repository Ubuntu Main amd64
Package name usb-creator-common
Package version 0.3.5
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 220 B
Download size 13.66 KB
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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 backend engine and common data files used by frontends.


Package Version Architecture Repository
usb-creator-common_0.3.5_i386.deb 0.3.5 i386 Ubuntu Main
usb-creator-common - - -


Name Value
genisoimage -
gir1.2-udisks-2.0 -
mtools -
parted -
python3-dbus -
python3-debian -
python3:any >= 3.3.2-2~
syslinux -
syslinux-common -
syslinux-legacy -
udisks2 -


Type URL
Binary Package usb-creator-common_0.3.5_amd64.deb
Source Package usb-creator

Install Howto

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




2018-04-09 - Matthias Klose <>
usb-creator (0.3.5) bionic; urgency=medium
* Build-depend on dh-python.
2018-02-02 - Marc Deslauriers <>
usb-creator (0.3.4) bionic; urgency=medium
* Improve progress bar accuracy due to disk buffering (LP: #1731977)
- Thanks to Marco Biscaro for the fix!
2016-07-26 - Marc Deslauriers <>
usb-creator (0.3.3) yakkety; urgency=medium
* Change version strings to 0.3.3. (LP: #1537836)
* Fix PyGI import warnings.
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

See Also

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usb-modeswitch_2.5.2+repack0-2ubuntu1_amd64.deb mode switching tool for controlling "flip flop" USB devices
usbmuxd_1.1.0-2build1_amd64.deb USB multiplexor daemon for iPhone and iPod Touch devices
usbutils_007-4build1_amd64.deb Linux USB utilities
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util-linux-locales_2.31.1-0.4ubuntu3_all.deb locales files for util-linux
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uuid-dev_2.31.1-0.4ubuntu3_amd64.deb Universally Unique ID library - headers and static libraries
uuid-runtime_2.31.1-0.4ubuntu3_amd64.deb runtime components for the Universally Unique ID library
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