makebootfat - Utility to create a bootable FAT filesystem

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package filename makebootfat_1.4-5.1_amd64.deb
Package name makebootfat
Package version 1.4
Package release 5.1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category universe/utils
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 21.76 KB
Installed size 61.00 KB
Makebootfat is a command line utility able to create bootable USB disks
using the FAT filesystem and syslinux.
Makebootfat is the most advanced tool available able to make bootable
USB disks. It is able to autodetect/partition/format/populate the USB
disk in a single step without any user interaction. It's also able to
create disk images which are compatible with all the three standards
USB-FDD, USB-HDD and USB-ZIP at the same time.


Package Version Architecture Repository
makebootfat_1.4-5.1_i386.deb 1.4 i386 Ubuntu Universe
makebootfat - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.14


Type URL
Binary Package makebootfat_1.4-5.1_amd64.deb
Source Package makebootfat

Install Howto

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




2017-03-05 - Adrian Bunk <>
makebootfat (1.4-5.1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Run dh-autoreconf to fix FTBFS on arm64. (Closes: #759446)
2011-07-22 - Soeren Sonnenburg <>
makebootfat (1.4-5) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix link to freedos documentation (Closes: #616469)
2009-10-14 - Soeren Sonnenburg <>
makebootfat (1.4-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix typos in package description, thanks 
Martin Eberhard Schauer (Closes: #550729).
* Improve README.Debian to include script like instructions for creating
bootable usb-sticks.
2009-04-25 - Soeren Sonnenburg <>
makebootfat (1.4-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Ship mbrfat.bin in /usr/lib/makebootfat/mbrfat.bin and mention this
location in README.Debian (Closes: #523891).
2009-04-13 - Soeren Sonnenburg <>
makebootfat (1.4-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Recommend syslinux-common package and clarify in README.Debian that
mbr.bin can be found in there (Closes: #523891)
* Bump standards version (no changes required).
2009-01-06 - Soeren Sonnenburg <>
makebootfat (1.4-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial Release (Closes: #510969)

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