Thursday, 22 October 2015

MintStick... How to install on Ubuntu based systems

This is a small tutorial showing how to install " MintStick ", but without adding any PPA's in to your system.


Last update: April 15, 2016


Please, check out our latest tutorial, showing how to install latest version of Mintstick.

MintStick -:- How to install the latest version on Ubuntu based systems







MintStick is a simple graphical interface with which we can easily create a bootable USB stick, as also format the pendrive / memory card as FAT, NTFS, EXT3, EXT4 or any other format.




This tool was originally created for Linux Mint, but can be installed on other GNU / Linux distributions. Usage is very simple, just start MintStick load the ISO image file of the Linux Mint or other distribution of Linux and start the transfer. 

If you are running Linux Mint, this isn't a "How to..." for you. Mintstick comes by default on Linux Mint... in all flavors!



This tutorial has video support in our channel on Youtube,  
as a way to help accomplish the install of this application.


In only 1 Minute Tutorial, we show how to install "MintStick"
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How to install on Ubuntu based systems?
12.04 > 15.04
Like: Ubuntu, Kubuntu, ubuntu-Gnome, Xubuntu, Lubuntu, elemntaryOS, LinuxLite, etc...
( On December 22, 2015  "1.2.6"  is the latest version available )


  • 1st Step -  Getting Files   ( copy and paste the follow command lines, one by one into the terminal )
    • wget -O mintstick_1.2.6_all.deb http://goo.gl/F7uS7u

  • 2nd Step - Installing Files   ( copy and paste the follow command lines, into the terminal )
    For this operation, you need to have " Gdebi " pre-installed on your system. You can easily install by this command line: sudo apt-get install gdebi
    • sudo gdebi mintstick_1.2.6_all.deb


    Mintstick on Xubuntu 15.04


    If for any reason, you aren't satisfied with this application, you can always remove it. 
    Just copy and paste the follow command line, into the terminal.
    • sudo apt-get remove mintstick

    And, that's it!
    Just launch "Mintstick", and enjoy it...


       Previous Version displayed in the Original Post on May 23, 2015  

    • 1st Step ( copy and paste the follow command line, into the terminal )
      • wget -O mintstick_1.2.2_all.deb http://goo.gl/VY1ulw



    • 2nd Step ( copy and paste the follow command line, into the terminal ) 
    For this operation, you need to have " Gdebi " pre-installed on your system. If you not have, you can easily install by this command line: sudo apt-get install gdebi
      • sudo gdebi mintstick_1.2.2_all.deb




    If for any reason, you aren't satisfied with this tool, you can always remove it. 
    Just copy and paste the follow command line, into the terminal.
      • sudo apt-get remove mintstick





    MintStick
    It is a graphical application to write .img and .iso files to USB keys. It can also format USB Key from a contextual menu in Cinammon and KDE desktops. It can be used in other linux systems.

    MintStick Info's
    • Latest version ( December 22, 2015 )
      • 1.2.6
    • Platform 
      • Linux



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