How to Make Bootable Ubuntu Using Mac

In this tutorial I’ll show you how to make bootable ubuntu stick under Mac. So let’s sit and read this post.

Make Bootable Ubuntu

Installing Etcher

  • Download latest version.
  • Double click on it, drag the app into Applications folder.

Preparing USB Stick

  • Connect your usb.
  • Open “Disk Utility“.
  • Select your media drive, choose your disk then press on “control” then “Erase“.
  • Select MS-DOS (Fat) as default format.
  • Your media drive is ready to be used.
Make Bootable Ubuntu

Create USB Stick

  • Click on Launchpad, open “balenaEtcher” .
  • Now just put the ISO file, click on “Flash” to start copying files.
Make Bootable Ubuntu


Having a dual boot like this is pretty useful, look like compiling Android custom roms on the latest Mac OS-X it is bit harder that seems they remove some i386 packages according to github links.