WoeUSB-ng Create Windows USB Installer from Windows ISO or DVD in Linux

WoeUSB-ng is a free and open source Windows USB installer creator for Linux. Using WoeUSB-ng you can create your own USB pendrive Windows installer from DVD or an ISO image file. Using this Windows USB installer you can easily install Windows OS in your computer. Currently it supports Windows Vista, Windows 7, Window 8.x, Windows 10 and Legacy/MBR-style/IBM PC and Native UEFI bootmode. It comes with command-line woeusb and graphic version woeusbgui. this application is a rewrite of original WoeUSB. It is written in Python and released under GNU General Public License v3.0.



Install WoeUSB-ng on Ubuntu Linux

Open the terminal command-line application (ctrl+alt+t) and run below commands one by one.

sudo apt update
sudo apt install git p7zip-full python3-pip python3-wxgtk4.0 grub2-common grub-pc-bin
sudo pip3 install WoeUSB-ng

Create Windows USB Installer Using WoeUSB-ng

You need Windows ISO image file or Windows DVD and insert USB stick/Pen drive/USB drive in the USB port.
Format your USB before creating Windows USB installer.

Also Read:  How to Control Smart Lights on Linux

Click the top-left “Activities” button or the show applications button and then search for WoeUSB and open WoeUSB-ng.

WoeUSB-ng app


Select your ISO file or DVD drive and highlight the USB stick and click refresh.

WoeUSB-ng usb installer
Then click Install button and confirm the pop-up . It will open a new small dialog indicates the installing process and you will get “Installation Succeed” message after completion.

That’s all, now insert the Windows USB installer in your target computer and boot it and install windows.

If you liked this article, please subscribe to our YouTube Channel. You can also stay connected with us on X (Twitter) and Facebook.

Leave a Reply