On Tue, Aug 17, 2021 at 10:21:18PM +0530, Pirate Praveen wrote:
At https://www.debian.org/CD/faq/#write-usb I think Balena Etcher  should
be recommended either replacing win32diskmanager or in addition to it. This
is very easy to use and also works on Mac OS.
Note: please cc me on replies
It is not stable software. It's distributed as a flatpak so anybodyit's
really wants it can install it. It's an Electron app which means that >
huge and has interesting security problems.
Does Balena Etcher has security problems or in general, electron apps have security problems?
It works relatively well for SD cards: I am not yet convinced that it
works as well for USB sticks.
Balena Etcher works well for me in Debian. I downloaded an appimage from their website and I flash my USB drives using Balena Etcher. It is very easy to use as well. Therefore, I think that Balena Etcher should be recommended.
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