Creating a Windows 10 or 11 UEFI Bootable USB on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS


There are many tutorials on creating a Linux Bootable USB on Windows but few on Creating a Windows , 10 or 11 Bootable on Linux. Creating a Windows Bootable USB on Ubuntu LTS is much more straightforward than older Ubuntu Versions due to the updated NTFS driver inbuilt into Linux Kernel Having a proper NTFS driver means we do not need to avoid using the NTFS file system and therefore don't need to split the which typically exceeds the GB file limit on the FAT32 partition.

Get your mainstream Windows ISO from the perspective software download pages:

This will also work with Windows Insider Preview ISOs:

Install gparted using:
sudo apt install gparted

Insert a 16-32 GB USB Flash Drive. Use gparted to create a new GPT partition table. On this partition table create a 1024 MB FAT32 partition called BOOT and create a NTFS partition called INSTALL occupying the rest of the space.

Right click the ISO and select open with Disk Image Mounter. Copy the ISO contents except the sources folder to BOOT. In its place create your own sources folder and copy the from the original. Copy the ISO contents including the sources folder to the installation partition.

You may need Intel F6 Drivers if using the recommended RAID SATA Operation. They are available here:

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