USB writing app (MintStick) request

After managed to corrupt 2 new UBS sticks using Etcher :scream:, I decided go back to MintStick which I had been using a while ago in Mint XFCE.

I looked around in Software, but I did not see it :frowning:

Is it possible to include this app in Software?
One great feature of MintStick is that it can also format USB as well writing a image.

I believe the application author is responsible for adding their application to the Software app listing.
But on a similar note, today I found about this amazing program called Ventoy. One click, and your USB stick is prepared to have as many images as you want on it. You can just drag and drop your .ISO files on it and you can boot whichever OS you have. I'm loving it. It even has support for persistent storage. No need to reformat and re-burn the images onto the USB. I can drag and drop and still use it as a regular USB. It's pretty cool!

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Thanks for explaining the system of Software app listing.
I always thought that it is up to the distribution to decide which app goes into the listing. One more new thing to learn today.

I looked at Ventoy and it looks very impressive. I might give t a try when I am in the mode of distro hopping next time.

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The majority of Linux users/ power users i have encountered swear by unetbootin, because if it's reliability and both Linux and window versions being similar. Etcher should be avoided, even though it's recommended by the Zorin team, because it bricks usb sticks more often than making reliable images. In
Windows rufus has been an easy and reliable solution. Please let us know your experience with ventoy so we can add reliable options for users.

Following your suggestion, I also installed Unetbootin.

But I was not so sure if I can write img file with it. So I also installed MintStick.

I have about a dozen of Raspberry Pi running in our household (Pi-hole, volumio, openmediavault, WordPress, cups server, etc.) and writing img file on microSD is indispensable function to me.

I also find Unetbootin does not take a Zorin desktop theme and fonts are bit too small for my ageing eyes :face_with_monocle:

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