I get this error when trying to create a Garuda USB with Balena etcher

Sorry if a bit off topic, but I’m on OpenSUSE trying to create a Garuda USB.

and i get this error. }I’ve checked the file checksum and it’s the correct one. But the error seems to refer to something about the iso file.

could someone help me please? unetbootin isn’t working either as it doesn’t detect my usb unit for some reason.

i’d use ventoy or fedora image writer. etcher has been kinda broken lately

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To simply write an ISO to disk, I use KDE’s onboard tools. If none are available, I install Suse imagewriter.

For maintaining my distros and DEs, Ventoy is the only alternative.

Please read the excerpt from Garuda Wiki: Ventoy doesn’t seem to work properly, as some users have reported problems. Use the utility of your choice, for example dd, to burn the ISO to a USB stick. (dr460nf1r3 12/19/2021) Requisiti di sistema e note | Garuda Linux wiki

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That specific language version of that wiki page is very outdated; ventoy is one of the better choices to use for Garuda. I haven’t had it fail me in all my years using it to install across multiple machines. (and newer ventoy versions just seem to get better and better)
Here’s one that is updated this year:

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Yes, I expressed myself similarly.
I have been using Ventoy for years, and it has never let me down.

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Let’s not post something that’s that old and out dated. Ventoy works pefectly fine with Garuda.

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That’s true, that note is rather outdated. For at least a couple years now Ventoy has been very reliable for us.

It seems that note was only in the Italian version of the page. For now I just removed that line from the wiki.

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Hi , I am a compulsive hopper.
I will agree the Balena one has had a couple of hiccups
Ventoy works for a lot of people but if you dont want 5 iso on a stick .
The fedora image writer from flathub is excellent.
I have loaded a Garuda Sway and Gnome spin on my pc and laptop just this week.
The Opensuse writer works well but the fedora one has never let me down.
Tumbleweed and Garuda (user :slight_smile:

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Yes i used Ventoy since 4 years once is formated swap the iso and reboot for the right iso. i didnt have a issue with garuda,debian,draughter,opensuse,parrot,ubuntu series,Rocky,Sparky,centos or whatever :wink:

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KDE’s own Isoimagewriter works fine for my needs.
https://archlinux.org/packages/extra/x86_64/isoimagewriter/

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