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It's not an "app", it's the website for , a "native" app that's actually a bunch of webjunk crammed into to make it behave vaguely like a native app. !

@aran not on Windows you don't. Also the room for user error resulting in unintentionally wiped drives is huge. dd is a great solution for confident CLI cowboys, but something like Etcher is must better for newbies. I just wish it didn't use Electron and had a proper website that wasn't suffering under the misapprehension that it's an app that needs Javascript to display text, images, and layout.

@strypey Oh I saw that, it confused me a ton. A USB image burning application as a Web App?? Wtf even.. And #Ubunut and other #Linux distros link to that as a recommended application for creating bootable USB drives...

@stevenroose it's actually a very good UI for newbies trying to install GNU/Linux the first few times. The fact it's cross platform allows distros to offer one set of install instructions regardless of what OS the newbie starts on. It's just a shame it uses Electron instead of something like Qt or GTK that is also cross-platform and fully free code. What I was mainly commenting on was the homepage thinking it's an app ;P

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