Package Details: etcher-bin 1.6.0-1

Git Clone URL: (read-only, click to copy)
Package Base: etcher-bin
Description: Flash OS images to SD cards & USB drives, safely and easily
Upstream URL:
Keywords: bootable etcher flash iso usb
Licenses: Apache
Conflicts: etcher
Provides: etcher
Submitter: ams1
Maintainer: ali.molaei
Last Packager: ali.molaei
Votes: 104
Popularity: 2.71
First Submitted: 2018-04-12 20:44
Last Updated: 2021-09-25 10:23

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ali.molaei commented on 2020-05-06 16:19

Hello there, I am pretty much aware of etcher being updated, but as you can see here there are three releases in last 24 hours, I usually wait for it to be at least one or two days to make sure it's stable, and also you don't download the package each and every hour. So please do not flag out of date immediately after a new release on github, I get an email by default from github on new releases.

ali.molaei commented on 2019-04-17 20:10

Please don't flag package out of date for "Pre-release" in GitHub repo!

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FabioLolix commented on 2021-09-29 17:52

Please use as url=

SpidFightFR commented on 2021-09-11 15:20

The software works fine. (voted)

wchouser3 commented on 2021-05-09 17:04

@ali.molaei I think you're just going to have to put up with it. I think people just flag stuff without even reading the comments.

ali.molaei commented on 2021-05-01 10:48

The latest version on the website is 1.5.116

The latest version on the new PPA is 1.5.117

So this package is not out-of-date I think

axzxc1236 commented on 2021-01-09 02:26

I finally figured out why, I was not using the kernel that comes with arch, which doesn't allow unprivileged access to CLONE_NEWUSER.

ali.molaei commented on 2020-11-29 19:09

@axzxc1236 I don't have this issue myself, I don't know why your /opt/balenaEtcher/chrome-sandbox file permissions are not right, Is there anyone else with this issue?

axzxc1236 commented on 2020-11-29 04:16

Heads up that you might need to do sudo chmod 4755 /opt/balenaEtcher/chrome-sandbox, the following log appeared in my xorg-session.log (edit: also shows up when you run etcher command in terminal)

[122759:1129/] The SUID sandbox helper binary was found, but is not configured correctly. Rather than run without sandboxing I'm aborting now. You need to make sure that /opt/balenaEtcher/chrome-sandbox is owned by root and has mode 4755.

Etcher simply won't run without the change.

ali.molaei commented on 2020-09-28 19:33

hey @khalil2535 I think you are commenting on a wrong page, this package is not cloning the git repo

khalil2535 commented on 2020-09-28 16:27

i got this error -> Cloning etcher git repo... Cloning into bare repository '/home/{USER}/.cache/yay/balena-etcher/etcher'... remote: Enumerating objects: 130, done. remote: Counting objects: 100% (130/130), done. remote: Compressing objects: 100% (71/71), done. error: RPC failed; curl 18 transfer closed with outstanding read data remaining fatal: the remote end hung up unexpectedly fatal: early EOF fatal: index-pack failed ==> ERROR: Failure while downloading etcher git repo Aborting... error downloading sources: balena-etcher

RoestVrijStaal commented on 2020-07-31 21:20

Heads-up for the persons who care about privacy:

tl;dr: Use or something else instead of etcher if you care about your privacy.