How to make a bootable Windows USB drive on Linux using Woeusb-ng?

As a Linux user, you may need to make a bootable Windows USB drive for testing and education purposes or even to install it alongside your favourite distro. Whatever your reasons, you will be able to create a Microsoft OS bootable flash drive after reading this humble post. So power on your system and plug in your USB flash drive as you are only a few lines away from acquire this skill.
 
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Step 1: open a teminal window and Install dependecies using the following command line

sudo apt install git p7zip-full python3-pip python3-wxgtk4.0{codeBox} 

Step 2: Install Woeusb-ng using pip3 command line

sudo pip3 install WoeUSB-ng{codeBox}

Step 3: Launch Woeusb-ng from app menu launcher
 
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Step 4: Select ISO file & USB drive.

 
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Step 5: Enable use NTFS option from option menu.
Step 6: Click install & be patient.
Step 7: Reboot and enter the boot manger on your bios by clicking repeatedly F12 or F9 depending on your PC brand.

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  1. Is this truly a bootable Windows USB or actually a bootable Windows installer?

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    1. Thanks for your comment.
      It's actually a bootable windows installer.

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