There are many alternatives to dd for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is balenaEtcher, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to dd and 12 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to dd are UNetbootin (Free, Open Source), Clonezilla (Free, Open Source), KDE Partition Manager (Free, Open Source) and USBImager (Free, Open Source).
KDE Partition Manager is a utility program to help you manage the disk devices, partitions and file systems on your computer. It allows you to easily create, copy, move, delete, resize without losing data, backup and restore partitions.
(Straight up rufus for Linux users ) The mkusb tool was developed to make it simpler and safer to create boot drives with the method to flash or clone an iso image or a compressed image file. It is using dd under the hood.