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I have a fedora system I have download ubuntu I want to write the iso image to a blamk cd so I can install it on another (windows computer) thats sick (windows is corrupt)

What command line options should I use (on the fedora machine) to write a BOOTABLE image to the cd so that when the windows box is booted it will see an ISO image and boot

I don't want simple answers.

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you can use "dd" command to create a bootable image

# dd if=path/of/image.iso of=path/to/device

but be careful with this command you can completely wipe you entire hard disk you you are not careful

double check the path after the "of" part

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but it can't worked for me see askubuntu.com/questions/372607/… –  Avinash Raj Nov 8 '13 at 5:36
    
actually it works! it works in the background you have to wait a bit longer till the prompt appears again –  Meow Nov 8 '13 at 6:03
    
it creates files on the disk.But the disk created was doesn't able to boot. –  Avinash Raj Nov 8 '13 at 6:05

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