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Creating a boot iso image from a file

I have written a boot code that I want to run in VMware player. How can I create a disk iso image whose boot sector is my boot code on ubuntu?
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70 views

Bootable ISO Disk doesn't work on Acer 1362 laptop

I have a 9-y/o Acer 1362LCi laptop that I want to convert to a Linux machine,since it is no longer useful as a windows machine. i made an iso dvd that is bootable from a win7 desktop, but it hangs ...
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not iso file as a input for virtualbox

I have windows XP boot able CD. It is not XP's iso file. Can I use this one to pass to my downloaded virtual box in Ubuntu? I got ISO files to virtual box but this one is not iso. just a boot able.Is ...
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2answers
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My installation doesn't work

This is my first time trying to use anything other than Windows (I have briefly used a mac but it wasn't mine) And I'm trying to instal Ubuntu on an oldish pc (originally windows vista) I downloaded ...
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0answers
25 views

install iso file from network

I want to install ubuntu-10.04-linuxcnc3-i386.iso from network. with PXE method I can not choose the iso file which will be installed !! so how can I proceed to install the iso file using network ...
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118 views

Ubuntu desktop with citrix receiver

Is it possible to built an Ubuntu desktop which would autostart the Citrix Receiver after boot? The plan is for the user to see nothing other than the virtual desktop with the login screen.
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336 views

The Ubuntu 14.04 iso

i download ubuntu 14.04 .iso which is 964MB file but when i create a bootable usb using unetbootin and yumi(i used both).Its show that total file size 962 MB and after all everything goes normal but ...
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28 views

ISO not bootable? [duplicate]

I burnt the ISO linux image file to my CD to install it on my laptop, but my laptop says my CD is not bootable ! How can I fix this ?
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1answer
65 views

iMac won't boot Ubuntu [closed]

I have an iMac and I installed Ubuntu because Lion was crap and was causing my computer problems. But I still wanted a Mac OS so I brought it in to the genius bar at Apple and they plugged it in and ...
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76 views

Problems Installing Custom Xubuntu ISO: “no space left on device”

I wanted to make a custom iso, so I used the Ubuntu Customization Kit(UCK). The ISO was created and I used UNetbootin to install it on a 4.0GB SanDisk flash drive. However, when I tried to boot from ...
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2answers
200 views

how can I manually build usb multiboot drive without multiboot manager like yumi

I want to make a multiboot usb drive, but I can't find a good manager to do so. I have tried MultiSystem and yumi. MultiSystem does weird things with some of the isos, and makes a mess out of GRUB. ...
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0answers
56 views

How to make a bootable Windows 8 USB from Ubuntu 13.10? (Solved) [duplicate]

I have been trying to create a bootable usb for windows 8.1 on my ASUS Notebook. I have tried many things like formatting it to NTFS and copying the contents of the ISO into the drive, but the option ...
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3answers
140 views

Install Ubuntu from usb key

After reading many identical questions, answers and documents, I still had a hard time to get this one wor. I don't have a ubuntu os machine, but a laptop running on CentOS 6, it does not have DVD / ...
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0answers
52 views

How do I save my current OS state so I can boot from it? [duplicate]

Hello I am wondering how i can save my current Ubuntu 12.04.03 state so i can boot from it on another computer with all my settings and other gizmo’s preloaded? P.S I am new to Ubuntu
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2answers
95 views

What do I have to do in order to Install Windows 8 os via USB when I already have Ubuntu 13.10 on my laptop?

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10(The latest version) onto my laptop from a USB. Now, I want to completely erase Ubuntu 13.10 and go back to Windows 8. Is there anything special I have to do besides ...
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1answer
548 views

Combine Multiple ISO Files To Burn A Single Bootable ISO Image [duplicate]

I have three ISO files : "ubuntu-10.10-desktop-i386.iso", "ubuntu-11.10-desktop-amd64.iso, "ubuntu-13.04-desktop-i386.iso " I want to combine those multiple ISO files and want to burn a single ISO ...
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1answer
31 views

Installation of Ubuntu 12.04

I tried to install Ubuntu 12.04 without success. I followed all the suggestions listed regarding taking care of the integrity of the data and the proper way to burn the Ubuntu ISO. All cases end with ...
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1answer
2k views

LiveCD customization of Ubuntu 13.04/13.10: “unable to find a medium containing a live file system”"

Hello I've followed this guide: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/LiveCDCustomization and when I boot my iso it appears a BusyBox showing this message: "unable to find a medium containing a live ...
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1answer
154 views

ubuntu on a usb wont load computer says remove media device

OK so i have the iso its to big for the cd roms i own and i put on usb changed boot up to the usb. but it says remove media device and pres enter when i do that it starts windows normal i have ...
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1answer
348 views

Adding grub2 menu-entry for iso using grml-rescueboot

Following this official Ubuntu documentation page and the steps outlined under "Creating the grub2 Menuentry - grml-rescueboot", I tried to add an i386 desktop iso of the old Feisty Fawn (7.04) to the ...
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1answer
1k views

problem with setting up multiboot ISO usb using syslinux

I have followed this tutorial: http://blog.jakgibb.com/2013/01/03/creating-a-multiboot-usb-stick-using-syslinux/ I want to boot linux live ISOs directly from USB drive using syslinux instead of ...
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1answer
207 views

Can't install Ubuntu on Fujitsu Siemens M52212

Please help me to install Ubuntu 12.04 or 13.10 on Fujitsu Siemens M52212. I tried to do it by downloading ISO files (ubuntu-12.04.3-desktop-i386.iso and ubuntu-13.10-desktop-i386.iso) from the ...
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937 views

Help please? Downloaded ubuntu 13.04 onto usb and can't find .iso file in order to create a bootable usb [duplicate]

I asked a question which was immediately merged with this question: How do I install Ubuntu from an USB drive / create a live USB-stick? . I can understand most of what is said there, except that ...
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0answers
81 views

How to ISO-boot from an hfs partition in an apple with dual boot?

I can easily boot debian based (and some other) live linux systems from their ISO-image file with grub2 in an Apple machine with dual boot. Using the same menuentry scheme but pointing to a file in an ...
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2answers
633 views

64-bit desktop ISO vs 32-bit desktop ISO: EFI vs legacy boot mode

So my understanding is that Ubuntu desktop 13.04 ISO comes in two flavors: 32-bit (supporting only legacy boot mode) 64-bit (supporting only EFI boot) Is this correct? What I want is a single ...
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0answers
125 views

How to create a bootable ISO image (such as ubuntu-12.04-desktop-amd64.iso) through rootfs directory and kernel source code (vmlinuz, initrd.img)

How to create a bootable ISO image such as ubuntu-12.04-desktop-amd64.iso through rootfs directory and kernel source code (vmlinuz, initrd.img) For this I can make a custom openstack img
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editing grub to boot from live iso [duplicate]

Hey guys i am wondering if it is possible to edit grub at ubuntu 13.04 to show option to boot from live iso image on the hard drive ?, also to show option to boot to ubuntu at same time sure.
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6answers
5k views

How can I create a bootable iso from an extracted Ubuntu 13.04 iso?

I have an extracted copy of Ubuntu 13.04 iso (live CD), but if I burn it directly it will not boot. Is there any way to create a bootable iso so that I can burn it to a DVD or USB flash drive? I ...
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1answer
111 views

custom ubuntu iso image with java [duplicate]

I want to build custom Ubuntu image(.iso) file with JRE and my application. I've already built my application on ubuntu. This ubuntu image i'm going to build should only run my application.I want a ...
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1answer
63 views

No installer in ISO

I have downloaded ubuntu 13.04 and installed all the needed softwares , java , browsers and customized as I required and I made a iso with Remastersys software . I have used it before many times so it ...
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2answers
2k views

Convert bootable USB stick to ISO file

I am trying to get an ISO file from a bootable USB memory stick. The device name for the stick is dev/sdf1. In this answer: Convert bootable USB to ISO file , dd was suggested for copying. So I did: ...
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369 views

Stuffing In Multiple Bootable ISO's On The Same Pendrive

I recently installed ubuntu 13.04 from a bootable 8GB usb pendrive which was created using power iso when i was on windows.Is there a way of stuffing in another bootable windows and a freebsd iso file ...
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1answer
190 views

Which Ubuntu ISO should I burn for my system?

When I am downloading Ubuntu to burn it and install on a partition, I keep getting the amd version (ubuntu-12.04.2-desktop-amd64.iso). I don't have an amd processor but I have intel i7 3740QM. On the ...
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3answers
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Can't boot Ubuntu 12.04.2 from iso to install

My computer won't boot up the installation iso file from the CD. I've gone into bios and enabled boot from cd-rom. The system won't recognize that it can be boot from this file. I have windows xp. ...
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Burning windows 7 iso to an Internal HDD

Background I took a HDD from a new laptop I bought and replaced it with an SSD and placed the cheap HDD enclosure I bought from Amazon. I recently discovered after trying to format the HDD using ...
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1answer
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How to write a .iso file to an SD card?

Unetbootin does not recognize my SD card. Is there any alternative software to write a .iso file to an SD card? I'm not trying to write a Ubuntu .iso, so Startup Disk Creator wont work..
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3answers
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Ubuntu 12.10 won't boot from usb - isolinux.bin missing or corrupt

This was an official 64-bit download from the Ubuntu site, so it's kind of sad to see even that's not working. I made a bootable Ubuntu 12.10 USB stick with USB Image Writer (mintstick) on Linux ...
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1answer
778 views

Can`t install ubuntu 12.10 from usb stick

Have a laptop with x64 amd, 3 gig ram, win 7. Downloaded the desktop iso file 12.10 x64 from ubuntu website. Also universal usb installer and unetbootin win. When I finished the first step => load the ...
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269 views

How to defragment .iso to boot from it?

When I try to boot from an iso (Ubuntu), I get Iso for emulation should be in one continuous location How can I defragment the iso?
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542 views

Ways to make persistent iso-bootings from hard disk

Here I asked How can I save settings when booting an ISO file from HARD DRIVE. After trying different combinations around Sadi's solution, the only thing that has worked for me is to place the ext2 ...
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2answers
483 views

How can I save settings when booting an iso file from HDD?

I was looking for an easy way to manually save settings when booting from an iso-file in the hard disk with grub2, and load them the next boot; but maybe it would be easier to do a persistent boot ...
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2answers
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How can I manually save and restore configuration for ISO bootings?

From time to time I boot from ISO files saved in my hard disk. It boots and executes much faster than the live-cd. I would like to save a minimum configuration so that I don't have to configure it ...
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1answer
698 views

How to install ubuntu from iso on hard disk itself?

I've already got a fully functional ubuntu workstation up and running. Now in case i have to reinstall ubuntu due to some reason or other, i want to have an entry on the grub menu itself that points ...
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1answer
207 views

How can I install ubuntu from the ISO in Windows?

I don't have a usb stick or discs available to boot from, so is there anyway I can use the ISO image to install from within windows? I tried using the Windows installer but the download keeps ...
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1answer
2k views

How to make a bootable CD using imgburn?

What should we give in the "Advanced Bootable Disc" tab?
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171 views

Invalid or damaged bootable partition [duplicate]

I downloaded Ubuntu from the Ubuntu website and copied it to a pen drive. On booting it I'm getting an error stating Invalid or damaged bootable partition. How can I resolve this problem?
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1answer
2k views

Unable to find a medium containing a live file system with boot from iso

Unable to find a medium containing a live file system: reset/press Shift/c (command line) grub> insmod iso9660 grub> loopback l (hd0,6)/lubuntu-12.10-desktop-i386.iso grub> set root=(l) grub> ...
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665 views

ISO booting with grub2 in Ubuntu on an Apple

I have Ubuntu with grub2 installed in an Apple Macbook pro with dual boot (using rEFIt), and I would like to use grub2 to boot the LiveCD ISO image of a system based in Debian too (CrunchBang). The ...
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1answer
724 views

How to write 2 iso file on one DVD

How to write ubuntu (iso) and super grub disk(iso) on one DVD? I want to boot them. Thanks
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1answer
42 views

What is the easiest way to host a CD-ROM drive or ISO through a network (for booting/install)

So this is something ive wanted to learn (Network booting) but It seems everytime I look it up, there is something unnecessarily complex or its just obscure, So I figure id post it here and try to ...