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A CD Image is a single file containing the complete contents and structure representing a device such as CD.

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VMWare Player Image: Ubuntu 64Bit

I have been searching around for quite a while now to get an Ubuntu 64 Bit image for the VMWare Player. Sources I have discovered are http://vmplanet.net https://solutionexchange.vmware.com ...
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genisoimage creates a folder named “.” in the ISO

I'm currently trying to generate a CD ISO from a directory with some files in it using the following command: (Yes, I'm using exactly this command to learn how it's done) genisoimage -o test.iso -V ...
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How to create a disc image of my existing Ubuntu 14.04?

I have fresh install Ubuntu 14.04 with all the coding stack that I need. I would like to create and image of this installation for duplicate it in the other computers without the same effort. Is there ...
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Create Ubuntu 14.04 system image and install on other machine

I have Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit) installed in my laptop (core i5, 6GB RAM) and there are several software installed like R, Octave etc. I want to create a system image and use that image to install Ubuntu ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 32-bit without DVD or USB, just CD

Is there a way to create a single or multi cd Ubuntu 14.04 32 bit install disk from Windows 7 instead of a dvd or usb? I have an older Dell pentium4 machine w/ no dvd and it can't boot to usb. ...
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Why is Gimp not included in the installation image by default, despite the fact that Canonical no longer tries to shrink their iso to a cd's volume?

Why is Gimp no longer included in the installation image by default, despite the fact that Canonical has moved away from trying to make the image fit on a 700mb volume?
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What's the same program “reconstructor”? [duplicate]

program "reconstructor" doesn't work. Please tell me program like this? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reconstructor
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How to make a bootable backup of my 14.04 computer

I have Ubuntu 14.04 running the GNOME shell and i want to know how to make a full backup of my os and files and settings. I cannot use remastersys and i have tried clonezilla but keep getting errors. ...
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PXE boot installation CD-ROM cannot be mounted

I am trying to install Ubuntu via PXE boot but unfortunately its not working. I am trying to use the iso image I have as a local mirror to the installation. But installation stopped instatantly ...
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Why do cdimage.ubuntu.com and releases.ubuntu.com list different images?

There are two places I go when I want to download Ubuntu installer images: cdimage.ubuntu.com and releases.ubuntu.com. Both of these appear equally official: they are both subdomains of ubuntu.com, ...
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Where I can I find an image 11.04? [duplicate]

I am running a older Toughbook CF 29 and had I think 11.04. I tried to upgrade to 12.04 but it didn't take. So I am looking for a stable image. Could some one point me in the right direction? I would ...
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“wodim: Permission denied. Cannot open SCSI driver!” how to solve?

When I'm executing a cd writing command cdrecord -v -eject speed=48 dev=/dev/sg1 /tmp/newcd.iso it will output some errors in my log file like, wodim: Permission denied. Cannot open SCSI driver! ...
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how to solve “wodim no such file or directory.cannot open scsi driver” in 12.04LTS

I'm created a shell script to burn a cd, which was running successful in ubuntu terminal, but it not running if I call this script from php and also I found an error in log file like, wodim: No such ...
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how to create auto expanding, expandable, non-fixed dynamic resizing img image files

Please tell me how to make a .img file that auto expands as data is copied into it. I know this is possible. I used to make them all the time to create Debian and Ubuntu loop files for Android ...
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how do mount *.E01 image file on ubuntu system?

here i would like to mount *.E01 file system on my mounting point say /media/er01. right now with help of ewfmount command but it not working at all.. Error code that i got while executing ...
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A Long Suppot Version of Ubuntu with GNOME 3.10!

I wanna have Ubuntu like 12.04 (.1 or .2 or .3) for its long support, but unity is so slow in my PC, I think gnome is better Is there any "12.04 image with default gnome 3.8 desktop" for download?? my ...
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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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Is it possible to make an EXACT ISO of my system to put on other computers?

I am new to linux, but had a question. I am getting in the business of buying old computers, putting Linux on them, then donating them to students who don't have their own computer at home. I have ...
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How can i clone my current installation of ubuntu 13.04 amd64 with UEFI to make live image/CD

I want to create a liveCD of my current installed ubuntu 13.04 amd64 (UEFI Mode). So i get back all my installed packages in fresh ubuntu install. I read some other question but they are for older ...
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differences between ubuntu touch and ubuntu-touch-preview

does anyone know what the differences between ubuntu-touch and ubuntu-touch-preview are? see their links at: http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/ubuntu-touch/daily-preinstalled/current/ ...
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What does amd mean in the name of an Ubuntu iso image download? [duplicate]

I have an Intel 64 architecture and want to download Ubuntu 13.04. The image downloaded has amd in its name. Does that mean it is an AMD architecture iso image? Is it also compatible with the Intel ...
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Why can't I install Ubuntu from Live USB?

I have been using Ubuntu and other distro's for years, but I have never had such difficulty trying to install it for a friend. I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 from Live USB to an HP Mini ...
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What is the risk on not updating Ubuntu after installing it from a CD? [duplicate]

I have an Ubuntu 12.4 CD. If I install it to my computer, is it mandatory to install the updates it shows when I boot from it? What are the risk involved in not installing the updates? I will be using ...
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What is a disc image burner?

People help me please, it's says that a disc image burner wasn't found. What is this?
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Brasero will not blank my dvd, cd, Rw's

using Ubuntu 12.10 and I cant erase any of my dvd, or cd Rw's. Terminal will not work either. I have tried all the force commands in terminal and nothing. The dvd is recognized as a rewritable disk ...
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How do I boot Ubuntu off a DVD?

I've burnt the Ubuntu 12.10 image onto a DVD and I'm not sure what to do next. How do I boot off of it and can I go back to Windows 7 when I'm done with Ubuntu? I used this as my tutorial: ...
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Can anyone tell me how to make an image of a disc in ubuntu that later I can mount and use?

I am trying to find an application that makes iso or whatever usable type of images of a disc. I'd like something that is not command-based but has a nice graphical interface.
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Bootable Version of Ubuntu to burn onto a CD (NOT DVD) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I burn the 12.10 790MB ISO to a CD? Is there a *.ISO copy (old one even) of Ubuntu that I can burn onto a CD so I can install it and then upgrade to the latest ...
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How to create an image of an entire remote system for using on other (virtual) remote machines?

I have ordered several virtual machines from a hosting provider, which all need exactly the same setup: same users same programs installed same config (except for hostname) including cron-jobs Is ...
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What does Ubuntu iso “desktop image ” mean?

I see here the expression" desktop image" in the sense that it "allows you to try Ubuntu without changing your computer at all, and at your option to install it permanently later" Is this just about ...
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Burn MP4 to CD in ubuntu 12.04

I have an mp4 file (115,8 mb). I want to burn it to a Sony CD-R (700 mb) to watch on tv. I tried to do it with DeVeDe from ubuntu software center but it always give me this error: "Conversion failed. ...
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iso image too big for a cd [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I burn the 12.10 790MB ISO to a CD? I downloaded the file for Ubuntu 12.10. It is a CD iso image with size of 753 MBytes. That exceeds the capacity of a CD-R ...
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Is it possible to convert live CD to alternate CD using Jigdo?

Can I use Jigdo to convert a Ubuntu live CD to an alternate CD with minimal download? The CD image I have is ubuntu-12.04.1-desktop-amd64.iso. Is it possible? Or should I have to download the ...
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What's the difference between ddrescue, gddrescue, and dd_rescue?

The dd command is commonly used to make image backups of a drive or partition. However, it performs poorly if the source drive is unreliable or failing. I read that ddrescue/dd_rescue is a good tool ...
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Is there any Ubuntu version for PSP and PS3?

Is there any Ubuntu version for PSP and PS3? If yes, where is the ISO files located? I think it is impressive to have Ubuntu on PSP and PS3.
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Samsung ultrabook usb stick install of Ubuntu fails, keeps booting windows

I'm trying to install Ubuntu on a Samsung ultrabook via a usb stick. I've tried 12.04 both regular and alternate on 3 different USB sticks but not having success. The laptop just keeps booting into ...
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12.04.1 CD not recognized as a boot disk

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04.1 x64 as a standalone OS. I cannot get the laptop to recognize the CD as a boot disk. The Chipset is an Intel T5500 which is x64 architecture (have also tried the ...
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Recover data from image file (USB DISK)

I have 8GB USB flash drive(PEN DRIVE). I used it and un-mount safely. But after next insertion it shows "No partition available". I tried it in windows too. I did not format it. I used disk ...
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How to clone my Lucid (10.04) + root as an image for further re-installation?

How to clone my OS + it's root as an image (without size limitation) and then for example writing it on a dual layered DVD? I used Remastersys but it issues the size of the output image and then ...
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Burning Ubuntu ISO onto a CD [duplicate]

I've downloaded ubuntu-12.04.1-desktop-amd64.iso via Chrome. Once that was done, I wanted to burn it onto a CD but I can't find the .iso file. When I opened the Downloads folder, the .iso extension ...
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How can I burn a Raspberry Pi image to SD card from Ubuntu?

I'm sure this must be fairly simple but can't find it here. How does one go from having a blank SD card to having an SD card that boots a Raspi?
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Unable to create 12.04 boot CD or DVD

I am trying to upgrade my PC to 12.04, so I downloaded the .iso desktop file to burn onto a CD or DVD. Before creating the disk I first made a bootable USB stick (using pendrive), this worked fine in ...
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does anyone have an imac compatible with ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: how to install ubuntu on imac sorry for bad english as i have posted before. i'am trying to install an ubuntu. any flavor or version would do. i really want to try it. ...
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I installed Windows 7 after Ubuntu, how do I get the Grub menu back?

I want to install Windows7 on my system with pre-installed Ubuntu 11.10 to play some games in my relax time. But after installing Windows7 over Ubuntu my computer doesn't show OS chooser (GRUB) in ...
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Creating a bootable CD based on Ubuntu Server

Note: bootable here refers to an Installation CD, not to the El Torito bootable CD standard if narrowly construed, or to a Live CD if widely construed. What tools exist to create a bootable CD ...
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Imac g5 with no OS nor CD drive

What I want: Ubuntu on a g5 Imac. What I have: An empty PC (Intel g5 17" Imac) with broken CD drive. Its model is A1173. This PC with Ubuntu 12.04 and an old Vista partition. a usb flash drive. ...
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Requesting new packages for inclusion on the CD

There's a process for requesting new packages be added to the archives, but I can't seem to find one that details how to request new packages be added to the CD. How would I go about requesting this?
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How to install Ubuntu 12.04 within Windows 7 with a CD image of ubuntu (without use of an external CD/USB)?

The wubi installer that comes with Ubuntu 12.04 doesn't allow one to install ubuntu within windows. I downloaded the Wubi installer available here Ubuntu Windows Installer This howerver doesnt allow ...
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How to create ISO images?

Let's says that I have a Microsoft Office 2010 on a .zip file, then I extract it into a folder, and now I want to build a .iso file from the files inside this folder. How can I do that?
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What is the difference between 12.04 Desktop & 12.04 Server images [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What's the difference between the server version and the desktop version? I've installed Ubuntu 11.10 Desktop version on my machine and I am using it as DHCP Server ...