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

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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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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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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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Is there any way to take my current setup and put it on a live disk, then install it to another machine?

A tutorial or specific directions would be great.
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How to extract/mount Nero images (nrg)

I need to extract the content of a Nero .NRG image. What can I use since I do not want to burn it.
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Where is the PowerPC version of 11.04?

Anyone know where the powerpc iso for natty is? I found the one for oneiric -- http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/daily/current/ but there is not one for natty in http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/ports/releases/
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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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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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How can I backup Compact Disc media to ISO files on Ubuntu?

Problem: I created 3 DVD's filled with Windows system recovery disks in case I ever have a hardware problem and need to re-install Windows in order to run diagnostic tests. However, I don't want to ...
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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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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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How do I do a raw write to a cd with dd?

How do I do a raw write to my CD drive /dev/scd0? I want to write a bootloader (that takes two sectors) directly onto a CD, is this possible?
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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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Apps capable of mounting/unmounting CD/DVD Images with multi-sector or protected format

What apps for Ubuntu exist that can mount/unmount CD/DVD images. Image formats like cue, bin, iso, nero format, etc... Needed features: Emulate protected CD/DVD like Daemon-Tools Mount multi-sector ...
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How do I add content to an ISO image?

I have 10.10 cd iso image. I want to add ubuntu manual to this iso image such that, after burning this iso image to cd, in live cd mode and after installation that ubuntu manual should appear in the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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What is the difference between the AMD64 and AMD64+mac images? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is different about the Mac ISO image? I decided to download todays image for Precise, and I saw that there was an image called precise-desktop-amd64.iso and one ...
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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 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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Authoring a DVD into an image file, from command line

I would like to convert a whatever-type video file into an ISO image I could then burn to a DVD (on another computer) - so that the final disc is playable on a regular DVD player. I already have ...
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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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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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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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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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how to turn ubuntu-11.10-alternate-i386 version to the regular ubuntu-11.10-desktop-i386

I just download ubuntu-11.10-alternate-i386.iso. That was a mistake :D but i would like to find out how to make it normal (like ubuntu-11.10-desktop-i386). It is possible? what packages should i ...
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zsyncs for Precise Beta 1 CD ISOs

Where are the zsync files for the CD-sized ISOs (such as desktop-i386) for the Precise Beta 1? They don't seem to be in the expected location at http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/releases/12.04/beta-1/
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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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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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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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installation of ubuntu 11.10

I have created several iso s from the ubuntu download page.I have made a couple 64 bits as well as 32.Everytime I burn this iso and install onto my computer I pretty much on ly get the option to run ...
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How to create an installation package with all the updates?

How do I create an installable usb image with all the current updates?
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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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“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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Where is Ubuntu-11.10-desktop-i386

I accidentally downloaded the server version of 11.10 but need the client desktop version to run on my windows machine. I already have a VMWare player. But, I just cant seem to find it on download ...
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Is there an image of Ubuntu + Gnome3 available?

Is this available somewhere. I want an image with nothing of unity in it only gnome 3. Something like the new Fedora. The problem is that when I tried gnome 3 in my current Ubuntu install the ...