The tag has no wiki summary.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

2
votes
2answers
56 views

Is there a way to edit a UDF disk image file/ISO image?

I have an ISO image with a UDF filesystem and a boot sector and I need to add a file to it. When I do sudo mount -o loop,rw /tmp/file.iso /tmp/dir I get mount: block device /tmp/file.iso is ...
1
vote
1answer
25 views

How can I recover files from a FAT disk image in their original locations?

I had an MP3 player that deleted most of its files. I created an 8GB image file with dd right away. I looked at and tried to use some of the recovery software, but they just give me a bunch of ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

If I burned a backup image of ubuntu onto a disk would it be possible to login to a live session of this?

I want to burn an image of my current ubuntu setup onto a thumb drive. My question is will it be possible to login to a live session of my ubuntu setup from the thumb drive.
0
votes
1answer
121 views

Mounting Disk Image in Raw format

While Trying to mount a disk image in Raw(dd) format using the following command mount nps-2010-emails.dd /media/manu/ I get the following error message mount: you must specify the filesystem ...
0
votes
1answer
101 views

Conversion of disk image from Encase (E01) to Raw format

I am trying to convert from EnCase to Raw format using instructions given on this page. The following takes place: manu@ubuntu:~/Downloads$ ewfexport nps-2010-emails.E01 The program 'ewfexport' is ...
1
vote
2answers
35 views

What is “image is oversized …” bug?

I have been seen this message since a long time: Warning: This image is oversized (which is a bug) and will not fit onto a standard 703MiB CD. However, you may still test it using a DVD, a USB ...
1
vote
0answers
22 views

How can I use the default generic kernel in a UEC Ubuntu Cloud Image?

I download a UEC style Ubuntu Precise image from http://cloud-images.ubuntu.com/ that I want to use in an OpenStack cloud, but I want to make some modifications to it before booting the VM. ...
0
votes
0answers
40 views

can't restore 12.04 from image after editing a tightVNC startup script

I'm running ubuntu 12.04 on my computer, setting it up to become a media server. Hardware: Intel Xeon processor, ubuntu is on a 64GB SSD, with two 3TB hard drives in the other HD bays and 4GB of ...
0
votes
0answers
82 views

How to create a mountable backup with partclone(after using clonezilla), i can normally restore from with clonezilla?

So, i want to mount a clonezilla image file. For this to happen, i would use partclone and instead of ca 500 small files i will get one big file, which i could mount. Can i afterwards delete the ...
1
vote
0answers
24 views

How to take an image of the entire hard disk? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 12.4 I like to take an image of entire hard disk is there any software for this operating system or we can take image through Norton ghost?
2
votes
2answers
235 views

Backup SSD as image

I want to backup an existing SSD on a new notebook with a pre-installed Windows, Recovery Partition, ... before I wipe it and install Ubuntu on it. (It is too small for a dual-boot) Until now I have ...
0
votes
0answers
158 views

How to backup and restore a full encrypted system

I have installed Ubuntu 13.10 with full disk encryption on a Dell XPS 12, overwriting the original Windows 8 OS. In order to update the firmware and apply a hardware fix (to eliminate a screen ...
0
votes
0answers
203 views

How to mount an image (.img) and find out the filesystem type as a disk in Ubuntu?

I've tried to do mount -o loop file.img /mnt/img but it asks me the mount: you must specify the filesystem type then I could edit and unmount normally umount /mnt/img/ How do I check the ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

How can I see an image(.img) in disk?

I can see my .img image in Terminal but I can not see that in explorer in Ubuntu. %> ls -la .. -rw------- 1 usr usr 500 ... image.img ..
1
vote
1answer
25 views

Creating a core image

If I create an image (ie., install and do what I need to do for the image), is there a process or an application I can use to create a "spin" to roll out to a couple of computers, and is there a ...
0
votes
1answer
71 views

How to make ubuntu-13.10-server installation writable?

I have downloaded and dd'd a thumb drive with the ubuntu-13.10-server-amd64.iso file (sudo dd if=ubuntu-13.10-server-amd64.iso of=/dev/rdisk3). Unfortunately, after the installation the thumb drive is ...
1
vote
1answer
202 views

Make a bootable image of installed linux

Is there a way to create a bootable disk of the installed linux OS retaining all the settings and programs. i.e i'd wanted to restore all the settings and installed programs of my OS when i install it ...
0
votes
1answer
724 views

qemu-img: error while reading sector 327680: Invalid argument

I am trying to convert vmdk image to raw format but I am getting an error statement. qemu-img convert -f vmdk Ubuntu-12.04-LTS-Jeos-1.0-disk1.vmdk -O raw myImage.raw and I am getting following ...
1
vote
1answer
5k views

How to create an (Ubuntu) .img file from .iso on Ubuntu?

I would like to create an .img file containing Ubuntu 13.10. I know how to get the .iso, but instructions for how to 'convert' it to .img I only found under Mac (see, for example, here) -- however, I ...
0
votes
1answer
147 views

How to install Ubuntu to a .disk file

I am using Ubuntu 12.04.3 Live USB I have created a 25GB .disk file that is located on the Windows partition. (Same as WUBI) I have done: sudo losetup /dev/loop1 /mnt/<disk file ...
0
votes
1answer
147 views

Fix corupt external usb disk

Used win32diskimager (img to usb utility) to copy a Ubuntu to a external 500GB HDD and now it's corrupt (at least for windows), Ubuntu booted ok from it like nothing ever happened. The problem is I ...
3
votes
3answers
733 views

Can I generate an installation CD image from my current installation? How do I clone an Ubuntu install?

I recently upgraded my installation of 13.04 to 13.10. My friend has seen this and would like to install Ubuntu. Is there any way I can generate an installation CD from my current install without ...
0
votes
0answers
72 views

Ubuntu Utility for mounting .dmg image of Black Armor NAS 110 disk

I have a small business network which consisted of a BlackArmor NAS 110, MacBook Pro,and Toshiba laptop. The BlackArmor NAS 110 controller died. Removed the 1tb HD and made images of the partitions. ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

How to Write *.dmg throught Ubuntu?

My MacBook's hard has formated and it's mac totaly removed, i downloaded the image of mac, it's type is DMG but i cant write it to DVD in my ubuntu to reinstall in my notebook Is there any program ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

Making an image of a recovery flash drive

After getting a new laptop with Windows 8, I immediately erased it altogether and installed Linux. However, the warranty specifies that I cannot change the operating system, so I had Windows create a ...
3
votes
2answers
857 views

How do I create an encrypted growable disk image?

I don't want to encrypt my whole home directory, just my work folder. So I figured that having my work stuff in an encrypted ISO would be a good idea. How do I create an ISO? How do I encrypt that ...
1
vote
2answers
469 views

Creating filesystem from nothing

I need to create filesystem with just one partition from nothing (/dev/zero). I tried this sequence of commands: dd if=/dev/zero of=mountedImage.img bs=512 count=131072 fdisk mountedImage.img n ...
2
votes
0answers
650 views

dmg2img Image is corrupt

Okay, so I have a .dmg file I want to convert to .img It's stored in my home directory so I type: dmg2img image.dmg image.img (The image is actually called image) Then I get: ...
3
votes
4answers
5k views

How do I create a bit identical image of a usb stick?

I have a usb stick which is unreadable for some reason. I want to make an image of it for storage purposes so I can try to retrieve the data from the image at a later date. How would I go about ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

What tool should I use for a bit-by-bit copy of my hard drive?

I recently wiped my hard disk with a fresh Ubuntu installation. I'm planning to use Testdisk to recover the files. However, since I do not have prior experience, I feel it would be safer if I could ...
0
votes
1answer
861 views

Error mounting disk image using guestmount

In trying to get qemubuilder to work, I'm using guestmount to mount an image (base-i386.qemu) on a temporary directory (/run/shm/qemu.3430) without needing root permissions. I am running Ubuntu ...
-1
votes
2answers
236 views

Can I revert a USB flash drive to it's previous state?

I downloaded a USB disk image (.iso file) of 12.04 Precise and followed these instructions to create a Mac OSX bootable disk (.dmg file). The flash drive is enormous (~64 GB), and contained many ...
1
vote
1answer
786 views

Is the create disk image in the disks utility like clonezilla?

In Ubuntu 13.04, the GUI disks utility has the "create disk image" feature. Is it like a disk image that Clonezilla can produce ? If yes, let say I save an image of my HDD which contains my OS to ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

how to run testdisk.exe on a dd image of a 2TB hard drive

BACKGROUND INFO: I have (2) 2TB hard drives. HD1 - I hosed the MBR, drive won't mount, can't see data, but it must be there because I didn't do anything much to it except with testdisk HD2 - was ...
2
votes
0answers
148 views

Creating an encrypted sparse image

On Mac OS X I had the option of creating an encrypted sparse image. I had this automount at boot and used it to store files that I wanted encrypted (tax documents, bank statements, or other personally ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

Convert dd image file to iso

I've a disk dump image (.dd) of an old version of X-Linux (X-Linux R41). Is there any chance to successfully convert this .dd image to a .iso? I've tried this conversion through a forensic tool, but ...
1
vote
0answers
3k views

Restore Clonezilla Disk Image to a Disk of a Different Size

I use Clonezilla at my school to save and restore disk Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows images over LAN. When I try to restore an image to a computer with a disk whose size is not identical to the disk where ...
-1
votes
1answer
35 views

Create image from older to newer

I have an older hp-540 laptop and bought a new dell-inspiration-14r. Now I want to create a complete image of my older into the new one.Is this possible? if possible than how? I have ubuntu 12.04 in ...
2
votes
0answers
28 views

How do I make a disc image with all files and apps? [duplicate]

Ok, I wiped my HD, installed 12.04, installed all my apps, music, etc and have my OS exactly where I want it and would like to make an exact bootable image of everything to a 32G thumb drive so that I ...
-1
votes
3answers
1k views

What to do with an Ubuntu disk image that appears as a WinRAR file?

I've never used Ubuntu before. Just heard from some friends. "IT'S GREAT!!!", they used to say. So i decided to try it. I downloaded WUBI, and ran it but 'twas takin' too much time. So I decided to ...
6
votes
2answers
7k views

Browse .img without mounting

Is there anyway to browse a .img file without mounting it? I have an .img file which I have generated from a clonezilla partition snapshot. I somehow have problems mounting the file with the command ...
-1
votes
1answer
1k views

Can't use LiveCD to access corrupt hard drive

I have a hard drive with 15 bad sectors. I'm trying to rescue the files with the latest Ubuntu LiveCD, but the filesystem errors prevent the filesystem from being mounted correctly. I'm hoping that ...