Questions about how to use/mount/burn/create ISO images.

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How to make installable ISO frile from my current LinuxMintKDE [on hold]

I want to make an ISO file from my current installation that can actually boot. Tried penguiBuilder,SystemBack,Relinux. All three creating ISOs and stuff and all not booting. Tried making the USB ...
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Windows Installation ISO via Grub2 Error?

I have Grub2 installed on a USB drive with multiple boot options and partitions. I have also ran out of primary partitions. My second partition is FAT32 and Grub2 lives there, it is also where also ...
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using 9.04 trying to install 16.04 [duplicate]

I have been trying to install 16.04 for two long days now. I need help. I dont really know what im doing since 9.04 is unsupported. I want to install 16.04 however I tried mounting the ISO and nothing ...
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Boot Ubuntu 16.04 server ISO from grub

Am trying to get ubuntu-16.04-server-amd64.iso ISO file to boot from grub 2.02~beta2-9ubuntu1.7 found in Ubuntu 14.04 server. menuentry "Ubuntu 16.04 Server AMD64" --class ubuntu { set ...
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Install Windows 10 on External HDD [closed]

I have a Windows 10 .iso and I want to install the OS on an external HDD. How can I do this? I'm running Kubuntu 16.04 if it helps.
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I can't mount Ubuntu on Windows [duplicate]

I downloaded the Ubuntu Desktop 16.04 LTS (http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop) but I can't get the image to run. I'm using Windows 10. I right clicked on the image and select "Mount" but there is ...
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Which Version ( ISO ) to Install with VMware Fusion?

Apologies if this question has already been asked. I'm looking to install Ubuntu from ISO to be used with VMware Fusion. I'm using a Mac Pro with El Capitan as my base OS. My main goal with Ubuntu ...
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How to run the GParted Live CD image?

I downloaded the gparted-live-0.26.0-2-i686.iso from the Live CD page and added to my VM: A double click on the CD icon on the Desktop only opens the image folder. The option "Open With Run ...
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Convert Windows application CD to bootable USB in Ubuntu

I have a Windows application* DVD - this DVD can be be used to install the application on a system with Windows as the OS. However, my Windows system does not have an optical drive and I am looking to ...
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failure to install lubuntu16.04 on toshiba-nb250

I have tried to install with both usb and DVD that I had burned iso to. I keep getting message "graphics initialization failed Error setting up gfxboot" I had previously erased all on drive to get a ...
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Building a Custom XFCE based Ubuntu Mini Remix distribution (14.04) on Ubuntu 14.04

I am building an Ubuntu Mini Remix Live CD (14.04) based on XFCE, and I am using Ubuntu 14.04 for this purpose. Now, what I am looking to get on the final iso is: XFCE desktop with custom (icon, ...
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“isolinux.bin missing or corrupt” when trying to boot 16.04 from USB

I wiped my USB drive using GParted and then installed the Ubuntu 16.04 ISO to the drive using Disks (gnome-disks) by selecting the "Restore Partition Image..." option and then writing the ISO to the ...
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How to Dual Boot Windows 10 and Ubuntu 16 off an External Drive

I made an external drive that can dual boot Windows 10 and Ubuntu 16, along with being able to boot live ISOs. This will be attempted using both graphic interfaces and command lines. Objectives: ...
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Is it possible to upgrade using an ISO file directly? [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 15.10 on my Dell Inspiron 3542. I have an ISO image of Ubuntu 16.04 on my computer desktop. Can I upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04 without burning the ISO to a CD or USB? Or without making a ...
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Ubuntu ISO just for VM? [duplicate]

Is there an Ubuntu ISO used for virtual machines imaged in vmware or is there one ISO for both physical and virtual?
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What files shown on Burned ISO Disk

I am trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 onto a Gateway 7310X computer. It does not want to seem to boot from the DVD Drive. Curious though, if I put the Gateway Windows system recovery disk in the drive, ...
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Grub2 Alternative [duplicate]

Is there any other bootloaders that work well for Windows 10, Ubuntu, and live ISOs? I don't have a problem with grub2, just interested in other options.
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Is the 16.04 iso file corrupt? 4/28/16 its not working for me

4/27/16 and 4/28/16 I've downloaded 16.04 Iso direct and by torrent. I wrote it to usb using Universal USB Installer 1.9.6.4 which I have used countless times to write USB ISO files for trying out ...
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Creating A Bootable Partition On USB Drive

Hi have a USB drive with data already on it. Its 64Gb so unfortunately, Im not able to move/ transfer it easily. Is there a way to make a new partition on the USB disk and make that new partition, ...
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Installing Ubuntu on VMWare

I downloaded VMWare Virtual Player and I'm trying to install Ubuntu on the virtual machine. I downloaded a zip file that compresses the OS. I unzipped it and compressed it again to iso file. When I ...
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stuck in grub rescue on ubuntu 15.10

My problem started after running "delete MBR" from tesdisk at terminal, then rebooting and all I get black screen with: "error Entering rescue mode... grub rescue>" I've tried some tutorials kind of ...
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When is the 16.04 LTS .iso file available? [duplicate]

When is the 16.04 .iso file available? I mean the official .iso. I prefer torrent. Cant see any information on the page? Only 14.04 LTS :(
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How to customize Ubuntu using squashfs

How can I customize Ubuntu using squashfs? I want to customize the Ubuntu ISO and create a new ISO. Are there any detailed instructions or a wiki?
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How do I make an Ubuntu based LINUX Distro? [duplicate]

I want to make an Ubuntu based LINUX distro. I want it to have a different desktop, different icons, different theme, some different software, and many other changes. How can I do this? I've tried ...
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Issues with Ubuntu non-ISO-Hybrid iso images

When I try to install Ubuntu from a USB drive after I added the latest ubuntu 15.10 iso image to the USB drive using Pendrivelinux I am getting this error: mount: mounting /dev/loop0 on ...
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Can't install WinUSB on Ubuntu 15.10

I recently installed Ubuntu 15.10 on my old computer. I'm now trying to create a windows usb stick to install on a new computer I'm building. When I add the repository sudo add-apt-repository ...
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Where in the server install does it mount /cdrom?

If I try to boot the server installer iso as a CD - whether burnt directly to a CD, mounted in a virtual machine like an optical drive, or expanded onto a USB/SD - it works great. If I try to grub ...
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Making a bootable 12.04 Ubuntu Image on a flash drive

Downloaded ubuntu-12.04.5-desktop-amd64.iso.torrent from http://www.ubuntu.com/download/alternative-downloads. Downloaded Universal-USB-Installer-1.9.6.3.exe from ...
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Secure ISO verification?

How can I securely verify the ISO? I downloaded Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS from http://releases.ubuntu.com/14.04/. The download, the MD5/SHA1/SHA256 sums and PGP signatures are given over HTTP (insecure), I ...
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xubuntu 16.04 beta 2 upgrade from iso

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/XenialXerus/Beta2/Xubuntu says "Upgrading from 14.04 to 16.04 works when you use the ISO to upgrade from". I tried several avenues, but every time things would be a fresh ...
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Completely automated custom server installation with no internet - What are my options?

I need to perform various things on my custom ISO server installation during the first boot. It needs to be completely hands and internet free. What are my options here? I see the pre and post ...
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Ubuntu Server - Available options for various post installation customization?

I've created an Ubuntu Server ISO with a set of custom packages I want installed during the installation process. I alos have a preseed and kickstart file working. This took me a while but I have it ...
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How can I convert an .img file to .iso?

I have a file.img file that I want to convert to file.iso. The tool ccd2iso does not seem to work for this task: Unrecognized sector mode (0) at sector 0! I ensured that the img file is not ...
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Where can I find the Xenial source, and instructions on building it into an ISO? (custom install CD for Ubuntu 16.04) [duplicate]

I followed LiveCDCustomization and managed to build a distro: However it only boots with VirtualBox, and this guide is hopelessly out of date. Searching around the net, I found this handy tutorial on ...
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How to boot into a Virtual Box VM with a Live Image?

I am in need of booting into a VM (with a guest OS already installed) from a Live Image (a .iso file that I have) to do some partitioning work, I am running the latest version of Virtual Box, and ...
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How to add preseed file in Ubuntu ISO?

I am creating an .iso for Ubuntu 15.10 . I virtually mount it and placed the preseed file to the right path. Rebuild the ISO successfully, but it's not bootable. Used the command below to rebuild the ...
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Why does the system freeze when mounting disk images

Recently I tried to mount an ISO disk image to use with KVM. Immediately the system froze (mouse stopped, time stopped, music skipped). I tried mounting it with Disk Image Mounter and from the ...
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How To download an ubuntu-iso-image and burn it on dvd with an iMac?

I trying to download and burn a DVD with my imac or transfer iso file to my macbook pro. Can I burn Downloaded iso image on imac ? I don't know how to burn DVD on imac. Please guide me with steps. ...
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Creating an ISO from a bootable pendrive (only the used space)

I have a 128GB bootable pendrive with Windows Live on it. I wanted to create an ISO image of this pen-drive so that I can create a bootable pendrive later. This question might seem to be [Duplicate] ...
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Are there any utilities available on Ubuntu that convert bootable USBs to ISOs?

I have a bootable USB for installing Windows 10, and I wish to install Windows 10 on a Virtualbox machine. Is there any way to convert the files in the USB into an ISO?
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Wubi.exe 14.04 cannot download metalink and therefore the iso [duplicate]

For some reason its giving me the error: cannot download metalink and therefore the iso ... And i straight downloaded ubuntu desktop 32 bit from website.. Im confused on why is that. Please help Here ...
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How to automate a ubuntu server ISO instalation so I can plug in, turn on, and ssh in?

I'm having trouble installing Ubuntu server sue to the lack of proper peripherals, the only keyboard I own is wireless USB and stops working at the "Select a language" prompt due to lack of a driver? ...
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Create a bootable USB from iso file in Linux [duplicate]

Do you want to write your favorite Linux-iso to a USB-stick? Are you confused by all the forum posts on the internet? Below is the quick and mostly fail safe way to do it.
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Ubuntu ISO file for VMware

Where can I download an ISO file for Ubuntu. I want to use it in VMware to mess around.
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Is there an easy way to determine what dependencies of dependencies I'll need to install for a custom server ISO?

I'm installing packages into my custom ubuntu server ISO for a complete offline install via this guide: How to create a Customized Ubuntu Server ISO?. The only option for the install is a single dvd. ...
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Error while Upgrading from Ubuntu 14.10 to 15.10 with USB stick on dual booted system with windows 7?

While I was trying to Update from 14.10 to 15.10, I got this Notification: This machines firmware has started the installer in UEFI mode but it looks like there may be existing operating systems ...
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32 bit iso for mac to install on my macbook

http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/releases/14.04/release/ I only see the x64 bit for mac is there anyway to get the 32 bit? thanks!
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Windows 7 iso wont mount

I need help with mounting my Windows 7 Home Premium x64.iso. It won't mount on the mounter provided by Ubuntu. Please Help! (I downloaded the iso file legally.) (I had work done on windows saved to ...
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Problem with 14.04 minimal CD (32bits)

I have tried many time to install a minimal 14.04 distrib (32bits) but everytime it throws a "corrupted mirror or network problem" message during installation. I tried many different mirrors and same ...
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Burning CD or DVD always fails at 100%. Error 15. Input output error

I am using an external drive over USB. Burning Data-DVD/CD or burning an ISO-file on a DVD/CD is in process untill 100%. Then the tray is opened. The dialogue says, that the tray could not be ...