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Mounting the persistence partition (casper-rw) read-only

I'm trying to create a fresh ISO image for use on a USB stick. I've partitioned my USB stick into 2 partitions, one vfat and one ext4. The vfat partition has the ISO and GRUB2 installed to it, such ...
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Boot Windows 7 iso from grub2

I want to do it because I want to install Windows 7 and my BIOS menu doesn't appear; it skips to grub2 menu at start, but that's another story... Is there a way to boot the Windows 7 installation iso ...
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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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Why is Grub loading instead of Ubuntu menu from memory stick

OK, so I have a new HP AMD A6 laptop that I'm attempting to dual boot on alongside windows 8. I've used YUMI to put the 12.04 ISO on a memory stick. I've got all the BIOs and windows settings down pat ...
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Installing multiple operating systems onto a flash drive

I am trying to install centos onto another one of my machines, and I am new to Ubuntu. When I downloaded centos the operating system came as two .iso images. So far I have been unable to figure out ...
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Want [ubuntu]iso bootable on external hdd as liveCD

---Getting to the point: -Would like to take iso file of ubuntu and put it on my hdd and make it bootable. Not copy from cd. Or use USB. -Strictly take iso, manipulate it onto hdd as live bootable ...
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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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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 to mount image.iso and create an option in Grub to install?

Every now and then new versions of os are released. I want to try them out but what I don't want to have to burn a new CD/DVD or create a bootable USB, every time. I don't want to use usb or cd/dvd. ...
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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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Deleted Partition, cannot install the ISO/boot a DVD

I have been reading many posts about this correction. Like many others, I deleted the partitions with the Grub and can only access this command. I have the ISO to re-install, but cannot figure out how ...
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How do I burn multiple Ubuntu isos on one DVD?

I always find it a waste putting a 790MB Ubuntu iso on a 4GB DVD, and I was wondering how to put multiple operating systems on one DVD with a grub menu. I know it is possible, but I just don't know ...
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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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1answer
680 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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Could I possibly mount the Lubuntu ISO in Windows XP?

Wubi gives me errors when installing and I don't have a disk drive, so I was wondering if I could mount the ISO to the hard drive. Is there a tool for doing that, and would I encounter any problems, ...
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“Multisystem” lost avareness of installed OS

I was using Multisystem - http://liveusb.info/dotclear/ With it i had made USB multiboot with all these in one USB: Ubuntu 10.04.04 persistent Ubuntu 10.04.04 live Ubuntu 12.04 live Ubuntu 12.10 live ...
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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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690 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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grub2 loopback booting ubuntu alternate iso

I am trying to set up a multi-boot USB stick including both standard desktop and alternate ISOs. I have both kinds of ISOs booting, using examples from a variety of places including ...
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Boot from ISO partition using Grub2 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Using a bootable live cd disk image mounted on the hard drive I have a few dozen disk images (ISO's) that I use as a technician, ie: MS DaRT, BackTrack, Acronis, etc. I ...
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How to boot live iso images?

I found that it can be done with loopback as follows menuentry "Lucid ISO" { loopback loop (hd0,1)/boot/iso/ubuntu-10.04-desktop-i386.iso linux (loop)/casper/vmlinuz boot=casper ...
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grub2 loopback booting ubuntu server iso

I've got usb-keys setup to multi-boot different linux images using grub2 loopback. The standard ubuntu release isos boot fine, however when attempting to use the server iso it will fail to install ...
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How to boot from an .iso file in GRUB2?

Is there a way for doing this?
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1answer
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How can I get the grub menu on boot?

This is for a friend's Toshiba Portege laptop with Ubuntu 10.4.1 on it. They want the original Windows XP for tablet PC installed; they do have the disk, but the Portege seems unable to boot from a ...