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

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How do I make a custom Ubuntu ISO for fully offline installations?

I am based in India and we don't have reliable Internet everywhere. I would like to build an Ubuntu installer ISO with the following features: All proprietary drivers should be available offline At ...
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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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Can Wubi use the ISO I already have?

The Windows Installer for Ubuntu desktop instructions say that an ISO image for Ubuntu is downloaded during the installation process. But what if I already have an ISO image for Ubuntu. Can I make ...
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Dell ISOs for Ubuntu 14.04 (and 16.04) for Linux-based Dell laptops [on hold]

I just received my Precision 5510 with Ubuntu 14.04 pre-installed. I noticed the Ubuntu installed on the laptop is not a vanilla Ubuntu distro. For example, it has a few additional DELL specific apt ...
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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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verifiying ubuntu iso with repository gpg-keys

I want to verify that a downloaded ISO is not being poisoned by the NSA or any other immoral agent. To do this I would very much use a signing-checking way. I am aware of VerifyIsoHowto. Still I am ...
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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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Convert bootable USB stick to ISO file

I am trying to get an ISO file from a bootable USB memory stick. The device name for the stick is dev/sdf1. In this answer: Convert bootable USB to ISO file , dd was suggested for copying. So I did: ...
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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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Using apt-get from ISO on vmware

I'm trying to install VLAN using apt-get but I get this error: E: Unable to locate package vlan I'm not connected to the Internet at the moment as I need to tag my Ubuntu server to the VLAN first. ...
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How to create an iso image from vdi file?

I have a .vdi file of openSUSE-13 in my host system Ubuntu 14.04LTS. Can I create a .iso image of openSUSE for installation, which contains all the applications in my vdi file? The .vdi file is ...
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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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How to boot from non-Ubuntu live ISO images like Fedora or CentOS?

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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Can't convert iso to img on mac

I followed the instructions here and I got a dmg instead. This is what I entered: cd Desktop hdiutil convert ubuntu-12.10-desktop-amd64.iso -format UDRW -o ubuntu-12.10-desktop-amd64.img Then it ...
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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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Unetbootin stuck at 51%

I'm using unetbootin to write a windows 7 iso file onto a usb, it gets stuck at 51% on the 461st file every time. I've tried redownloading the file but I get the same issue. Any idea on how I can get ...
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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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I get several “broken file” errors when creating my boot stick

While creating my boot stick I get 199 separate errors during the ISO extracting process that all say data error in (insert file name here) file is broken then it sticks on 99% of the ISO extraction ...
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How to install a Iso file in ubuntu [duplicate]

I need to unmount a iso game file in order to install it in ubuntu . i tried Disk image writer . got this error . Error unmounting /dev/sda1: Command-line `umount "/dev/sda1"' exited with non-zero ...
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Unable to find a medium containing a live file system with boot from iso

Unable to find a medium containing a live file system: reset/press Shift/c (command line) grub> insmod iso9660 grub> loopback l (hd0,6)/lubuntu-12.10-desktop-i386.iso grub> set root=(l) ...
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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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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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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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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 create an .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 ...
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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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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 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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Ubuntu 12.10 won't boot from usb - isolinux.bin missing or corrupt

This was an official 64-bit download from the Ubuntu site, so it's kind of sad to see even that's not working. I made a bootable Ubuntu 12.10 USB stick with USB Image Writer (mintstick) on Linux ...
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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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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 do I burn a DVD ISO using the terminal?

I have a DVD ISO file and I want to burn through the terminal. We have many command formats but I am unable to choose the best & safe one. so please give me a best command to burn the ISO through ...
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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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How to mount Daemon Tool's .mdx file?

How to mount a Windows' Daemon Tool's .mdx file in Ubuntu? The scenario is you don't have Windows and want to access the files in .mdx image on Ubuntu.
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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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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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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!