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

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Remastersys creating 36k ISO files 14.10/15.04/15.10

Remastersys has been creating unusually small ISO files, I observed this issue starting on Ubuntu 14.10 but this also happens on 15.04, 15.10, and even the daily builds of 16.04 LTS. This forum (Which ...
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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 ...
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How to create an ISO image from a bootable USB stick [duplicate]

I have a bootable USB stick, and now I would like to create an iso-image from it?
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Alternatives to Ubuntu customisation kit?

Are there any user friendly alternatives to the Ubuntu customisation kit, because UCK hasn't been developed for quite a while? I am trying to create my custom Ubuntu iso. Currently I am wrestling with ...
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How to make an iso of my installed system.

I installed Ubuntu, cutsomized the theme, removed and added packages, made many changes to the file manager etc. I want to know an easy way to turn all of what I have done into a bootable iso that I ...
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How to create a bootable USB with multiple ISO images in it

What I want is to create a bootable pen drive that shows GRUB menu and I can select any of the several bootable systems from there to install/run. I have several ISO images that I want to install in ...
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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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Downloaded ubuntu from this site but it is not an ISO file. How to make it bootable?

I downloaded Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS Desktop (64-bit) using bit torrent link given on this site http://www.ubuntu.com/download/alternative-downloads , but when i unzipped it, there was no iso file in it. ...
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Why isn't Ubuntu delivering USB images instead of ISO ones?

So far Ubuntu (and derivatives) has been delivering ISO images to be burned onto optical media. Then there's a tool (usb-creator) to "burn" those ISOs onto USB drives. I could be wrong, but I think ...
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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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Ububtu 14.04 Mac Mini recovery

I have been running Ubuntu on the system for a while. After an update a couple of months back it failed to boot. I just got the time to tear into the problem. I mounted the disk on another system and ...
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How to remove your installation .iso from the virtual optical disk drive in virtualbox?

I am following this question: How to install Ubuntu on VirtualBox? and I know want to remove the .iso, but it's not the same as in that question. Here is what I see: What I should do? I also ...
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failed to setup loop device: No such file or directory [duplicate]

I have upgraded from Ubuntu AIMS Desktop 14.04 to Ubuntu 15.10. I am facing a problem while installing Matlab; it displays an error message: failed to setup loop device: No such file or directory.
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Unplugged SD card during Image write!

Basically i was on my ubuntu system trying to wite a .img file to my sd card. A raspbian.img. So i entered the usual dd command and everything was going well when i accidentally pulled the sd card ...
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How to verify that the ISO I downloaded is bootable before I burn it?

How can I check to make sure that the iso I downloaded is bootable, before I burn it?
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How to make a bootable ISO image from a bootable DVD?

I want to make a .iso image of a bootable OS DVD, to use in VirutalBox. Nautilus can make a .iso, but only of data files, it seems. The .iso it created was not bootable. What is available to make ...
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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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My computer cant read Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS (Precise Pangolin) from CD-ROM

I have an emachines E525 I had to put the ISO on a blank disk and set the boot up USB CD-ROM and it does not see the CD, I tried the ISO on virtual box and it will not load it. Failed to open the ...
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How to create ubuntu iso with extra selected packages? [duplicate]

I want to create a new ubuntu iso, with extra packages like mysql, pip, etc I want to install ubuntu on all computers of our computer lab(around 300 computers). for various courses, a set of packages ...
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Install Windows XP .iso on USB (Linux, Lubuntu) [duplicate]

I have windows xp iso file, and I want to upload it on a usb (pendrive). Then I want to install the Windows on my computer. How can I burn the windows .iso file on my pendrive?
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How do I format a medium as an ISO

I want to know how to format a medium, such as a USB drive, to have a read-only ISO filesystem with the contents from a source (like an .iso file).
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Deleting iso file used to install Ubuntu on VirtualBox

I have installed Ubuntu on VirtualBox using an iso file stored on Desktop. Please, how can I delete that iso file? If I deleted it in Windows, Ubuntu didn't start.
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Ripping DVD to iso - Accurately

I have been using Brasero to rip my DVD collection to .iso. However, I've discovered some errors in some of the DVDs through playback e.g. VLC player would just stop playing the iso file when a bad ...
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How can I install Ubuntu on Raspberry Pi? [duplicate]

I have ISO file and how can I install Ubuntu from it on Raspberry Pi (2)? My SD card is empty.
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Possible to make new bootable USB while using a trial Ubuntu USB?

My Ubuntu system isn't working - I don't get past the splash screen and have tried boot repair (several times), fixing broken packages, recovery mode and so on, to no avail. The filesystem seemd to ...
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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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How to convert iso to dmg on ubuntu

I have downloaded Yosemite-Zone.iso on ubuntu , iwant to convert it to dmg on ubuntu ., how to do that
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Can I mount a Windows ISO? [closed]

I'd like to know if what I ask can actually be done. I have a pre-installed program as a Windows ISO. Will I be able to use it with Ubuntu 14? I imagine it's tricky if it is possible, I'm up for a ...
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Lubuntu Custom Image [duplicate]

I need to make an iso for a custom lubuntu setup, but the steps seem too complicated. Here are some things that I need help with. Compling the actual OS I'm running on a potato and a peanut (Not ...
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How can I avoid 'Installation Failed' error when creating a Start Up Disk?

I want to create a Ubuntu 12.04 Live CD. So I open Startup Disk Creator in the Ubuntu Dash. I go through all of the settings, and then click 'Make Startup Disk'. Almost immediately I get a window ...
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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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can't play ISO either on Ubuntu 14.04(laptop) or 12.04 (netbook)_mplayer, vlc do not play

I have two computers running Ubuntu (both dual boot with Windows 7): laptop Toshiba, Processor: Intel Celeron CPU900 @2.20Ghz Graphics: Mobile Intel GM45 Express Chipset 64-bit netbook Packard ...
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Ubuntu Server with kubuntu-desktop/kubuntu-full vs Kubuntu ISO

I've recently installed Ubuntu Server with a RAID 0 setup and after that I've installed both kubuntu-full and kubuntu-desktop. That way I get a Kubuntu setup without using the Kubuntu iso, since the ...
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How to boot without LiveUS / Add in GRUB2 Boot Manager “Paragon Backup & Recovery 14 Linux” ISO

I'm using Multiboot (Win10 & Ubuntu 14.04) Ubuntu installed to my Notebook the GRUB2 Bootloader. The System runs with UEFI and GPT Partitions. I would like to add to my bootmenu the iso of ...
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File command not finding the right info from an iso file

When I run file archlinux-2015.11.01-dual.iso it responds with archlinux-2015.11.01-dual.iso: x86 boot sector when I know it should be responding with something like ...
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How do I burn a bootable install disk that my MacBook Pro can read?

I have an old MacBook Pro 2,2 which doesn't run recent OS X versons and I'd like to wipe it and install Ubuntu Studio (ie. not a dual boot situation). I downloaded the ISO and burned a DVD with ...
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Verifying Ubuntu ISO with `md5sum` - does the missing “*” matter?

I'm trying to understand security and verification a bit more so I've been playing with getting random ISOs and verifying them with md5sum. For instance if I download the Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 release ...
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How to make bootable flash drive on kubuntu

So what program or command should I use to create bootable flash drive? I used UnetBootin, disk creator and I think they are not working as they should . When I use option for boot with flash drive ...
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How to create a iso from current installation

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 on one of my laptops and now I want distribute that exact installation to a few of my friends. I tried making an iso with Gparted on a live session but it makes a 500 GB ...
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Installed Ubuntu from external drive, cannot boot from internal SSD drive

This is my first time trying to install a Linux operating system after reading many interesting exciting articles about it, but I really need some help! I am trying to install ubuntu-14.04.3 onto my ...
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Can I run and install Ubuntu (Mac iso) on a non apple product? [duplicate]

I want to design a Ubunntu image customized for mac, but... dont have a macbook... Can I run and install Ubuntu (Mac iso) on a non apple product?
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Error when trying to mount an .iso file

I try to mount an .iso file. I use: sudo mkdir /media/fakecd sudo mount -t iso9660 -o loop /path/to/your.iso /media/fakecd But I get this error message: can't find /media/fakecd in /etc/fstab ...
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How do I make an ISO from a disc?

I have a disc here, and I need to take an ISO image of the disc. Is there a piece of software I can use to get the image from the disc, or does Ubuntu ship with one?
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ISO to USB on Kubuntu

I'm running kubuntu 15.04 and I want to make bootable usb stick from an ISO file, how can I do that? I tried this: How do I make a bootable USB stick from an ISO image? I also tried running UUI by ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS Server - Checksum incorrect?

I have downloaded the ubuntu-14.04.3-server-amd64.iso via Direct Download AND from a torrent (2 times each). I keep coming up with the "incorrect" checksum. What I'm getting... MD5: ...
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Ubuntu 14 not a valid iso

I have downloaded ubuntu-14.04.3-server-amd64.iso from the Ubuntu onto a Windows 7 pc. I am using Windows 7 USB/DVD Tool to burn the it to an USB so I can boot my server from the USB and install. I ...
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How do I burn the Windows 10 ISO to a USB?

I did the dd method and it worked but I'm not sure that's all you have to do because it is Windows and may not have GRUB and I'm not sure so I'm asking the experts haha. WINUSB DID NOT WORK BECAUSE ...
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How do I install a Windows program in an ISO into Wine?

I have a file named X.iso. In this file there is a Windows application named X that I want to install then use. How can I install a Windows application file named X that is embedded in an ISO file ...
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Convert and ubuntu.iso file into a .dmg file [duplicate]

Can anyone help me figure out how to convert an iso into a dmg file.. I'm sure it has something to do with the dd command, but I'm really not sure how to go about it.. I need to make a bootable ...
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Can i create image of my current installed ubuntu so that i can install it on other machine? [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 TLS. Is there a way to produce an ISO installable image of my current system so as I could burn the image on a flash drive and be able to install it on an other PC ? Please ...