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

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How to create ISO images?

Let's says that I have a Microsoft Office 2010 on a .zip file, then I extract it into a folder, and now I want to build a .iso file from the files inside this folder. How can I do that?
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Set nomodeset in usb installation (efi loader with iso) [duplicate]

I'm working with the studyblast solution to creating a live USB on OS X. I managed to get Ubuntu booted but the screen looks like a corrupt/glitch image. I can just about make out the clock on the ...
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Installing packages from an .iso file

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a desktop system and I have an .iso file of Edubuntu 12.04, can I install Edubuntu packages in Ubuntu 12.04 from Edubuntu's iso file? That desktop system has no ...
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How to get Unetbootin to recognize mounted USB drive?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04, and every time I try to write an Ubuntu ISO image to a disk so I can install it, Unetbootin says /dev/sdb1 isn't mounted. But Ubuntu mounts the drive automatically when it's ...
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kubuntu for usb, where to find this iso-file?

I downloaded Universal-USB-Installer-1.8.9.6 to install kubuntu at an usb-drive. Now the installer is asking for an iso-file. where can I find it?
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Which iso image do I need to install Ubuntu 12.04 on a Macbook Pro so that it boots using (U)EFI?

Unlike with earlier releases, the website is unclear on giving a straight recommendation for installing ubuntu on a mac: http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/releases/12.04/release/ I've read several times, ...
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Wubi cannot retrieve the required disk image file [duplicate]

I have already downloaded the ubuntu-12.04-wubi-amd64.tar.xz file...i have no internet connection. When I run wubi, I'm getting this message: could not retrieve the required disk image file. i used ...
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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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Trying to boot from usb [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Boot failure : No DEFAULT or UI configuration directive found! I have similar issues but none with the 12.04 build. Im trying this on a dell d610 laptop with a bad hard ...
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md5sum of ubuntu 12.04 i386 desktop .iso does not match

I downloaded the 12.04i386desktop.iso from http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop. the startup disk creator when creating the bootable usb says that checksum does not match. I repeated the download ...
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Where is the ISO file to burn image to CD

I have installed InfraRecorder and it says to burn the .iso image. I am by far NOT computer literate and I don't know what an .iso file is. Am I suppose to download the entire application to the ...
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What are implications of downloading buggy 12.04 iso [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: MD5 mismatch on my 12.04 ISO, what is going on? I see from question #125412 that those who downloaded the 12.04 iso image shortly after release may have got an iso with ...
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How do I install Windows 7 from an iso file on a separate partition from Ubuntu?

I have already installed Ubuntu on my computer's hard drive. But I want to create a second partition that runs Windows 7. My computer cannot read DVD's (it's that old) so I have the Windows 7 iso file ...
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iso image is not getting burned properly! [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How burn or mount an ISO file? i tried burning the ubuntu 12.04 iso image in many cd's and dvd's but the iso file does not get expanded. it shows only the iso file in it ...
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How do I burn the Ubuntu ISO using Windows? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How burn or mount an ISO file? I have downloaded Ubuntu 12.04 ISO image but I am not sure how to burn it. Can I burn it by right clicking and selecting burn with Nero ...
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Can Ubuntu 12.04LTS fit on a normal CD, 700MB, or i do need a DVD?

i just want to know if the new ubuntu (12.04LTS) can fit perfectly on a normal cd :)
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Building a ubuntu image ready with necessary software [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I easily remaster Ubuntu? My friend want to have ubuntu installed but don't have access to high speed Internet. So I want to build an image which will include ...
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Manually force Brasero to burn an iso on a defined image speed

I need to burn an ISO on 2x, but Brasero only let me burn it on 4x. Is there any way or any app who will let me burn on 2x?
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How to get a live cd to auto install software into ubuntu

I should note, I used Active iso in windows 7 to burn the disc (Samurai-WTF) I am required to load into ubuntu to run penetration testing..ANYWAY, I am using a virtual machine..latest version of ...
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How do I make a custom Ubuntu cd,using KDE as the desktop interface ? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to customize live Ubuntu CD? I would like to create _custom Ubuntu cd by myself....please don't redirect me to kubuntu...
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Install XP over Ubuntu. (Flash Drive) [closed]

My girlfriend needs to install Windows XP over Ubuntu on her PC, because she need to run some software that Wine and a visual machine can't handle as well as the 'real' thing. Problem is, it seems ...
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Any way to manually make a bootable USB from ISO?

I've been using Unetbootin but it occasionally fails to create a bootable usb the way I need it to, especially with the newer versions. Is there a way I could extract the iso myself?
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Ubuntu daily build for (x86 - 64bit) arch [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My processor is 64-bit - does that mean I need the amd64 image? Where can I find Ubuntu 12.04 daily build for Intel x86 - 64 bit arch? I can see amd 64 bit in here, ...
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Is it possible to convert an isz to an ISO image?

What steps are necessary to convert a .isz file (compressed ISO image) to a standard ISO image using Ubuntu?
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zsyncs for Precise Beta 1 CD ISOs

Where are the zsync files for the CD-sized ISOs (such as desktop-i386) for the Precise Beta 1? They don't seem to be in the expected location at http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/releases/12.04/beta-1/
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How can I validate an installation DVD?

I have downloaded an Ubuntu ISO and burned it to DVD. While installing from the DVD onto VirtualBox I got an error which suggested either the HDD or DVD or overheating were the cause. I am ...
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Saving ubuntu 10.04 operating system on disk, with windows 7 theme

Hi all :) I have installed ubuntu 10.04 with WUBI, and was wondering if there is a way to save it as an ISO or OS disk ? I have added the windows 7 theme to it, and its really great !! I copied and ...
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Why doesn't Ubuntu make a DVD iso?

I mean, I think it might be kind of cool if they made a bigger installation media with more applications, maybe include various other environment( okay, probably not going to do that but as it seems ...
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Blank Screen - Only wallpaper shows up [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu from wubi in the ISO and chose the option run alongside windows. I installed it on a separate hard-disk. After I login just a blank screen shows up (shows a wallpaper and moving ...
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Unable to Install [closed]

I have been trying to install Ubuntu on my PC for some time now. I tried wubi, but am unable to get it right. Then, I downloaded the ISO and tried to install it on an empty without partitioning, but ...
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ISO Live Session from an External Hard Drive?

Is it possible to use an external hard drive to start a live Ubuntu session? Is having an ISO file as the whole content of the first partition of the device enough? Thank you for reading...! EDIT ...
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Ubuntu iso autorun issues

I have just downloaded Ubuntu 10.04. Once done, I mount the iso onto a virtual cd drive and attempt to run the cd and install Linux as a Windows application. The problem is each time I mount the iso ...
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Customizer freezes on Ubuntu 11.10 using 32 bit or 64 bit iso [closed]

I downloaded Customizer 3.2.1 from ppa:customizer-dev-team/devel and ran the application through the terminal so I could see the output. I have tried both 32 bit and 64 bit isos, but once the isos are ...
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Alternate CD image downloaded last year gives different hash

I had downloaded the alternate CD images through torrents some time last year, and now that I need it again I decided to check it's md5 hash. $ md5sum ubuntu-11.10-alternate-i386.iso ...
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Difficulty trying to mount an ISO file “mount: you must specify the filesystem type”

I have an .iso file which I would like to mount. I have made a folder in /mnt/iso as a mount point. Now I try: sudo mount -o loop filename.iso /mnt/iso and the reply is: mount: you must specify ...
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What program do I use to open the .iso file I download to use for installing ubuntu?

I was able to get Unetbootin and be able to download ubuntu on a usb stick and use the live version. I'm still trying to figure out why Wubi will not work. When I try to download the .iso, Firefox ...
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Why is there 'amd' in the ubuntu iso filename?

If you download iso file with ubuntu you will get something like this: ubuntu-10.04.3-server-amd64.iso ubuntu-11.10-desktop-amd64.iso Every part in the file name is pretty clean to me, except ...
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Can I build a Ubuntu ISO from a manifest?

This answer talks about the ISO manifests - an example is here.. Is it possible to build an ISO from a manifest file, or is the manifest file just dpkg --get-selections put into a text file? ...
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Should I use jigit to save bandwidth when downloading daily CD images?

I thought I'd start having a look at 12.04. Since the image is going to change a lot in the near future, I thought it would be wise to use jigit. As I recall, it only downloads things that have ...
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Making bootable USB drive

I have the Windows 7 iso and I wanted to make a bootable flash drive out of it. I used to use Unetbootin but they have now removed the option to show all drives. Can anyone suggest another program ...
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How to put .iso file to USB?

I want to try out Linux Mint. I am on Ubuntu 11.10 now. How can I mount .iso file on USB? And also, will my other files disappear in USB when I mount it? Thank you.
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Archive Mounter With Natilus

I have one problem. I have many iso file and my iso file include many vido file ( Education vido, Personel video etc ... ) already. When time I use Archive Mounter then VLC medya player can't open ...
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“could not find the ISO /ubuntu-11.10-desktop-i386.iso”

I used Grub4Dos to install Ubuntu, but it gave me this information: Could not find the ISO \ubuntu-11.10-desktop-i386.iso I'm sure I put the ISO file in a correct pattern (C:, FAT32), and the ...
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Ext4 volume as File on NTFS volume

I was running out of space on my ext3 root volume , so I created a Ext4 Volume as a file and saved it on a NTFS partition. Then made this ext4 vol as a permanent mount. Purpose was to have all the ...
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What's the most lightweight application to mount iso files in Lubuntu?

I'm looking for a lightweight way to mount iso's on my fresh-install of Lubuntu 11.10. Furius Iso Mount has been my favourite on Ubuntu, but it installs too many extra stuff on Lubuntu, like Brasero. ...
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How to create a distro with ubuntu as base with preinstalled apps, themes and restricted extras?

I wanted to give my friends a taste of ubuntu, but they are unwilling to download all these packages online. So how can I create an ISO with Oneiric as base with all the other essentials? I will not ...
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Does usb creator support DVD ISOs?

I'm trying to make a bootable flash drive using usb-creator. My iso file is a DVD iso. When I choose the ISO it doesn't appear on the source list. No error, just nothing happens. On the file type ...
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Unable to change iso properties

Whenever i mount an iso file and wants to change the properties of some files in the iso, (i.e. make a file executable) i always fail to do so. Nautilus wouldn't work, as soon as u click on the make ...
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How do I install Ubuntu on a VirtualBox client from an ISO image?

I have the ISO image file (that is, *.iso), and I am trying to boot my VirtualBox installation with this image. Is it possible? I know how to mount my ISO image to my filesystem (on my host machine), ...
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Should I download the ISO image again for the latest version?

Here is the thing. I got new SSD and want to run clean install of Ubuntu 11.04 on it. I have install usb which I made right after 11.04 was released. And my question is - should I now download again ...