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

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Can't to run games .ISO on PCSX(Ubuntu 12.04)

I try to run ps1 games on PSCX using by .ISO file And i already set SCPH1001.BIN. but stuck on this error: CD ROM failed The CD does not appear to be a valid Playstation CD
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Creating a Custom ISO

I've got the OK at work to drop some Windows machines and install Ubuntu on them. I will be installing Precise on them, as it is an LTS. What I would like to do is create an ISO with certain packages ...
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Why dd is not a reliable command to write bootable .iso files to USB thumb drive?

As the answers here indicate Ubuntu .iso s are not expected to boot if copied with dd to a USB thumb drive. Now my question is why is so that some Linux distributions have the option to directly write ...
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iso file not recognized by Win7 or pendrive installer

When I follow the CD instructions from ubuntu win7 gives "selected disk image isn't valid" and pendrive installer doesn't see the .iso file. I can see it with windows explorer. Any ideas?
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How can I get magnet links for Ubuntu?

Torrent files are increasingly being replaced by magnet links, "mini torrent files" in concise and plain-text form that can be simply copy pasted around. Those link to the actual .torrent file "in the ...
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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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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 to create a new iso image from an existing iso image?

I have an ISO image and I want to create an new iso image by taking some of the components in my original iso image. I would like to know how can i do that in ubuntu. Is it possible to untar the ...
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Big problem: Complete computer crash (no response when booted)

I need your help: I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my computer (I removed the complete system and installed Ubuntu instead) It said that the bootloader installation failed. So I chose the only partition ...
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How do I create a bootable USB on Ubuntu from Hiren's Boot CD ISO for Windows?

Trying to create a Hiren's BootCD on a USB. Not needing anything else such as a dual boot of Ubuntu and Haren or Window's and Haren. All the programs that I can find to complete this either end up ...
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Stability of the latest daily build iso image for the released version of Ubuntu?

I want install ubuntu from the daily builds from cdimage.ubuntu.com. Does it have all the updated packages after the initial 12.04 release, so that I don't need to update after installation? How is ...
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Where to find the ISO file to be burned on a CD/DVD?

I haven't found a useful answer to similar questions. I have downloaded Ubuntu 12.01 to my desktop running Windows 7 and it seems to work fine. But I want to make a CD/DVD to be able to boot Linux on ...
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How to modify a Freebsd 9.0 iso file? [closed]

I want to modify bsdinstall scripts of FreeBSD 9.0 iso file. I simply extracted it and then recreate iso file but it didn't work. Then I discovered ISO Master for modify it without extraction but I ...
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Can't find iso file to burn CD

I want to use Ubuntu to format an external HDD to EXT3, but not to run on my PC. I downloaded Infrarecorder and the windows installer download on the Ubuntu download page. after rebooting ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.04 Business Desktop Install file too large - 834Mb

My blank CD's are only 700 MB, and the .iso file I downloaded is over this. What do I do?
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Boot error when using a USB

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 using a USB stick. I'm currently using ubuntu 10.04. I have a 12.04 LTS .iso and tried to make a bootable stick using Startup Disk Creator. The process finishes and ...
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Copy CD / DVD contents into an iso file

The title seems to be self explainatory. I just want a software to do that. I already have Nero linux but i dont think it is capable of doing it. Trying out the command line method I get an ...
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How can I create a backup file. iso like Edubuntu?

I want to create a DVD boot can setup like Edubuntu boot. This is the second time I have installed Edubuntu on my pc, but every time I install, I have to upgrade all packages and language. (Almost 400 ...
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How can I install codecs on my Ubuntu iso?

I would like to install codecs and all the restricted media jazz for all my non internet connected Ubuntu users who would like to upgrade. How can I best do this?
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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 ...