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

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How to burn ISOs with LXDE + Ubuntu?

I am trying to burn ISO's with Ubuntu installed with LXDE. In the right click menu, I think Archive Mounter is what I am supposed to use? But when I click that, nothing happens. What can I use to burn ...
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How do I run qemu with 64bit processor on a 64bit machine?

I'm running Ubuntu 11.04 64 bit and recently installed qemu-kvm. Now I want to start a 64bit live CD using qemu -m 512 -boot d -cdrom archlinux-2010.05-netinstall-x86_64.iso This loads the image and I ...
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What is different about the Mac ISO image?

http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/releases/11.04/release/ At that location there is an ISO image which is described as "This image is adjusted to work properly on Mac systems." What specific problems on the ...
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See files on an ISO DVD without burning it to disc?

I use daemon tools in Windows to see files in an ISO DVD image. Are there any tools like that on Ubuntu? How do I see the files in an ISO DVD image without burning it to disc?
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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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Is there a mirror for the daily Natty ISO (/daily-live/current) in Asia?

I've been trying to download Natty for days now, but either the internet here in Vietnam is totally shot or the Ubuntu CD server has a lot of traffic, because I can't get it to download faster than ...
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Where can I find the latest nightly build of the development version?

I want to test out a kernel issue and see if it's corrected in the latest Natty release. The last alpha was a little bit ago and I thought there were nightly ISOs I could try instead, but I can't seem ...
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Alternate ISO image for current unstable (alpha/beta) releases

I'm looking for minimal/alternate ISO image files of current unstable releases. Where can I find them? Furthermore, are the core packages in the command line installs stable enough for daily use?
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How to boot from an .iso file in GRUB2?

Is there a way for doing this?
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How can I install Ubuntu using the Alternate disk from USB-stick?

I created the stick with Unetbootin. The stick boots fine, but after language selection the installer says that CD-ROM is not in the drive. How can I get around that? The desktop disk works fine, but ...
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How do I integrate a folder into an ISO image?

I just can't seem to figure this out. I tried AcetonISO, but the file is only 43MB (the folder is ~ 800MB). I also tried a Windows tool called ImgBurn, but same thing happened. How can I add the ...
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How do I add content to an ISO image?

I have 10.10 cd iso image. I want to add ubuntu manual to this iso image such that, after burning this iso image to cd, in live cd mode and after installation that ubuntu manual should appear in the ...
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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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How can I rip an audio CD to an ISO image?

It seems I have found directions for using brasero to rip a CD to .iso file, but according to that, brasero is three(3) kinds of broken. recording image as cdrdao does not work, even after ...
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How to make an Ubuntu live USB stick in Fedora?

I have Fedora installed on my desktop and I want to make a live USB stick with Ubuntu to install it on a laptop. What's the easiest way to do it?
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Downloaded Ubuntu ISO always has wrong checksum?

I have a problem when i try to download the maverick iso. after download i always get the wrong iso checksum with gtkhash? I already tried from several locations provided via the ubuntu page but not ...
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Why is there always only the latest development milestone available for download?

What's the reason why we cannot download Ubuntu+1 Alpha 1 once Ubuntu+1 Alpha 2 has been released? It would be helpful to roughly find out when regressions started to show up (sometimes it's not as ...
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How to create a bootable USB from a .iso file? [duplicate]

I am trying to create a bootable USB stick from a .iso image (it isn't a linux distro or anything of the sort) intended for use with a CD. I've tried UNetbootin and dd but they don't boot.
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Remastersys: how to make the .iso smaller than 700MB?

I'm trying to create a Live CD .iso image of my Ubuntu 10.10 installation with Remastersys. The problem with this, is that it creates .iso's of about 750-770 MBs, I need the images to be less than ...
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How to extract tpb files?

I download a dvd image from torrent, but file extension is iso-tpb. What should I do with it? :-?
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Where to find the md5sums of Ubuntu ISO images?

I just downloaded the ubuntu-10.10-desktop-i386.iso, and am having a hard time burning it, so I'd like to check that the file is intact, but I cannot find the md5sum of the file. Is there a URL or ...
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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 burn an existing recovery partition to iso?

I'm using a laptop with a factory recovery partition. I'd like to scrap it, but I don't know if I might need it, so I'd prefer to create an ISO(s) from the partition if there's a good ...
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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 ...
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What is the difference between the alternative and desktop cd images?

I would like to know what the difference is between these two versions of the same distro. ubuntu-10.10-alternate-i386.iso ubuntu-10.10-desktop-i386.iso I think that the alternative CD is ...