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

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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? [duplicate]

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 ...
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How do I do a raw write to a cd with dd?

How do I do a raw write to my CD drive /dev/scd0? I want to write a bootloader (that takes two sectors) directly onto a CD, is this possible?
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How to burn a Windows .iso to a USB device?

I want to burn a Windows ISO to a USB device in Ubuntu. How do I do this? I know how to burn a Ubuntu ISO into a USB device, but with a Windows ISO it's not the same.
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How do you make the contents of ISOs mounted by the Archive Mounter Executable?

The Archive Mounter feature in recent Ubuntu editions is great: you just use it on any *.iso file and it mounts it as if you'd put a CD in the drive ... well, almost. If you want to just read the ...
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Can CD-RWs and DVD+/-RWs be mounted rw?

@enzotib mentioned the following command sudo mount -o remount,rw /cdrom Does this imply I can mount a CD or DVD in rw mode and use like a (real) filesystem? Does this work with the popular ...
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How I can extract files, name.iso.001 name.iso.002 and so on

I just downloaded some materials, but the extensions are not recognized by Ubuntu. I have a bunch of files names name.iso.001, name.iso.002 and so on. How I can extract or mount it?
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How can I fix a broken/corrupted ISO file? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to edit ISO Images (Including Bootable ISOs) I have an ISO file I am unable to ever download again, so that's not an option. It is mountable via: sudo mount -o loop ...
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upgrade a kernel when in chroot. how to?

I am trying to build a custom cd using uck. Now, i want to upgrade the kernel, remove the old kernel and then create the iso. I am able to upgrade the kernel but I am not able to switch to the new ...
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How do I create a customized CD that doesn't display any installation screens?

I would like to create customized Ubuntu installation CD. Here is what I want a customized Ubuntu Installation CD to do: Do not display any Installation Screens of Ubuntu. Manually, set default ...
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Persistance with a remastersys ISO on a USB pendrive

I'm trying to create a bootable ISO of Ubuntu 11.04 using remastersys's backup option. Ubuntu's Make Startup Disk utility allows me to create a bootable USB drive with this ISO, but the option for ...
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How to convert a bootable CD ISO image into a bootable DVD

Is it possible to convert a bootable CD ISO image into a bootable DVD? The ISO image in this case is Ubuntu 10.04.2 desktop...
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Cannot boot LiveCD

I have created a fresh LiveCD (using edubuntu-11.04-dvd-i386.iso) but when I boot my laptop, it hangs at the very beginning with the line: "ISOLINUX 4.02 debian-20101016 ETCD Copyright (C) 1994-2010 ...
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Edubuntu 11.04 on ISO disc not finding my audio hardware nor installing upgrades [closed]

I am running Edubuntu 11.04 from ISO disk and it can't find my sound card or cure this by installing updates as I have tried and they won't install! I don't want to install Edubuntu if it it can't, or ...
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How to install Windows 7 inside Virtualbox of Ubuntu?

I have already dual systems : Windows 7 and Ubuntu installed on my laptop. The Windows 7 had been installed when I bought this laptop, and I don't have a CD. I just installed VitrualBox under Ubuntu, ...
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How to edit ISO Images (Including Bootable ISOs)

I am looking for tools for Ubuntu that can be used to EDIT ISO Images. Including ISO images that are bootable like Ubuntu and Windows ISOs. Not only edit but save the edited ISO and can still boot ...
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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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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 ...