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

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default behavior of less on .iso files

I use ubuntu 14.04 and have the following problem. Searching this website doesn't turn up anything and neither does google. I work with some data files that have a suffix .iso. These are simple ...
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How to diagnose computer restarting when brasero or xfburn finish burning iso to cd?

My computer restarts suddenly when burning iso's (whatever the plural of iso is). I tried three different isos, just because I'm paranoid and was burning rootkit tools to check a windows machine, and ...
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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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ISO to IMG converting error

I'm having trouble converting, with the following output only a single input file can be specified. Anyone know where the issue is? NAMEZs-air:~ NAMEZ$ hdiutil convert -format UDRW -o ...
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Unpack ISO image, edit some files, repack an ISO so that it still boots

So I've used the live-build tools with some success. An ISO is generated, it loads in Virtualbox but fails to boot because the config file is looking for vmlinuz.lz but binary/casper contains: ...
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install Ubuntu from iso on a Puppy Lucid Linux

I have an old machine with only a CD-rom and no USB boot so I can't use the current Ubuntu install. The machine is currently running Puppy Linux, but I'd like to switch to Ubuntu. Does anyone know ...
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Can I make a Bootable USB with an ISO something other than a LIVE ISO?

Am I constrained to run Ubuntu LIVE ISO's only on a bootable USB? All other distros aside - can I make a Bootable USB with an ISO something other than a LIVE ISO? To test this I expected I could ...
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How do I replace a file in an ISO file without needing root from the command line

I have an ISO file and I want to change the contents of one of the files in it from the command line. I know that I can use sudo mount -o loop <etc...> rsync -ra a b edit b/file mkisofs ...
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What is the fastest way of installing Ubuntu? (Can you install without a cd or dvd?)

Is it possible to install an iso file without burning it to a CD/DVD/USB and run it in some type of software instead? I am just curious if there is a faster way to install an iso file.
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Virt-Manager Problem with 14.04.1 ISO

I have recently completed an upgrade on my home server from Ubuntu 12.04 Server to 14.04 server version. I run a number of VMs using KVM and virt-manager. I also just upgraded virt-manager to 1.0.1. ...
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Cannot burn ubuntu 14.04.1 on Late 2006 iMac

I am having issues burning the .iso of Ubuntu 14.04.1 on my late 2006 iMac running on Snow Leopard. I am attempting to burn this .iso using Disk Utility on a Memorex DVD-R that has 4.7 GB on it. ...
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Can't Install or Try Ubuntu (via DVD or USB)

Disclaimer: I'm extremely new to Linux. I've been searching google and askubuntu.com for four days trying to get this to work and I think I'm in over my head. I'm trying to install on Toshiba ...
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extracting iso images to hd

I have some ISO images and would like to extract them to a hard-disk. They are not OS images, I think they are music or audio books, I Don't know until they are extracted. Thanks
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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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Trying to use dd to write an iso to a usb stick to be used in Windows 7

I have a Win7/64 laptop without a DVD drive, and a copy of Office on a DVD I'd like to install. I figured I could use another machine running Xubuntu 14.04 to make an ISO of the disk, write that ISO ...
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Copy package to a specific directory with customized ISO

I have a customized Ubuntu ISO, where I have all my required packages being installed, from the /pool/extras/ directory. Now, I want to be able to copy one of the packages (.deb) from this ...
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Partitioning a usb

So what I'm trying to do is using gparted to create two partitions on my 32 GB USB stick. I want to create an Ubuntu ISO on the first partition and on the second I want to put some media files and ...
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MD5 checksum not matching

I just downloaded ubuntu-14.04.1-desktop-amd64.iso from the official website and ran a MD5 checksum d2b966f36e76486ff4c83fb085557f97 which doesn't match any of the MD5 checksums listed at ...
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How to install Ubuntu image form boot able Usb on other machine?

I created iso image of my Ubuntu 12.04 with Remastersys. now I want to install this iso image on other PC. I used yumi to make my usb bootable but this iso doesn't install on other PC. is there any ...
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Install Lubuntu 12.04 from ISO stored within current installation

I have an older PC running Lubuntu 14.04 and it's pretty messed up. There's no background, all the icons are broken, I'm surprised it's still even booting. This is an issue that cropped up when I ...
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How to change a .cdr file to a .iso file

Hi I'm trying to convert a cdr to an iso. On OS X I would just use hdiutil but I'm new to Ubuntu so I'm not sure how to convert this. Thanks.
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Is it possible to produce an ISO image of my current installed Ubuntu OS? [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 CD and be able to install it on an other laptop ? I tried ...
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How to update ubuntu 11.10 to 14.04.1 from iso file [duplicate]

I can't load the boot menu of my computer, but I can start my Ubuntu 11.10
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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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How to make bootable usb from part iso files?

I am trying to make a bootable usb disk for a linux distro. The image files i downloaded is in parts like linux_dvd1of3.iso, linux_dvd2of3.iso, linux_dvd3of3.iso. I want to write these part iso files ...
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“burn as file or burn content” Which should I choose?

I've downloaded ubuntu 12.04 image file and then I want to burn to a CD but when I tried to write the disc i getting notication "burn as file or burn content". Which should I choose?
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Disk image difficulties for old macbook

So I'm trying to install Ubuntu as a single boot on a pretty old macbook (circa late 2006). I downloaded the ubuntu-14.04.1-desktop-amd64.iso and DD'd it to a flash drive, but my old macbook wouldn't ...
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Create Live ISO from installed Ubuntu with data for future install like SUPER OS [duplicate]

is there any way to backup as ISO of my current Ubuntu OS with all installed data like SUPER OS. Or, anyway to make like live ISO from my installed Ubuntu with apps, that i will installed it later ...
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How to install Ubuntu Server on HP ProLiant MicroServer Gen8?

Which settings at the HP software are necessary to make a bootable Ubuntu-server on HP ProLiant MicroServer Gen8 with 1 hard disk drive 1 of 4 slots? I installed several times Ubuntu from a USB drive ...
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How to recover a usb which was made bootable using dd tool

I was trying to create a Kali installation suite on my 16 GB sandisk pendrive. I used the dd command and umount to mount the iso into my USB. After the installation is complete I formated my pendrive ...
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How do I install Ubuntu from USB in debian?

After looking through the Ubuntu instructions for creating a bootable USB I googled this and it seems like there's a plethora of different ways that one could do this. Here's what I've tried: ...
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How to create an iso image from vdi file?

I have a .vdi file of openSUSE-13 in my host system Ubuntu 14.04LTS. Can I create a .iso image of openSUSE for installation, which contains all the applications in my vdi file? The .vdi file is ...
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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 ...
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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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Ubuntu with only CLI image… No more GUI [duplicate]

I'm looking for ubuntu image which has only cli. I want install it on my windows pc through VM Box. I don't like switching from GUI to CLI or changing grub files. Where I can get pure cli ubuntu os ...
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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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Make bootable disk/usb in ubuntu 13.10 of windows iso [duplicate]

I'm using ubuntu 13.10 but i want to install windows so, i downloaded a windows iso but how to Make bootable disk/usb in ubuntu 13.10 of windows iso
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How to Upgrade Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to Ubuntu 14.10 using Source iso without losing data?

I've managed to get the iso of the newest Ubuntu 14.10 flashed on USB stick. I'm asking how can I upgrade the existing 14.04 LTS to 14.10 without losing any installed data or losing any configurations ...
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Can I install Desktop-Environment from distro's iso file?

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 32-bit (Default Unity D.E.).I have Xubuntu14.04 desktop (32-bit) ISO file (image). It must exist Xubuntu Desktop Environment inside ISO file. I don't want to install whole ...
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How to make a bootable CD using imgburn?

What should we give in the "Advanced Bootable Disc" tab?
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custom iso, error rebuilding initrd (mkinitramfs)

I'm creating a custom ISO (starting with ubuntu-14.04.1-server-amd64.iso) and wanting to upgrade it's kernel to latest (for me that's 3.13.0-38-generic). I'm following the instructions in ...
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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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“No root file Found error while installing ubuntu 14.10 in windows 7 PC”

I am trying to install ubuntu 14.10 through iso file...on my windows7 pc, While installing .am getting an error dialog box saying "No root file Found " Check the partition Menu"" But it wont allow ...
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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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HELP Creating customized version of Ubuntu [duplicate]

Pretty much all I want to change is the theme, icons, login screens, logo's, wallpapers etc. but I want a .iso that keeps the theme changes I made and can be installed on my ...
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Do you need to verify torrented ISO?

I torrented the ISO and was wondering whether or not I needed to verify the ISO, for security purposes. How secure are torrent downloads, in relation to file integrity? I'm using rTorrent if that ...
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ubuntu-14.10-desktop-amd64.iso might be broken or hash wrong [closed]

I downloaded the file ubuntu-14.10-desktop-amd64.iso three times and i got always the md5-hash f58827df4b80befc7f1e5cf3816d6d36. https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UbuntuHashes says the md5-hash is ...
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mdf2iso doesn't recognize *.mdf file

Soooo… I've got this file called „image.mdf” and my mounter doesn't want to mount this file. It says „convert to *.iso format”, so that's what I'm trying to do. Iver the Internete there are multiple ...
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Where I can find a similar “usb-imagewriter” app?

Where I can find a similar "usb-imagewriter" app for Ubuntu 14.04? I try to install a "DEB": $ sudo dpkg -i usb-imagewriter_0.1.3-0ubuntu4_all.deb Preparing to unpack ...
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Creating LXC container using iso file

Is it possible to create an LXC container from iso file? Following points might give you better context about what I want I have created my own distro by following "How to create customized ubuntu ...