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

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Where can I find the Xenial source, and instructions on building it into an ISO? (custom install CD for Ubuntu 16.04) [duplicate]

I followed LiveCDCustomization and managed to build a distro: However it only boots with VirtualBox, and this guide is hopelessly out of date. Searching around the net, I found this handy tutorial on ...
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How to create an .img file from .iso on Ubuntu?

I would like to create an .img file containing Ubuntu 13.10. I know how to get the .iso, but instructions for how to 'convert' it to .img I only found under Mac (see, for example, here) -- however, I ...
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How to add preseed file in Ubuntu ISO?

I am creating an .iso for Ubuntu 15.10 . I virtually mount it and placed the preseed file to the right path. Rebuild the ISO successfully, but it's not bootable. Used the command below to rebuild the ...
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How to boot into a Virtual Box VM with a Live Image?

I am in need of booting into a VM (with a guest OS already installed) from a Live Image (a .iso file that I have) to do some partitioning work, I am running the latest version of Virtual Box, and ...
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How To download an ubuntu-iso-image and burn it on dvd with an iMac?

I trying to download and burn a DVD with my imac or transfer iso file to my macbook pro. Can I burn Downloaded iso image on imac ? I don't know how to burn DVD on imac. Please guide me with steps. ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 won't boot from usb - isolinux.bin missing or corrupt

This was an official 64-bit download from the Ubuntu site, so it's kind of sad to see even that's not working. I made a bootable Ubuntu 12.10 USB stick with USB Image Writer (mintstick) on Linux ...
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Why does the system freeze when mounting disk images

Recently I tried to mount an ISO disk image to use with KVM. Immediately the system froze (mouse stopped, time stopped, music skipped). I tried mounting it with Disk Image Mounter and from the ...
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Creating an ISO from a bootable pendrive (only the used space)

I have a 128GB bootable pendrive with Windows Live on it. I wanted to create an ISO image of this pen-drive so that I can create a bootable pendrive later. This question might seem to be [Duplicate] ...
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Are there any utilities available on Ubuntu that convert bootable USBs to ISOs?

I have a bootable USB for installing Windows 10, and I wish to install Windows 10 on a Virtualbox machine. Is there any way to convert the files in the USB into an ISO?
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Wubi.exe 14.04 cannot download metalink and therefore the iso [duplicate]

For some reason its giving me the error: cannot download metalink and therefore the iso ... And i straight downloaded ubuntu desktop 32 bit from website.. Im confused on why is that. Please help Here ...
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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 through ...
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How to automate a ubuntu server ISO instalation so I can plug in, turn on, and ssh in?

I'm having trouble installing Ubuntu server sue to the lack of proper peripherals, the only keyboard I own is wireless USB and stops working at the "Select a language" prompt due to lack of a driver? ...
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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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Create a bootable USB from iso file in Linux [duplicate]

Do you want to write your favorite Linux-iso to a USB-stick? Are you confused by all the forum posts on the internet? Below is the quick and mostly fail safe way to do it.
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Ubuntu ISO file for VMware

Where can I download an ISO file for Ubuntu. I want to use it in VMware to mess around.
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Is there an easy way to determine what dependencies of dependencies I'll need to install for a custom server ISO?

I'm installing packages into my custom ubuntu server ISO for a complete offline install via this guide: How to create a Customized Ubuntu Server ISO?. The only option for the install is a single dvd. ...
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Error while Upgrading from Ubuntu 14.10 to 15.10 with USB stick on dual booted system with windows 7?

While I was trying to Update from 14.10 to 15.10, I got this Notification: This machines firmware has started the installer in UEFI mode but it looks like there may be existing operating systems ...
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Problem with 14.04 minimal CD (32bits)

I have tried many time to install a minimal 14.04 distrib (32bits) but everytime it throws a "corrupted mirror or network problem" message during installation. I tried many different mirrors and same ...
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32 bit iso for mac to install on my macbook

http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/releases/14.04/release/ I only see the x64 bit for mac is there anyway to get the 32 bit? thanks!
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Windows 7 iso wont mount

I need help with mounting my Windows 7 Home Premium x64.iso. It won't mount on the mounter provided by Ubuntu. Please Help! (I downloaded the iso file legally.) (I had work done on windows saved to ...
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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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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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My computer cant read Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS (Precise Pangolin) from CD-ROM

I have an emachines E525 I had to put the ISO on a blank disk and set the boot up USB CD-ROM and it does not see the CD, I tried the ISO on virtual box and it will not load it. Failed to open the ...
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Burning CD or DVD always fails at 100%. Error 15. Input output error

I am using an external drive over USB. Burning Data-DVD/CD or burning an ISO-file on a DVD/CD is in process untill 100%. Then the tray is opened. The dialogue says, that the tray could not be ...
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Remastersys creating 36k ISO files 14.10/15.04/15.10 [duplicate]

Remastersys has been creating unusually small ISO files, I observed this issue starting on Ubuntu 14.10 but this also happens on 15.04, 15.10, and even the daily builds of 16.04 LTS. This forum (Which ...
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How do I create an encrypted growable disk image?

I don't want to encrypt my whole home directory, just my work folder. So I figured that having my work stuff in an encrypted ISO would be a good idea. How do I create an ISO? How do I encrypt that ...
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Alternatives to Ubuntu customisation kit?

Are there any user friendly alternatives to the Ubuntu customisation kit, because UCK hasn't been developed for quite a while? I am trying to create my custom Ubuntu iso. Currently I am wrestling with ...
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How to make an iso of my installed system.

I installed Ubuntu, cutsomized the theme, removed and added packages, made many changes to the file manager etc. I want to know an easy way to turn all of what I have done into a bootable iso that I ...
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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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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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Downloaded ubuntu from this site but it is not an ISO file. How to make it bootable?

I downloaded Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS Desktop (64-bit) using bit torrent link given on this site http://www.ubuntu.com/download/alternative-downloads , but when i unzipped it, there was no iso file in it. ...
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Why isn't Ubuntu delivering USB images instead of ISO ones?

So far Ubuntu (and derivatives) has been delivering ISO images to be burned onto optical media. Then there's a tool (usb-creator) to "burn" those ISOs onto USB drives. I could be wrong, but I think ...
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Ububtu 14.04 Mac Mini recovery

I have been running Ubuntu on the system for a while. After an update a couple of months back it failed to boot. I just got the time to tear into the problem. I mounted the disk on another system and ...
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How to remove your installation .iso from the virtual optical disk drive in virtualbox?

I am following this question: How to install Ubuntu on VirtualBox? and I know want to remove the .iso, but it's not the same as in that question. Here is what I see: What I should do? I also ...
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failed to setup loop device: No such file or directory [duplicate]

I have upgraded from Ubuntu AIMS Desktop 14.04 to Ubuntu 15.10. I am facing a problem while installing Matlab; it displays an error message: failed to setup loop device: No such file or directory.
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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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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 create ubuntu iso with extra selected packages? [duplicate]

I want to create a new ubuntu iso, with extra packages like mysql, pip, etc I want to install ubuntu on all computers of our computer lab(around 300 computers). for various courses, a set of packages ...
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Install Windows XP .iso on USB (Linux, Lubuntu) [duplicate]

I have windows xp iso file, and I want to upload it on a usb (pendrive). Then I want to install the Windows on my computer. How can I burn the windows .iso file on my pendrive?
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How do I format a medium as an ISO

I want to know how to format a medium, such as a USB drive, to have a read-only ISO filesystem with the contents from a source (like an .iso file).
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Deleting iso file used to install Ubuntu on VirtualBox

I have installed Ubuntu on VirtualBox using an iso file stored on Desktop. Please, how can I delete that iso file? If I deleted it in Windows, Ubuntu didn't start.
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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 can I install Ubuntu on Raspberry Pi? [duplicate]

I have ISO file and how can I install Ubuntu from it on Raspberry Pi (2)? My SD card is empty.
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Possible to make new bootable USB while using a trial Ubuntu USB?

My Ubuntu system isn't working - I don't get past the splash screen and have tried boot repair (several times), fixing broken packages, recovery mode and so on, to no avail. The filesystem seemd to ...
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How to convert iso to dmg on ubuntu

I have downloaded Yosemite-Zone.iso on ubuntu , iwant to convert it to dmg on ubuntu ., how to do that
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Can I mount a Windows ISO? [closed]

I'd like to know if what I ask can actually be done. I have a pre-installed program as a Windows ISO. Will I be able to use it with Ubuntu 14? I imagine it's tricky if it is possible, I'm up for a ...
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Lubuntu Custom Image [duplicate]

I need to make an iso for a custom lubuntu setup, but the steps seem too complicated. Here are some things that I need help with. Compling the actual OS I'm running on a potato and a peanut (Not ...
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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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can't play ISO either on Ubuntu 14.04(laptop) or 12.04 (netbook)_mplayer, vlc do not play

I have two computers running Ubuntu (both dual boot with Windows 7): laptop Toshiba, Processor: Intel Celeron CPU900 @2.20Ghz Graphics: Mobile Intel GM45 Express Chipset 64-bit netbook Packard ...
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Ubuntu Server with kubuntu-desktop/kubuntu-full vs Kubuntu ISO

I've recently installed Ubuntu Server with a RAID 0 setup and after that I've installed both kubuntu-full and kubuntu-desktop. That way I get a Kubuntu setup without using the Kubuntu iso, since the ...