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

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Having trouble trying to convert iso to img for usb install, says “No such file or directory”

Attempting to convert .ISO to .IMG for USB install, here is the line of code: hdiutil convert -format UDRW -o ~/ubuntu-13.04-desktop-i386.img ~/ubuntu-13.04-desktop-i386.iso. After trying to execute ...
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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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my computer cant read ubuntu on cdrom

I have a emachines E525 i have put the ISO on a blank disk and set the boot up USB CD-ROM and it does not see the CD and i tried the ISO on virtual box and it will not load it Failed to open the ...
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How can I download Windows 7 DVD installers from Ubuntu?

I have rights for a free license of Windows 7, given by my University, and I need it now. According to Microsoft's instructions, to download the Windows DVD image I must: download a Secure Download ...
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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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Having trouble with a setup.exe on mounted .bin

Attempting to install Torchlight (a game). I successfully mounted the .bin image using Furius, opened the disc image, and then attempted to use "Run software" with the setup.exe. It prompts: ...
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Can I create Bootable ISO from copy of disk?

According to this question, I can create bootable iso file because Disk (media source) is bootable but consider If I have not Bootable disk of OS (ex: Ubuntu 14.04) but only copy of that Disk in my ...
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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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GDEBI Installer error

E: xipper: arch-independent-package-contains-binary-or-object usr/bin/extract-xiso E: xipper: missing-dependency-on-libc needed by usr/bin/extract-xiso E: xipper: debian-changelog-file-missing E: ...
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What is the recommended way to download Ubuntu new releases ISO? Torrent or official mirror? [closed]

I want to download the ISO file of the new release of Ubuntu. What is the recommended way to get it? Via torrent or official mirror?
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Mount .CDR File

I have a CD image which is in .cdr format. (Please note, it's not the same as a Corel Draw image - which also uses the .CDR extension). Is there any way to open it on Ubuntu? I don't have a local CD ...
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How to get terminal access to ISO mounted with Archive Mounter?

When I mount a .iso image with Archive Mounter using Nautilus, I get a new entry under Network. I can use this in Nautilus but cannot find a way to cd to it from a terminal. I tried installing ...
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Add Boot Entry Live Persistent Extracted (to Hard Disk) Files to Windows Bootloader

I have live persistent extracted ISO on my Hard disk. I want to add a boot entry to Windows Boot loader (Currently Working on Win8) to directly boot that Live Persistent extracted ISO. In other words, ...
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How do I make a custom Ubuntu ISO for fully offline installations?

I am based in India and we don't have reliable Internet everywhere. I would like to build an Ubuntu installer ISO with the following features: All proprietary drivers should be available offline At ...
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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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What to do with an Ubuntu disk image that appears as a WinRAR file?

I've never used Ubuntu before. Just heard from some friends. "IT'S GREAT!!!", they used to say. So i decided to try it. I downloaded WUBI, and ran it but 'twas takin' too much time. So I decided to ...
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do not get an ISO image when downloading latest ubuntu 32/64 bit what am I doing wrong [duplicate]

have downloaded and then unzipped ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on 8/22/14 to my windows 7 desktop. I get lots of folders and files after unzipping, but can not figure out how to create the iso image. My goal ...
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Burning Ubuntu ISO onto a CD [duplicate]

I've downloaded ubuntu-12.04.1-desktop-amd64.iso via Chrome. Once that was done, I wanted to burn it onto a CD but I can't find the .iso file. When I opened the Downloads folder, the .iso extension ...
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Running an old version of some software [duplicate]

I don't want to mingle in any backstory, but all that needs to be known is that I have a computer with Ubuntu on it and I am trying to install Windows 8 from an ISO. I am using the guide that can be ...
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Burn full installation to disk

I am running Ubuntu as a virtual machine. But I am starting to really enjoy it! So what I want to do is to somehow take the full installation (with all my files, settings, etc) and make it into an ...
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Custom bootable iso [duplicate]

Okay, I've been having a LOT of issues breaking my OS (I'm very new to Ubuntu) when it comes to installing drivers, updates, etc. I'm running UbuntuGNOME 14.04.1 on an Acer Aspire 7750G with AMD ...
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Wubi ignores .ISO file and downloads from beginning in Ubuntu 14.04

wubi.exe used to work fine with earlier versions of ubuntu, but there is some issue with wubi for 14.04. I used to install ubuntu along with Windows as an add/removable program. when both files ...
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How to write two install .iso (for example windows and linux) on one flash?

How to write two installer .iso images (for example Windows and a Linux system like Ubuntu) on one USB flash drive?
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Installing 'Kubuntu 14.04' [duplicate]

I don't want to retain my WinXP so I downloaded 'Kubunu 14.04'. However, I can't find it at all, even in my BIOS. Should I download it again?
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Ubuntu ISO Structure

I am working on an ubuntu iso personalization script based on the buggy uck .. The uck team seemed to know what they were doing, they used the structure of the ubuntu iso image a lot .. The problem ...
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Is it possible to turn the .ISO file into a .exe file?

I've downloaded Trusty (14.04) and it's an .iso file. I knew what I had to do, I got a thingy to mount the image (Slysoft to be precise) and mounted the .iso and up came the Ubuntu thing running ...
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How Do I Create A Bootable Windows USB? [duplicate]

I recently used Gparted to resize my partition, so I have 200GB of unallocated space that I want to install Windows 7 to. The problem is, my computer won't let me boot from USB. It let me boot ...
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Is there a way to edit a UDF disk image file/ISO image?

I have an ISO image with a UDF filesystem and a boot sector and I need to add a file to it. When I do sudo mount -o loop,rw /tmp/file.iso /tmp/dir I get mount: block device /tmp/file.iso is ...
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I can't find the Ubuntu installer for Windows so that I can dual boot

This question may be very naive and silly, but i was reading up on downloading Ubuntu on my Windows 7 device so that i could dual boot, and use programs on Windows 7, as well as use Ubuntu. This ...
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Updated ISO with all the updates already applied for LTS release?

I need to get an Ubuntu ISO in which the updates are already applied so that I wont have to install the updates immediately after the installation. (The latest ISO is unbootable in my Dell machine ...
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ISO file extraction

How do I extract an .iso file so that I am able to use the contents of it. Please be sure that it's not a operating system file, its just a file which contains videos. I have tried to extract it ...
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What's the same program “reconstructor”? [duplicate]

program "reconstructor" doesn't work. Please tell me program like this? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reconstructor
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How to burn an ISO file larger 4.7 GB onto a DVD

I downloaded centos everything ISO which about 6.4GB in size however I could not write that ISO file onto a DVD using k3b tool as it is showing Blank dvd doesn't have enough space. I want to dual boot ...
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Issue creating bootable USB using dd command

It's a while that I'm trying to create a bootable USB drive with a Windows on it. I first tried with Unebootin unsuccessfully, I reckon the reason is the fact that the last version doesn't support any ...
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Unable to access “Ubuntu 14.04 LTS amd64” ISO burned DVD

Burned the ISO on at least 3 different drives but none will mount? Unable to access “Ubuntu 14.04 LTS amd64” DVD: Mount exited with non-zero exit status 32: mount: unknown filesystem type 'iso9660' ...
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How can you burn an ISO image on a USB Flash Drive using K3b? [duplicate]

I'm quite new of Ubuntu... I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and what I want is to burn a Windows ISO image on a USB Flash Drive. Now, using the default Startup Disk Creator, seems that it doesn't recognize ...
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How to install with Wubi when it says “Could not retrieve the required disk image files”?

I tried to install Ubuntu 12.10 with the Wubi installer while running Windows, because my PC does not accept my BootCD as a bootable medium. But Wubi showed me this error: ...
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Linux 14.04 ISO package installation not working. Not able to log in with windows 7

I tried to install Ubuntu 14.04 ISO inside my windows machine. So I downloaded ISO in the USB and extracted the ISO image using Universal USB installer and booted the machine with USB storage device ...
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Help with Grub rescue!

I have a Ubuntu Dell Inspiron 5100. I was in the middle of upgrading to 14.1 (or something like that) and my laptop shut off. Now, when I turn it on, it goes straight to the black screen that says: ...
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Laptop hangs on exit of suspend mode when using Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS?

I have an Asus S56CA Laptop that is using Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS as a sole Operating System. Previous to this I was using Ubuntu 14.04 and had lots of unwanted documents, images, videos etc and also had ...
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Is it possible to install Ubuntu from ISO on virtual Windows drive instead of burning a DVD?

I have downloaded the ISO file of Ubuntu 14.04.1. It has Wubi (windows installer) in it. I was wondering whether I can mount the ISO file onto a virtual drive (say using OSFMount) ...
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No sound on Ubuntu OS [closed]

I'm running Unbutu 7.10 hand have no sound from riptide sound card, cdrom etc. everything appears to be turned on. is there something else I should do since I'm new at this OS.
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how to download 14.04 upgrade as iso

i am using 12.04 LTS and now i want to upgrade to 14.04 I want to know , how to download the upgrade( only the upgrade files ) and upgrade process. My upgrade manager program shows 12.10 upgrade ...
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Custom Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr Live ISO - For TrafficSqueezer

I want to make custom Ubuntu v14.04 based live ISO with my TrafficSqueezer stuff in it. This allows users to directly use this Live ISO directly as a WAN optimization device without installation. ...
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How to convert the iso file into rar or zip or tar?

Is there anyway to extract iso or convert that to zip or rar or tar file? actually I have a big iso file on my remote server so I just want a file from it not all of that, unfortunately I have not ...
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Booting ubuntu iso file from grub menu

I follow Grub2 ISO boot guide https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Grub2/ISOBoot here is my menu for iso booting menuentry "Ubuntu 14.04 Live" { set isofile="/lilw/os/ubuntu.iso" loopback ...
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ubuntu iso install error

I boot from my PNY 8gb USB, which has the Ubuntu ISO image burned onto it. It shows the initiation screen, then the loading screen. After that, it shows an error on the second to last line. Here is ...
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Multiple ISO in single bootable dvd

Its not just multiple Ubuntu distros in single dvd/usb as stated here or Ubuntu distos with other utility ISO's in a single dvd/usb I'm asking. I want to include Windows 7 or above version, Ubuntu ...
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My installation doesn't work

I downloaded the ISO file and burnt it on a dvd using a iso burner (which extracted the files from the iso and burnt them as though the cd was the iso) and now popped it into the computer, rebooted ...