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

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Creating A Bootable Partition On USB Drive

Hi have a USB drive with data already on it. Its 64Gb so unfortunately, Im not able to move/ transfer it easily. Is there a way to make a new partition on the USB disk and make that new partition, ...
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Convert bootable USB stick to ISO file

I am trying to get an ISO file from a bootable USB memory stick. The device name for the stick is dev/sdf1. In this answer: Convert bootable USB to ISO file , dd was suggested for copying. So I did: ...
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Installing Ubuntu on VMWare

I downloaded VMWare Virtual Player and I'm trying to install Ubuntu on the virtual machine. I downloaded a zip file that compresses the OS. I unzipped it and compressed it again to iso file. When I ...
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stuck in grub rescue on ubuntu 15.10

My problem started after running "delete MBR" from tesdisk at terminal, then rebooting and all I get black screen with: "error Entering rescue mode... grub rescue>" I've tried some tutorials kind of ...
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When is the 16.04 LTS .iso file available? [duplicate]

When is the 16.04 .iso file available? I mean the official .iso. I prefer torrent. Cant see any information on the page? Only 14.04 LTS :(
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Using apt-get from ISO on vmware

I'm trying to install VLAN using apt-get but I get this error: E: Unable to locate package vlan I'm not connected to the Internet at the moment as I need to tag my Ubuntu server to the VLAN first. ...
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How to customize Ubuntu using squashfs

How can I customize Ubuntu using squashfs? I want to customize the Ubuntu ISO and create a new ISO. Are there any detailed instructions or a wiki?
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How do I make an Ubuntu based LINUX Distro? [duplicate]

I want to make an Ubuntu based LINUX distro. I want it to have a different desktop, different icons, different theme, some different software, and many other changes. How can I do this? I've tried ...
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How to boot from non-Ubuntu live ISO images like Fedora or CentOS?

I found that it can be done with loopback as follows menuentry "Lucid ISO" { loopback loop (hd0,1)/boot/iso/ubuntu-10.04-desktop-i386.iso linux (loop)/casper/vmlinuz boot=casper iso-scan/filename=/...
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Can't convert iso to img on mac

I followed the instructions here and I got a dmg instead. This is what I entered: cd Desktop hdiutil convert ubuntu-12.10-desktop-amd64.iso -format UDRW -o ubuntu-12.10-desktop-amd64.img Then it ...
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Issues with Ubuntu non-ISO-Hybrid iso images

When I try to install Ubuntu from a USB drive after I added the latest ubuntu 15.10 iso image to the USB drive using Pendrivelinux I am getting this error: mount: mounting /dev/loop0 on //filesystem....
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Can't install WinUSB on Ubuntu 15.10

I recently installed Ubuntu 15.10 on my old computer. I'm now trying to create a windows usb stick to install on a new computer I'm building. When I add the repository sudo add-apt-repository ...
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Where in the server install does it mount /cdrom?

If I try to boot the server installer iso as a CD - whether burnt directly to a CD, mounted in a virtual machine like an optical drive, or expanded onto a USB/SD - it works great. If I try to grub ...
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Unable to find a medium containing a live file system with boot from iso

Unable to find a medium containing a live file system: reset/press Shift/c (command line) grub> insmod iso9660 grub> loopback l (hd0,6)/lubuntu-12.10-desktop-i386.iso grub> set root=(l) ...
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Secure ISO verification?

How can I securely verify the ISO? I downloaded Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS from http://releases.ubuntu.com/14.04/. The download, the MD5/SHA1/SHA256 sums and PGP signatures are given over HTTP (insecure), I ...
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Completely automated custom server installation with no internet - What are my options?

I need to perform various things on my custom ISO server installation during the first boot. It needs to be completely hands and internet free. What are my options here? I see the pre and post ...
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xubuntu 16.04 beta 2 upgrade from iso

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/XenialXerus/Beta2/Xubuntu says "Upgrading from 14.04 to 16.04 works when you use the ISO to upgrade from". I tried several avenues, but every time things would be a fresh ...
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Ubuntu Server - Available options for various post installation customization?

I've created an Ubuntu Server ISO with a set of custom packages I want installed during the installation process. I alos have a preseed and kickstart file working. This took me a while but I have it ...
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How can I convert an .img file to .iso?

I have a file.img file that I want to convert to file.iso. The tool ccd2iso does not seem to work for this task: Unrecognized sector mode (0) at sector 0! I ensured that the img file is not ...
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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 opened....
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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. ...