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

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Unable to install Ubuntu - bootable USB

I had an old laptop, installed Ubuntu (don't remember version) on it with bootable usb. Nothing went wrong. However I changed the old laptop with a new one (mostly gaming reasons) and Ubuntu is simply ...
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Using old same-version ISO for new install. Any problems?

I have downloaded the Ubuntu 13.10 iso several weeks ago, but hadn't got a time to install the OS, so should it be okay if I burn the ISO to my USB using that ISO, or I should redownload? Will there ...
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Can't create Windows 7 install bootable USB [duplicate]

I'm trying to create a bootable windows 7 installation USB drive through Ubuntu. I was recommended to use PowerISO to do this, however the software isn't recognizing any of my USB flashdrives. I've ...
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does this work in Ubuntu correctly - or is there missing something?

This (gawky) question is concerning command dd: dd if=/dev/DVD of=whatever.iso seems not to work ... and then output follows like: could not open /dev/DVD - file or directory not found Is ...
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Unable to mount ISO in write mode

I tried to mount my Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit image using the following command : sudo mount -o rw,loop /home/varun/Downloads/ubuntu-13.04-desktop-amd64.iso /media/cdimage But I gets the following ...
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Dvd-r will not allow me to burn a file like my bios update for example

I recently installed Ubuntu live 13.10 its been a fun learning experience. However I am reading all the help files on permissions to determine why I the owner of my own computer that I purchaced ...
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How can I check whether Live Ubuntu 12.04 LTS CD is having defects or not?

When I burned ubuntu 12.04 LTS CD, I didn't check md5sum of iso file before it. I checked option check for defects and it ran perfectly. I doubt that Iso may be corrupted(Viruses,unofficial moded ...
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Using startup disk creator in ubuntu to create a Windows bootable USB [duplicate]

I'm trying to install windows on another computer. I have Ubuntu 13.10 on my computer. I downloaded the iso and have it on my computer ( which has Ubuntu 13.10). The file is named w8.iso . I've tried ...
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Bad EXE format when trying to use wine to install a setup.exe from an iso

I am new to linux. So I have zoo tycoon that I installed on Ubuntu 12.04. It runs fine no problems. But I want to be able to play it without a disc like I could do on windows. So I copied the disc ...
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How to create an (Ubuntu) .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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MatLab installation from .iso problem

I tried installing MatLab on Ubuntu 12.04 from an .iso, unsuccessfully. The .iso file is mounted, but when I go to the mounted folder and type ./install , I get this error message: Error: Cannot ...
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Ubuntu ISO file to burn in dvd or USB [closed]

how to locate Ubuntu iso file to burn it in dvd or usb in download file at http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/questions?distro=desktop&bits=32&release=lts or should I download it from ...
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Using daemon tools to install from within ubuntu trial

I've got a 1 year old Toshiba laptop running windows 8 (blah). I have partition my hard drive to allow for 100gb of space for ubuntu--UEFI is turned off. While going through the install everything ...
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How to split an iso and join them together?

I have an ISO file about 24 GB. I want it to move to the other PC. My pendrive is about 16 GB. Is there any way I can part the iso and again join them together. This OC is ubuntu and other one is ...
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How do I save my current OS state so I can boot from it? [duplicate]

Hello I am wondering how i can save my current Ubuntu 12.04.03 state so i can boot from it on another computer with all my settings and other gizmo’s preloaded? P.S I am new to Ubuntu
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Trouble opening/mounting UDF read only DVD

I'm having a horrible time trying to get this to work, after putting the dvd in I get this uber long error: Error mounting /dev/sr0 at /media/cupcake/UDF Volume: Command-line `mount -t "udf" -o ...
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Do I need to unzip the ISO to burn it? [duplicate]

I have successfully: Downloaded Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit Installation file Unzipped the file using WinZip Burned the unzipped files to a DVD, using Sonic RecordNow I am experiencing the following ...
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Is there any software to convert between iso and cso?

Is there any software that is available for Ubuntu to convert between cso files and iso? I wanted to convert my cso files to iso for playing games on my PSP.
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What do I have to do in order to Install Windows 8 os via USB when I already have Ubuntu 13.10 on my laptop?

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10(The latest version) onto my laptop from a USB. Now, I want to completely erase Ubuntu 13.10 and go back to Windows 8. Is there anything special I have to do besides ...
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How can I cutomize a ubuntu-server image?

I want to customize the ubuntu-13.10-server-amd64.iso image. My goal is to test this to see if I can get my USB keyboard to work at the second language dialog during installation (I've encountered ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 i386 iso would not mount or burn in Mac OS X 10.9

I have downloaded the Ubuntu 13.10 i386 iso image numerous times, and when double-clicking the iso, it would come up with an "no mountable file systems" error. Disk Utility would successfully burn ...
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PC BIOS doesn't “see” iso image

I've searched the previous issues thoroughly and don't see the problem I'm encountering. I'm trying to boot an older Dell 32-bit Intel machine from an ubuntu ISO dvd. The curve ball is that I don't ...
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How to install Ubuntu 12.04 in a system with Windows Vista?

I burned the ISO image of the Ubuntu Desktop Version 12.04 to a dvd. I tried boot the system from the optical drive system, after placing the Ubuntu dvd inside. But the systems doesn't seem to read ...
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How to create an audio ISO file from WAV files?

I use 13.04 with Unity. I would like to create an audio ISO file from my wav files. I tried many "solutions", but I only could create bin/cue by brasero. Is there any solution for this situation ...
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create usb installation without requiring iso

Currently i try to create my own Ubuntu based distribution. When i use tools like Customizer i always have to create an Iso before i can test it with Qemu or copy it to USB drive. How can i skip ...
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Strange Brasero Problem

I was trying to burn a copy of the Zorin OS iso to a DVD+R in Brasero. It started out fine, and then it said "Ejected Medium" and ejected the disc. Then it said that an error ocurred. Why is this ...
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How I can know that a Ubuntu ISO was created using a Live CD customization tool?

How I can know that a Ubuntu ISO was created using a Live CD customization tool, e.g. remastersys? Or how I can know that a Ubuntu ISO was created or generated? Do Live CD customization tools leave ...
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13.10 - Can't copy iso file to pen drive

I want to copy 4.4 GB ISO file to 8 GB pen drive, but after coping 4.3 GB, it shows file too large, even though there is enough free space in the pen drive. So I had to copy it to external hard disk. ...
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Problems mounting .iso bigger than 4.3 gb on saucy

I upgraded to saucy a couple days ago on my Asus UX32VD-R4002H and I tried to mount various game isos. For some reason, it is impossible to mount images if they are as big as or bigger than 4.3 gb. ...
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Combine Multiple ISO Files To Burn A Single Bootable ISO Image [duplicate]

I have three ISO files : "ubuntu-10.10-desktop-i386.iso", "ubuntu-11.10-desktop-amd64.iso, "ubuntu-13.04-desktop-i386.iso " I want to combine those multiple ISO files and want to burn a single ISO ...
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How to “convert” running Ubuntu server to boot able ISO

I have an Ubuntu 12.04.3 server, I have configured the server and customized the packages inside a VM(VMware Virtual Machine) and now I need to "Remaster" the system so that I would be able to export ...
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How to Edit Ubuntu Installation Disc? [duplicate]

How can i edit ubuntu iso and add custom apps like vlc and so on into it. Is there any software that can help me
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Im trying to install and run ubuntu server on oracle virtual machine?

I have vm installed on I have downloaded the iso. When I run the server and select the iso file I get the error message; Failed to open the optical disk file C:\Users\Owner\VirtualBox ...
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Disk problem: Formatted before iso burn

I had a new dvd-rw disk that i formatted before trying to burn the ubuntu iso to. It game me an error that there was no recordable disk in the drive. Any ideas? -- EDIT 20:06 09/11/2013-- I couldn't ...
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Installation of Ubuntu 12.04

I tried to install Ubuntu 12.04 without success. I followed all the suggestions listed regarding taking care of the integrity of the data and the proper way to burn the Ubuntu ISO. All cases end with ...
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Make bootable disk/usb in ubuntu 13.10 of windows iso

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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LiveCD customization of Ubuntu 13.04/13.10: “unable to find a medium containing a live file system”"

Hello I've followed this guide: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/LiveCDCustomization and when I boot my iso it appears a BusyBox showing this message: "unable to find a medium containing a live ...
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Where is the alternate installation ISO for Ubuntu Saucy?

I would like to download the alternate installation ISO for the current release, Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, but I can't find it on the releases.ubuntu.com website. Aren't alternate ISOs provided ...
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Would my downloaded Ubuntu, require an Internet Conncetion?

So I download a setup of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS of about 600 MB (don't remember the actual size) and burned it on a USB using unetbootin. So, Is that Ubuntu, the Offline Installer? As I cant run online ...
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Upgrade to Ubuntu 13.10 from ISO image [duplicate]

Having installed Ubuntu 13.04 I've downloaded Ubuntu 13.10 ISO to upgrade from it. This answer doesn't work because there is no cdromupgrade file in the mounted ISO disk. How can I upgrade 13.04 to ...
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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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ubuntu on a usb wont load computer says remove media device

OK so i have the iso its to big for the cd roms i own and i put on usb changed boot up to the usb. but it says remove media device and pres enter when i do that it starts windows normal i have ...
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cpu requirements for the desktop ubuntu [duplicate]

i have a intel celeron cpu 900 @ 2.20GHZ 2.19 GHz can this handle the desktop for ubuntu ive downloaded the 32 bit due to the 2gig ram and tried to run it on virtualbox first time did not work now i ...
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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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Install software from a non-Ubuntu iso file

I have a DVD, which has an iso file in it. It's not an Ubuntu DVD, it's another iso file with some software in it. How can I install this software in Ubuntu? I know this is kind of stupid question. ...
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Adding grub2 menu-entry for iso using grml-rescueboot

Following this official Ubuntu documentation page and the steps outlined under "Creating the grub2 Menuentry - grml-rescueboot", I tried to add an i386 desktop iso of the old Feisty Fawn (7.04) to the ...
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problem with setting up multiboot ISO usb using syslinux

I have followed this tutorial: http://blog.jakgibb.com/2013/01/03/creating-a-multiboot-usb-stick-using-syslinux/ I want to boot linux live ISOs directly from USB drive using syslinux instead of ...
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corrupted iso image

How can I download a complete iso? I have downloaded 13.10 in each variation using different browsers and even torrent. When I burn them to dvd or create a bootable usb, they won't boot from any ...
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How do i make a COMPLETE BOOTABLE iso of my system?

Exactly as the title posts. I want to make a completely bootable iso of my system incase something breaks. Not just the files but the whole system!
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Can't install Ubuntu on Fujitsu Siemens M52212

Please help me to install Ubuntu 12.04 or 13.10 on Fujitsu Siemens M52212. I tried to do it by downloading ISO files (ubuntu-12.04.3-desktop-i386.iso and ubuntu-13.10-desktop-i386.iso) from the ...