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

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How to make ubuntu-13.10-server installation writable?

I have downloaded and dd'd a thumb drive with the ubuntu-13.10-server-amd64.iso file (sudo dd if=ubuntu-13.10-server-amd64.iso of=/dev/rdisk3). Unfortunately, after the installation the thumb drive is ...
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how can I manually build usb multiboot drive without multiboot manager like yumi

I want to make a multiboot usb drive, but I can't find a good manager to do so. I have tried MultiSystem and yumi. MultiSystem does weird things with some of the isos, and makes a mess out of GRUB. ...
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Can I overburn my cdrom with the Ubuntu file? [duplicate]

My CDrom has 702mb the whole ISO is 731 it gives me the option to overburn the disc? Can I do this and still boot the disc successfully onto a laptop? If not is there a file that is maybe is not ...
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My download of Ubuntu 32bit isnt an ISO image? [closed]

Im trying to make a bootable CD so I read the instructions and it seems straight forward. The only problem is that after downloading the files for the main site.. they seem to not be an ISO file so I ...
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Can I mount and run an iso from my terminal?

I broke my gui, and am trying to install an iso of windows I have. Is it possible to do from the terminal?
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Make ISO of disc with certain locations and directory

I'm having a hard time. I'm trying to make ISO's of some discs. Brasero defaults to my home drive, which has insufficient space, so it dims the the properties button, thus making impossible to ...
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Why does Matlab iso image get mounted as read-only?

I have been trying to install Matlab on Ubuntu. The issue starts even prior to the installation, as mounting the .iso file results in the following error: mount: block device ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Bad Superblock

Can not mount an ISO and the one time it did, it showed up empty. iso is write-protected, mounting read-only mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/loop1, missing codepage or ...
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backup bootable recovery usb drive to image file

I have a bootable recovery usb stick made by Dell's recovery program. I would like to back up the drive to a file so I can use the usb stick for other purposes, and restore the recovery disk if ...
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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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Boot XFCE on Ubuntu Mini Remix

I've been trying to use Ubuntu builder to make a custom XFCE desktop, but every time I build the ISO it boots to a console. Do I need to install some sort of Desktop manager or boot loader?
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Mount .ISO using the terminal

i've been trying to mount an .iso according to a guide i read here, but every time i run the command sudo mount -o loop /home/varbo/Downlaods/Windows 7 Ultimate SP1.iso /media/iso i get the same ...
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The file casper/filesystem.squashfs is corrupt

I tried burning Lubuntu 12.04 to a CD-RW with Xfburn and braseo, but it keeps be corrupted. I tried to check my hashes but: Lubuntu 12.04 i386$ md5sum -c md5sum.txt | grep -v "OK$" md5sum: ...
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Mounting the persistence partition (casper-rw) read-only

I'm trying to create a fresh ISO image for use on a USB stick. I've partitioned my USB stick into 2 partitions, one vfat and one ext4. The vfat partition has the ISO and GRUB2 installed to it, such ...
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How to download ubuntu iso for dell laptop

I bought dell vostro M5460(corei3 2.5GHZ). Ubuntu was not pre-installed in this machine. How can i download the preloaded ubuntu 12.04 iso(special build for dell)?? I googled it but didn't find any ...
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Using disk image files (.iso) as a repository

I am currently using Lubuntu 13.10 and I have made an iso file with AptonCD to backup the programs (with their dependencies of course) that I may need when I reinstall Lubuntu. My problem is that I am ...
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creating a bootable iso for windows [duplicate]

Hey guys I've been trying for the last 3 hours to work out how to get WinUSB to get this onto my USB but it keeps giving me failed when I try I thought it was permissions so I tried chmod 777 but ...
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When extracting an ISO, it warns of low disk space, but I have 15 gigs at least. No idea what to do

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. I tried bleachbit, tweak, and all sorts of things. I removed old kernels, orphan files, cleared cache, just almost everything you can think of. I deleted programs, and games I ...
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Why is the Ubuntu desktop download a zip instead of an iso? [duplicate]

I have tried downloading Ubuntu desktop four times and it is downloading as a zip file instead of an iso file. When I open it it opens in my archive program. Hence I cannot mount it to disk and ...
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Ubuntu Installation from Windows

I have downloaded ubuntu desktop from the ubuntu website and name of the file is "ubuntu-12.04.3-desktop-i386.iso" as i am running from an intel machine. That ISO file i have mounted using power iso ...
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How to burn Ubuntu Desktop v12.04.3-i386.iso file to a CD or a DVD disc?

The Ubuntu ISO file I downloaded wants to burn exclusively to a CD disc, but the files in the ISO file are too large to fit to any 700MB CD disc I currently have available. It won't accept a DVD as ...
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How to make a bootable Windows 8 USB from Ubuntu 13.10? (Solved) [duplicate]

I have been trying to create a bootable usb for windows 8.1 on my ASUS Notebook. I have tried many things like formatting it to NTFS and copying the contents of the ISO into the drive, but the option ...
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How to patch the boot information table in ISO master?

I'm using ISO master and I'm trying to create a bootable image file. I put in stage2_eltorito. Now, how do I patch the boot information table? I remember when I used Windows I would use Imgburn and ...
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Create bootable Windows 8.1 iso using ubuntu [duplicate]

I'm wondering if anyone can give me some guidance as to how to create a bootable Windows 8.1 installation iso using Ubuntu/Linux. The deal is that I had to extract the files from an existing iso so I ...
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how to create auto expanding, expandable, non-fixed dynamic resizing img image files

Please tell me how to make a .img file that auto expands as data is copied into it. I know this is possible. I used to make them all the time to create Debian and Ubuntu loop files for Android ...
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Startup Disk Creator not recognizing selected ISO in 13.10

I recently downloaded the Lubuntu 12.04 LTS ISO for Power PC (I want to install it on an old iBook G4), but when I go to select the ISO in Startup Disk Creator, it just remains blank in the Source ...
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Installing full KDE from minimal iso vs Live CD

I'm talking about doing KDE installation from minimal iso + tasksel versus KDE live cd. Would these 2 different method of installations give you 1 to 1 identical Kubuntu OS and configuration in the ...
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Install Ubuntu from usb key

After reading many identical questions, answers and documents, I still had a hard time to get this one wor. I don't have a ubuntu os machine, but a laptop running on CentOS 6, it does not have DVD / ...
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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? [duplicate]

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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 ...