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

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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 ...
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Copy ISO to another partition

first i have two partitions, "/" for systems and "/home" for datas. I want to copy a DVD image through brasero but it keeps telling me to copy it to my "/" partition. is there any way to save it to ...
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Why is Grub loading instead of Ubuntu menu from memory stick

OK, so I have a new HP AMD A6 laptop that I'm attempting to dual boot on alongside windows 8. I've used YUMI to put the 12.04 ISO on a memory stick. I've got all the BIOs and windows settings down pat ...
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New to Linux - ISO image size [duplicate]

The ISO I downloaded is 708 MB - too big for a CD, so I'm required to burn it to a DVD, or will it fit?
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Which ISO image do I use for 64-bit Freescale Power PC?

I have a desktop with a 64-bit Freescale Power PC. Do I sue the ISO image for AMD64 processor or the 64-bit image for MAC?
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How can I create ISOs quickly using all 16 cores of a Parallella board?

I have a large video collection (over 900 disks). Using Handbrake to rip to .mp4 is painfully slow, especially when ripping BRD. I found another solution that will play back ISOs, but I want to be ...
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mount an .iso converted from .bin

please how do I mount an .iso converted from .bin? the .bin had no .cue si I created one the lines of the .cue file: FILE "file.bin" BINARY TRACK 01 MODE1/2352 INDEX 01 00:00:00 I used command ...
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Cannot install Ubuntu with Wubi [duplicate]

I placed the ISO file with Wubi file (from the ISO) in the same folder (mounted and unmounted) but it always calls for the download of tar.xz file. I tried running wubi from the mounted ISO with no ...
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Problem with vmlinuz.efi Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I am tying to install Ubuntu 12.04 along with windows on my PC. when i copy wubi in the folder where my iso file is and start it after some time it gave an error cann not install see log file. In the ...
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Flash Drive Issue

So I used Startup Disk Creator on Ubuntu 13.04. What I was trying to burn didn't work, so it stopped. I see files on my flash drive from the installment, but I can't delete them or add any new files ...
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Make a snapshot of Ubuntu for future installs

When we install Ubuntu, we get a lot of softwares pre-installed. Just like this, is it possible for me to install Ubuntu, then install all my required softwares and packages, setup my desktop and ...
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Issues downloading and installing ubuntu iso alongside win7 [duplicate]

When downloading the iso it downloads normally for awhile displaying that i have a few hours to wait and then randomly jumps to complete. Upon attempting to burn the iso to USB to install the pendrive ...
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how to create a personalized install cd/pendrive of ubuntu according to my needs?(remastersys is no more)

I have read many such similar questions,but they don't satisfy my needs because they are outdated now currently I have a desktop with Ubuntu 12.10 installed on it.I would be using this desktop for ...
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Help please? Downloaded ubuntu 13.04 onto usb and can't find .iso file in order to create a bootable usb [duplicate]

I asked a question which was immediately merged with this question: How do I install Ubuntu from an USB drive / create a live USB-stick? . I can understand most of what is said there, except that ...
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Ubuntu won't install my program [closed]

I just downloaded a program. I am trying to install it but keep getting this ↓ error. Now I know what your thinking..."How can this idiot not know this"? Well I do know the answer, but ...
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Installing multiple operating systems onto a flash drive

I am trying to install centos onto another one of my machines, and I am new to Ubuntu. When I downloaded centos the operating system came as two .iso images. So far I have been unable to figure out ...
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Can command cmp be used to compare a disc and an ISO?

My friend gave me a ubuntu live CD, for security reason I want to make sure the CD is safe to use. I have checked the sha256sum and md5sum of the CD, but then I heard they have vulnerabilities too. ...
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Why the Ubuntu 13.10 Beta 1 ISO files are so big?

I was considering downloading the Ubuntu 13.10 Beta 1 ISO file just to check out the new thing, but when you access the download page you see an 4.5 GB file available for download, so I got confused ...
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Correct MD5 sum but it is not installing

I have tried to burn my iso file of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 4 times but none of them booted successfully or installed successfully then I tried to make a boot able USB flash drive but again it dosen't ...
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Want [ubuntu]iso bootable on external hdd as liveCD

---Getting to the point: -Would like to take iso file of ubuntu and put it on my hdd and make it bootable. Not copy from cd. Or use USB. -Strictly take iso, manipulate it onto hdd as live bootable ...
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MythTV cannot connect to database

I'm new to Ubuntu, just installed Mythbuntu 12.04.3 (64-bit) from an iso (single fontend/backend combo). Seemed to instal fine, rebooted my machine only to find I was faced with a screen asking for ...
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Can't mount ISO disk file

I am kinda newbie in this so I need any help possible I try to rescue data from a failing 500GB HDD so I used safecopy command to create an ISO file safecopy --stage1 /dev/sdb1 ...
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How to use installation files to create an ISO image? [duplicate]

On my Windows XP system, I have Ubuntu 12.04 wubi installation files (in separate folders like .disk, boot, casper etc.). The root folder contains wubi.exe along with autorun.inf. To avoid a fresh ISO ...
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unable to burn ubuntu 13.04 in mac

I can't burn ubuntu 13.04 iso on a dvd because it has a hybrid boot system and my mac doesn't recognize it. is there a way around it?
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how to mount an iso to a cdrom ubuntu 13.04

i'm new with ubuntu. I decided today to install the version 13.04. When i finished installing it, the system didn't recognized my broadcom BCM43227 wifi network card. So i searched online, and i known ...
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How can I burn a 706MB image onto a 703MB CD? [duplicate]

The Ubuntu image ubuntu-12.04.3-alternate-i386.iso is 706MB large. I thought that little 3MB extra at the end is just the MB/MiB error - so the image should fit on the disk. But I was wrong. My ...
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How to overcome burn problems or buy installation disk? [duplicate]

I have tried and tried to download and burn Ubuntu 13.04 without success. The first time took 18 hours. Where and from whom can I purchase a installation disc in Atlanta, Georgia.
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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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Creatiing an iso file [closed]

I am trying to convert an iso image so that I can use a usb stick to install ubuntu on my laptop. When I go to startup disk creator and click other the ubuntu iso file has no bytes so I cannot create ...
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Create a customized Ubuntu Live USB [duplicate]

Have sort of a weird question. I'd like to create my own custom Ubuntu load, install specific software, change the interface and theme, then take that and create a live USB from it. I'm making it ...
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How to make iso image of current logged in system to use it as future installation media [duplicate]

I have just installed Ubuntu 13.04 and due to installation of faulty media and different programs, my ubuntu crashed more than 7 times in last 3 days, Nvidia was the leading cause in 7 failure, and ...
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where can I download ubuntu 13.04 DVD image (not CD image)

I want to install 64-bit ubuntu 13.04, but cannot find a DVD image. I don't want a CD image, because it will be missing things I want (always happens). But I cannot find such an image, except ...
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Why does the installer fails on retrieving the crypto-modules-3.8.0-29 package? [duplicate]

I've got a brand new Dell Latitude E6530 here and I'd like to install Ubuntu 12.04.3 (with Raring Hardware Enablement) on it. I need full disk encryption, so my options for installation are limited to ...
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Is there a multiboot iso creator for ubuntu? [duplicate]

I want to create a multi boot CD in windows I do this with xboot but is there any program to create multi boot ISO in Ubuntu
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Trying to burn video on disc

I am trying to 'drop' my video (from 'downloads') into the left panel of the disk utility. It will not drop. Why?
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Why is the ISO size for 12.04.3 larger than a CD?

Why is the Ubuntu 12LTS 4MB bigger than all the blank CDs I have? I had to burn it on to a DVD. This never used to be the case.