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

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Installing MS Office .DMG on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I have been using a Mac for a long time now, and I am slowly transitioning into Ubuntu. I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed on my Lenovo, and I also have MS Office 2010 on a disk as a .DMG file that I ...
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default behavior of less on .iso files

I use ubuntu 14.04 and have the following problem. Searching this website doesn't turn up anything and neither does google. I work with some data files that have a suffix .iso. These are simple ...
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Error when trying to mount an .iso file

I try to mount an .iso file. I use: sudo mkdir /media/fakecd sudo mount -t iso9660 -o loop /path/to/your.iso /media/fakecd But I get this error message: can't find /media/fakecd in /etc/fstab ...
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ISO to IMG converting error

I'm having trouble converting, with the following output only a single input file can be specified. Anyone know where the issue is? NAMEZs-air:~ NAMEZ$ hdiutil convert -format UDRW -o /Users/NAMEZ/...
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Unpack ISO image, edit some files, repack an ISO so that it still boots

So I've used the live-build tools with some success. An ISO is generated, it loads in Virtualbox but fails to boot because the config file is looking for vmlinuz.lz but binary/casper contains: -rw-r--...
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How do I replace a file in an ISO file without needing root from the command line

I have an ISO file and I want to change the contents of one of the files in it from the command line. I know that I can use sudo mount -o loop <etc...> rsync -ra a b edit b/file mkisofs <...
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Can I make a Bootable USB with an ISO something other than a LIVE ISO?

Am I constrained to run Ubuntu LIVE ISO's only on a bootable USB? All other distros aside - can I make a Bootable USB with an ISO something other than a LIVE ISO? To test this I expected I could ...
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What is the fastest way of installing Ubuntu? (Can you install without a cd or dvd?)

Is it possible to install an iso file without burning it to a CD/DVD/USB and run it in some type of software instead? I am just curious if there is a faster way to install an iso file.
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Can't Install or Try Ubuntu (via DVD or USB)

Disclaimer: I'm extremely new to Linux. I've been searching google and askubuntu.com for four days trying to get this to work and I think I'm in over my head. I'm trying to install on Toshiba ...
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Trying to use dd to write an iso to a usb stick to be used in Windows 7

I have a Win7/64 laptop without a DVD drive, and a copy of Office on a DVD I'd like to install. I figured I could use another machine running Xubuntu 14.04 to make an ISO of the disk, write that ISO ...
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Partitioning a usb

So what I'm trying to do is using gparted to create two partitions on my 32 GB USB stick. I want to create an Ubuntu ISO on the first partition and on the second I want to put some media files and ...
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MD5 checksum not matching

I just downloaded ubuntu-14.04.1-desktop-amd64.iso from the official website and ran a MD5 checksum d2b966f36e76486ff4c83fb085557f97 which doesn't match any of the MD5 checksums listed at http://...
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ISO to MKV batch conversion for dummies

I've tried finding a solution to my problem - unfortunately without luck. I've just installed Plex Media Server and are loving in! However, it can't play the 100 ISO-files with my DVD-movies that I ...
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How to install Ubuntu image form boot able Usb on other machine?

I created iso image of my Ubuntu 12.04 with Remastersys. now I want to install this iso image on other PC. I used yumi to make my usb bootable but this iso doesn't install on other PC. is there any ...
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Install Lubuntu 12.04 from ISO stored within current installation

I have an older PC running Lubuntu 14.04 and it's pretty messed up. There's no background, all the icons are broken, I'm surprised it's still even booting. This is an issue that cropped up when I ...
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Can i create image of my current installed ubuntu so that i can install it on other machine? [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 TLS. Is there a way to produce an ISO installable image of my current system so as I could burn the image on a flash drive and be able to install it on an other PC ? Please ...
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How to change a .cdr file to a .iso file

Hi I'm trying to convert a cdr to an iso. On OS X I would just use hdiutil but I'm new to Ubuntu so I'm not sure how to convert this. Thanks.
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How to make bootable usb from part iso files?

I am trying to make a bootable usb disk for a linux distro. The image files i downloaded is in parts like linux_dvd1of3.iso, linux_dvd2of3.iso, linux_dvd3of3.iso. I want to write these part iso files ...
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Disk image difficulties for old macbook

So I'm trying to install Ubuntu as a single boot on a pretty old macbook (circa late 2006). I downloaded the ubuntu-14.04.1-desktop-amd64.iso and DD'd it to a flash drive, but my old macbook wouldn't ...
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Create Live ISO from installed Ubuntu with data for future install like SUPER OS [duplicate]

is there any way to backup as ISO of my current Ubuntu OS with all installed data like SUPER OS. Or, anyway to make like live ISO from my installed Ubuntu with apps, that i will installed it later ...
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How to recover a usb which was made bootable using dd tool

I was trying to create a Kali installation suite on my 16 GB sandisk pendrive. I used the dd command and umount to mount the iso into my USB. After the installation is complete I formated my pendrive ...
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Copy package to a specific directory with customized ISO

I have a customized Ubuntu ISO, where I have all my required packages being installed, from the /pool/extras/ directory. Now, I want to be able to copy one of the packages (.deb) from this /pool/...
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How to create an iso image from vdi file?

I have a .vdi file of openSUSE-13 in my host system Ubuntu 14.04LTS. Can I create a .iso image of openSUSE for installation, which contains all the applications in my vdi file? The .vdi file is ...
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Ubuntu with only CLI image… No more GUI [duplicate]

I'm looking for ubuntu image which has only cli. I want install it on my windows pc through VM Box. I don't like switching from GUI to CLI or changing grub files. Where I can get pure cli ubuntu os ...
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HELP Creating customized version of Ubuntu [duplicate]

Pretty much all I want to change is the theme, icons, login screens, logo's, wallpapers etc. but I want a .iso that keeps the theme changes I made and can be installed on my brother's/friend's/family'...
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ubuntu-14.10-desktop-amd64.iso might be broken or hash wrong [closed]

I downloaded the file ubuntu-14.10-desktop-amd64.iso three times and i got always the md5-hash f58827df4b80befc7f1e5cf3816d6d36. https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UbuntuHashes says the md5-hash is ...
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mdf2iso doesn't recognize *.mdf file

Mounting an MDF disc image file outputs: "convert to *.iso format", so I use mdf2iso which gives: $ mdf2iso obraz.mdf mdf2iso v0.3.1 by Salvatore Santagati Licensed under GPL v2 or later Unknown ...
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custom iso, error rebuilding initrd (mkinitramfs)

I'm creating a custom ISO (starting with ubuntu-14.04.1-server-amd64.iso) and wanting to upgrade it's kernel to latest (for me that's 3.13.0-38-generic). I'm following the instructions in ...
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Do you need to verify torrented ISO?

I torrented the ISO and was wondering whether or not I needed to verify the ISO, for security purposes. How secure are torrent downloads, in relation to file integrity? I'm using rTorrent if that ...
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Creating LXC container using iso file

Is it possible to create an LXC container from iso file? Following points might give you better context about what I want I have created my own distro by following "How to create customized ubuntu ...
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Upgrading to 14.10 from iso

I have 14.04.1 on harddisk. Is it possible to upgrade system to 14.10 from iso file/dvd/usb?
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Burned DVD/CD from yesterday are blank!

I just burned a Windows .iso image to a blank DVD. And now it just says blank media, when I read from Ubuntu! Is it a problem with the .iso image, or because it is a Windows .iso image? Very ...
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How to install Windows 7 over ubuntu from win 7 iso [duplicate]

I'm getting a new computer build soon and I figured I'm going to install Windows 7 so I can play some of the games I enjoy that are not compatible with Ubuntu; once I were to get Windows 7 installed; ...
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Must I create a bootable USB drive on the computer I intend to use it on?

Or is a universal thing? I'd like to create the bootable USB drive on a computer where the connection is much faster that the computer I plan on using Ubuntu on.
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How to create a iso from current installation

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 on one of my laptops and now I want distribute that exact installation to a few of my friends. I tried making an iso with Gparted on a live session but it makes a 500 GB ...
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Create a DOS bootable USB drive (16 GB)

I have two computers, both on Ubuntu, and I need to upgrade the BIOS on one of them. I can get a version of DOS and also use UNetBootin with FreeDOS, but I can't copy the BIOS firmware and flash ...
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can't play ISO either on Ubuntu 14.04(laptop) or 12.04 (netbook)_mplayer, vlc do not play

I have two computers running Ubuntu (both dual boot with Windows 7): laptop Toshiba, Processor: Intel Celeron CPU900 @2.20Ghz Graphics: Mobile Intel GM45 Express Chipset 64-bit netbook Packard Bell:...
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Install of Ubuntu 14.04 64amd desktop ISO live USB returns errno5 error

Does the machine that I want to install 14.04 on need to have the HDD partitioned and formatted in any specific way to fix this error? The live USB will boot up 14.04 in the "Try Ubuntu without ...
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md5sum check fails for every iso download and errno5 error during install everytime

I have a toshiba satellite e55-a5114 laptop that had win8 on it and after a failed install of ubuntu 14.04 desktop amd64 from usb the machine no longer will boot to win8 or allow install of 14.04 ...
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How To Convert a BIN file to ISO on Linux 14.04 Using PowerIso?

I need to know how to convert a BIN file to an ISO file. I've tried using bchunk. And for some reason, it didn't work. Now I have PowerIso and I want to convert my Final Fantasy VIII (Disc 1).bin ...
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genisoimage creates a folder named “.” in the ISO

I'm currently trying to generate a CD ISO from a directory with some files in it using the following command: (Yes, I'm using exactly this command to learn how it's done) genisoimage -o test.iso -V ...
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I can't boot the ISO file

I have tried to boot the ISO file in my computer but I couldn't. I'm using Windows 7 and I save the file in my flash drive. When I tried to boot the flash drive appear the following message: Remove ...
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How to install Ubuntu Server on HP ProLiant MicroServer Gen8?

Which settings at the HP software are necessary to make a bootable Ubuntu-server on HP ProLiant MicroServer Gen8 with 1 hard disk drive 1 of 4 slots? I installed several times Ubuntu from a USB drive ...
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How do I install Ubuntu from USB in debian?

After looking through the Ubuntu instructions for creating a bootable USB I googled this and it seems like there's a plethora of different ways that one could do this. Here's what I've tried: ...
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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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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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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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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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How do I make a custom Ubuntu ISO for fully offline installations? [duplicate]

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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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 ...