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

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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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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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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 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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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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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 ...
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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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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 [duplicate]

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 ...