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

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Will dd if=/image.iso of=/dev/sdb copy the image onto pendrive or burn it?

Or maybe I should just use unetbootin instead (crying)
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Installing Ubuntu from ISO

I'm using ubuntu for the 1st time. I was trying to install it using the ISO that i downloaded from ubuntu website. When i run Wubi.exe i'm getting below error "Not able to download metalink".. ...
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Custom Server ISO cannot find kernel to install

I'm trying to build a custom Ubuntu Server ISO, and am hitting a weird problem I'm hoping someone here can help with. I'm using UCK and these instructions. When I do the minimum possible to build a ...
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Convert RPM file to ISO file [closed]

I want to download an OS. I have two options: either downloading ISO file directly via remote link. Or Downloading RPM package via BitTorrent I want to download via BitTorrent. However, I want ...
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iMac won't boot Ubuntu [closed]

I have an iMac and I installed Ubuntu because Lion was causing my computer problems. But I still wanted a Mac OS so I brought it into the genius bar at Apple and they plugged it in and said they could ...
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Ubuntu image with applications for office use - mail + open office basically [closed]

Hi I was wondering if anyone was aware of ubuntu image files that had apps preloaded on them for general office use.
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Where to find the images for old Ubuntu Beta Releases?

As a developer and a power user, I'd like to know from where can I download the images for old Betas like, Saucy Beta, Quantal Beta, and some EOL Beta releases.
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What is the file size of the ubuntu iso image?

What is the file size of the Ubuntu iso image? I have Limited internet, and don't want to use too much of it. I want to put it on a Disc or USB thumb drive and install it on a unused computer.
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How to properly burn and install Ubuntu 13.10 from USB-stick or DVD?

A few months ago, I've downloaded the Ubuntu 13.10 .iso file and made an usb flashdrive of it. It did not work, the boot seemed to start (that purple screen shows up) but not the screen asking about ...
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I cannot change the iso file from which to create a startup disk [duplicate]

I have previously created a 13.10 USB startup disk, following the standard instructions to do so from Ubuntu 12.4 LTS. All went fine. That was a while ago. Now I’m trying to create a 12.4.4 LTS ...
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Does each KVM Guest need its own ISO

Does each KVM guest require its own copy of the bootable ISO image? If I'm thinking correctly, the guest only needs to read the .iso, not lock it or anything, so multiple guests should be able to use ...
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How can I pack Windows XP ISO that is unpacked into a folder on Ubuntu?

I want to make a multiboot USB stick. I extracted XP.iso into a folder then added winvblock driver that lets ISO load into memory. Now I want to pack folder into iso but it's not that simple since it ...
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What programs can I use to burn a Windwos 7 iso on a USB? [duplicate]

WinUSB keeps on freezing. Unetbootin doesn't work, and neither does Tuxboot. I'm running Ubuntu 12.04.
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symlinks broken burning ISO to CD

For a while now I'm having the strangest problem, which has turned a stack of about 10 CD-Rs into coasters. I'm trying to burn a bootable ISO, a support software for the ServeRAID controller in my IBM ...
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Corrupt Ubuntu Server ISO images

This is the 3rd time I've downloaded ubuntu-12.04.4-server-amd64.iso from the Ubuntu site, and even then I get the message in the screenshot below. Have any of you had this problem? I don't think ...
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Problems in Installing Ubuntu 12.04

How do I open an .iso file (Firefox won't work)? Why isn't what I downloaded to install Ubuntu an executable file?
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Problems installing Matlab via iso R2013a on Ubuntu 13.10

I mounted the MATLAB for LINUX iso image to local drive and tried to run ./install and a installation dialog box even appeared asking all the required details but when I pressed Finish to begin ...
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Problems Installing Custom Xubuntu ISO: “no space left on device”

I wanted to make a custom iso, so I used the Ubuntu Customization Kit(UCK). The ISO was created and I used UNetbootin to install it on a 4.0GB SanDisk flash drive. However, when I tried to boot from ...
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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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Can't mount an ISO

Can't 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 ...