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

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How to write a .iso file to an SD card?

Unetbootin does not recognize my SD card. Is there any alternative software to write a .iso file to an SD card? I'm not trying to write a Ubuntu .iso, so Startup Disk Creator wont work..
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Wubi won't use my 64 bit desktop iso

I downloaded ubuntu-12.04.2-desktop-amd64.iso and wubi.exe from http://releases.ubuntu.com/precise/. I saved both the iso and wubi in the same folder. However, when I try to install Ubuntu wubi starts ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 won't boot from usb - isolinux.bin missing or corrupt

This was an official 64-bit download from the Ubuntu site, so it's kind of sad to see even that's not working. I made a bootable Ubuntu 12.10 USB stick with USB Image Writer (mintstick) on Linux ...
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Is it possible to burn an ISO disk along with some documents

I want to burn Ubuntu boot disk on a DVD along with some documents I need. This way I can launch Ubuntu on someone else's computer in case I need to work. This would allow me to have important notes ...
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Can I install Ubuntu from an ISO file on Windows?

I've mounted the ISO file using a virtual drive application. When I open the virtual drive with the Ubuntu ISO mounted, I only have the option of restarting to be able to do anything. However, I ...
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How to install with Wubi when it says “Could not retrieve the required disk image files”?

I tried to install Ubuntu 12.10 with the Wubi installer while running Windows, because my PC does not accept my BootCD as a bootable medium. But Wubi showed me this error: ...
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I get several “broken file” errors when creating my boot stick

While creating my boot stick I get 199 separate errors during the ISO extracting process that all say data error in (insert file name here) file is broken then it sticks on 99% of the ISO extraction ...
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Disk Image Mounter: Value too large for define data type

I have a genuine iso file of AutoCAD ~2.5gb, I can mount it in windows with traditional application like Poweriso & Alcohol but while in nautilus the error mentioned in title occurs. Now how can ...
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Installing programs to LiveCD/USB? [duplicate]

I want to have an Ubuntu LiveCD or LiveUSB with a program (Cisco Packet Tracer) installed on it that’s always there every time I boot. Anyone knows how to do this? (Preferably as an image as I ...
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Can`t install ubuntu 12.10 from usb stick

Have a laptop with x64 amd, 3 gig ram, win 7. Downloaded the desktop iso file 12.10 x64 from ubuntu website. Also universal usb installer and unetbootin win. When I finished the first step => load the ...
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Unable to sync Ubuntu ISO

I'm trying to sync the Ubuntu 13.04 daily ISO according to this answer. I've used this command: zsync http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/daily-live/current/raring-desktop-amd64.iso.zsync It worked the first ...
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How to modify Ubuntu Precise .iso preseed?

I'm trying to modify the installation sequence of Ubuntu Precise. I need add a repository package inside the iso. I make my own apt repository mirror and add my own packages with reprepro ...
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How to defragment .iso to boot from it?

When I try to boot from an iso (Ubuntu), I get Iso for emulation should be in one continuous location How can I defragment the iso?
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Ways to make persistent iso-bootings from hard disk

Here I asked How can I save settings when booting an ISO file from HARD DRIVE. After trying different combinations around Sadi's solution, the only thing that has worked for me is to place the ext2 ...
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How do I boot Ubuntu ISO from Windows 8

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad S230u Laptop/Ultrabook with Windows 8 pre-installed on it. It doesn't have a CD/DVD Drive. I read another question that was similar to mine, but it involved using a Live CD, ...
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What to do with an Ubuntu disk image that appears as a WinRAR file?

I've never used Ubuntu before. Just heard from some friends. "IT'S GREAT!!!", they used to say. So i decided to try it. I downloaded WUBI, and ran it but 'twas takin' too much time. So I decided to ...
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Roxio won't let me burn Ubuntu ISO to USB drive

I'm trying to burn Ubuntu 12.10 to USB drive. I downloaded the Ubuntu image fine and I want to burn it with Roxio software. But when Roxio opened up, it gave me only one option for burn the ISO image ...
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How can I save settings when booting an iso file from HDD?

I was looking for an easy way to manually save settings when booting from an iso-file in the hard disk with grub2, and load them the next boot; but maybe it would be easier to do a persistent boot ...
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How can I manually save and restore configuration for ISO bootings?

From time to time I boot from ISO files saved in my hard disk. It boots and executes much faster than the live-cd. I would like to save a minimum configuration so that I don't have to configure it ...
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How to install ubuntu from iso on hard disk itself?

I've already got a fully functional ubuntu workstation up and running. Now in case i have to reinstall ubuntu due to some reason or other, i want to have an entry on the grub menu itself that points ...
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How can I install ubuntu from the ISO in Windows?

I don't have a usb stick or discs available to boot from, so is there anyway I can use the ISO image to install from within windows? I tried using the Windows installer but the download keeps ...
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Can't convert iso to img on mac

I followed the instructions here and I got a dmg instead. This is what I entered: cd Desktop hdiutil convert ubuntu-12.10-desktop-amd64.iso -format UDRW -o ubuntu-12.10-desktop-amd64.img Then it ...
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Can Wubi use the ISO I already have?

The Windows Installer for Ubuntu desktop instructions say that an ISO image for Ubuntu is downloaded during the installation process. But what if I already have an ISO image for Ubuntu. Can I make ...
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Convert bootable USB to ISO file

My laptop comes with a program called "Acer Recovery Management", which allows you to make a bootable recovery USB stick, from which you can boot to recover the computer to its original state. Now, ...
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How to identify and replace broken files in a corrupted Ubuntu ISO?

So, this isn't exactly an issue running Ubuntu, but rather with installing it. Every time I try to download the Ubuntu ISO (from any source) it seems to end up corrupt. That is, the MD5 sums are ...
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USB becomes unreadable after putting the .img on it-Mac

I am trying to put Ubuntu on my USB to install it on my MacBook Pro, but after following step 8 of this Ubuntu guide it becomes unreadable and it doesn't show up while rebooting my computer and ...
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How do I install a program from a executable CD?

Now by executable CD I mean a disk that usually would run and install a program but for some reason isn't. I would particularly like to know how to install it from the command line (terminal). Please ...
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How to burn iso of a program on USB?

I want to burn the iso of a program (specifically the MatLab iso) on to a USB stick with ubuntu. just to make it clear what? burn iso of program where? on USB stick using which OS? ...
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Having trouble booting ubuntu 12.04 desktop from usb in windows 7

I have written the image onto my usb drive. Everything went through, however once i restart my pc, it wont read the disk. Do i need to open safemode to boot? Or should I reformat the drive and rewrite ...
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How can I make a live-usb without downloading the ISO file? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I create a .iso (USB) of my current system? Is there a way to create a live-usb without downloading the iso files from the internet. Actually, I am using lubuntu ...
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how to create a live-usb for ubuntu from a lubuntu system

I am using lubuntu 12.04 on my PC. I want to install Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop. How do I create live-usb on Lubuntu so that I can install Ubuntu OS to my Laptop. Edit: There's no startup disc ...
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Could I possibly mount the Lubuntu ISO in Windows XP?

Wubi gives me errors when installing and I don't have a disk drive, so I was wondering if I could mount the ISO to the hard drive. Is there a tool for doing that, and would I encounter any problems, ...
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How to make a bootable CD using imgburn?

What should we give in the "Advanced Bootable Disc" tab?
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VirtualBox errors out when trying to install Ubuntu (failed to open ISO)

Whenever I try to install Ubuntu 12.10/12.04 using the regular ISO in a VirtualBox VM, it does not work and produces the following error: Failed to open the CD/DVD image ...
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Invalid or damaged bootable partition [duplicate]

I downloaded Ubuntu from the Ubuntu website and copied it to a pen drive. On booting it I'm getting an error stating Invalid or damaged bootable partition. How can I resolve this problem?
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Unable to find a medium containing a live file system with boot from iso

Unable to find a medium containing a live file system: reset/press Shift/c (command line) grub> insmod iso9660 grub> loopback l (hd0,6)/lubuntu-12.10-desktop-i386.iso grub> set root=(l) grub> ...
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Why ISO master (editor) does not read Windows images

I have the followjng problem with ISO master software: I try to edit WIndows 7 ISO image $ isomaster windows7.iso The file does open, unfortunately all I get is README with message: This disc ...
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“Multisystem” lost avareness of installed OS

I was using Multisystem - http://liveusb.info/dotclear/ With it i had made USB multiboot with all these in one USB: Ubuntu 10.04.04 persistent Ubuntu 10.04.04 live Ubuntu 12.04 live Ubuntu 12.10 live ...
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How to merge two .iso split-files into one image-file?

I am following this tutorial, in order to install Android onto my computer via Virtual Box. My problem is, they want you to download: liveandroidv0.3.iso.001 liveandroidv0.3.iso.002 Then they ...
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Help with creating bootable usb from iso

--All this is about terminal-- I know some of you will laugh, but I'm trying to install Arch Linux, since I want to learn as much as I can about linux system and how it works. I want to be an expert ...
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ISO booting with grub2 in Ubuntu on an Apple

I have Ubuntu with grub2 installed in an Apple Macbook pro with dual boot (using rEFIt), and I would like to use grub2 to boot the LiveCD ISO image of a system based in Debian too (CrunchBang). The ...
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I installed ubuntu 12.10 from downloaded iso file to dvd but cant do anything-

but am not able to access anything from a blank desktop - i am able to ctrl alt del back to the sign in screen where I can restart suspend or shutdown from the toolbar icon which does not appear at ...
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Lucid Lynx 10.04 ISO download

Where can I find Lucid Lynx 10.04 ISO image for download? I want to try something on my present Lucid system but I don't have the ISO to reinstall if everything goes sideways.
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Make Bootable USB disk for DBAN?

I am confused how to make it, found DBAN here. I have an empty USB -disk and DBAN.*.iso. How can I do it with Ubuntu? I followed the instructions here to create the bootable ISO for the DBAN. I ...
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Downloaded the Ubuntu ISO from torrent and normal download, but they're not the same size

There two version of Ubuntu 12.10 the normal download in browser and the the one from torrent and and the torrent download file size in total is (800 MB) and and normal download is (763 MB) which ...
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How to write 2 iso file on one DVD

How to write ubuntu (iso) and super grub disk(iso) on one DVD? I want to boot them. Thanks
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converting the OS with all software installed to iso file

I am trying to make my entire ubuntu(12.04) OS with all the softwares installed to an ISO file so that It can be installed through Virtual box in another system . Could someone help me in this ?
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Where is my mounted iso if not in `/media` nor in `~/.gvfs/`? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Path for mounted iso How can I graphically mount ISOs? I have mounted an iso with Furius ISO Mount Tool. Now: I cannot see it in /media or in ~/.gvfs/ (as ...
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What is the easiest way to host a CD-ROM drive or ISO through a network (for booting/install)

So this is something ive wanted to learn (Network booting) but It seems everytime I look it up, there is something unnecessarily complex or its just obscure, So I figure id post it here and try to ...
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How to burn an iso to a bootable sd card? (Not Ubuntu)

I have an iso image of Windows 8 which I would like to burn to an sd card. How do I do this? I know about the startup disk creator but it only works for an ubuntu image.