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

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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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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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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.
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Help unmounting a disk image

I mounted two iso files with Furius ISO mount, and then, forgetting about them, closed ISO mount, and shut down my laptop. Now, they won't unmount. They say fstab missing/you are not root. Please help?...
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How to burn an ISO-image with root access only?

I would like to know how can I burn an ISO-image file in a directory (inside another partition) that I can only read with root permission using sudo. There is no left room, I cannot copy, move or ...
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64-bit desktop ISO vs 32-bit desktop ISO: EFI vs legacy boot mode

So my understanding is that Ubuntu desktop 13.04 ISO comes in two flavors: 32-bit (supporting only legacy boot mode) 64-bit (supporting only EFI boot) Is this correct? What I want is a single ...
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Better solution to a wrong md5 checksum

Sometimes, while downloading the ISO installation file, it may get corrupted on the way and becomes unfit for use. One possible solution that I know to deal with this problem is re-downloading the ...
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Mythbuntu minimum requrements include DVD player or flash drive boot

Mythbuntu is installed from an ISO file that is al little larger than can be burned to a CD ROM. While every computer for the past decade was bult to use CD ROMS, not every server was built with a ...
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Repair bootloader

I need help to repair the bootloader. In this page first option, live USB I have downloaded the ISO file and Universal USB Installer, but at the start the program asks me to choose the file type, and ...
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unable to burn iso

hello trying to burn dban onto a cd r 700mb. Using brasero getting an error. Here is the log file. Checking session consistency (brasero_burn_check_session_consistency brasero-burn.c:1739) ...
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Check if torrent file is complete before copying

I have a crontab command that daily copies .iso files found within my torrents folder into an iso directory on a separate partition. My problem is that multiple .iso files will still be in the process ...
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editing grub to boot from live iso [duplicate]

Hey guys i am wondering if it is possible to edit grub at ubuntu 13.04 to show option to boot from live iso image on the hard drive ?, also to show option to boot to ubuntu at same time sure.
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unable to download ubuntu-12.04.2-server-amd64.iso

I downloaded ubuntu-12.04.2-server-amd64 a couple of weeks ago with file size 687MB with md5 hash = af5f788aee1b32c4b2634734309cc9e9. Today when I download it is 656MB and It does not install. I've ...
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verifiying ubuntu iso with repository gpg-keys

I want to verify that a downloaded ISO is not being poisoned by the NSA or any other immoral agent. To do this I would very much use a signing-checking way. I am aware of VerifyIsoHowto. Still I am ...
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Is it possible to repackage an already installed ubuntu for an OEM install? [duplicate]

I'd like to repackage an install of Ubuntu into an ISO to install it on other systems as OEM with the packages I have installed?
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Wubi shows error

I tried installing Ubuntu 12.04 using Wubi and it just doesn't work, every time, without fail. I had the following scenarios: 1. I downloaded only wubi.exe and ran it. The wubi installer started ...
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ubuntu 13.04 can be installed from windows?

Can I install ubuntu 13.04 from windows same like windows application? I downloaded ISO file from internet. But I am not experienced how should I install ubuntu inside windows? I dont have CD, and i ...
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How can I create a bootable iso from an extracted Ubuntu 13.04 iso?

I have an extracted copy of Ubuntu 13.04 iso (live CD), but if I burn it directly it will not boot. Is there any way to create a bootable iso so that I can burn it to a DVD or USB flash drive? I ...
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Preconfigured Ubuntu install iso / Custom installation routine [duplicate]

Is it possible to take the Ubuntu server iso and modify, so that you can create a custom installation routine? The idea behind this is, that I'm going to deploy Ubuntu on a number of similiar PCs at ...
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custom ubuntu iso image with java [duplicate]

I want to build custom Ubuntu image(.iso) file with JRE and my application. I've already built my application on ubuntu. This ubuntu image i'm going to build should only run my application.I want a ...
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No installer in ISO

I have downloaded ubuntu 13.04 and installed all the needed softwares , java , browsers and customized as I required and I made a iso with Remastersys software . I have used it before many times so it ...
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Is it possible to make an EXACT ISO of my system to put on other computers?

I am new to linux, but had a question. I am getting in the business of buying old computers, putting Linux on them, then donating them to students who don't have their own computer at home. I have ...
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How can I burn the 12.04.2-desktop ISO-image under Windows XP?

Trying to burn this to DVD using the recommended Infra Recorder for Win XP, however the instructions (http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/burn-a-dvd-on-windows) reflect "Select the Ubuntu CD image ...
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Ubuntu, install from USB without the ISO? [closed]

So, this is probably a quickie. I've gotten a copy of Ubuntu 11.10 on a memory stick. The contents of the folder is similar to what I found in the .ISO of Ubuntu 12.04. My question to you now, is as ...
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Where can I get the iso file needed for installing UUI? [closed]

To install the Universal USB Installer (UUI) I need to have an iso file. Where can I get it (from)?
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Wubi downloads ISO even though it's already there

I am trying to install Ubuntu on Windows 8. My system does not have the SecureBoot and UEFI option. I downloaded the Ubuntu 12.04 ISO from the website. It contains wubi.exe, but when I run Wubi it ...
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Is there way to check if users use Ubuntu Desktop amd64 or amd64+mac?

I believe uname -a on installation from both regular 64-bit and mac iso outputs the same info string. Is there way to tell apart their architectures?
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Is it possible to use the Raring install image as a package repo (like the old alternate CD)? [duplicate]

I use Kubuntu and recently upgraded to Raring directly from Precise. Until Precise, I always installed the OS using the alternate CD and not the desktop CD, because I could later on mount the image ...
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Turn Startup Disk Creator USB into primary drive

I used startup disk creator to creatr a USB drive and now I want to use it as a regular parition. Is there a way just to turn it into a regular drive? I want to install Ubuntu on the same drive I have ...
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How do you run a ISO file? [duplicate]

Im trying to figure out on how to run an iso rather than mounting it but I have tried checking other sources but I either don't get what it means or it's the opposite. Help on this would be awesome.
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Boot from a mounted .ISO?

My installation of Ubuntu on my Poweredge is very messed up. I need to reinstall Ubuntu, but my CD-Drive is broken, and these machines don't boot off of USB's! Is there any way I can mount Ubuntu 12....
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How to burn an ISO-image into a DVD on Ubuntu?

I have a Ubuntu image file (.iso) and I'd like to burn the image file into a DVD, is there any software for this purpose on Ubuntu?
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how to create iso image from DVD [duplicate]

I want to create an iso image from my bootable DVD. I want to create direct DVD to iso image. Please suggest me the right way to create iso image from DVD.
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Problems with mount command while mounting an image file

I have a local site for accessing data on virtual drives. To do so I created a few directories inside my /var/www/ and a simle html file to access the starting pdf or htm* files on those virtual ...
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Computer restarts while downloading Ubuntu

I have a question. While downloading the Ubuntu ISO file, my computer restarts randomly. Why does this happen? What should I do? The browsers I have tried are Firefox and Chrome. I use Windows 8. I ...
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Where can I download ubuntu-10.04-destktop-amd64.iso file?

I can't find ubuntu-10.04-destktop-amd64.iso on http://www.ubuntu.com/download. Where I can find it? Thank you
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How to update Ubuntu to i386 from terminal or a .ISO file?

All right. I re-install my Ubuntu 64bits, but now it's very slow. I'm downloading the 32bits .iso from Transmission and I want know if has any possibility to "update" from this iso file. If don't, can ...
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Download 13.04 iso with wget

I am trying to build a virtual machine running Ubuntu 13.04 on a server running 12.04. I don't have any GUI. How can I download the iso file to 12.04 server using wget? I want to download the 13.04 ...
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How to copy A VCD

I am trying to copy a CD containing mpeg, .dat videos. now I want to transfer it to my notebook through pendrive as there is no CD-rom there.And normally copying the files isnt working,. so how do I ...
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Convert bootable USB stick to ISO file

I am trying to get an ISO file from a bootable USB memory stick. The device name for the stick is dev/sdf1. In this answer: Convert bootable USB to ISO file , dd was suggested for copying. So I did: ...
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Can I revert a USB flash drive to it's previous state?

I downloaded a USB disk image (.iso file) of 12.04 Precise and followed these instructions to create a Mac OSX bootable disk (.dmg file). The flash drive is enormous (~64 GB), and contained many ...
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Installation with no ISO

I would like to ask two questions about installation with no iso and can some Linux-version be favoured gamewise, please. I do want (perhaps an office type) Linux, might be Ubuntu (or Xubuntu? ...
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Having trouble trying to convert iso to img for usb install, says “No such file or directory”

Attempting to convert .ISO to .IMG for USB install, here is the line of code: hdiutil convert -format UDRW -o ~/ubuntu-13.04-desktop-i386.img ~/ubuntu-13.04-desktop-i386.iso. After trying to execute ...
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How to create a bootable iso file from a multiboot USB

I want to make a bootable iso file out of my 6-OS Multiboot USB. How can i achieve the task.