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

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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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Ubuntu Installed ISO Copy or Deb installers

People have asked these questions in the past, but a lot of the software that makes a complete back up of an installed ubuntu are DEAD. I need easy quick help on how to make a complete back up of my ...
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Creating a Debian ISO by merging all 3 iso parts to one for booting via usb [on hold]

I've downloaded the Debian DVD installation images that's been split into 3 parts. I want to create a USB installation disk by merging all the 3 ISO to one ISO. Here's the list of the things i've ...
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How to burn image or ISO from a cd/dvd to ubuntu

I have an installation disk of Sacred 2 Fallen Angel with serial code and all that but ubuntu 14.04 does not see anything on the disk. I have it mounted under Devices as S2DISC1 but when I click it ...
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“Disk is likely to fail soon”

After like one month trying to fix my laptop (first was reinstalling Windows 8.1 like few times), I was using Ubuntu as backup (dual boot). Now, as I was trying to install Windows 7 (I really hate ...
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iso files for OpenMW are a problem for me

I am trying to play Morrowind in OpenMW. I downloaded the game files with a torrent, but the files are iso files. I cant figure out how to make them work with OpenMW. Does anyone have any idea?
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Any idea why ubuntu-14.04.2-server-amd64.iso can not be mounted?

I tried to set up an Ubuntu 14.04.02 amd64 virtual machine on a Citrix Xenserver host but it is not possible to proceed with the installation because the ISO can not be mounted. I tried diffferent ...
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Where to find Ubuntu ISO hashsums? [duplicate]

I have downloaded the Ubuntu 15.04 ISO image from the official site, but I would like to make sure that it was not tampered with during the download, or that it has not become corrupt, so I was ...
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ISO image for ubuntu server 14.04

I need an ISO image for ubuntu server 14.04 but apparently all the download links for it have been removed already. I tried looking everywhere for one but I can only find 14.04.1 and 14.04.2. Does ...
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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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Unable to mount “lubuntu-15.04-desktop-i386.iso” on OSX Snow Leopard

I am trying to create an installer DVD from the above .iso image and am unable to do so. When attempting to use Disc Utility to mount the image I am alerted, "Unable to burn ...
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ISO writing to USB doesn't seem to work, how come?

I've been trying several times to burn an ISO file to my USB, even with Unetbootin, on Ubuntu it doesn't seem to work at all, how come when I download the software that it suggests me to use, and it ...
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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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How do I install Ubuntu on a VirtualBox client from an ISO image?

I have the ISO image file (that is, *.iso) and I am trying to boot my VirtualBox installation with this image. Is it possible? I know how to mount my ISO image to my filesystem (on my host machine), ...
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Installing for Ubuntu 14.04.2 stuck in a loop

No matter what I try with ubuntu-14.04.2-server-amd64.iso it keeps taking me back to the "Ubuntu installer main menu" no matter what I try. I have validated disc media and it looks fine. As a side ...
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Booting ubuntu iso file from grub menu

I follow Grub2 ISO boot guide https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Grub2/ISOBoot here is my menu for iso booting menuentry "Ubuntu 14.04 Live" { set isofile="/lilw/os/ubuntu.iso" loopback ...
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My computer cant read Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS (Precise Pangolin) from CD-ROM

I have an emachines E525 I had to put the ISO on a blank disk and set the boot up USB CD-ROM and it does not see the CD, I tried the ISO on virtual box and it will not load it. Failed to open the ...
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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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How to make an Ubuntu live USB stick in Fedora?

I have Fedora installed on my desktop and I want to make a live USB stick with Ubuntu to install it on a laptop. What's the easiest way to do it?
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What is an ISO file and how do I use it? [duplicate]

OK, I'm not a techno geek, I just expect my computer to work. Windows hangs up on me too often, and I'm tired of Microsoft for many reasons. So after many recommendations I downloaded Ubuntu. But it ...
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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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Couldn't make pendrive boot-able using UnetBootin

I've an iso file for RHEL in one of my pendrives. Now I want to first make the device bootable, so that later on I can put RHEL as a VM. Now the problem is even after following the instructions to ...
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Problem with mounting .iso file

I am trying to install Matlab R2013A in ubuntu 15.04 using .iso file. I logged in as super user using sudo su. I made a directory for mount point using "mkdir -p /mnt/disk" To mount .iso file "mount ...
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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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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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Age of Empire install problem

I've mounted the AOE iso and it seems working. But when I start a game, get an error message "You must insert a game CD to play a single player game, and then restart Age of Empires". Here is what ...
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How to get Unetbootin to recognize mounted USB drive?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04, and every time I try to write an Ubuntu ISO image to a disk so I can install it, Unetbootin says /dev/sdb1 isn't mounted. But Ubuntu mounts the drive automatically when it's ...
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Issues burning .iso images with 14.r04 Trusty Tahr

Hello to the people of Ubuntu Universe! I am having tremendous difficulty burning .iso images on 14.04 Trusty Tahr. I have used Brasero, K3B, and/or XFburn. I have tried just about everything gui ...
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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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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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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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I can't install Ubuntu from iso but can from magazine cover disks

I have an old Win XP with Celeron processor. I have tried to install numerous flavours of Linux and the only one I can get to install from an iso on DVD is Puppy, but I want Ubuntu. Strangely I can ...
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bug in LTS 12.04 amd 64 iso file

I downloaded latest 64 bit version of ubuntu 12.04 LTS as an .iso file (ubuntu-12.04.4-desktop-amd64). and make my Pen Drive bootable using Universal-USB-Installer-1.9.5.2. when i try to install ...
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How to create a bootable USB with multiple ISO images in it

What I want is to create a bootable pen drive that shows GRUB menu and I can select any of the several bootable systems from there to install/run. I have several ISO images that I want to install in ...
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How to create uefi bootable iso?

I am trying to customize ubuntu-14.04.2-server-amd64.iso, but I am unable to make it uefi bootable. First I tried with original iso file: dd if=/path/to/iso/ubuntu-14.04.2-server-amd64.iso ...
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How to make a bootable pendrive in command-line?

How could a Bootable USB Pendrive can be created using the Ubuntu command-line. Can we use a script for the same? Can somebody help on this?
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Is it possible to respin Ubuntu Minimal using a Live CD?(Or USB)

Trying to make a custom image of Ubuntu based on Ubuntu Minimal. Just wondering if it's possible to boot into a live CD, then edit the ISO it's running off of, then close the live session, saving ...
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Installing softwares in ubuntu using other linux distro .ISO

I have Ubuntu 14.04.2 x64 installed (without internet) and also have the .ISO file of Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca x64. I want to install some packages like Gimp, media player codecs, VLC in my Ubuntu ...
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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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Installing MATLAB error: can't find glnx86 folder [duplicate]

I am attempting to install MATLAB on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I am following this guide. I downloaded the MATLAB 2015a ISO file. I then typed these commands into the terminal: $ sudo mkdir ...
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lost space to an iso

I downloaded an ISO and mounted it, and it turned out to be the incorrect disk image. I then unmounted it and deleted the .iso file from my ~/Downloads folder (using the graphical shell). However, I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 64bit iso file can't be written on DVD-R (from Windows)

I have downloaded the ISO file of Ubuntu 14.04 64bit. When I try and write the ISO with Windows to a DVD-R disk, it returns an error (Microsoft Error Code 0XC0AA0301): I can write other kind of ...
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Where can I get a list of all Ubuntu iso image volume ids, for current and past releases?

Is there an official list of all Ubuntu iso image volume ids, for current and past releases? I know that you can use the isoinfo command to get the volume id of a downloaded Live "CD" image. For ...
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ISO file extraction

How do I extract an .iso file so that I am able to use the contents of it. Please be sure that it's not a operating system file, its just a file which contains videos. I have tried to extract it ...
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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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ISO install directly from mount on headless server

Iam Installing my customised Ubuntu ISO/CDROM with the following steps. Mount an ISO, Reboot the system, press F2 get on to boot sequence change to CDROM. So it will boot from ISO. I can see ...
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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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How to create an .iso image from a windows dvd that i can then put on a flash-drive [duplicate]

Here is what I have: a Windows 7 AIO DVD that is already bootable no CD rom a flash drive empty DVDs I only get computers with cd-roms a few times a week. Here is what I want to do: make a ...
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DVD writer isn't detected on 14.04

I was ready to put Opensuse.iso in my empty dvd when i went to files and check if it detected the device. it didnt. I went to Disks and it said it had no media. How can I make my DVD appear on the ...
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How do I install Windows 7 from an iso file on a separate partition from Ubuntu?

I have already installed Ubuntu on my computer's hard drive. But I want to create a second partition that runs Windows 7. My computer cannot read DVD's (it's that old) so I have the Windows 7 iso file ...