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

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Ubuntu 14.04 “[Errno 5] Input/output error” during Installation

I have been trying to install a fresh copy of Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit version) on my desktop PC from a USB memory stick, but I'm experiencing a problem. Each time I attempt an install I received an ...
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Can't Boot to Live CD - Samsung NP355E5C-A01US

I am trying to upgrade my laptop, a Samsung NP355E5C-A01US, from Ubuntu 12.10 to 14.04. The previous installation (Ubuntu 12.10) has become a bit unstable making this very difficult. I have a Live ...
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Multiple ISO in single bootable dvd

Its not just multiple Ubuntu distros in single dvd/usb as stated here or Ubuntu distos with other utility ISO's in a single dvd/usb I'm asking. I want to include Windows 7 or above version, Ubuntu ...
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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 installation doesn't work

I downloaded the ISO file and burnt it on a dvd using a iso burner (which extracted the files from the iso and burnt them as though the cd was the iso) and now popped it into the computer, rebooted ...
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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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I have downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 and burned it onto a disk, it's an ISO file.. will it boot from disk? [duplicate]

I downloaded the .ISO file from the Ubuntu website, burned it to a [dvd] disc and before I wipe Windows (I don't have a spare Windows disc) I want to know will it boot from the disk?
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Server Upgrade an 'end-of-life' Server from ISO over SSH

I have read that it is possible to upgrade ubuntu from an ISO image, but would the same be possible from a remote location over SSH? After mounting the ISO, what command would I use to upgrade? I ask ...
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How to make ISO file “bootable” on USB [duplicate]

I have downloaded the Ubuntu (desktop) ISO file and copied it to a USB drive. When I try to boot from it, I get a disk error. When I try to open the file within Windows, it launches my CD Burning ...
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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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On using Knoppix, should I use the ISO, or expand it onto DVD? [closed]

I was trying to find a way to get a system that was running Ubuntu to be able to install Windows. I thought my gparted dvd would boot but for some reason this Computer is not booting from Gparted. ...
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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 do I burn a DVD ISO using the terminal?

I have a DVD ISO file and i want to burn through the terminal . We have many command formats but i am unable to choose the best & safe one . so please give me a best command to burn the ISO ...
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PCSX not loading after new game start

I am running pcsx on Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit, and I tried running Chrono Cross as an .iso file. As soon as I start the new game, the screen goes black and it does not load. Any advice? I installed pcsx ...
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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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How to mount iso as a device

Before formatting my hard drive to dual boot a new install of both Windows and Xubuntu, I made an ISO of my whole SSD and put it on my data hard disk by doing this from a live CD: dd if=/dev/sda ...
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How to boot live iso images?

I found that it can be done with loopback as follows menuentry "Lucid ISO" { loopback loop (hd0,1)/boot/iso/ubuntu-10.04-desktop-i386.iso linux (loop)/casper/vmlinuz boot=casper ...
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Can I install Desktop-Environment from distro's iso file?

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 32-bit (Default Unity D.E.).I have Xubuntu desktop (32-bit) iso file (image). so it must there Xubuntu Desktop Environment inside iso file. I don't want to install whole ...
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How to make a bootable ISO from a bootable DVD using the command line?

I need to create an image to be able to mount the install DVD inside virtualbox in order to boot and install Windows. Important: I need to do it using the command line. I tried with genisoimage as ...
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How do I access the files in an ISO created with WinArchiver

A friend from out of town recently gave me four .iso files on a USB stick. Several days later I tried to access the files using 7z; all I see in each ISO is a 0-byte file named "Please open the ISO ...
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Having a problem loading Lynux OS to a supermicro H8SMi-2 Motherboard

I just bought this server Pull,it loads mini Xp from a disc ,But All attempts to load any lynux disc hangs and freezes . is this board compatible with lynux ubuntu 14.04? I read on the supermicro site ...
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How to make a bootable ISO image from a bootable DVD?

I want to make a .iso image of a bootable OS DVD, to use in VirutalBox. Nautilus can make a .iso, but only of data files, it seems. The .iso it created was not bootable. What is available to make ...
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Any way to manually make a bootable USB from ISO?

I've been using Unetbootin but it occasionally fails to create a bootable usb the way I need it to, especially with the newer versions. Is there a way I could extract the iso myself?
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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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How to make a ISO image from a Bootable DVD in windows? [duplicate]

I am using Windows 7. And I want to install ubuntu 12.04 to my new Notebook PC. It has no DVD-ROM so I wanna make *.iso file so I can install it fom a usb. I have the Ubuntu 12.04 bootable DVD. How to ...
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Install software from a non-Ubuntu iso file

I have a DVD, which has an iso file in it. It's not an Ubuntu DVD, it's another iso file with some software in it. How can I install this software in Ubuntu? I know this is kind of stupid question. ...
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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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Cannot find the ISO file on my computer

Your help greatly appreciated. I have downloaded pendrivelinux USB installer and downloaded the Ubuntu ISO file which is 900 or so mbs...however when I browse from pendrivelinux USB installer I can ...
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Boot from Ubuntu ISO on a hfsplus partition (macbook pro)

I would like to be able to boot from an ISO stored on an HFS+ partition (the main partition on my macbook pro). Here is what I've done so far: grub> insmod hfs, grub> insmod hfsplus grub> ...
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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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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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Can Ubuntu 12.04LTS fit on a normal CD, 700MB, or i do need a DVD?

i just want to know if the new ubuntu (12.04LTS) can fit perfectly on a normal cd :)
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How can I avoid 'Installation Failed' error when creating a Start Up Disk?

I want to create a Ubuntu 12.04 Live CD. So I open Startup Disk Creator in the Ubuntu Dash. I go through all of the settings, and then click 'Make Startup Disk'. Almost immediately I get a window ...
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Is my Edubuntu disc AMD64 or i386? (64 or 32 bit)

I have an Edubuntu DVD. However, I don't know if I burned it using the i386 (32 bit) iso, or the AMD64 (64 bit) iso. Is there anyway to check the DVD file system to see which one it is? Thanks
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Downloaded 64 bit, no ISO?

I've recently installed the newest download, and I can't find the ISO anywhere to put onto USB (in my case, a Hard Drive). Here's what the download file looks like; Any help would be much ...
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Where is my ISO file? [duplicate]

When I download Ubuntu 64 or 32 bit my computer downloads a .zip file instead of a .iso file. When I open the .zip file it is full of folders and I can't find my .iso in any of them? Does anyone know ...
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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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How to transform a desktop version of Ubuntu ISO into a server one?

As I understand, desktop and server distributions of Ubuntu are very similar, except that some packages are included in one but not another. I need to install Ubuntu Server from PXE. Since there is ...
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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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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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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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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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How do I burn multiple Ubuntu isos on one DVD?

I always find it a waste putting a 790MB Ubuntu iso on a 4GB DVD, and I was wondering how to put multiple operating systems on one DVD with a grub menu. I know it is possible, but I just don't know ...
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Error found in 1 file?

I recently downloaded Lubuntu 14.04 64bit standard PC disc image ISO version. I tried to burn this image using xfburn to cd and dvd, but when i check the disc for defects in the lubuntu boot main ...
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Windows vista shows ISO file as ZIP! [closed]

When I download the ISO file, my system shows the file as a zip file and not as an ISO. I have tried to burn the file as an image to a DVD but my laptop will not bootup from the CD. Setting in the ...
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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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How to replicate one ubuntu system to other ubuntu system as it is [closed]

In my system I have installed ubuntu 12.10 (consider as system A). Also I have set up another system with ruby and some other system configuration like important drivers and all the other api that ...
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Problem while installing Ubuntu 14.04 from USB drive

I have recently downloaded the Ubuntu 14.04 iso file via torrent. After downloading, I checked the MD5 sum of the downloaded .iso file and it was correct. Then I created bootable USB drive using the ...
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Burning iso to usb in ubuntu on mac hardware [duplicate]

I am trying to "burn" (yes I know thats not the right term) an iso for xubuntu onto my usb pendrive. I am on mac hardware but I have ubuntu installed and I would like to be able to do it without ...
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md5sum of ubuntu 12.04 i386 desktop .iso does not match

I downloaded the 12.04i386desktop.iso from http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop. the startup disk creator when creating the bootable usb says that checksum does not match. I repeated the download ...