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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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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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13.10 - Can't copy iso file to pen drive

I want to copy 4.4 GB ISO file to 8 GB pen drive, but after coping 4.3 GB, it shows file too large, even though there is enough free space in the pen drive. So I had to copy it to external hard disk. ...
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Installing multiple operating systems onto a flash drive

I am trying to install centos onto another one of my machines, and I am new to Ubuntu. When I downloaded centos the operating system came as two .iso images. So far I have been unable to figure out ...
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How to write two install .iso (for example windows and linux) on one flash?

How to write two installer .iso images (for example Windows and a Linux system like Ubuntu) on one USB flash drive?
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Stuffing In Multiple Bootable ISO's On The Same Pendrive

I recently installed ubuntu 13.04 from a bootable 8GB usb pendrive which was created using power iso when i was on windows.Is there a way of stuffing in another bootable windows and a freebsd iso file ...
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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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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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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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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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How do i boot any ISO from a USB flash drive?

So I know in my bios theres this settings in USB labled "Emulate device" HDD/CDROM/FDD But im not even sure I understand what it means and I cant find it on the internet. Do you remember the old ...
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Live USB doesnt recognize any bootable file on usb. Booting from usb gives disc error

Windows is screwed up and I cannot register it on my computer (product on HD doesn't match product previously on motherboard). So I decided to just run Ubuntu instead. I put the Ubuntu .iso file I ...
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Can I Install grub on an USB and make it a rescue disk?

Can I Install grub on an USB and make it a rescue disk? Question: Is it safe to run the following commands? sudo grub-install /dev/sdb (where sdb is my USB drive) update-grub2 Question: Would ...
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Ubuntu's .iso is read as .rar on Windows. Should I install it on a USB Drive assuming it's an ISO? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How burn or mount an ISO file? I'm trying to make an install with a USB Drive with ubuntu-12.04-desktop-i386.iso. However, it is showing on Windows Vista 32bit as a ...
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Why dd is not a reliable command to write bootable .iso files to USB thumb drive?

As the answers here indicate Ubuntu .iso s are not expected to boot if copied with dd to a USB thumb drive. Now my question is why is so that some Linux distributions have the option to directly write ...
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kubuntu for usb, where to find this iso-file?

I downloaded Universal-USB-Installer-1.8.9.6 to install kubuntu at an usb-drive. Now the installer is asking for an iso-file. where can I find it?
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How to create a bootable USB from a .iso file? [duplicate]

I am trying to create a bootable USB stick from a .iso image (it isn't a linux distro or anything of the sort) intended for use with a CD. I've tried UNetbootin and dd but they don't boot.