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From command line you can use the command eject and the drive should open or throw out the cd/dvd. You can add a device name (handy for when you have more than one drives) or a name too (like eject cdrom or eject /dev/cdrom).


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/dev/sr0 /media/cdrom udf,iso9660 user,noauto,exec,utf8 0 0 worked like magic as I had already existing /media/cdrom created by sudo mkdir /media/cdrom


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Audio CDs do not have file systems for tracks. It is raw data burned to the disc. What you have isn't an ISO but raw data of the disc. You cannot mount it.


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You can alternatively use a convenient tool called Plop Boot Manager. It’s a small bootloader that provides a menu to select the device you want to boot from. If your BIOS doesn’t support booting from USB devices but still detects the devices at boot, this should be all you need. (Taken from the screenshots page) This is Plop’s interface – you just hit ...


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A superficial way is to run file. In the end of the line it prints whether iso is bootable, e.g. $ file fd11src.iso fd11src.iso: ISO 9660 CD-ROM filesystem data 'FD11SRC' (bootable) A more profound way is to use an emulator like qemu: qemu-system-x86_64 -boot d -cdrom image.iso -m 512 If it loads, then everything is fine. Despite the complete ...


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Answering the question Since you ask on AskUbuntu, here's an answer to what you're asking for. "boot without changing anything on the HD" The regular (not the alternate or server) ISOs of major flavors of Ubuntu, whether 32-bit or 64-bit, can all boot live on a machine to test drive without installing. I personally booted Ubuntu, Xubuntu, Lubuntu from ...


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You might check with OSDisc.com. I don't know how many MB their live/install cd's have, but you could email them and ask. They usually run $5.95 to $19.95 and will refund your money. I'm using a live/install Ubuntu on an old Dell Inspiron laptop to get familiar with the os and it works fine, but it was not purchased from OSDisc.com. Hope this helps.


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Did U already install the package kubuntu-restricted-extras ? If yes, proceed further: Open a terminal window and execute (just use copy+paste for the line): sudo /usr/share/doc/libdvdread4/install-css.sh The command invokes a download and installation of libdvdcss. Check with the laws if this is legal in your region. This information is derived from ...



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