An image file of an optical disk, such as a CD-ROM or DVD.

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How can I create a bootable DVD iso from a USB drive?

There seems to be a lot of questions / answers about doing the reverse, but not as much info for USB -> DVD. Problem I created a bootable USB drive using YUMI. The USB drive is working great, and ...
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Difference between Centos CD and DVD versions

What is the difference between Centos 5.8 CD and DVD versions? I want to download Centos ISO files but stumbled upon two different files. One is of around 600MB and another is of massive 4GB.
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How to make a VBox Windows XP guest from installation CD?

I have a sudden need to have a Windows XP guest machine (VirtualBox) and have both a Reinstallation CD (including SP3) as well as a valid Windows XP key that I purchased years ago and never used. So ...
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What is the difference between ISO and DMG images?

What is the difference between .iso files and .dmg files? Why are they used differently?
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Windows 8 ISO Mounting at startup / permanently

I am using Windows 8 Pro RTM. It now has the support of mounting ISO files as a system drive, but when the computer is restarted, the ISOs are not mounted anymore. How can I make this mount permanent ...
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Ubuntu mounts ISO but some files are unreadable

I'm new to Linux and just installed ubuntu 12.04 amd64 this month. I had failed to install Texlive with texlive2012 iso image. I used the recommended command to mount: mount -t iso9660 -o ...
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Creating a bootable Ubuntu Server flash drive in OS X

I wish to create a bootable Ubuntu Server flash drive. I downloaded the ISO, but all instructions I find online don't work because in this version of OS X (Lion) the ISO cannot be mounted because it ...
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Can't find the right Ubuntu Server ISO for VirtualBox

I have been trying all morning to find the right Ubuntu Server (12.04) ISO to use for installing an Ubuntu guest OS on my VBox VM. Here are the relevant stats: Host Machine: AMD 64-bit Host OS: ...
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How to find whether my OS image is corrupted or not?

I'm having Windows XP image as an ISO file. Is there any way to know whether it's corrupted or not?
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why iso image booting from DVD but not from usb? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: what is the difference between the usb booting mechanism and optical disk booting mechanism? I have an iso file. I burned it to a DVD now I can boot using that DVD but ...
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PXE booting standard images?

I see lots of guides showing very detailed steps on booting into various OS's, but none of the files are explained. It is not clear to me which files part of the PXE server, or are the Network ...
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Can mounting an ISO image execute malicious software within the mounted ISO image?

I use MagicISO Virtual CD/DVD Manager to mount ISO images. What I'm wondering is: can a file within the ISO image be executed when the ISO image is mounted by MagicISO?
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How can I install Windows 7 without dvd or usb, on linux?

I have a different problem that I don't think can be solved but it's better to ask before loosing all hope. I currently run Crunchbang (Debian dist) and would like to install Windows 7 as well. ...
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FATAL : No Bootable medium found! System halted

I just got a .iso of the linux distro Backtrack 5 R2. I set it up, using virtual box, and set it up to run using the .iso, and hard drive as a .vdi. Here's the setup: System: Base Memory: 1500 MB ...
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Restoring a VirtualBox VM to a clean/default state?

I am playing around with Virtual Box and installed an Ubuntu 12.04 ISO on a my first VM. Now I want to "wipe" that VM clean and undo all the software I had installed on it. My co-worker said the ...
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Custom Tiny Linux LiveCD

I need a very small custrom made distribution that I can use to boot my system (add to boot options of an Ubuntu CD) that will mount the filesystem on disk and make some changes to it (install ...
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How could I pack my linux installation to installable DVD

I have spend more than 2 months configuring my openSUSE 12.1 linux as ultimate development environment with manual installs of many tools and packages. How could I pack this as my own distro on a DVD ...
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Unable to open ISO file by using WinRAR

Am using windows7, am trying to open a ISO file by using WINRAR but am getting a error no archives found?, and ISO file contains 5gb of data.Can you please tell me how to open that file?
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Boot iso images from bootable USB

I'm trying to figure out an universal solution to have a multi-boot usb memory stick. I have some ISO images like: knoppix, debian, ubuntu, etc. Is there any way to do the following procedure: List ...
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Is it possible to create bootable USB from “any” bootable ISO [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I place a bootable ISO on a USB drive? I know its possible for Windows or most other OS. But I am talking about general purpose utility software. I have an ...
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Software for recombining two dvd iso's

I have two DVD's which I converted into two iso files. The problem I'm facing is that I need to combine the two DVD's into one, but I also need to cut out a part of one DVD. The question is if ...
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Is there a way to have a DVD/CD virtual drive installed and store DVDs in an .iso file?

I'm currently playing Crysis, but I also like to play Worms Armageddon sometimes and both of them need their respective DVDs to run. I'd like to know if there's a way to copy the files off the DVD, ...
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How can we burn an iso image to hard disk?

I know that: An ISO image can be burned to a CD/DVD. It can be mounted to any directory in the hard disk. It can be burned to a CD, and then the contents be copied to the hard disk. But can we ...
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What is the difference between regular windows backup and creating a system image?

I had to deal with an issue where I had to reinstall Windows 7 recently, and had (thankfully) made a 'backup and restore' backup onto an external hard drive before that. Is there a difference between ...
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Is it possible to to create a live linux iso containing a win xp virtual machine?

I would like to have a Linux live system that contains a Windows xp virtual machine. This would be run from a bootable USB flash drive. My attempts so far have been unsuccessful. I created a Lubuntu ...
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How can I create a bootable USB from ISO on Windows 7? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I place a bootable ISO on a USB drive? Is there a built in Windows 7 feature to "burn" an ISO to a USB-Stick USB-hard-drive? Or are there any advisable tools for ...
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Making Ubuntu Bootable ISO: Truncating long file names

I am building a Custom Ubuntu ISO. Everything is ready in custom-iso folder. Therefore I apply this script to build my ISO. #!/bin/bash isoname=$(date +"custom-ubuntu-%y-%m-%d-%H:%M.iso") mkisofs -J ...
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Need help making a bootable portable USB hard drive. [Utility I need will only create bootable CDs or USB flash drives]

I've got a copy of Spotmau's Bootsuite 2012, which is an utterly fantastic tool. It has completely replaced Bart PE for me, and I relied on BPE for YEARS. Anyway, the issue I'm having is that the ...
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taking Image of HDD with reallocated bad sectors [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Tool to copy files of HDD with bad sectors My main hdd has some bad sectors that have been reallocated. I haven't lost any files (from what I have seen) but it has ...
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How can I check whether an ISO image is bootable?

Is there any software available to check whether an ISO Image is bootable, without writing it in to a DVD or running it on virtual machine?
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Convert ISO to MP4 with ffmpeg cli on linux [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: how do I convert .iso to .mp4 without mounting with ffmpeg I have numerous iso and I would like to convert them to mp4 using ffmpeg (only the main video and not menus ...
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doesn't show ubiquity's welcome screen, directly start desktop where install icon appear

In my ubuntu 11.04 customized doesn't show ubiquity's welcome screen, directly start desktop where install icon appear. Please help
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Creating a full ISO image of Ubuntu from console

I would like to know if it is possible to create a full ISO image of an existing Ubuntu system from the console, and how to do that.
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iso9660 filesystem when remade with a slight change blows its size by 100M

I have an iso 9660 filesystem image in which I need to edit just one file. I copied the files using cp -avf. When the files reach the destination, the sizes increase. That must be due to the increase ...
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windows ISO file to use with VirtualBox

I read here on superuser.com that windows XP ISO files are not generally available for downloads from legitimate sources. What version of Windows can I use then, to mount as an ISO file with ...
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Why is an iso file needed to burn into a USB

I wonder why an iso file is needed to be burned into a USB in general? For example, I have downloaded the installation iso file of Ubuntu 12.04. I want to install from my USB, so I copy the iso file ...
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PowerISO hangs at 0% for hours, kills computer when converting CD to an ISO file

I need to convert a CD I have to an ISO image but when I use PowerISO it stays at 0% and glitches up my computer (IE9 lags, Windows Explorer stops responding, etc.). It stays at 0% for three hours so ...
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Virtual Machine begins with installation again after restarting

I have been trying to set up a virtual machine using VMware/VirtualBox. Everything runs fine- the set up etc. I use an ISO file for the setup, in case that matters. But when I power off the machine ...
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How do I consistently rip my DVDs to ISOs in Windows Vista?

I'm trying to backup all of my DVDs to ISO files. I've been using ISORecorder but there are several DVDs that I'm unable to copy (e.g. 'Romeo + Juliet', 'Gladiator', etc.) The problem, I think, has to ...
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How to create a custom Windows 7 ISO file

I have a customised Windows 7 that was written to USB. But I would like to create an ISO file so that i can install this on Virtualbox, as Virtualbox does not boot from USB. However when I create an ...
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Create a multiboot USB drive with Ubuntu and Windows 7 using ISO images [duplicate]

I would like to have a bootable USB drive with some bootable ISO images on it, where some sort of menu appears on boot to select a specific image file on the USB drive and continue boot from that one. ...
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Unable to Make Bootable USB Stick From ISO

I'm trying to use the Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool from the Microsoft Store to make my new 16 GB USB Flash drive bootable to install Windows. It worked the first time that I did this (for Windows ...
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installing a linux iso from within a university network

In order to install gentoo, I need to connect to a university wireless internet network. It requires a username and password login/authentication. I'm wondering if anyone has any advice in terms of ...
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Install XP over Ubuntu. (Flash Drive)

My girlfriend needs to install Windows XP over Ubuntu on her PC, because she need to run some software that Wine and a visual machine can't handle as well as the 'real' thing. Problem is, it seems ...
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Other options than burning an ISO to disk prior to installation? [closed]

When installing linux must you always burn the ISO image to disc pior to installation?
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Burn bootable iso image to USB stick using dd: Won't boot (despite USB first in boot sequence)

I have installed Ubuntu on a Lenovo Thinkpad R500 2732, and I must update the BIOS. On the Lenovo website, I am offered this: BIOS Update Bootable CD for Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit), Vista ...
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Program that converts Windows 7 install files into iso

I recently got to build a custom image of Windows 7 and I can successfully install it on other computers. The problem I have is right now I have to do the installs from a bootable hard drive. I ...
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how to extract files from ISO on linux?

I have an ISO file on a Linux machine for which I don't have root access. I am looking for some command or software that would allow me to extract all the files on the ISO without the need for root. ...
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is there a slackware linux netinstall?

Is there a netinstall for Slackware Linux? If so, where? I cannot seem to find one on their mirrors. Why not? Am I looking on the wrong mirror? I need a netinstall because I'm making a netinstall DVD ...
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Old Technologies About Floppy

I have a floppy disk with an unknown FS-(FileSystem). I want to make a copy from it but I can't because both Windows and Linux seem to be unable to read from it. I tried many of the most popular apps ...