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Can you burn .img files meant for USB drives to a DVD or CD and still expect it to boot?

I want to install Guix on one of my old computers, the place where I downloaded them is right here and its supposed to be on flashed on USB drives, but I'm wondering if I could burn it to a CD or DVD. ...
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Linux Kali I need help after downloading the iso

Kali. I am downloading the iso 64 bit version now it will be done soon. do I burn it to CD the same way as i would with music? just drag and drop? Thanks so much for your help
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What to use when burning footage

I'm running Zorin OS 9 and filmed some things on my camera and am about to edit them. What can I use to burn them to my blank DVD-R disks?
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How to burn an iso while downloading it

I'm in a real hurry so I thought there is a way to do that but I don't know how. I thought about piping wget -c cdimage.ubuntu.com/daily-live/current/utopic-desktop-amd64.iso | BurningApp but I don't ...
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Extremely slow CD-ROM burning

When I try to burn a CD-ROM using K3B, the burner slows down from 10x to 0.12x after writing exactly 71MB. Consequently, burning a 142MB live CD takes more than a hour. Why is this happening? The ...
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On burning new iso image onto CD (rw type), still the CD reflects the old content!

I had got "Windows repair disc" iso burnt on my CD (of RW type but not sure weather its CD +RW or CD -RW). As its RW, it means the CD can be written multiple times. So, today I want to burn it with ...
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Getting message “Error trying to open /dev/dvd exclusively” at the end of a DVD burning process when using growisofs

I am using Linux Fedora Core 4 (have to work with a legacy system) and trying to burn DVDs as a non-root user using the growisofs utility. I seem to be getting this error message at the end of the ...
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Burned binary files don't match original files

Kernel = 2.6.23.1-42 genisoimage 1.1.6 (Linux) Wodim 1.1.10 Create iso image: genisoimage -V "Data_Layer_1" -v -J -r -o cdl_data_1.iso cdl_1/ Test integrity of iso image: mount -t iso9660 -o loop ...
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Using Fedora 19 to burn .iso-image to external HDD

Seeing as several google-searches have failed me, I am having a hard time completing this task. I am currently running Fedora 19 on my laptop, and I wish to burn a .iso-image to an external HDD. ...
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Will DVD+RW work on my laptop drive marked RW?

I purchase today moserbaer DVD that is: DVD+RW. Now I want to know whether my drive supports this DVD (i.e. the DVD can be burned)! On my drive its written RW & ReWritable. Also please see the ...
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Error while burning DVD

I'm working on Ubuntu 13.04. I purchased a few DVDs of Sony company from a few different shops but it failed to burn all these. Earlier I had used the Sony DVD only to burn the same date & it ...
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Unable to burn 2 DVDs

Today I purchased 2 DVDs today of Sony company. I tried burning them with some s/w but failed. Please see below for the error log produced. I used Brasero Disk Burner of Ubuntu13.04. Then I used ...
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strange problems on cd-rom writers

I have a really strange problems with my last 5 burners. They look all broken. They can read the files on CDs but when I burn a cd it seem that the burning was gone well, but when I try to md5 the ...
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Burn remote data on to a disc

I have an ISO image in another system which I need to burn on my system. I can copy that image to my system using SCP and then do burning. But I would like to know, whether I can directly burn the ...
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How to burn iso image to DVD using dd command

I was looking at the command to burn iso image to a dvd. But I couldnt get the name of the device. In the /dev/ I could see cdrom,cdrw,dvd,dvdrw. I am using debian. When I gave the command, I got ...
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what determines overburn capability of CD-R?

I had a 733MiB ISO image which I tried to write to a CD-R. I had two CD-R disks from different manufacturers. With first CD-R disk(TDK) the burning process failed, but using the second CD-R(EMTEC), it ...
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understanding “-dao”, “-sao”, “-tao” and “-raw” writing modes for wodim in practice

In wodim one can choose between many different writing modes like Disk At Once("-dao"), Session At Once("-sao"), Track At Once("-tao") or Raw writing mode("-raw"). As I understand, Track At Once ...
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mkisofs can't find file

I'm trying to create a .iso file using mkisofs. I have the following folders: my OS | |--src |--bin I used the following command: mkisofs -R -input-charset utf8 -b bin/boot.bin -no-emul-boot ...
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How to verify a CD against an ISO image?

I've got a physical burnt CD and the original ISO image of it. No reference checksum files were provided for the CD contents. How do I check the actual CD is correct (corresponds to the original ...
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Verify if a system has DVD burners?

Is it possible to verify if the system has a DVD burner installed? I need this for a script.
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Create multisession ISO image to burn on a remote CD

I need to be able to take a number of files on one machine and generate a .iso image to burn to a multisession CD-R that has already had a session written to it. I can easily create an image for the ...
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How to create UDF images and burn them to DVD or CDROM?

Writing CDs with cdrecord and making images with genisoimage is no problem. I want to write DVDs in a similar manner, first creating an image, then burning it to disk. This is quite beneficial, since ...
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Any LiveCD or LiveDVD Distro whith multi session burning onto LiveMedia

I'm looking for any Distro or LiveLinux for CD/DVD (NOT usb/SD card usage) which does the following: 1) All changes to the filesystem are written to the RAM disk with an overlaid filesystem. 2) Upon ...
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Failure Writing a Multi-Session Audio/Data CD w/ cdrdao

I'm trying to create a multi-session CD (CD-Extra), but hitting some errors with cdrdao. I'm following these steps. The audio session of the CD finished successfully, but writing the data portion ...
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Splitting large directory tree into specified-size chunks?

I have a directory tree that I would like to back up to optical disks. Unfortunately, it exceeds the size of any one disk (it's about 60GB). I am looking for a script that would split this tree into ...
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Can't burn DVD — incompatible format

I have been trying to burn a few ISOs lately with no success and have certainly used this hardware in the past, so I am not sure what's going on. I am using DVD-R media (tried multiple discs) which ...
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How to check why the cdrom cannot be open exclusively

Sometimes when I try to burn an ISO image, the message that "/dev/sr0" cannot be open exclusively appears. lsof does not shows any program that opens "/dev/sr0" (I checked for aliases too).