ISO 9660 is a filesystem designed for use on CD-ROMs. An “ISO image” is a file that contains an ISO 9660 filesystem and can be burnt to a CD.

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Creating an Arch ISO image produces invalid cross-device link errors

I have been trying to create a custom Arch ISO by following the archiso article at The ArchWiki, unfortunately whenever I run ./build.sh -v from my ~/archlive directory I get one of two types of ...
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Can't install BlackArch on Live USB

So I have the following problem. I want to install BlackArch on an USB. I downloaded the Live ISO (64Bit) and used PowerISO to make a bootable USB. I am on Windows 8.1 so I hit WINDOWS BUTTON + C, ...
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Creating an iso file from a Dual layer dvd

I created an iso file using mkisofs "for linux OS: RH 7". Mounting the image shows the same folders of the original source from which the iso is generated. However when using this iso image to ...
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Can you use grub2 to boot a CentOS 7.x Live ISO from a hard drive (vmdk)

I have a requirement to generate a CentOS 7 bootable ISO that I can boot from a virtual hard disk drive inside a VMWare VM (i.e a bootable .vmdk). These are the requirements, and alternatives are not ...
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How do I create an bootable UBCD-stick using FreeBSD?

I have an UltimateBootCD-image-file (iso) and I want to create a bootable usb-stick from it. I tried dd'in it, % dd bs=4M if=/path/to//ubcd.iso of=/dev/da0 && sync 103+1 records in 103+1 ...
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Is an ISO image file a filesystem in its own right?

I am trying to understand what the relationship a xxx.iso file has to the other aspects of a block device, e.g. partitions and a file system. It's common for people to describe accessing or making a ...
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Terminal: create bootable USB from iso

How can I create a bootable USB stick from an iso image? I thought dd should do the work, but so far I were unsuccesful. This is what I've tried: umount /dev/sdx deleted every partition on sdx ...
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How can I cryptographically verify a sabayon.iso? Are there any certificates?

I've downloaded and installed sabayon, but all I can find to verify that iso image is an md5sum that can only be downloaded from the same insecure mirrors. md5 checksums are not cryptographically ...
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CentOS custom install ISO error setting up base repository

I tired to create my own CentOS ISO install image. I followed instructions from here. I copied all the packages from CentOS minimal install CD image, and didn't add any extra package. I just want's to ...
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Custom debian ISO

I currently use Vagrant and puppet along with the standard debian ISO with CM available here: https://vagrantcloud.com/puppetlabs/boxes/debian-8.2-64-puppet It appears to be a basic distribution of ...
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Removing ISO 9660 from USB using Terminal

I received a USB flash drive that contains a pre-installed ISO 9660 (Joliet) image on it. To delete the image and free up space on the drive, I attempted to use sudo rm -rf /Volumes/ISONAME via a ...
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USB flash drive formatted as “Linux Live CD” keeps the CD-ROM name after re-partitioning

I have an USB flash drive that I formerly used as installation medium for Linux Fedora. The stick still has the "Fedora Live USB" installation files on it. When I insert it into my olde laptoppe, it ...
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Create a UEFI bootable USB stick from an ISO image with GParted

I am aware that the issue of creating a UEFI-bootable USBs has been covered far and wide. However, from the first round of research I ended up feeling that the information gained is either ...
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Mounting a SafeDisc-protected ISO on Linux

I have a copy of a very old and obscure software CD (circa 2004). The disc uses SafeDisc copy protection and needs to be in the CD tray for the program to run. I have been using the original CD under ...
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How do I mount the /dev/sda partition from CentOS-7-x86_64-Minimal-1511.iso?

I need some help figuring out how to mount partition 1 (xfs, boot) of the /dev/sda device from CentOS-7-x86_64-Minimal-1511.iso on a CentOS Linux release 7.2.1511 (Core) VM. There are multiple devices ...
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How do I boot from ISO file stored on hard disk?

I know that I can create/burn bootable CD/DVD or live USB and can boot/install from it. But suppose I am currently running GNU/Linux and I've ISO file of another GNU/Linux that I want to install on my ...
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What are the necessary files for creating a bootable remastered ISO?

I've modified my version of puppy and created new (remastered) .sfs file I created the new .sfs file with: mksquashfs puppyfilesystem myRelease/puppy-remastered.sfs -noappend So far so fine, but ...
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Is there any way to boot from iso while running system from live disk?

This is bit complicated question let me explain what is expected: I know that we can add GRUB menuentry with location of ISO file and boot from ISO using GRUB entry. (i.e this method) But suppose ...
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How can an ISO file be written (copied) to a disc as a single file using wodim?

Problem An ISO file needs to be 'burned' to a disc as a file, not an ISO image, and by using wodim. Question How can an ISO file be written (copied) to a disc as a single file using wodim?
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create an image that can be mounted in vmware from existing xubuntu 14.04 install using free software

I have spent 2 days researching/testing this and come up empty. I have 2 physical computers: 1) main pc is windows 7 with VMware. 2) other PC with xubuntu 14.04 (want to back this one up). I wish ...
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Ubuntu remaster creates too small ISOs

I am trying to use respin which is a fork of remastersys to create a livecd of an Ubuntu installation on my virtualbox VM. respin creates a folder called ISOLinux, dummyfs and custom.iso The problem ...
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How can I create a live ISO for a customized operating system?

I would like to create an ISO file (which can be used to create a live CD or USB or as a primary controller for a VirtualBox machine) for a customized version of Sabayon Linux I have created on a ...
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mount through fuseiso9660 appending ;1 to filenames

I want to mount iso9660 files without root permissions through some program and I have chosen fuseiso9660 for this purpose. But whenever I use the command fuseiso9660 /path/to/iso ...
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how do I do file-listing of all files/packages in an .iso to stdout or to a file?

I am looking to do a file-listing of all files/packages in an .iso either to stdout or to a file. It would be nice if the file-listing is complete as in $ls -l so I have all the necessary data to ...
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CentOS 7 Install: Error populating transaction

I am having a yum issue with a CentOS 7 minimal DVD. I've spun a custom ISO based on CentOS-7-x86_64-Minimal-1503-01 and have only added a kickstart file that installs @core, sudo, rsyslog, and ...
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Permanently update linux distro .iso file in pen

I have a kali 2.0 (last released version) on a pen and run it on a virtual machine with allocated memory on my hard drive. However, even though this kali distribution is the last version available I ...
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GUI ISO to USB tools in Debian or something which is available at github or elsewhere

Are there any GUI ISO to USB tools in Debian? I mean a way in which I could copy the .iso files to a USB/pen-drive. While I know the dd way intimately, am looking for a tool which a normal/lay user ...
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Burning iso to DVD - find device

I am trying to burn an iso-file to a DVD but I am new to this and cannot fully accomplish it. I have the following iso: myiso/myfirst.iso and then I look up the device to burn to: inxi -d the ...
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Arch Linux installation usb

I burned the newest ISO to a flash drive using unetbootin, but it only comes up with this: Arch Linux archiso x86_64 UEFI USB UEFI Shell x86_64 v1 UEFI Shell x86_64 v2 EFI Default Loader When I try ...
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How to make a UEFI bootable ISO image with grub-mkrescue?

The story so far: I have been following this guide to produce a customized version of Ubuntu. As of now, the structure of the CD is complete. I have generated an ISO with the command: sudo ...
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Audio CD authoring w/o an optical drive?

I need to burn an audio CD with a few kinks, like having no gaps between certain songs. I know I can do this with cdrdao, but my Linux box doesn't have a burner. Is it possible to use cdrdao to make ...
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QEMU doesn't boot iso file in UEFI

The Problem I would like to run a Windows 8.1 iso inside QEMU KVM. For this I have downloaded the necessary OVMF files (from here). I can successfully boot a Windows 10 in UEFI mode, but with the ...
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Finding burn-date of a DVD

An ISO file has been burned into a blank DVD (in a Linux OS). Is there any commands in Ubuntu to check when the DVD was burned? I mean the date that the ISO file was burned, I do not mean the date ...
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Run CentOS 7 live from USB

I downloaded CentOS 7 from http://mirror.yourwebhoster.eu/centos/7/isos/x86_64/CentOS-7-x86_64-DVD-1503-01.iso and put it on to an USB. But when starting the computer with the USB in it, I only get ...
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createrepo output problems

I am trying to create a custom iso for CentOS 6.5. I started with the baseline iso I downloaded from CentOS (the minimal one) website. After mount -o -loop the .iso, I added a custom rpm to the ...
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Distribute Linux system as ISO vs a set of files

Majority of Linux distributions available to install these days are distributed in the form of single ISO file which conforms to both El Torito standard and contains a bootloader so that ISO image can ...
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Grub 2 multi image boot disk boots some images but restarts on others

The issue I'm having is that my bootable usb I have only works with certain boot images, to be more specific it will boot Ubuntu desktop iso images but not Ubuntu server. If I try to boot Ubuntu ...
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Convert VMWare virtual machine to .ISO

I have a virtual machine with the extension .vmwarevm. The OS is Ubuntu 15.04 Mini 64-bit. I have no GUI, just command line interface. I looked up a couple of tools like remastersys but had no luck. ...
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Creating a Debian ISO by merging all 3 iso parts to one for booting via usb

I've downloaded the Debian DVD installation images from Debian, that's been split into 3 parts. I want to create a USB installation disk by merging all the 3 ISO to one ISO. Here's the list of the ...
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Difference between extracting an iso or mounting it

I'm trying to create a customized Ubuntu installation CD. In the official documentation of Ubuntu it says “Copy the CD to your hard drive” using this command: mount -o loop /path/to/iso ...
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How can I extract a Debian binary package from the ISO of an installation disk?

What process do I use to extract a Debian binary package from a Debian/Ubuntu based distribution's ISO image?
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Size difference between an iso file burnt to a cd and the file retrieved with dd

I have an iso file (foo.iso) that I burnt to a dvd with the command : growisofs -dvd-compat -Z /dev/cdrom=foo.iso I then tried the command dd if=/dev/cdrom of=foo2.iso However, foo2.iso is ...
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Making an ISO of MBR + X amounts of partitions

I am trying to make an ISO of a Windows Backup disc that I "burned" to my microSD card, which I did in desperation due to lack of HDD storage at the time. Now I want to get it out of there and onto ...
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Accidentally mounted an ISO directly to /media, and I'm unsure how to unmount

I mounted an installation ISO directly into /media on a 64-bit Fedora-16 machine using # mount -o loop isodisk.iso /media It returned mount: warning: /media seems to be mounted read-only Now ...
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How do users mount .bin/.cue or .iso with loopback device as read only?

Can users mount any of the following image files as read-only using a loopback device? If it is possible then can anyone give me examples?
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where to download gentoo 2.2?

My hosting company has gentoo. I want to install the same system on my virtualbox/vagrant. If I do cat /etc/gentoo-release I get: Gentoo Base System release 2.2 and uname -r: ...
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How to work with a kernel one has no information about?

I'm working with a system to automatically assemble Live CDs. It came packaged with a kernel (seemingly based on 3.13.11), that has been working without problems so far. I noticed that, when I try ...
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Grub - boot debian iso file from ntfs partition and install it

I have problem installing debian directly from hard drive. Say, i have a logical partition /dev/sda5 and there is debian DVD iso file located in (hd0,5)/iso/debian-8.0.0-amd64-DVD-1.iso with initrd ...
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Writing ISO file to USB

I need to write a windows7 iso file on my usb stick. I had been used to this task. I usually either use the dd tool, or unetbootin. Surprisingly both don't work today. With dd I did the following : ...
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How to rebuild ISO removing file from its mounted image?

I built an ISO that contains, for example: Directory listing of / d--------- 0 0 0 2048 Mar 19 2015 [ 29 02] . d--------- 0 0 0 2048 Mar 19 2015 [ 29 ...