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Questions tagged [iso]

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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What is the difference between a Redhat “Binary DVD” and an “Update Binary DVD”?

Some versions of RHEL, but not all (for example, 7.4), have ISO download options of both a "Binary DVD" (e.g. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4 Binary DVD, 3.78GB) and an "Update Binary DVD" (e.g. Red Hat ...
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genisoimage doubles the size of folder

I have a folder with ~22k subfolders on it, and each subfolder can have more subfolders, up to a depth of ~7. So I wanted to make it a single file, but not a rar or similar file, because ...
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How to tell if a system is running as a live USB from BASH

I'm working on making an ISO image I can burn to a USB device as a live system. In order to install to the internal drive of the system that booted the live USB, I have an icon on the desktop to ...
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Bootable ISO vs. Partitioning

I would like to create a bootable Linux ISO on a USB drive under Debian 9. I found that the ISO is only bootable if it has been written to the disk /dev/XdY. If the ISO is written to a specific ...
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How to mount ftp mounted .iso file to ubuntu

In my windows, I have created a folder. I have mounted that folder using curlftps. It was successful. there's a .iso file (centos.iso) in that folder. Then I tried to mount that iso image to my linux ...
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Date on ls command [closed]

Today I saw that the ls -l command does not display the date a file was created. In summary, I downloaded an iso today and in the ls -l I have Mar 14 2015 ! Why is that? The file was created today on ...
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CD was not burned correctly but content is OK

I am making a backup of some data. I made an ISO image of the data using genisoimage version 1.1.11 using the command: $ genisoimage -l -J -r -o ../image.iso . and then burned it to a CD with $ ...
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General question about `dd`, iso images and linux devices

I have an iso image (it's a windows installation disk), but I do not want to burn dvd. I want to create a bootable usb flash drive instead. And I want to use linux tools to accomplish this task. I ...
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Create custom ISO for Alpine Linux

I have created a custom ISO with the steps mentioned in the Alpine wiki page. https://wiki.alpinelinux.org/wiki/How_to_make_a_custom_ISO_image_with_mkimage I have included couple of apks that are ...
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Is it possible to boot a grub-mkstandalone created img file from cfg?

So I have a fully functional .img file created using grub-mkstandalone. I put this on a CD and it boots fine, the ISO loads great in a VM, etc... Now, what I want to do is link an existing grub.cfg ...
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CentOS 7 .discinfo missing line 4

The .discinfo file for CentOS 7.x distribution is missing the 4th line which indicated CD/DVD disc #. Is this data located somewhere else now?? For example, CentOS 7.4 everything .iso has .discinfo: ...
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How to configure our custom IP address to a linux iso image after extracting the same?

Normally after booting the system with Linux ISO image we can able to access the system from an external network using their IP address. And by default it will have loopback address(127.0.0.1) and ...
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Should isohybrid work on all iso media, fx Windows 7?

I have a an original Windows 7 Professional x86 iso file, straight from Microsoft. I want to make a bootable USB from this ISO. Some sources suggest that I simply dd the iso to the USB, but I don't ...
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Convert 64-bit ISO to 32-bit

I have a Linux bootable ISO of Blancco Drive Eraser which only supports 64-bit CPUs. How can I use this ISO with a 32-bit CPU? I want to erase the onboard eMMC on tablets. So far I've failed to find ...
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What is going on with this .iso file?

I am attempting to install the latest edition of Linux Mint on my 2013 MacBook Pro, but seem to have fallen at the first hurdle. On going to https://linuxmint.com/edition.php?id=246 and selecting the ...
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Command Line alternative to IsoBuster

I am trying to find a way to automate the process of merging multi-track .bin + .cue files into a single .bin and .cue. I have a collection of PSX roms, and they all come in bin and cue format. And ...
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Filehash verification using hash list [duplicate]

I download a Linux/BSD ISO file, now I can download the file hashlist too. Then I can compare with my bare eye whether the hashes match. Which single commands can verify the hash by finding the hash ...
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Debian Stretch mount hybrid iso fails

I try to mount the current Debian live ISO (debian-live-9.3.0-amd64-xfce.iso from https://cdimage.debian.org/debian-cd/current-live/amd64/bt-hybrid/) in a Debian 9.3.0 system. The command should be ...
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Get kernel panic when running Debian installation iso from hard drive

I placed the debian installation iso file in /boot/iso and carefully followed the instructions on the debian website. My grub entry at /etc/grub.d/40_custom looks like: menuentry "Debian 9.3.0 ...
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Can extlinux boot an ISO image?

I have a USB flash drive that I use for installing Linux distributions. Until recently I just extracted the contents of ISO images into dedicated sub-directories and reworked the main extlinux.conf ...
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Persistent boot order not happening after rescue and reboot from CD-ROM mounted ISO in RHEL 7.4

I mount the RHEL 7.4 ISO available in the CD-ROM and go into the rescue mode (Troubleshooting) after selecting CD-ROM option in the "One-time Boot menu". And, after reboot it is supposed to boot back ...
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Determine if two iso images are equal

I've recently made multiple images of several SD cards on multiple machines using dd. I haven't done a stellar job with my naming, and have some duplicates. How can I quickly determine if two images ...
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How to create a local repo using a live dvd iso of Centos?

So let's say am in home dir. And I do have CENTOS7.iso sitting on my home dir. Now how do I create a local repo of Centos. What I did so far is create a dir. # mkdir localrepo # yum install ...
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Is it possible to install CentOS (7) on a USB drive?

We all know we can create bootable USB with Rufus and live ISO like LiveGNOME ISO file, but in my experience it can't save settings and data which means it'll reset to default value every time you ...
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Can not see partitions in gparted after imaging iso

I have imaged 64Gb usb stick with kali linux iso as explained in official documentation. Then I have created persistence partition with parted in accordance with official docs as well. But even ...
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Run Linux ISO from session

How can I run and install an ISO from my user session? I'm now using Ubuntu on Lenovo U-31 (I fully deleted windows). For some reason, I'm not able to open my BIOS or boot from USB drive (It tries ...
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Where can I get Debian iso file (with just a terminal)? [closed]

I went through the Debian website www.debian.org, but I couldn't find any iso to run the system with terminal (operating system should have a Debian core). The iso file should be completely standalone....
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How can I create an ISO of a VPS server and run it locally into VmWare\VirtualBox?

I am not so into Linux and I have the following doubt: I have a VPS server based on Ubuntu 16.04 in the cloud. I have the root access. I want to know if it is possible do something like this (by the ...
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Create Bootable ISO of CentOS Installation

My use case is as follows: - I have a running CentOS 7 system with some packages and customizations. I need to make it into a bootable ISO USB so that next time I plug the USB into a bare metal ...
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Disk space problem when migrating a VPS to another cloud infrastructure

I created an Ubuntu VPS on a cloud infrastructure and customized some configurations on it then exported it as an ISO image. I uploaded and 'attached' it to 2 other different cloud service providers ...
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Gnome Boxes Boot From ISO After Installing An Operating System?

Trying to set up a couple of Arch Linux virtual machines for troubleshooting programs. One is having network issues so I'm trying to chroot into it and install Network Manager or Connman to fix it. ...
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Making a SCO UNIX ISO

I'm using SCO UNIX system and I want to copy this OS to Window 10 by VMware. Is it possible to make an ISO of SCO and use it in VMware without installing SCO again in VMware?
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Where is the OpenSuSE server ISO for download?

Which download is the "server" version for OpenSuSE? Index of download.opensuse.org/distribution/openSUSE-current/iso/ [ICO] Name Last modified Size Metadata [DIR] Parent Directory ...
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How to make a bootable ISO file

I want to convert a bin file to a bootable ISO. I follow the instructions in this link,"How Can I Make a Bootable CD With ISOLINUX?" to create a ISO file. I put my bin file in images folder, ...
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mounting and unmounting UDF .iso images as a regular user

I found out about fuseiso a while ago but I need to mount UDF images, and it seems like fuseiso doesn't support it after failed attempts on my part to mount a UDF image with it. I need to be able to ...
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Mount doesn't work in script [closed]

I try to mount an iso file from a script, but it doesn't work. However the same command functions normally when executed from bash. Why? I'm suspecting it's because the command needs sudo. sudo mount ...
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Is this a logic structure from which I can make a bootable linux system? [closed]

A friend of mine gives me this file which he extracts from a machine running a Linux-like system, he asked me if I can run the system on my PC. So I convert it to an .iso file but when I run it on ...
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Cannot mount ISO in CentOS 7 Guest running rescue kernel

I have a CentOS 7-Minimal VM running on a Windows 7 host that has been happily running for a year or so. A kernel panic occurred and I was unable to boot into anything except the rescue kernel. ...
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Batch convert ISO/WAV/CUE back into BIN/CUE

I've been looking for a command utility/script that does the opposite of bchunck, but can't seem to find one. What bchunck does is taking a mixed-mode CD image in BIN/CUE format and separate it into ...
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How to boot a .efi file using QEMU?

Well, thats all, how can I boot a .efi file in QEMU? I'm almost new to this EFI world and I dont know how to start, should I make an iso, what would be the internal structure of that iso? Thanks in ...
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Customized ISO will not install from a local kickstart on the installation CD

I am trying to make a easy system install for an air-gapped system, I have to install Oracle Linux 6. I am adding the required kickstart file to CD and having the system install from that. In a VM to ...
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can't find windows after cloning to hd using dd command

Ok. Here's what happened. I have a laptop with 500GB HD. I had installed windows 7 on it. i had 5 partitions on it. all four partitions were ntfs and one was ext4 for installing kali linux. I had a ...
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How to convert a Linux system from a virtualbox machine to a physical machine without losing data?

I need to convert a CentOs 7 from virtualbox to a file .iso and then transfer this .iso file to a usb stick or bootable DVD and install that CentOs (contains my files and packages that I want) to ...
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How to customize my own debian iso?

No fcitx installed ,a ime framework ,when to install debian9.1 with standard official iso file. I want to add fcitx in debian9.1 official iso file. Here is my try. 1.download debian9.1 official iso ...
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Can growisofs or dd be forced to erase a CD-R?

I need to securely erase a CD without marks of intentional data loss (can't scratch or break it), so I was wondering: how could I use growisofs or dd to burn all non burned spaces in the disk to ...
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Including custom software in Fedora ISO

I'm thinking about distributing a Fedora CD, which is basically the regular Fedora 25 installation ISO but with my own custom software added to it. I assume I can just mount the original ISO and add ...
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how to upgrade mint 18.1 to 18.2 without internet

I had very poor Internet connection at home (75-200kb/s). thus I cant upgrade my mint 18.1 to 18.2.can I upgrade my Linux mint 18.1 with 18.2 iso file? or any other method? I can download any thing ...
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How can I edit a file inside a bootable ISO and make it bootable (USB) again?

I need to run an Intel diagnostic via a live Fedora 25 image. However, the server I wish to run this on has only one USB port so I can't plug in a keyboard and the flash drive at the same time (I know ...
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How to edit a kali linux custom iso?

I am creating a custom iso file of kali Following this guide: Live Build a Custom Kali ISO . I added some packages to the chroot list, but forgot some others I need. After creating the iso is there ...
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Install packages into a custom Alpine Linux ISO?

I have followed the steps successfully as described below https://wiki.alpinelinux.org/wiki/How_to_make_a_custom_ISO_image_with_mkimage I can add a package which will be available for apk add when ...