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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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NFS mixup with mounted ISO images [II] [duplicate]

Hello dear forum readers, This is a rephrase of my post # 779647 (which became too big to get to the point) and is based on further testing (with SMB). My problem: I have made an offline Debian ...
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How is it possible to create bootable USB purely by using dd command and .iso file?

To my understanding, BIOS should boot from USB the same way as it does from HDD. On the contrary, bootable CD/DVD must comply to El Torito specification which is some add-on to ISO 9660 filesystem ...
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NFS mixup with mounted ISO images

I have made an offline Debian software repository with currently 49 DVD images on my NAS. I created a single directory '/mnt/ISO-images' which contains the 49 mountpoints. I export this single ...
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can you roll your own .iso for USB stick? (What I really want is 'overlayroot')

So I got my USB stick with my own running copy of Debian installed and booting ok. Thing is to forget EFI and just use good old LILO to make it bootable -- no fuss, no muss. But USB sticks, so they ...
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How to make UEFI shell reading contents of the ISO or DVD?

I have been looking for way to create an ISO file that contains tools that I use often. The ISO file can be mounted remotely through BMC, and lauch the tool through UEFI shell. So far, the UEFI shell ...
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How could one create a hash fingerprint for a computer's architecture/instruction set?

Imagine a protocol where participants sign a schema document to declare which version they will follow. To define functions used in the protocol, without recourse to URLs, we could define operating ...
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ssh to TV and control dvd iso play

I would like SSH to a computer with a TV as its monitor and remotely control dvd.iso playing on the TV screen from the command line. Can I?
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How do I keep init from pivot_root and stay in ramdisk?

in short, I was not satisfied with the available distros as they are either roo large or are missing the features I need ootb, I also want it to boot it into ramdisk, so I made my own ISO. This ISO ...
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Boot Linux into RAM from ISO file on hard drive and do a clean Linux reinstallation

I have the following case: A Ubuntu 14.04 installation should be upgraded to version 22.04. The hard drive needs to be repartitioned and the old 14.04 installation should be wiped completely. Ubuntu ...
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How to extract the bootloader from an iso?

I found a project on GitHub that emulates a Windows XP operating system, and I have a problem with an iso. https://github.com/lrusso/VirtualXP/tree/main I want to extract it, change things and ...
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How to get customized gnome live environment NOT to revert to original when live system is installed

I've customized a version of Linux Mint, including changing the desktop environment to GNOME, changing the wallpaper, adding shell user themes, extensions, changing the cursor, changing the icons, ...
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Create bootable iso file from rootfs linux files

I want to make bootable iso file from typical Linux distributive files. I have tried to make grub bootloader, firstly I created template for grub.cfg using grub-mkconfig and I added this configuration ...
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Can an OS iso (or software) downloaded in an unsafe environment be still safe for use?

I downloaded some os iso to be burned on a DVD and let's say that my connection was not safe enough and/or my burner application had a malware, tl;dr I downloaded and burned the iso to DVD in a NOT ...
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Is there a way for a nonprivileged user to read/mount a UDF filesystem in linux without using sudo

I'm renting a node on a linux server. uname -a Linux 5.15.112-gentoo #2 SMP x86_64 AMD 64-Core Processor Authentic AMD GNU/Linux By nature as a renter I can't become superuser or even use sudo. I ...
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create a UEFI bootable CD with ISOLINUX

How can I create a UEFI bootable CD ? ISOLINUX has no mention of UEFI: https://wiki.syslinux.org/wiki/index.php?title=ISOLINUX while SYSLINUX does, but specific to syslinux: https://wiki.syslinux.org/...
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Building a Debian install image with a custom kernel using a Debian Live Build

I am trying to create a debian install image using a live-build tool. But during installation, the custom kernel I added is not used. I am trying to create a debian install image using a debian live ...
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Another way to add packages into an alpine linux iso

I'm struggling with installing packages into my custom alpine-linux iso. Following the official wiki on how to create a basic custom iso is working so far. I've read following posts and tried some ...
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How to burn correctly the FreeBSD 7.2 ISO image in a USB stick

I've found that FreeBSD 7.2 should have kqemu,so I want to try how much good it was. I've written the iso image to my USB stick ( /dev/sdj ) with this command : xzcat 7.2-RELEASE-amd64-dvd1.iso | dd ...
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How to boot ISO from RHEL 8 VM? [closed]

I need to boot from a RHEL 8 ISO on a VM. How do I do that? All the instructions I'm finding on the web start from the point where you've already booted from the ISO.
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Installing Proxmox VE 7.4 on the host machine with Secure Boot

I've done some research and I have not been able to make an EFI-bootable ISO from the Proxmox ISO freely available on their website. By this I mean that the bootable ISO provided will boot fine on a ...
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Generate ISO based on LFS image disk file

After finish building a LFS system, installed on a IMG file (system.img) and being able to run the system with qemu with the command: qemu-system-x86_64 -hda system.img -vga std -m 4G I want now ...
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How to create a virtual ISO file from /dev/sr0

I want to create a virtual ISO file from /dev/sr0, without having to create an actual ISO file. The purpose is to share it to an Android device running VLC. Android/VLC is only able to open discs (...
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Error: target not found: xcb-util-wm

So, I tried to create a custom Arch iso with archiso on Endeavour OS. I got this error - error: target not found: xcb-util-wm. How do I solve this issue???
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What's the difference between CD/DVD and USB image?

I am trying to install NetBSD on my laptop, but there are two download links for the amd64 architecture, one for NetBSD-9.3-amd64-install.img.gz and one for NetBSD-9.3-amd64.iso. FreeBSD does the same ...
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How can I point debian installer to the preseed.cfg in the initrd.gz?

First of all, sorry for the very long post. Well, I followed a guide on Debian's site for preseeding a Debian installation, wrote the preseed.cfg then added it to initrd.gz just like they described. ...
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How to figure out the necessary boot parameters to boot an iso file from a multiboot usb driver?

This is my first posting here and I would like to have asked a general question, namely "Is there a general procedure to deduce the boot parameters necessary to boot from an iso file on an usb ...
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How to get rid of the double beep when loading Kali Linux?

I installed Kali Linux as a Live USB following the instructions on the official website: sudo dd if=kali-linux-2022.4-live-amd64.iso of=/dev/sda bs=4M conv=fsync status=progress When I boot into Kali ...
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How do I pre-configure SSH key on a new workstation?

I want to manage installs and updates on a park of Ubuntu nodes using Ansible. What is the issue ? If I want to connect to other nodes using Ansible, I need SSH access to them. Which means I need to ...
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How to create a custom slackware "live" dvd?

I usually use a slackware-15 setup DVD as "livecd". Is more fast than other real live cd and contain a ssh daemon. When I use it as livecd I did those steps step1: give an easy root password ...
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How to create a dualboot linux installer usb?

Many gui tools such as rufus use up the entire drive when flashing an iso. I have a 64gb usb and flashing a single linux installer iso less than 4gb feels like a waste of space. Are there any packages/...
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usbmon does not dump ISO packets continuously

In ubuntu 18.04, with usbmon, I can see ISO USB traffic on bus1 with: cat /sys/kernel/debug/usb/usbmon/1u This line shows an ISO packet: ffff8ac78a58d300 1916648463 C Zi:1:013:1 0:1:450:0 1 0:0:32 34 ...
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How to change default username/hostname for Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS LiveCD?

I'm trying to edit the default username/hostname for a a custom Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS LiveCD. I'm understanding I need to edit the /etc/casper.conf file that resides inside $ISO_MEDIA/casper/initrd, ...
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GRUB2 - Booting ISO from USB-Drive gives ERROR - KDE neon, ArchLinux, Windows 10 - MuliBoot

I am trying to set up a multiboot ISO USB-Drive and I get error messages when I start the ISO file. As I see it, the loopback device is executed properly, otherwise no iso would start. However, the ...
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Is it possible to convert an physical Arch Linux installation to an Arch Linux iso?

For an analogy Windows has disk2vhd to take an image of an existing Windows install. Is the same possible for Arch Linux and then convert that image to an installable Arch Linux iso.
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Want to customize install option using live build in linux

Using live build tool to create ISO image. Want to customize the install wizard to provide more flexibility for ISO installation. Any idea which files we need to edit for this or how to approach for ...
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Grub Bootloader does not detects Windows Bootable USB

I have Arch currently installed on my machine. For some reason I want to install Windows 10 (clean install no dual boot). I have a bootable USB made through dd command. But everytime I restart and ...
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Not able to find the iso image path in VM

I am trying to Configure Local Repo in my VM which has RHEL8.X installed using the following command. [root@somaf-server ~]# mkdir -p /mnt/os [root@somaf-server ~]# mount -o loop /root/RhelFileName....
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How to create bootable ISO from custom Ubuntu 22.04 Image?

I'm trying to create a custom Ubuntu 22.04 image using the following link. I'm not having luck on the Producing the CD image. I get all the way to the sudo mkisofs -D -r -V "$IMAGE_NAME" -...
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Where to add files Linux ISO

I have a Debian 11 ISO file. I used the procedure described here https://wiki.debian.org/DebianInstaller/Modify/CD to open, edit, and re-make the bootable iso. I want to add a bash script that I can ...
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xorriso created ISO boots in VirtualBox but not physical laptop

I have created a modified Ubuntu 22.04 ISO image from recent desktop ISO images. It boots and installs correctly as an ISO in a new VirtualBox VM (if I don't enable UEFI); however, my relatively new ...
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Boot on a modified iso image

I try to modify an iso file, especially a debian installer (debian-11.4.0-i386-netinst.iso) , and boot on it. The following code extract the content of an iso file and recreate a new iso file: mkdir -...
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Boot linux live iso from multi-partitioned SD card

I have a 32Gb SD card that I want to boot a linux ISO from. I can write the image using balena, dd etc. and it works fine. However this is a bit wasteful as the ISO is a fraction of this size. I'd ...
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Create ISO image from PXE image

I have custom vmlinuz and initrd files that compose a PXE image I use. Is there any way of building an ISO equivalent image given this initram image? I cannot seem anything obvious from genisoimage or ...
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How can i create a bootable iso of my current installed system?

I'm on debian stable and I'm looking for some tools to create a bootable iso of my system, with attached apps installed and personal files, so that I can replicate it on multiple machines. At the ...
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How to decrypt an old DVD encrypted with aespipe

I encrypted some DVDs a long time ago like this: exec mkisofs -r $basename | aespipe -e aes256 > $fullname Now I'm trying to decrypt them and I don't know how to do it anymore. The encryption ...
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Creating custom Alpine Linux ISO with an answer file built-in

I couldn't find any guide or documentation referring on how to add files to a custom Alpine Linux ISO, the nearest i could find is this page on the Alpine Wiki about creating a custom ISO image with ...
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Is it possible to have .iso with live distribution of linux but without an installer?

I thought ISO file is a file that allows us to install some distribution and some part of it (not sure what is it) gives us possibility to run live version (without installing the OS). However our ...
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Reading from stdin `dd` copies more data than reading the same thing from file [duplicate]

I encountered weird behaviour of the dd tool: I downloaded compressed "newsystem.iso.xz". I ran xz -d --stdout newsystem.iso.xz | dd of=/dev/sdb bs=1M conv=sync. The decompressed "*....
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qemu-img command doesn't create the qcow2 file

I am using a macOS 12.2.1 with m1 chip. I successfully installed qemu using brew. I am trying to convert my ubuntu iso file to qcow2. When I run, qemu-img create -f qcow2 ubuntu-20.04.3-live-server-...
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Custom Debian Live-Build final IMG folder

The default output img file was at the lb config used Is there any way to custom output img directory ? like output img to directory IMG_1, IMG_2, etc # mkdir /customlive # cd /customlive # lb ...
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