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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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How does copying the Debian iso directly to a USB drive work?

I downloaded a Debian DVD and following the docs mounted a USB and simply did this: cp /dev/sdb mydebiandvd.iso sync After running these commands I ran lsblk and found the sdb thumb drive said it ...
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Is it necessary to fill a device with zeroes before writing an ISO to it?

I'm going to create a bootable USB drive using dd, e.g. dd bs=1M if=myiso.iso of=/dev/sdc But I thought maybe beforehand I should fill the device with zeroes: dd bs=1M if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdc Is ...
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How to write an disk image back to its own source?

I'm trying to create an image of /dev/sda and write the output to a new .iso file on the same device. How can I exclude the new image file; so as to prevent the output from becoming its own input, and ...
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Does the 'genisoimage' command checksum the generated image against the source folder?

When generating an ISO image using the genisoimage command (apparently "a carbon copy of mkisofs"): genisoimage -o image.iso path/to/source/directory Is a checksum or other type of verification ...
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Unable to boot archlinux image from usb

I have come across with an installation problem and I want to use the usb boot option to rescue my machine. I formatted the usb to be fat32 and execute the command dd bs=4M if=/path/to/archlinux.iso ...
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Where I can download latest Fedora iso?

From http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/xenial/daily-live/current/ I can download the latest stable build of Ubuntu iso. Where can I find the latest build of the Fedora iso?
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How to extract ACPI tables from .ISO file?

I am in need of ACPI tables (DSDT) that comes with Linux ISOs. Why? Because i am compiling a custom kernel which includes modules that require certain things to be enabled in the ACPI, and the ...
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A while back - Distribution installation media that could boot on several platforms?

Quite a while I saw a distribution of a *nix operating system where the installation media (CD? DVD?) contained binaries for several hardware platforms, and could boot and install directly on several ...
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Is there a Linux distribution with reproducible build system?

Something like Gitian for Bitcoin when several people independently build binaries and publish their checksums, I found NixOS but it has only reproducible packages but I mean a whole iso image?
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Install a different OS on my raspberry pi other than raspbian [closed]

I would like to try other systems other than raspbian. So, I have a debian.iso which i mounted by: sudo mkdir /mnt/iso sudo mount -o loop /home/tim/Downloads/debian.iso /mnt/iso okay, so now what ...
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Usb size wrong after dd write of a ISO-Image

I have just used dd to place the Kali Linux ISO file onto my USB. I then tried to install Kali Linux via the USB, but I couldn't since the install-image was corrupt. I booted back into my other Linux ...
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Is there a KDE tool for mounting disk images, like GNOME Disks?

I am not aware of a KDE-native tool to mount iso images in Plasma 5 and I keep using the Gnome tool gnome-disk-utility, as indicated here. Is there a KDE version of this tool? It is able to do more ...
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Mounted iso image at document root but can't browse it

I have an ISO image of CentOS 7: [root ~]# file /home/myhome/CentOS-7-x86_64-Minimal-1511.iso /home/myhome/CentOS-7-x86_64-Minimal-1511.iso: ISO 9660 CD-ROM filesystem data 'CentOS 7 x86_64 ...
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Can I verify a file with GPG without downloading the key

To verify an .iso written on /dev/sdb with the signature my_signature.sig in gpg, I use dd if=/dev/sdb | gpg --keyid-format 0xlong --verify my_signature.sig - Is there a way to execute this command ...
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How to download an ISO and directly create a bootable USB

How can I transfer an .iso file to an USB in parallel to the download of this file so that downloaded data gets directly on my USB without passing through my hard drive.
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Where can I find an updated list of all Free GNU/Linux distribution iso? [closed]

I want to test several linux versions. Is there any database that is constantly being updated where I can find this list of iso? I thought about mining in the source code of an iso USB installer if ...
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Write failure on transfer while installing FreeBSD 6.4

I've been trying to install FreeBSD 6.4 on Oracle VirtualBox. I create a new 32-bit FreeBSD virtual machine with 4.00 GB but when I try to install it, it gives me this error: Write failure on ...
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How do I resume a 'wodim' DVD burn aborted with Ctrl+C?

I wanted to burn an ISO to a DVD+R. I decided to do a dummy write first (where the laser is off so it's basically a dry run) since I'd never used the command before and I wanted to make sure I was ...
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How to convert chromium os bin file from Source Forge to iso?

I want to convert the bin file from source forge I've try to call: bchunk chromiumos_image.bin chromiumos_image.cue chromiumos_image.iso but got error: Could not open BIN chromiumos_image.bin: ...
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How to Create Bootable Windows 10 image in Debian?

Pseudocode but originally developed for Windows 7 iso file but applied for Windows 8 in the thread How to create bootable Windows 8 iso image in Linux? but it does not work with Windows 10 iso # ...
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Change theme in ISO image

When I install a Linux or use the Live CD, it comes with a default theme (windows and icons) and wallpaper. I want to modify the default theme and wallpaper to other that I'm going to choose, these ...
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ubuntu iso sha256 checksum

I've been having some troubles with my newly installed Ubuntu system (random freezing) and I wanted to verify that the iso I received was not corrupted by checking the sha256 hashes (I know I should ...
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Troubleshooting Fedora 24 installation that only works in virtual machine

Error I get an error error when trying to install Fedora 24 on a new computer I had just built. I choose Test this media & install Fedora 24 from the boot screen and then get the following error: ...
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i Downloaded debian iso from Debian's website but its not bootable [closed]

I loaded the ISO file to poweriso or rufus but it says its not a bootable image. how can I make it bootable. EDIT: I checked the hashes too
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Does converting directory to an iso file make it bootable image

I extracted an ISO file to a directory. Now I want to make that extract files bootable again. Will converting it to .iso make it bootable?
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Can a Mac mount a Debian install CD?

Working on OS X Yosemite (v10.11.5), I'm unable to mounst a Debian installer ISO (debian-8.5.0-amd64-CD-1.iso on Debian download page). I get this error... $ hdiutil mount debian-8.5.0-amd64-CD-1....
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After dd completion, should records In = records out

I am using the following cmd where sda(500GB) is my laptop hd (unmounted) and sdc(500GB) is my external usb hd dd if=/dev/sda of=/dev/sdc bs=4096 When complete this returns 122096647+0 records in ...
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Easy-ish Grub2 loading of iso FROM a portable hard drive

How can I install an iso from a portable hard drive? The guides that I have seen require using grub2 on the local drive to load the iso on the portable drive. I would like to boot from the portable ...
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Make a bootable USB from an ISO

I'm trying to copy entire iso including mbr into a usb device, the iso is an output of kernel compilation with make isoimage, the problem is it won't boot from the usb. Thanks. fdisk on the USB ...
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Create ISO from directory, but only one filetype

Say I have a directory structured as follows: Directory Subdirectory 1 file.png file.jpg Subdirectory 2 file.png file.jpg I'd like to burn this to an ISO, but only the .jpg's. I want to preserve ...
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How to convert .bin/.cue files into DVD-ROM UDF-ISO file in linux?

How to convert .bin/.cue files into DVD-ROM UDF-ISO file in linux ? I found that genisoimage can make CD-ROM UDF with that command: genisoimage -udf -o MY_FILE.iso ~/MY_DIR/ but I didn't find for ...
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What is the proper way to use ISOLINUX with UEFI?

I've been trying to add UEFI support in the 64-bit version of Minimal Linux Live for quite some time, unfortunately without much success. As you can see from the below image, I get critical error each ...
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How to create bootable Windows 8 iso image in Linux?

I have to insert the Autounattend.xml file into a Windows 8 iso image to make the iso install automatically. My system need to run on Linux and only could use Linux shell command, so ISO tools on ...
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How do I view the case-sensitive file names of iso9660/Joliet+UCS-3 volumes?

I have an ISO that I am trying to use to install software via Wine. I have the ISO mounted as a loopback device. The Windows installer keeps complaining that it cannot locate particular CAB files and ...
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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 error....
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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 + C, went to ...
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I cannot get a CentOS 7 iso (on a hard drive) to boot from GRUB2

I cannot get a CentOS 7 ISO (on a hard drive) to boot from GRUB2 that is installed on the hard drive. I have tried the following steps based on this article My requirement is to boot a CentOS ISO ...
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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 with ...
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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 hyper-...
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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 ...