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How to write ISO image to usb memory stick from linux command-line?

I'm having trouble figuring out how I would write an ISO disk image to a USB flash memory device from the command line in Ubuntu. I have the Startup Disk Creator utility, but I need to be able to ...
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Recommendation for locale on server: ISO (latin) or UTF-8

What is the recommended locale setting on a server that is used as an web and database server. Are there any drawbacks not using UTF-8 as default?
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Clone Ubuntu server setup to many machines

I need to replicate an Ubuntu server setup on 10-15 servers. I have a fresh Natty 64-bit server installed on a machine with all the extra required packages installed (no user data, system hasn't been ...
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Downloading Dell PowerEdge drivers as .inf

I'm using nLite to modify the Windows Server 2003 install media to include the drivers for the PowerEdge R410. I have downloaded all the drivers from Dell's website. All of the drivers I have ...
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KVM boot from an iso?

I'm having trouble with a hosting company that can't seem to install a slackware-13.1.iso image O.o I'm not sure if they're just trying to fool me around or it's really possible. I would appreciate ...
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ISO Mounting Software for a Windows VM

I have read and viewed this question on Server Fault and NONE of these options work on a Parallels VM running 64 bit windows server 2003. Does anyone know of any ISO mounting Software that will work ...
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Bootable tool to image hard disk over network

I'm looking for a tool, preferably a minimal Linux build, which can, or fairly simply be modified to, boot as an ISO image and automatically download a disk image over a network and apply it to a ...
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How to mount an ISO file in Linux?

I have just created ISO using these instructions: http://serverfault.com/questions/5689 How can I mount this iso image that was created?
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Question about libvirt autostart and virtual manager

I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 I installed kvm and virtual manager and created a guest OS. Everything worked fine until I rebooted my pc. After reboot libvirt was not running despite of init script inside ...
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BackupExec first setup - is this all I need?

I have purchased BE 2010, an SQL agent, an Exchange 2010 agent and 12 server agents. Symantec gave me a link to their website, but no matter with which serial number I log in, I get the same download ...
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Mount ISO for MDT deployment?

I installed MDT 2010 and worked out how to deploy win7. Now I want to be able to boot to a Acronis-Boot-CD over the network. (without having to insert the cd) Is this possible? I have got the ...
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How to read from Iso file? [closed]

Duplicate of http://superuser.com/questions/171795/how-to-read-from-iso-file Are there any linux command which lets me to read Iso file byte by byte without mounting?
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How to make an ISO?

I made an ISO out of a directory using the command mkisofs filename.iso source_directory. When I mount the ISO though, I see the file names are pruned. Actually the file names will be something ...
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Is a VirtualBox image just an image of a /* files?

If I make an iso of all the files in / as an iso, will I be able to convert that to a usable VirtualBox image? I've been looking around for documentation, and have been able to find no documentation ...
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Other than using `split`, is there a way around the Apache 2.0 maximum file size limit of 2GB?

I have some ISOs that need to be available across a WAN, so we are using an http server to host them (allows for non-authenticated, read-only access (beyond being on the VPN) to the data store). The ...
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PXE boot FreeBSD iso from pxelinux server

I'm using FOG as a TFTP / PXE server and would like to be able to boot a FreeBSD LiveCD (specifically pfSense, but it could be any LiveCD, really); I've found HOWTOs for booting a "netboot" BSD but ...
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SLAX behaves differently when booted via PXE vs LiveCD from the same iso

I have a SLAX iso that I have created that is used only to run the Citrix ICA client. The ICA client is started in /root/.xinitrc, and when booting from the LiveCD it works properly. /root/.xinitrc ...
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ESXi 4.0u1 - backup/copy options

I have a machine built using ESXi 4.0u1 and it has 3 hard drives. I have my hosts built on different hard drives but wondering about backup options. I do not have RAID but I have 3 drives and 1 is ...
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Trouble loading an ISO

I've created a boot disk and ISO image with paragon. I boot up the Virtual pc with the disk in and I get to my recovery page. When I am supposed to select an ISO image? My Virtual PC doesn't ...
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How can I boot from .iso images stored on the harddrive?

I want to put a .iso file of a bootable linux CD on the harddrive of my computer. I want to have it boot using grub (or lilo), and have it boot from the .iso file as if the .iso was a real CD in the ...
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Mount an ISO Image on Windows 2003

We have a Windows 2003 server that we access via remote desktop. We do not have access to the internet from that server. We would therefore like to mount an ISO file to install a service pack. What ...
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How to boot ISO image using gpxe and memdisk?

I have a repository of an ISO images (many different OS installers in ISO format) under http://myrepos/*.iso. I would like to boot from that repo using gPXE (with/without memdisk if necessary) and ...
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Small footprint 64 bit ISO reader

In the good old days of Windows XP we had the Microsoft Virtual CD-ROM Control Panel for mounting ISO's. Since Vista I have struggled to find a driver level shell extension that works on a 64 bit ...
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Options for booting server to an ISO

I have a server with only a CD Rom drive. From what I can tell the bios doesn't allow booting to USB devices. I want to load an OS which is red hat linux. I have the bootable DVD for the ...
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Find files on a specific sector of a DVD

Is there a tool or way to figure out what file/files are on a specific sector of a DVD? Sometimes when installing from DVD+R's/DVD-R's I get a "Buffer I/O error" message with a sector number of range ...
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Inserting drivers into BartPE ISO image?

Is it possible to insert drivers (sata) directly into an BartPE image, or would I have to build it from scratch?
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Splitting an archive on multiple media

I'm generating archives which are larger than my current physical media ( DVD ). I'd like to split those archives: automatically - instead of generating mini-archives by hand; consistently - so that ...
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How to make a bootable install DVD into multiple CD's

I have a bootable install DVD that I want to install on a older test server that only has a CD Rom. How can I copy that DVD onto multiple CD's in order to install. This server is a DL320 which has a ...
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How can I install Windows 7 without burning a DVD or using a USB Drive? [closed]

I downloaded the .iso of Windows 7 and would now like to install it as my main OS. However I can't because I don't have a DVD Burner, a 2+ GB USB Drive, or a external HDD (or extra HDD). So how can I ...
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Dual boot from USB flash drive?

Is it possible to dual boot from a USB flash drive? Also is it possible to boot the operating system from an ISO image (like the Ubuntu Live CD)? How would you go about doing this and what software ...
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Creating an iso file in Linux

I have created iso files by using two commands: dd if=/dev/cdrom of=filename cp /dev/cdrom filename What's the difference between the two, both have worked for me.