How to install Ubuntu from a mini.iso over the Internet Download the ISO image here: http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/zesty/main/installer-amd64/current/images/netboot/mini.iso. Installing Ubuntu minimal from a mini.iso is very easy, the netinstall option downloads and installs all packages from the repositories on the Internet. Boot the installer and then select your installation language. Then set your location, this is important, …

Creating an ISO image of a directory is useful sometimes. This command will create an ISO image of a directory, ready to burn to a CD or DVD. [email protected]:~$ genisoimage -l -V hi -r ~/Downloads/stuff > [email protected]:~$ genisoimage -l -V hi -r ~/Downloads/stuff > cdrom.iso Here is example usage, creating an ISO of a directory …

The latest Fedora release; Fedora 19 ‘Schrödinger’s Cat’. This brings many improvements to the venerable Linux distribution. The main updates include OpenShift Origin, which allows easy building of Platform-as-a-Service infrastructure; node.js; Ruby 2.0.0; MariaDB; Checkpoint & Restore, which allows users to checkpoint and restore processes; and OpenLMI, which makes remote management of machines simpler. The …

To install Virtualbox guest additions in operating systems that are installed into a Virtualbox VM, use these commands. This will get you up and running in no time. deep-thought ~ # apt-get install virtualbox-guest-additions-isodeep-thought ~ # apt-get install virtualbox-guest-additions-iso This will install the ISO image containing the guest additions. The file can be found in …

Mounting an ISO image to a folder and accessing the contents of the image is very simple. Firstly we need to create a directory to mount the image to. |{/mnt/Elements/Files/ISOs}-{Fri Mar 22 23:52:17} -{[email protected] } $ sudo mkdir /root/img [sudo] password for john:|{/mnt/Elements/Files/ISOs}-{Fri Mar 22 23:52:17} [email protected] } $ sudo mkdir /root/img [sudo] password for …

The Ubuntu 12.10 distribution has just been released. Download a copy here: http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/alternative-downloads. Despite the many problems experienced by users of the Unity desktop in the past it is developing, and is quite a usable desktop with a good search function that can find available packages in the software repositories as well as media files …

To view the contents of an ISO  image, the isoinfo command for Linux will come in very useful indeed. Just type isoinfo -f -i myiso.iso to view the contents of the ISO image as shown in this example. C:\MEDIA\ELEMENTS\FILES\ISOS> isoinfo -f -i linuxmint-11-gnome-dvd-64bit.iso /BOOT /CASPER /EFI /ISOLINUX /MD5SUM.TXT;1 /PRESEED /_DISK /BOOT/GRUB /CASPER/FILESYSTEM.MANIFEST;1 /CASPER/FILESYSTEM.MANIFEST_DESKTOP;1 /CASPER/FILESYSTEM.SIZE;1 /CASPER/FILESYSTEM.SQUASHFS;1 …

To view the contents of an ISO  image, the isoinfo command for Linux will come in very useful indeed. Just type isoinfo -f -i myiso.iso to view the contents of the ISO image as shown in this example. C:\MEDIA\ELEMENTS\FILES\ISOS> isoinfo -f -i linuxmint-11-gnome-dvd-64bit.iso /BOOT /CASPER /EFI /ISOLINUX /MD5SUM.TXT;1 /PRESEED /_DISK /BOOT/GRUB /CASPER/FILESYSTEM.MANIFEST;1 /CASPER/FILESYSTEM.MANIFEST_DESKTOP;1 /CASPER/FILESYSTEM.SIZE;1 /CASPER/FILESYSTEM.SQUASHFS;1 …

The downloads for Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin are available at the following links. precise-desktop-i386.iso 12-Feb-2012 07:59 719M Desktop CD for PC (Intel x86) computers (standard download) precise-desktop-powerpc.iso 12-Feb-2012 07:59 726M Desktop CD for Mac (PowerPC) and IBM-PPC (POWER5) computers (standard download) precise-desktop-amd64.iso 12-Feb-2012 07:58 717M Desktop CD for 64-bit PC (AMD64) computers (standard download) These …