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Old 07-10-2009, 05:08 AM   #1
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how to convert a .iso file to .img file


I have a .iso file and I want to convert it into a .img file.Can someone please suggest linux commands for it. Then I want to write the .img file to the usb pen drive.Can someone let me know the command for this also? Please help
Old 07-10-2009, 05:59 AM   #2
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Take a look at
or use the dd command
Why do you need the img file?
Can't you write the iso to usb and make it bootable?

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