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Old 11-28-2007, 08:21 AM   #1
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Extracting iso

How do I extract a Fedora 8 iso to my Desktop?
Old 11-28-2007, 08:29 AM   #2
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You can mount it as a loop device:
mount -o loop Fedora_8.iso /mount/point
and then it becomes like any other folder. You can drag (copy) the contents to the desktop or copy it whichever way you like.

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Old 11-28-2007, 11:12 AM   #3
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Other programs you can use (graphically) are Kiso, and Isomaster.

Note that just because you place a package in an iso will not make it install. Extracting the iso is easy, but I still have not figured out where to find the packages to delete or add packages.
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Is there is similar program as isomaster available at the console, I need to extract one file called isolinux.cfg from an ISO. Tool needs to be available in a live cd like knoppix .. would be great to hear from you guys ..
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Just mount the iso image using a loop device as already suggested. Then you can cd into the mountpoint and copy the file you need.
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yip that is indeed the other way, nice if you are focussing in one direction only . cheers .


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