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How to create an ISO image from a data CD/DVD in Linux

Written by Ian Carnaghan · 14 sec read >
  • Open a new Terminal Window
  • Type in the following command
    dd if=/dev/sr0 of=myISO.iso

    Explanation
    dd = 
    covert and copy a file
    if = read from FILE instrad of stdin
    /dev/sr0 = This is your cd-rom device, please remember to replace this with your device
    of = write to FILE instead of stdout
    myISO.iso = The location and filename where you want the ISO file saved

Last Updated On April 07, 2018
Written by Ian Carnaghan
I am a software developer and online educator who likes to keep up with all the latest in technology. I also manage cloud infrastructure, continuous monitoring, DevOps processes, security, and continuous integration and deployment. In my spare time I teach undergraduate classes in web development. Profile

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