Keeping track of isos.
Aere at Dvorak-Keyboards.com
Sun Apr 19 16:32:33 UTC 2015
If you insert/mount the media (CD/DVD/USB), and look at it in the file
browser, you will find the following directory:
In that directory, there will be a folder identifying the release
code-name, such as:
In that directory, you will find a text document named:
At the beginning of that file is information similar to the following:
Date: Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:58:53 UTC
Components: main restricted universe multiverse
Description: Ubuntu Trusty 14.04
This information was in the Lubuntu 14.04 USB, so the Ubuntu variant
name (such as Lubuntu) may not be shown.
On my USB drives, I have been labeling (using gparted) the partition
with a name identifying which system it is.
For example, the USB drive I got the information above from, I have
(previously) labeled LUBUNTU1404, so the moment I mount it, I know which
system it is.
So in the particular case I tried above, the directory (on my machine)
On 04/19/2015 08:13 AM, Ian Bruntlett wrote:
> I've got a collection of Ubuntu CDs, isos and USB flash drives.
> I was wondering:-
> 1. If I have an iso file and I forget the full iso filename details,
> can I somehow get those details from the iso file?
> 2. If I have Ubuntu on CD/DVD/flash drive and I forget the full iso
> filename details, can I somehow get at those details?
> I know that lsb_release -a would help to a degree but not to the level
> of detail I'm hoping for.
> I'm asking this because sometimes I get a little confused.
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