Creating an ISO image under ubuntu

Mitch Contla mcontla at
Mon Dec 4 18:31:01 UTC 2006

sdavmor said the following on 12/03/2006 08:28 PM:
> Tom Brown wrote:
>> On Sun, 2006-12-03 at 19:28 -0800, sdavmor wrote:
>>> I want to know what program I should use to make an ISO image
>>> that I can then mount so that my VMWare virtual will see it as
>>> a data CD.
>> I always use xcdroast. There are probably others out there you can use.
>> HTH,
>> Tom
> Thanks Tom.  I'll give it a whirl.
If you are a CLI freak, you could do something like:

$ mkisofs -r -o mynew.iso /path/to/my/files

This would write all everything in the "files" directory to mynew.iso. I
think that's actually what xcdroast is doing. :)


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