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Thread: Downloading an ubuntu image file using wget

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    Downloading an ubuntu image file using wget

    Hello, I am trying to get a fresh install image for ubuntu 13.10 & I would like to download it using wget in the terminal. Your help is appreciated.

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    Re: Downloading an ubuntu image file using wget

    Just right click on the link, select 'Copy Link Address', then type 'wget ' into a terminal, paste the address and hit enter.

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    Re: Downloading an ubuntu image file using wget

    64-bit:
    Code:
    wget http://releases.ubuntu.com/saucy/ubuntu-13.10-desktop-amd64.iso
    or 32-bit:
    Code:
    wget http://releases.ubuntu.com/saucy/ubuntu-13.10-desktop-i386.iso

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    Re: Downloading an ubuntu image file using wget

    Oldos2er, what is the potential easiest way to convert .iso files to .img files using the terminal?

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    Re: Downloading an ubuntu image file using wget

    I'm trying to make a usb bootable image. suggestions?

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    Re: Downloading an ubuntu image file using wget

    This wiki page is about installing Ubuntu from a bootable USB, but of necessity tells you how to make the bootable USB from the ISO in the first place:

    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/In...n/FromUSBStick

    There are several methods given for when using Ubuntu, and also how to make a bootable USB from MacOS and Windows.
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