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jhsjues
January 14th, 2014, 08:26 PM
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.

arsenic23
January 14th, 2014, 08:34 PM
Just right click on the link, select 'Copy Link Address', then type 'wget ' into a terminal, paste the address and hit enter.

oldos2er
January 14th, 2014, 08:35 PM
64-bit:
wget http://releases.ubuntu.com/saucy/ubuntu-13.10-desktop-amd64.iso or 32-bit:
wget http://releases.ubuntu.com/saucy/ubuntu-13.10-desktop-i386.iso

jhsjues
January 15th, 2014, 06:04 AM
Oldos2er, what is the potential easiest way to convert .iso files to .img files using the terminal?

Bucky Ball
January 15th, 2014, 07:33 AM
The ISO is an image file.

http://pcsupport.about.com/od/termsi/g/isofile.htm

jhsjues
January 15th, 2014, 07:53 AM
I'm trying to make a usb bootable image. :) suggestions?

coffeecat
January 15th, 2014, 10:20 AM
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/Installation/FromUSBStick

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