Posted by admin on 30th October 2010
Posted by admin on 29th October 2008
If you ever have a .BIN or a .CUE CD image created by a non-unix CD Burning software which is not supported on most CD Burning software then “bchunk” can help you to convert these .BIN or .CUE files into a standard ISO image or a .CDR image file which can then be mounted or edited or burned with a CD Burning software that supports ISO or .CDR images.
A .BIN file is a raw CD image file while .CUE is the track index file containing track types and offsets.
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Posted by admin on 13th July 2008
You can mount an ISO image onto your operating system instead of burning it onto a CD or a DVD. This can come handy and easy in situations and there you have the advantage of not wasting a media. A classic example would be when setting up a Jumpstart setup.
Posted by admin on 23rd June 2008
md5sum is a builtin utility in openSUSE to verify if a file is reproduced exactly the same as the original. For instance, most if not all of the website from where you download files especially ISO files of operating systems for instance, they offer the MD5 Checksum files to cross verfiy that the download is not being tampered with or if there is a corrupted download. Another instance, would be a file copy where the same verification applies.