Tag: linux

Ubuntu Create an ISO image using the command line.

by on Oct.08, 2008, under linux/ubuntu

Ubuntu Create an ISO image using the command line.

If you’re like me, you have a server or other system which doesn’t have an X system for various reasons. But you want to use all the hardware and create ISO’s or burn dvd’s from the command line for backups or what have you.

In order to copy a data disk or directory I use the following

dd if=/input/file of=outputfile.iso

Ripping dvd’s

mkisofs -dvd-video -o /home/dir/myiso.iso /media/dvdrom
growisofs -dvd-compat -Z /dev/dvd=myiso.iso

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Ubuntu Linux – disable PC speaker beep.

by on Aug.02, 2008, under linux/ubuntu

Removing the PC Speaker beep on Ubuntu, Debian or other Unix systems.

You can easily blacklist the pc speaker with the following commands.

rmmod pcspkr

open /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist and add the following line

blacklist pcspkr

to re-enable the pc speaker

modprobe pcspkr

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