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An easy method to generate ISOs from CD/DVD media.
"Vice versa xorriso is able to copy file objects out of ISO 9660 filesystems." -- http://www.gnu.org/software/xorriso/
This line removes the 300k header from a Nero image file converting it to ISO format
mounts an ISO file to a directory on the target file system
A dear friend of mine asked me how do I copy a DVD to your hard drive? If you want to make a copy of the ISO image that was burned to a CD or DVD, insert that medium into your CD/DVD drive and (assuming /dev/cdrom is associated with your computer?s CD drive) type the following command
A quick and simple way of outputting the start and end date of a certificate, you can simply use 'openssl x509 -in xxxxxx.crt -noout -enddate' to output the end date (ex. notAfter=Feb 01 11:30:32 2009 GMT) and with the date command you format the output to an ISO format.
For the start date use the switch -startdate and for end date use -enddate.
I use it sometimes when I work on a french file transferred from a windows XP to a Debian-UTF8 system. Those are not correctly displayed: ? ? ? and so on
man tcs # for all charsets
"-o loop" lets you use a file as a block device