How To Convert Any Folder To ISO Image From Linux Terminal


Here’s how to convert any folder to ISO image from Linux terminal:

1. Issue the following command at the terminal –

mkisofs -J -allow-leading-dots -R -V “<Label For ISO Image>” -iso-level 4 -o <Path and name for the new ISO image> <Path to the Folder>

For example, to convert the folder ‘Pictures’ in our current directory to a ISO image called ‘mycd.iso’ with label ‘myiso’, we issued the following command at the terminal –

mkisofs -J -allow-leading-dots -R -V “myiso” -iso-level 4 -o ./mycd.iso Pictures/

How To Convert Any Folder To ISO Image From Linux Terminal

2. You can see from the output that the folder ‘Pictures’ has been converted to an ISO image called ‘mycd.iso’.

How To Convert Any Folder To ISO Image From Linux Terminal


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