Create ISO file from CD/DVD using DD

In Linux/Ubuntu to create an ISO from a CD/DVD is simplicity itself using the DD command

Use lsbk to determine the CD device name

lsblk
NAME   MAJ:MIN RM   SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT
sda      8:0    0   1.8T  0 disk
├─sda1   8:1    0    50G  0 part /
├─sda2   8:2    0    10G  0 part [SWAP]
├─sda3   8:3    0   1.6T  0 part /home
└─sda4   8:4    0    50G  0 part
sdb      8:16   0   1.8T  0 disk
├─sdb1   8:17   0   100G  0 part
├─sdb2   8:18   0    20G  0 part
├─sdb3   8:19   0   250G  0 part
├─sdb4   8:20   0     1K  0 part
├─sdb5   8:21   0    50G  0 part
├─sdb6   8:22   0  1000G  0 part /media/NTFS_DATA
└─sdb7   8:23   0   443G  0 part
sr0     11:0    1  25.6M  0 rom  /media/mike/NEW 
loop1    7:1    0  25.6M  1 loop /media/iso

Create ISO file with DD

dd if=/dev/sr0 of=/home/mike/Downloads/test.iso

Create Mount Point

sudo mkdir /media/iso

Mount ISO file

sudo mount -o loop /home/mike/Downloads/test.iso /media/iso

Unmount ISO File

sudo umount /media/iso

Remove Mount Point

sudo rmdir /media/iso

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