Create an .ISO Image File From the Contents of a Folder

Easily create an iso image using mkisofs from command line.

To produce an ISO image of a directory (with -J Joliet extensions; with -r Rockridge extensions; with -R Rockridge extensions preserving rights and ownerships; with -V to set the Volume-ID) run:

mkisofs -J -R -o image.iso -V "Data Backup" folder/data