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Boot from USB on a Macbook

I tried to make my USB drive for Ubuntu using unetbootin but after it finished loading the os on usb drive, i get this message: "The created USB device will not boot off a Mac. Insert it into a PC, and select the USB boot option in the BIOS boot menu." Anybody has any idea?

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marked as duplicate by hbdgaf, Rinzwind, Jorge Castro, fossfreedom Mar 27 '12 at 12:58

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Mac OS requires that you have an OSX install on the USB media in order to boot from it. I don't particularly care for this practice, but it is true. See the previous post on the matter here.

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