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I downloaded the 12.04i386desktop.iso from http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop. the startup disk creator when creating the bootable usb says that checksum does not match.

I repeated the download many times using torrents too, with no avail.

Could anybody help?

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  1. Check md5 hash of your downloaded image with the official posted hashes page.

    A how to guide is available here.

  2. If the hashes matched and the problem persists, install 7zip Install 7zip.

  3. Download unetbootin from here, make it executable. Launch it and create your disks. Do this only if the hashe matches
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So what would one do if the hash does not match? –  hexafraction Oct 16 '12 at 11:37
Need to redownload. But that page isn't updated for 12.04.1 (which is current version). Check this –  Web-E Oct 16 '12 at 14:09
Can you put this in the post so future users can see this? –  hexafraction Oct 16 '12 at 19:13
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