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I am unable to install ubuntu 12.04 onto a Macbook Pro 4,1 or even mount it on an iMac with a lion install after following guide on install page. Is this issue known or am I doing something wrong?

The USB shows a CD sized FAT partition on the 4GB USB.

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Duplicate: askubuntu.com/q/28495/43660 –  Chan-Ho Suh May 10 '12 at 9:06
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i have been unable to boot Ubuntu from USB drives on my MacBook. It is tricky because your USB drive has to be formated in a special way. I am not sure about the details, but there are some guides here. Installing REFIT might you with booting, but i would simply use a Live CD for booting. There is a special version for Macs available here: http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/releases/12.04/release/ or simply use this direkt link: http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/releases/12.04/release/ubuntu-12.04-desktop-amd64+mac.iso

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