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I want to create a Ubuntu 12.04 Live CD. So I open Startup Disk Creator in the Ubuntu Dash. I go through all of the settings, and then click 'Make Startup Disk'.

Make Startup Disk

Almost immediately I get a window that only says 'Installation Failed'.

Installation Failed

I tried it again, and got the same result. I even downloaded a new copy of the .ISO file from the Ubuntu website. Sadly, the same thing happened.

How may I avoid this issue? Thanks in advance!

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Try clicking the Erase Disk button first. That will delete everything from that device, so make sure there is nothing important. –  mikewhatever Jun 8 '12 at 1:02
I did, several times. Thanks though. –  TriforceLZG Jun 10 '12 at 4:53
can you tell what error's are coming –  Creator Jun 14 '14 at 15:47

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format the drive to FAT 32 file system then

use terminal first get the correct device address like (dev/sdb)

to get all memory location addresses df

get the correct location of flash drive and type following command sudo dd if=input.iso of=/dev/sdc

see this if you want more details

How to create a bootable Ubuntu USB flash drive from terminal?

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Try formatting the USB stick with a FAT32 filesystem and try again. That should do the trick.

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