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I'm trying to install Wubi from Windows, and it fails half-way with this error:

"None Type" object has no attribute 'get_info'
c:\user\hp\Appdata\local\temp\wubi-12.04rev266

How can I complete Wubi installation?

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Known bug, please re-download the ISO and verify MD5 hash

It appears this is a catch-all error usually thrown (shown) by Wubi not recognizing or reading some piece of data in the ISO used for installation, which in turn is caused by an error while downloading the ISO.

Please try separately downloading the 12.04 i386 desktop ISO, and verify that the MD5 hash matches. Then launch Wubi and point it to the downloaded ISO.

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Can I have a link to the bug report? –  hexafraction Jul 5 '12 at 16:51
    
@ObsessiveFOSS, it's the second link, but for you, a special mention :p : bugs.launchpad.net/wubi/+bug/989991 –  izx Jul 5 '12 at 16:53
    
Ah. They were buried and I had no idea the link was to a bug report. –  hexafraction Jul 5 '12 at 16:59
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Don't mount the image file, just put wubi.exe and the iso in same folder and then try, Don't mount it through any software

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I got the same problem a few times on my Dell XPS 13. I'm trying some command to start Wubi but am not sure if it works or not, it seems to be working.

Use the command prompt to run it with:

D:/wubi.exe --force-wubi

Replace D with your drive letter. (Mine was actually in E.) Good luck.

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