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I have downloaded Ubuntu 12.04 desktop LTS (701 MB). I tried it in Linux Live USB Creator. After adding this file, it shows that it is a corrupted file. But I didn't get any error while extracting it to the USB stick.

I got error while installing. It shows "Error 5 Input/Output". Please tell me how to fix the Corrupted file. I cannot download it again, because it took 3 days to download for my system.

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If the ISO is corrupted, then you'll have no choice but to redownload it, or order a CD from the Canonical store for it (you'll then need to pay for shipping and the CD).

There's no method to truly fixing a corrupted ISO.

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So please tell me the link from where Ubuntu is available to free download. Previously i downloaded it form Ubuntu.com. So please tell me any other link –  Vignesh Jun 28 '12 at 12:46
    
That link is still valid, you likely did not have a full ISO download (completely). You could try the torrents though. –  Thomas W. Jun 28 '12 at 12:47
    
So kindly please tell me which version of Ubuntu has more features. –  Vignesh Jun 28 '12 at 12:53
    
I mean which version of Ubuntu is better to download. Or is there any other linux OS is best when comparing to Ubuntu.?I am going to take your advice and then i will decide to download that one. –  Vignesh Jun 28 '12 at 12:57
    
This is Ask ubuntu, you'll only ever hear Ubuntu derivatives from me. Define "features" as each has their own features. I personally like Ubuntu, but if you want slightly more pretty items, go Kubuntu (note you need a VERY GOOD system for that, as it can be memory intensive). –  Thomas W. Jun 28 '12 at 13:18

Can I necro-bump?

Actually, there is a way to repair corrupted ISOs

  1. Grab a torrent of the required ISO
  2. In your client specify the target to 'overwrite' the damaged ISO
  3. The client will now 'Check' the ISO and re-download the corrupted bytes only
  4. Done
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