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I have ubuntu on a Live Install USB flash drive. I plugged it in my computer and I made sure that my USB is selected as the first thing to load from BIOS. When I click boot from flash drive it loads to a black screen with a DOS like appearance similar to entering safe mode in Windows. It goes through a long list and stops at one point. I waited for a while to see if it would move and it does not. I have not attempted to re-download or re-burn the .iso to the flash drive, I also have not attempted using a Live CD. Any ideas/help? Does this question need me to require more information to be answered correctly?

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closed as unclear what you're asking by Eric Carvalho, Eliah Kagan, Thomas W., Kevin Bowen, Seth Aug 10 '13 at 4:18

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How did you create the USB? –  Mitch Jul 26 '12 at 20:40
maybe i think your METHOD to make USB bootable with linux on it is not proper. I have seen some problems like this when the USB is made bootable by UnetBootIn .Try Universal-USB-Installer. Does that solve your problem? –  ashutosh Jul 26 '12 at 20:54
I think you should clarify your question, it's very general. –  etsr Jul 26 '12 at 21:00
What is the point at which it stops? –  Jazz Jul 26 '12 at 22:40

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