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I'm trying to make a bootable 7.10 usb but can't seem to find any software that supports older distributions of ubuntu. Is there anyway around this?


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Why do you want such an old version of Ubuntu? It is no longer updated with supported updates and has security issues. If you are having issues because it doesn't recognize your processor/CPU, then there is a workaround for even the newest version. If performance if your worry, there are ways to streamline. – hexafraction Aug 3 '12 at 12:33
why 7.10 and why not 12.04 would be first question , and using dd would be the answer :) – atenz Aug 3 '12 at 12:34
I just got my hands on a Thinkpad T23, i want to install ubuntu on it and was recomended to try 7.10. – Sergei Aug 3 '12 at 12:35
@tijybba what is dd? – Sergei Aug 3 '12 at 12:36
@Sergei I advice to use 12.04. Linux/Ubuntu does -not- require better hardware for newer releases. 7.* is way too old. – Rinzwind Aug 3 '12 at 12:37
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You should definitely go for Lubuntu 12.04 Latest version as its practical System Specs clearly explained in this answer

If you just want to try Ubuntu 7.10 through Usb Drive from windows then try Unetbootin known to work with Ubuntu 7.10 here .

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Going with Lubuntu. thanks for the answer. – Sergei Aug 3 '12 at 13:48

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