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I am trying to install Ubuntu in a 40GB drive in my laptop, installer is downloading and installing; but in the end, it pops an error that the installation failed. Why is this happening?

Now I am unable to install Ubuntu in my laptop. I have tried this for 3 times but same error (saying that some temp/app data is missing)

Error executing command

commmand=C:users\prasad\AppData\Local|temp|pyl91c3\bin\resize2fs.exe-f G:\ubuntu\disks\root.disk 4744M
retval=1
stderr=
stdout=resize2fs1.40.6(9 feb 2008)

Usage:

/cgdrive/c/user/prasad/AppData\Local|temp|pyl91c3\bin\resize2fs.exe-f G:\ubuntu\disks\root.disk 4744M[-d debug_flags][-f][-F]
[-p]device[new_size]

More information: wubi-12.04 rev266.log

This is the message of error in rev266.log.

08-20 08:10 INFO   root: === wubi 12.04 rev266 ===
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  root: Logfile is c:\users\prasad's\appdata\local\temp\wubi-12.04-rev266.log
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  root: sys.argv = ['main.pyo', '--exefile="C:\\Users\\Prasad\'s\\Downloads\\wubi.exe"']
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  CommonBackend: data_dir=C:\Users\Prasad's\AppData\Local\Temp\pyl58AA.tmp\data
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  WindowsBackend: 7z=C:\Users\Prasad's\AppData\Local\Temp\pyl58AA.tmp\bin\7z.exe
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  WindowsBackend: startup_folder=C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  CommonBackend: Fetching basic info...
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  CommonBackend: original_exe=C:\Users\Prasad's\Downloads\wubi.exe
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  CommonBackend: platform=win32
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  CommonBackend: osname=nt
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  CommonBackend: language=en_US
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  CommonBackend: encoding=cp1252
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  WindowsBackend: arch=amd64
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  CommonBackend: Parsing isolist=C:\Users\Prasad's\AppData\Local\Temp\pyl58AA.tmp\data\isolist.ini
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  CommonBackend:   Adding distro Xubuntu-i386
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  CommonBackend:   Adding distro Edubuntu-i386
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  CommonBackend:   Adding distro Xubuntu-amd64
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  CommonBackend:   Adding distro Kubuntu-amd64
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  CommonBackend:   Adding distro Mythbuntu-i386
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  CommonBackend:   Adding distro Edubuntu-amd64
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  CommonBackend:   Adding distro Ubuntu-amd64
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  CommonBackend:   Adding distro Lubuntu-i386
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  CommonBackend:   Adding distro Ubuntu-i386
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  CommonBackend:   Adding distro Mythbuntu-amd64
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  CommonBackend:   Adding distro Kubuntu-i386
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  CommonBackend:   Adding distro Lubuntu-amd64
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  WindowsBackend: Fetching host info...
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  WindowsBackend: registry_key=Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Wubi
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  WindowsBackend: windows version=vista
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  WindowsBackend: windows_version2=Windows 7 Ultimate
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  WindowsBackend: windows_sp=None
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  WindowsBackend: windows_build=7600
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  WindowsBackend: gmt=5
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  WindowsBackend: country=US
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  WindowsBackend: timezone=America/New_York
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  WindowsBackend: windows_username=Prasad's
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  WindowsBackend: user_full_name=Prasad's
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  WindowsBackend: user_directory=C:\Users\Prasad's
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  WindowsBackend: windows_language_code=1033
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  WindowsBackend: windows_language=English
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  WindowsBackend: processor_name=Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2370M CPU @ 2.40GHz
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  WindowsBackend: bootloader=vista
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  WindowsBackend: system_drive=Drive(C: hd 75852.640625 mb free ntfs)
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  WindowsBackend: drive=Drive(C: hd 75852.640625 mb free ntfs)
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  WindowsBackend: drive=Drive(D: hd 99817.5976563 mb free ntfs)
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  WindowsBackend: drive=Drive(E: hd 74982.96875 mb free ntfs)
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  WindowsBackend: drive=Drive(F: hd 159197.234375 mb free ntfs)
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  WindowsBackend: drive=Drive(G: hd 39500.421875 mb free ntfs)
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  WindowsBackend: drive=Drive(I: removable 14745.6484375 mb free fat32)
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  WindowsBackend: uninstaller_path=None
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  WindowsBackend: previous_target_dir=None
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  WindowsBackend: previous_distro_name=None
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  WindowsBackend: keyboard_id=67699721
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  WindowsBackend: keyboard_layout=us
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  WindowsBackend: keyboard_variant=
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  CommonBackend: python locale=('en_US', 'cp1252')
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  CommonBackend: locale=en_US.UTF-8
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  WindowsBackend: total_memory_mb=2047.99999905
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  CommonBackend: Searching ISOs on USB devices
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  CommonBackend: Searching for local CDs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether C:\Users\Prasad's\AppData\Local\Temp\pyl58AA.tmp is a valid Ubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain C:\Users\Prasad's\AppData\Local\Temp\pyl58AA.tmp\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether C:\Users\Prasad's\AppData\Local\Temp\pyl58AA.tmp is a valid Ubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain C:\Users\Prasad's\AppData\Local\Temp\pyl58AA.tmp\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether C:\Users\Prasad's\AppData\Local\Temp\pyl58AA.tmp is a valid Kubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain C:\Users\Prasad's\AppData\Local\Temp\pyl58AA.tmp\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether C:\Users\Prasad's\AppData\Local\Temp\pyl58AA.tmp is a valid Kubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain C:\Users\Prasad's\AppData\Local\Temp\pyl58AA.tmp\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether C:\Users\Prasad's\AppData\Local\Temp\pyl58AA.tmp is a valid Xubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain C:\Users\Prasad's\AppData\Local\Temp\pyl58AA.tmp\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether C:\Users\Prasad's\AppData\Local\Temp\pyl58AA.tmp is a valid Xubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain C:\Users\Prasad's\AppData\Local\Temp\pyl58AA.tmp\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether C:\Users\Prasad's\AppData\Local\Temp\pyl58AA.tmp is a valid Mythbuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain C:\Users\Prasad's\AppData\Local\Temp\pyl58AA.tmp\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether C:\Users\Prasad's\AppData\Local\Temp\pyl58AA.tmp is a valid Mythbuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain C:\Users\Prasad's\AppData\Local\Temp\pyl58AA.tmp\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether C:\Users\Prasad's\AppData\Local\Temp\pyl58AA.tmp is a valid Edubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain C:\Users\Prasad's\AppData\Local\Temp\pyl58AA.tmp\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether C:\Users\Prasad's\AppData\Local\Temp\pyl58AA.tmp is a valid Edubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain C:\Users\Prasad's\AppData\Local\Temp\pyl58AA.tmp\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether C:\Users\Prasad's\AppData\Local\Temp\pyl58AA.tmp is a valid Lubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain C:\Users\Prasad's\AppData\Local\Temp\pyl58AA.tmp\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether C:\Users\Prasad's\AppData\Local\Temp\pyl58AA.tmp is a valid Lubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain C:\Users\Prasad's\AppData\Local\Temp\pyl58AA.tmp\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether D:\ is a valid Ubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain D:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether D:\ is a valid Ubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain D:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether D:\ is a valid Kubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain D:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether D:\ is a valid Kubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain D:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether D:\ is a valid Xubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain D:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether D:\ is a valid Xubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain D:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether D:\ is a valid Mythbuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain D:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether D:\ is a valid Mythbuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain D:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether D:\ is a valid Edubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain D:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether D:\ is a valid Edubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain D:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether D:\ is a valid Lubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain D:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether D:\ is a valid Lubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain D:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether E:\ is a valid Ubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain E:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether E:\ is a valid Ubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain E:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether E:\ is a valid Kubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain E:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether E:\ is a valid Kubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain E:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether E:\ is a valid Xubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain E:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether E:\ is a valid Xubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain E:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether E:\ is a valid Mythbuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain E:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether E:\ is a valid Mythbuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain E:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether E:\ is a valid Edubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain E:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether E:\ is a valid Edubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain E:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether E:\ is a valid Lubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain E:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether E:\ is a valid Lubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain E:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether F:\ is a valid Ubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain F:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether F:\ is a valid Ubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain F:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether F:\ is a valid Kubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain F:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether F:\ is a valid Kubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain F:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether F:\ is a valid Xubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain F:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether F:\ is a valid Xubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain F:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether F:\ is a valid Mythbuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain F:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether F:\ is a valid Mythbuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain F:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether F:\ is a valid Edubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain F:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether F:\ is a valid Edubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain F:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether F:\ is a valid Lubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain F:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether F:\ is a valid Lubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain F:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether G:\ is a valid Ubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain G:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether G:\ is a valid Ubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain G:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether G:\ is a valid Kubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain G:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether G:\ is a valid Kubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain G:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether G:\ is a valid Xubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain G:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether G:\ is a valid Xubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain G:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether G:\ is a valid Mythbuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain G:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether G:\ is a valid Mythbuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain G:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether G:\ is a valid Edubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain G:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether G:\ is a valid Edubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain G:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether G:\ is a valid Lubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain G:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether G:\ is a valid Lubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain G:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether I:\ is a valid Ubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain I:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether I:\ is a valid Ubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain I:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether I:\ is a valid Kubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain I:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether I:\ is a valid Kubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain I:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether I:\ is a valid Xubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain I:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether I:\ is a valid Xubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain I:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether I:\ is a valid Mythbuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain I:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether I:\ is a valid Mythbuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain I:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether I:\ is a valid Edubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain I:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether I:\ is a valid Edubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain I:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether I:\ is a valid Lubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain I:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:   checking whether I:\ is a valid Lubuntu CD
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  Distro:     does not contain I:\casper\filesystem.squashfs
08-20 08:10 INFO   root: Running the installer...
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  WindowsFrontend: __init__...
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  WindowsFrontend: on_init...
08-20 08:10 INFO   WinuiPage: appname=wubi, localedir=C:\Users\Prasad's\AppData\Local\Temp\pyl58AA.tmp\translations, languages=['en_US', 'en']
08-20 08:10 INFO   WinuiPage: appname=wubi, localedir=C:\Users\Prasad's\AppData\Local\Temp\pyl58AA.tmp\translations, languages=['en_US', 'en']
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  WindowsFrontend: frontend.on_quit
08-20 08:10 DEBUG  root: application.on_quit
08-20 08:10 INFO   root: sys.exit
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closed as off-topic by Braiam, karel, mikewhatever, belacq, Tom Brossman May 2 at 21:09

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Hi, will you please provide more details? like exact error message or screenshot of the same. Exactly which app data missing. This will help in understanding the problem to others. –  Amol Sale Aug 21 '12 at 10:30
    
You should check if there is a Start Menu entry to remove Ubuntu. If there is, you should run it before attempting to reinstall Ubuntu again. –  Aaron Aug 21 '12 at 10:31

1 Answer 1

The problem is the username.

The command assumes it is prasad but the errorlog is showing prasad's

Compare:

commmand=C:users\prasad\AppData\Local|temp|pyl91c3\bin\resize2fs.exe-f G:\ubuntu\disks\root.disk 4744M

with

08-20 08:10 DEBUG  WindowsBackend: user_directory=C:\Users\Prasad's

A ' (or any non alphabetical character, number exluding chars like - and _) should not be used as a username. Change your username and try again.

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