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I burned a copy of Ubuntu 12.04 onto a CD-R, and while installing it, I came across an error message that said a file could not be installed. I do not remember what it was called, but the system can not boot up without it. After retrying, I finished the installation without the file. Any help much appreciated.

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it would be better if you actually remember error pop up massage cause it can be helpfull information to others – polarkatenuchie Oct 23 '12 at 12:02

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Must be the 'grub loader'. IF you fail to see the Grub:- Insert a Ubuntu 12.10 Live-CD/DVD and run the following commands:

    `$sudo mount /dev/sdXY /mnt` # XY is the drive, eg. sda or sda1
    `$sudo chroot /mnt`
    `$sudo grub-install /dev/sdX` #X is drive number
    `$sudo update-grub`

Reboot and take out the LiveDVD. Lemme know if it doesn't work as intended.

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