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In Terminal (Mac) when I do step 9 (sudo dd if=//Users/neilatkin/Desktop/ubuntu.img of=/dev/disk1 bs=1m (replace /path/to/downloaded.img with the path where the image file is located; for example, ./ubuntu.img or ./ubuntu.dmg)), when I press enter then enter the password to the mac it just has white underneath it and after it does nothing when I enter in commands. To get it to work again I have to close it and re-open it. I'm pretty sure that I'm using the correct file from my desktop too.

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dd outputs nothing and takes a while to run. Give it ten minutes and see if it finishes.

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OK, so now it's saying 'Resource busy' –  Louis Nov 1 '12 at 19:36
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unmount (eject) the drive before executing the command. –  astex Nov 1 '12 at 19:57
    
When I unmount it and then do the command it just goes back to what it did before; just giving me nothing –  Louis Nov 2 '12 at 16:22
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Did you wait a full ten minutes? The dd command does not give any output –  astex Nov 2 '12 at 18:10
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Noting that USB booting doesn't work normally on apple hardware, can you boot from the USB drive? –  astex Nov 4 '12 at 0:59

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