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I'm having some trouble installing Ubuntu 12.10 on my laptop. I downloaded the iso file from ubuntu and with startup disk creator created startup on mu usb-stick. I changed the boot sequence from hdd to ext usb. But no luck. Also created a bootable CD, put it on first boot sequence and also this doesn't work. My old OS is Natty 11.04.

I'm looking for a solution.


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Have you tried manually setting the boot device, at startup (and not using boot-order)? – david6 Nov 7 '12 at 19:08
Make sure that the USB is FAT32 formatted. – Mitch Jan 17 '13 at 12:23

I use Unetbootin for create boot flash. Its avilable for Linux, Windows & Mac OS X. Easy to use, and correct create boot records on my flash.

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perhaps your pendrive has failed to become bootable ...

this is the way to do it ... follow steps shown here :

your main problem is that your device hasnt become bootable thats it !!!

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Welcome to Ask Ubuntu! Whilst this may theoretically answer the question, it would be preferable to include the essential parts of the answer here, and provide the link for reference. – Nitin Venkatesh Nov 7 '12 at 18:31

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