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I have followed the guide from http://www.ubuntu.com/download/help/create-a-usb-stick-on-mac-osx and then at step 8, which is "Execute sudo dd if=/path/to/downloaded.img of=/dev/rdiskN bs=1m", I get a problem, it says: "dd: /Downloads/ubuntu.dmg: No such file or directory". I have checked, it should be there.

Help needed, Thanks :)

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I have tried using ubuntu.img, but it's the same "dd: /Downloads/ubuntu.img: No such file or directory" –  Fakhrul Mahathir Muhammad Mar 23 '13 at 22:59
    
You have to use the name of the image you downloaded, "ubuntu-12.04.2-desktop-amd64.img" or what not. Check for the name of the file. –  bodhi.zazen Mar 23 '13 at 23:09
    
still dd: /Downloads/ubuntu-12.10-desktop-i386.img: No such file or directory –  Fakhrul Mahathir Muhammad Mar 24 '13 at 8:33
    
You have to use the correct path and name of the file. Use your file browser to find it if it is not in /Downloads and identify the correct name –  bodhi.zazen Mar 24 '13 at 13:01
    
It worked, thx :D –  Fakhrul Mahathir Muhammad Mar 24 '13 at 20:10
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Instead of using those directions, try using http://unetbootin.sourceforge.net/ . I have never used it on a Mac but it works on Windows and Linux.

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I have tried that one, but I can't boot a non OSX usb-stick inside my mac. –  Fakhrul Mahathir Muhammad Mar 24 '13 at 8:20
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dd: /Downloads/ubuntu.dmg: No such file or directory means there's a typo in your command.
Most probably, ubuntu.dmg is not in the Downloads folder at the root of the hard drive, but in the Downloads folder of your home folder. So the address would be ~/Downloads/ubuntu.dmg (note the ~)

To be sure to get it correct, just drag ubuntu.dmg from the Finder to the Terminal

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