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Recently I downloaded ubuntu 13.04 (iso). Now after extracting the iso file and running wubi - it says downloading required files though I had already downloaded the iso file (794 MB). So what to do now?

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make bootable usb ...dual boot – Qasim May 9 '13 at 6:21
Do not flag your own question when you simply need an answer, as it is a waste of moderator time and doesn't actually get you any help. – RolandiXor May 9 '13 at 16:13
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wubi in 13.04 is not in a releasable state. You have to install Ubuntu 12.10 through wubi and then upgrade to 13.04. follow this steps

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is there any way to install it without using ubuntu 12.10 – user101535 May 9 '13 at 6:42
@user101535 i suggest you to burn a dvd or even better create a bootable usb stick(faster installation with the stick) and make a nice and clean installation of 13.04. I don't see the point in using wubi anymore, as the installation process is dead simple – Nick Goodfate May 9 '13 at 16:36

Use the ISO that you have downloaded. You can make a boot-able pendrive by using this utility at Then you can install ubuntu using this pendrive.

PS. : in your boot options just check that USB is higher priority to the hard-drive.

Also, Wubi currently is not the best way of installing Ubuntu. You can read it for yourself here

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If you're on Windows, or even on Wine you could also try Unetbootin or LinuxLiveUsb.

I tried both of those for the first time yesterday, both were remarkably easy to use and did the job perfectly.

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DO NOT extract ISO files. Instead mount it using ISO mounting program, and run Wubi. I suggest use Wubi only when you using Ubuntu

If you mean installing it on its own partition, instead use from using UUI (Universal USB Installer).

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