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I am new to the community and would love to try out Ubuntu. I chose to install it using Wubi to save the pain of reformatting etc.

I have now tried the installer several times using different partitions but I get an error. Here is part of the log file:

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "\lib\wubi\", line 58, in run
  File "\lib\wubi\", line 132, in select_task
  File "\lib\wubi\", line 158, in run_installer
  File "\lib\wubi\backends\common\", line 197, in __call__
  File "\lib\wubi\backends\win32\", line 463, in expand_diskimage
  File "\lib\wubi\backends\common\", line 66, in run_command
Exception: Error executing command
>>command=C:\DOCUME~1\ARISH'~1\LOCALS~1\Temp\pyl336.tmp\bin\resize2fs.exe -f C:\ubuntu\disks\root.disk 17744M
>>stdout=resize2fs 1.40.6 (09-Feb-2008)
Usage: /cygdrive/c/DOCUME~1/ARISH~1/LOCALS~1/Temp/pyl336.tmp/bin/resize2fs.exe -f C:/ubuntu/disks/root.disk 17744M [-d debug_flags] [-f] [-F] [-p] device [new_size]
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Why don't you pastebin the entire log file so we can see the release and other important information? Based solely on the lines you provided I'd guess that there was only a partial download of the diskimage file, but it's impossible to say based on those few lines. – bcbc Aug 17 '13 at 15:46
Thanks for your reply. Here is the entire log: – Rage Aug 18 '13 at 1:07
I hope its allowed on the community – Rage Aug 18 '13 at 1:13

The download of the diskimage looks like it completed okay, so there's a possibility it's corrupted. Instead you can download the ISO directly ( or using the torrent (, which is better since your internet connection is intermittent.

Save the ISO in the same folder as wubi.exe before running, and it will use the ISO instead of the diskimage.

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