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I have been trying to download and install latest Ubuntu without making a cd. I have tried 3 times. I downloaded something and installed it. But there was no trace of Ubuntu but just windows xp.

It certainly looked like it was installing something.

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from where did you download ubuntu and which version are you attempting to use? how are you installing it - using a usb key or some other method? please provide more info by editing your question. – amc Aug 23 '13 at 17:11 may help you for making bootable usb. Then you must restart your pc for starting Ubuntu setup. Also you must set usb as first boot hardware on bios (

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