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it get to a purple screen with a man in a circle at the bottom then goes through a bunch wierd words and at bottom says this:

cannot open root device "null" or unknown block 0,0
please append a correct root/boot option
kernal panic- not syncing: VFS: unable to mount root fs unknown block

i downloaded using univeral usb installer should i have click format USB option when installing ubuntu onto the USB??? lol im haveing issue after issue :)

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The question is unfortunately not clear enough. Please add some more details. From the looks of it, you are trying to install a 64 bit distro into a 32 bit system or something like that. –  Indian Oct 21 '13 at 8:52
    
possible duplicate of error while installing Ubuntu 13.10 –  LiveWireBT Oct 26 '13 at 11:09

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