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I'm trying to install ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my notebook. I have ubuntu 11.10, and my cd reader doesn't work, so I wanted to do it from my kingstong datatraveler 100. I have an intel i5 in my computer. The thing is that when I try to run the USB the system tells me that there is an error in the USB, tells me to press any key to continue, and then it enters to the OS. The data traveler is new, and it works fine, I've already saved some files, and the .iso in it to install ubuntu from it.

What am I doing wrong?

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How did you create the bootable USB? –  Mitch Feb 16 at 20:39

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I think you might need to check this out. http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-on-ubuntu

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Hi- Thanks for your answer first of all. I dont't have the startup disk creator. I have ubuntu 11.10, and as it's an old version I can't install anything. What can I do? –  Dedalo Feb 16 at 23:49
    
Uhm, you might try just downloading the iso and running it. Anyway, here is a guide I found that might help ya. help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/FromLinux –  skjennings Feb 17 at 0:00
    
Hi. I downloaded the iso and copied it in the usb drive. When I try to run it from the USB I get an error. I reboot the computer, go to options (F12), I select to boot from USB and it gives an error. –  Dedalo Feb 17 at 0:10
    
Sounds like the USB is not bootable then. You will need to make the device bootable, which I'm not sure how to do that on older versions of ubuntu. But, you might try this bootableusb.net/bootable-flash-drive –  skjennings Feb 17 at 0:16
    
Also, on a side note have you tried to update to 12 thru the Update manager? –  skjennings Feb 17 at 0:19

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