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I have gotten as far as selecting the formatted partition. Then when I click install it says that is has failed. I don't know what I am doing wrong or where to go from here. I would greatly appreciate any help.

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Are you trying to install Ubuntu alongside OSX, or will this be a Ubuntu-only PC? –  PJ Singh Jun 19 '14 at 2:49
Maybe this guide will help. howtogeek.com/187410/… –  HarlemSquirrel Jun 19 '14 at 3:03
The Ubuntu 14.04 iso file is too large to fit on a CD, so you need to use either a DVD or a USB flash drive that is 2GB or larger. Also see: installing ubuntu 12.04 on mac w/ unbootable mac os x. –  karel Jun 19 '14 at 3:04
I am trying to install Ubuntu alongside OSX. –  user294833 Jun 19 '14 at 16:43

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