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Install through usb stick Macbook Pro [duplicate]

I've just downloaded ubuntu 12.04 and wanted to make a fresh install on my macbook pro, I followed the instructions given here http://www.ubuntu.com/download/help/create-a-usb-stick-on-mac-osx and ...
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Impossible to boot Ubuntu on a USB stick (OS X Montain Lion) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get my Mac to boot from an Ubuntu USB key? I know this has been discussed over and over but I still cannot run Ubuntu on a USB stick. Here's the step I ...
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Ubuntu USB on a Mac [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get my Mac to boot from an Ubuntu USB key? I followed the instructions on Ubuntu.com to install Ubuntu onto a USB for a Mac. When I insert my USB in Mac OS X it ...
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Creating a bootable USB Stick on Mac OS X [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get my Mac to boot from an Ubuntu USB key? I followed the step by step instructions set forth here but none of my macs (all intel) will recognize the stick as ...
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How should USB stick in Lion for 12.04 be formatted initially? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get my Mac to boot from an Ubuntu USB key? To create an Ubuntu 12.04 LTS USB stick in Mac OS X Lion, how should be the stick formatted initially?
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How can I install Ubuntu 13.04 on a Mac (using disk)? [duplicate]

I called a local computer store and they said Ubuntu 13.04 "doesn't like Mac" and it's very hard to do and requires lots of "codes". They said they would charge me $99 to do it. But I have read some ...
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Making Boot USB on Macbook Pro, OSX Mavericks [duplicate]

I'm trying to create a boot-usb that can be used to install Ubuntu-12 onto an old macbook following the guide on the site (http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-on-mac-osx). I'm ...
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ALTERNATIVE TO Installing ubuntu from USB in iMac5,1 with buggy EIF that does not allow to boot from non HFS+ drives? [duplicate]

*strong text*To put you into perspective: I'm no newby AND I'm close to nuclear meltdown. I have tried to create a bootable USB stick using a 4GB stick and using the method with dd and the IMG file. ...
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What is different about the Mac ISO image?

http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/releases/11.04/release/ At that location there is an ISO image which is described as "This image is adjusted to work properly on Mac systems." What specific problems on the ...
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Distro that I can load into RAM?

Is there a modified version of Ubuntu that I can choose to load to RAM on start up? Kinda like the LiveCD, but that can be easily modified (ie: I can install stuff) when I choose to boot from disk. ...
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“dd: /dev/disk4: Permission denied” error when making LiveUSB on Mac OS X

I'm going through the steps: "How to create a bootable USB stick on OS X" to install Ubuntu on a USB stick, and I keep getting the error: dd: /dev/disk4: Permission denied when I try to run step 8. ...
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Can I make a bootable USB flash drive for Mac from Windows

Problem: MacBook hard drive crashed and is ruined. I need to work on a music assignment on a program only available for Mac OS X and Ubuntu, and will not be able to get a new hard drive for the Mac ...
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Ubuntu “USB for OS X” instructions don't create bootable USB drive

iMac i3 running 10.6.8 I've downloaded the 12.0.4 32-bit Intel ubuntu.iso and converted it to ubuntu.img and moved to root. The "USB for OS X" instructions say insert USB Flash media. My flash ...
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Can't convert iso to img on mac

I followed the instructions here and I got a dmg instead. This is what I entered: cd Desktop hdiutil convert ubuntu-12.10-desktop-amd64.iso -format UDRW -o ubuntu-12.10-desktop-amd64.img Then it ...

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