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Is it possible to install from a mounted ubuntu-11.10-desktop-i386.iso already downloaded to the desktop? [duplicate]

I have a machine that seems to have some issues, and I would like to install directly from the iso image already on the HDD. I cannot for some reason boot from a LiveCD nor from a USB stick. I ...
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Install linux to hard drive from live partition [duplicate]

I was thinking that I could make a small 4GB partition on my 320GB hard drive. This small partition could be used as a live install partition. What i would do is I would make the partition, boot from ...
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Installation of Ubuntu 13.10 desktop from ISO file [duplicate]

I downloaded ubuntu-13.10-desktop-i386.iso from my Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. How to install ubuntu-13.10-desktop-i386.iso from my Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
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Is there a way for me to install Ubuntu without a flash drive or CD (Not using windows) [duplicate]

I have fedora 19 running on my laptop and I want to switch to ubuntu, but I don't have a flash drive or external hard drive. Is there some way I can install ubuntu from inside fedora then boot ubuntu ...
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Install from ISO file [duplicate]

As of 13.04, Ubuntu Install no longer fits on a CD, it requires a DVD [800+ MiB]. For me, it is "economically inconvenient" to get a DVD recorder. My preferred installation method would be to put ...
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How to reinstall 12.04 with no CD [duplicate]

I am trying to run the Ubuntu Installer in order to do a 12.04 to 12.04 upgrade effectively reinstalling Ubuntu without losing personal files. Please could someone point me in the right direction ...
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How to install Xubuntu from a hard drive instead of a DVD or a USB stick? [duplicate]

I have an old computer and I want to install Xubuntu 13.04 on it. The problem is it has no DVD drive (only a CD one) and it won't boot from a USB stick (it boots from the CD-ROM and/or the HDD only). ...
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Bootable Ubuntu Install Partition [duplicate]

I installed ubuntu on my dad's laptop a year ago and I wanted to install another ubuntu based distro on his laptop . He has no cds or dvds so I thought about making partition that would pretty much ...
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How install Ubuntu on old Compaq notebook?

I have an old Compaq notebook. I want to install Ubuntu 12.04. The notebook has these specs: AMD Athlon CPU 30 GB HD 512 MB memory 14" screen Can I install on this notebook? The notebook ...
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Upgrade to Ubuntu 13.10 from ISO image [duplicate]

Having installed Ubuntu 13.04 I've downloaded Ubuntu 13.10 ISO to upgrade from it. This answer doesn't work because there is no cdromupgrade file in the mounted ISO disk. How can I upgrade 13.04 to ...
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Want [ubuntu]iso bootable on external hdd as liveCD

---Getting to the point: -Would like to take iso file of ubuntu and put it on my hdd and make it bootable. Not copy from cd. Or use USB. -Strictly take iso, manipulate it onto hdd as live bootable ...
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How to upgrade ubuntu-13.04 using a downloaded iso without burning cd or liveusb within ubuntu 13.04?

This is a popular question, I tried this suggestion Can i update from "ubuntu-12.04-desktop-i386.iso" file? , but problem is gksu "sh /media/cdrom/cdromupgrade" asks for a password, and ...
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Cannot Boot from CD or USB. Old Computer

I have an OLD system that I am trying to get back for an old customer. My problem is as follows: MoBo only allows the system to boot from the CD Drive. Nothing else. Unfortunately, this drive will ...
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I want to install Ubuntu [Any version greater than or equal to 12.04] from my windows OS

I want to install Ubuntu [Any version greater than or equal to 12.04] from my windows OS , with no pendrive and no CD. Is it possible ? By downloading an ISO , mount it to a drive and boot from ...

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