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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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Installing ubuntu on benq joybook a52e (7 yo laptop)

so here is my problem. I am trying to install ubuntu from usb (CD drive is dead) on benq joybook a52e laptop. But the problem is that usb drive larger than 256mb can not be recognized as bootable ...

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