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Errno 5 Input/output error in ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 13.04 in VMWare but while on the middle of copying files, a pop-up error would appear: The installer encountered an error copying files to the hard disk: [Errno 5] ...
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Getting error 5 while installing via USB [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “errno 5 - input/output error” when trying to install I'm trying to install Ubuntu 11.10 on my laptop with Ubuntu 11.10 , 64-bit version through a usb drive ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS install failed. swap partition failed [duplicate]

I recently was lucky enough to get a laptop for free. The only setback is it had no operating system. I burned ubuntu 12.04 LTS to a disk, and when i boot it in the laptop it loads. I tried installing ...
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errno 5 install [duplicate]

I am trying to install ubuntu on my desktop. I used a usb that I had used successfully to my laptop, but it doesn't work for desktop. (12.04 32bit) When I am trying to boot from usb it says that no ...
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“input/output error during read on /dev/sda” during installation [closed]

at the moment my laptop does not have any os i am trying to install ubuntu 10.04 but after the initial installation steps it shows an "input/output error during read on /dev/sda" and the installation ...
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cannot read `/dev/sda': Input/output error LiveCD

I have computer dual-booted with Ubuntu 13.04 and Windows. Ubuntu's grub got some errors/destroyed (don't know how) and shows grub rescue prompt. Having searched here, I chose the easy way to repair ...
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Error 5 Input/Output When trying to install Ubuntu 12.04

I am using lenova laptop without Cd drive. I tried to install Ubuntu 12.04 through USB stick. After completing around 20% or 22% i got error like this "Error 5 Input/Output" Please help me, I am ...
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Error with Wubi Installer- Ubuntu 13.04 desktop

I'm having problems installing Ubuntu 13.04 desktop. I've download the wubi installer on my Windows computer. When I open this file using WinRar & run wubi.exe, it attempts to install Ubuntu but ...
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“error: cannot read `/dev/sda': Input/output error.” repeatedly during upgrade

I'm currently running a distribution upgrade and my terminal output looks like this: ... Generating grub.cfg ... error: cannot read `/dev/sda': Input/output error. error: cannot ...
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The installer encountered an error copying files to the hard disk, but the .iso file checksum is correct

I have 64-bit dell N5110 laptop. During Ubuntu 14.04 installation, I received this error. I know the error is common, but I didn't find an answer, so please read below. [Errno 5] Input/output ...
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Errno 5 while installing 13.10

Every time I try to install 13.10 from my USB drive I get Errno 5. I selected to wipe windows at the start so I can't go back and redownload or anything. Not sure what to do here. Any help?
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Need help installing Ubuntu 14.04

I am a complete Linux noob. I burned the latest Ubuntu ISO to a DVD and tried to install it from the disk. My original intention was to install it alongside my Windows, but somehow I ended up creating ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Installer freezes at 33%

I've been trying to install Linux on my Laptop for the whole day but the Installer either freezes or gives Errno 5. I have an HP Laptop which had Windows 8.1 before i accidentally formatted. Now i ...