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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: 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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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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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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Install of Ubuntu 14.04 64amd desktop ISO live USB returns errno5 error

Does the machine that I want to install 14.04 on need to have the HDD partitioned and formatted in any specific way to fix this error? The live USB will boot up 14.04 in the "Try Ubuntu without ...

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