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14 views

Cant edit a file in Windows to install Ubuntu in a LiveUSB

im following a tutorial to get an Ubuntu USB-Live, and I have already installed Ubuntu on the USB, but the get this done I need to edit the file syslinux.cfg and leave it this way: default unetbootin ...
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can't install ubuntu 14.04.1 alongside windows 7 with USB boot method

Actually I want to install ubuntu new version OS alongside with my windows 7 Operating System.So I tried to install Ubuntu OS with the help of watching online videos.When I am trying to follow one ...
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25 views

Trouble installing Ubuntu 14.04

I downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 LTS from Ubuntu.com as an ISO-file. Then I transferred this ISO-file to an 8 GB USB stick using usb-create-kde application. But when I try to boot up using this iso-file I do ...
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17 views

How do I get grub to load properly from a USB external hard drive?

I've created a bootable backup of my Ubuntu to an external USB hard drive. I can now boot to my external backup from grub when grub is loaded from my internal hard drive, but I cannot boot to grub on ...
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1answer
54 views

Cannot boot from USB, need help

I wanted to format my w7 drive and install Ubuntu, so I have made an Ubuntu 14. 04 bootable USB, but when I try to boot from that USB it gives this message: Attempting boot from USB Normally it ...
0
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2answers
80 views

Issues installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have been trying for the past couple of days to install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my laptop. I have been having problems left and right, but I finally ran into one that I can't figure out. I put Ubuntu ...
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2answers
49 views

Ubuntu installer hangs

I am currently trying to attempt a Quadboot with Win 7 (50GB SSD), Mac OS X Maverick, Ubuntu & Android 4.4 all on a Samsung Spinpoint S3 500GB HDD, I will also have a WD 1TB HDD for backup and ...
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2answers
65 views

Installing Ubuntu from an external hard drive

So I've been trying to install Ubuntu for a while now with no success. I don't have a thumb drive, and my computer doesn't have a CD drive, but I have an external hard drive. I already went through ...
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2answers
26 views

Trouble booting from USB Windows 8 [on hold]

I have a Toshiba Satellite p75-A2000 laptop. I have created a live usb Stick with netbootin . I already disabled secure boot and made USB the number one boot priority. However my laptop just loads ...
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23 views

Gateway Laptop not booting Ubuntu from USB

I have a Gateway MX8738 and when I try to boot my USB with the Ubuntu ISO on it it doesn't work. The POST screen stays stuck loading. Does the .iso need to be in a different format or do there have to ...
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1answer
27 views

black screen on Ubuntu 14.04 Install

I am trying to install Ubuntu from a 4gb flash drive to another 16gb flash drive, both fat32 format. I am running an AMD radeon r7 250 and 16gb system RAM. When I select "try Ubuntu without ...
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48 views

Problems with installing Ubuntu from USB

I deleted the Ubuntu partition that I had in my computer, GRUB is gone so I can't access Windows. To fix that I tried to reinstall Ubuntu using a USB, but I only get a boot error message. I think the ...
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Grub2 cannot see my new external USB hard drive, but sees an older one

I am trying to boot Ubuntu-studio (current version) from a new Seagate 2TB expansion USB drive on an old system (PC) whose BIOS doesn't know how to boot from USB. No problems with either the install ...
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17 views

MD5 says the checksum is correct but still “Check finished: errors found in 2 files”

I'm attempting to dual boot windows 8.1 and ubuntu but I can't quite seem to create a USB boot drive without errors. Twice now I have downloaded ubuntu-14.04-desktop-amd64 from the official website, ...
0
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1answer
33 views

Gateway Laptop Won't Boot From USB Drive

Well it kinda boots, but right when it should reach the screen to ask to install or try, I only get a black screen. I tried to put a HDD with Ubuntu on it in my laptop, it boots fine until it reaches ...
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2answers
103 views

Bootable USB not working for me

I currently have an HP computer that is only a few months old. The computer recently started running super slow and I was going to change from Windows 7 to Ubuntu as I know that Windows has way more ...
0
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1answer
46 views

Install Xubuntu to SD card via USB memory stick

I would like to install Xubuntu. I have a 2 Gb USB stick and it works fine every time I try Xubuntu in live mode. My plan is to install it on an SD card with 32 Gb capacity. I do not want to do ...
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33 views

How can I automatically reboot machine after usb pull off?

I have this situation - I've got a boot-able pen-drive with Ubuntu 12.04 for automated installation - when I plug the USB stick in installation begins from it. At the end of installation process I ...
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41 views

Why does my computer say “Missing Operating System” when computer restarts.

I have just recently decided to make the switch from OS X to Ubuntu after one of my friends let me play around with his computer. However, when I was trying to partition my hardrive so I could run ...
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27 views

Installing Ubuntu on HP/Compaq TC4200 from USB issues

First post in forum. I have tried on several different systems throughout my computing history to run/boot/install lynux distros however, I have never had any luck. Whilst I am not a developer or ...
2
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87 views

Ubuntu 14.04 installation crashes with “???” message after selecting drive

The Gist: I have been trying to erase my disk and install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my laptop as my sole operating system. I can boot "Try Ubuntu" or "Install Ubuntu" from a USB stick. During the graphical ...
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31 views

USB-BOOT PROBLEM HP DV7

PORTABLE UBUNTU INSTALLED On USB.(NOT Live) My PC is HP Pavillion DV7-UEFI Boots from LiveDVD & LiveUSB OK Boots FUDUNTU installed USB ok (not Live real install) BIOS sequence set to: 1-USB ...
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1answer
76 views

steps to create DD image file from usb and restore image to a DIFFERENT usb

I have successfully (file created, ubuntu does NOT issue any error messages) created an image from an entire persistent ubuntu live usb.(sdc1) - the file ubuntu1.img is 4.3gb so it is reasonable to ...
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2answers
48 views

Live usb does not work!

Unfortunately, I am not able to setup up Ubuntu on my system as I am having trouble creating a functional live usb. I have downloaded the installer and the iso from the Ubuntu download page and have ...
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0answers
22 views

UBUNTU LINUX 13.10 USB Boot Error

While I was trying to boot from my USB. After entering the choice of install UBUNTU alongside Windows. Then this Error shows up:GIVEN below and it again restarts nothing from Linux installation shows ...
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0answers
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Can a USB drive be accessible to the installer at the start of a cdrom-based system installation?

I have a preseeding file, preseed.cfg, on a USB drive, and I'd like to know if there's some way to make this drive available to the installer during a cdrom-based installation. (Once the installation ...
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2answers
73 views

Install Ubuntu on USB stick - “error loading operating system”

I want to install Ubuntu 14.04 on USB stick, then install some drivers and programs on it and use it when I need. I have one USB stick with Ubuntu 14.04 that I have used to install the OS on other ...
0
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1answer
50 views

Toshiba Satellite P55-A: Cant boot from usb [duplicate]

For a few days now I have been trying to install Ubuntu (also tried Fedora, BackTrack, and Kali) onto an 8GB usb drive. The install always seems to go off without a hitch. Ive used unetbootin, ...
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34 views

Make USB Bootable, but install ubuntu on hardrive

I remember something from my past(may be 10 years back). I have heard that we can boot an OS from floppy disk but the OS files will be in Hard disk. Correct me if I am wrong, I don't know whom to ask, ...
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1answer
34 views

Problem with installing Lubuntu via USB on an Acer Aspire one ZG5

I tried installing Lubuntu on an Acer Aspire ZG5 via an bootable USB I made with UNetbootin. Last night I was able to boot up without installing. Today i tried to boot up again and the screen says ...
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2answers
41 views

Problem “No operational system found” when booting from usb HDD (14.04 LTS)

I have a pretty modern ultrabook (Sony Vaio Pro 13) that doesn't have an internal HDD or OS. I want to use an external HDD, connected via USB, to use as "an internal drive" with Ubuntu 12.04 installed ...
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0answers
440 views

Error GNU GRUB Version 2.02 beta 2-9 while booting from USB

I have a Sony Vaio F14212 with Windows 8 pre-installed (64 bit). Later, I upgraded to Windows 8.1. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 along with Windows 8.1 in dual boot. Unfortunately, I deleted Ubuntu drive ...
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2answers
357 views

Startup Disk Creator shows no free space on my USB stick

I am having a problem trying to use Startup Disk Creator with my 8GB USB stick. The USB stick has just been formatted, but Startup Disk Creator shows that there is no free space on the drive, although ...
0
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0answers
30 views

Bootable USB only works on 1st computer

I've created a USB hard drive (external) and installed 14.04 on it so when I plug it in to my laptop, it will boot. The problem is that now the ubuntu on my hard drive thinks that it IS my laptop, so ...
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49 views

Pls help Installation has ruined laptop

Hi this was my time using Linux. So I installed Ubuntu from Windows 7 via USB. After booting into Ubuntu I proceeded to do a full install over windows. This seemed to be going fine but at the point ...
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1answer
47 views

Can I boot a Ubuntu live install ISO from a usb key on my Powerbook G4?

So, I have a Powerbook G4 17" right now and the ribbon cable connecting the ODD drive to the motherboard is dead. Somebody has torn the cable from the board and the cable is completely knackered. The ...
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2answers
50 views

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Takes Me Back to the Install Screen After Installing Via USB

Basically, I downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit), and attempted to install it via my flash drive. I followed the instructions here, but after rebooting when prompted to, I was taken back to the ...
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1answer
94 views

How to Access Ubuntu Files From Bootable USB “Try Ubuntu” Section

Few hours ago I have tried to open my pc but I got error called "BOOTMGR IS MISSING" please restart pc, after little research I thought that I should create bootable Ubuntu USB and access my ubuntu ...
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125 views

USB-installed Ubuntu 14.04 boot : cursur on line2 nothing else

HP DV7-6B00ET 8GB RAM I disconnected the hard drive and booted with a Live CD. Installed Ubuntu 14.04 on Sandisk EXTREME 32GB, restart blue screen. Must be mauael power off. Fuduntu installed on USB ...
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16 views

boot problem in samsung

i have formatted my laptop completely and installed Ubuntu 14.4 after installation Ubuntu is not booting directly i have to put the pen drive(which has Ubuntu 14.4 live cd) every time on start up and ...
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1answer
69 views

USB not showing up as boot option

I just bought an Asus X551 that came with Windows DOS which I'm not familiar with. I had installed ubuntu on my former laptop but I did it on windows 7. I followed the instructions I found and created ...
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65 views

Ubuntu won't stay installed

I recently experienced OS problems with Windows 8 so I decided to wipe my hard drive and install Ubuntu using a usb boot. I am able to "Try Ubuntu" or choose to install instantly, however, after ...
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1answer
62 views

Use Ubuntu CD to Boot from USB Drive?

I have a bootable CD containing Ubuntu 14.04 Server and a bootable USB drive containing the operating system I want to install. The problem is, my PC does not support the option to boot from USB. It ...
1
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4answers
60 views

I need a portable OS on USB that can save document changes to the USB

I am trying to help a charity that has workers in Nepal. They have received a bunch of old laptops with out hard drives. Is it possible to create a USB with Ubuntu as a bootable operating system and ...
1
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1answer
59 views

What will happen if I bump the USB drive Ubuntu is running from?

I am considering creating a Live Ubuntu USB drive and running Ubuntu just from it. So, what bad things would happen if I was running Ubuntu and doing stuff and my flash drive got bumped out of ...
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1answer
27 views

Pre-bundle software on my ubuntu USB boot stick

Is it possible to pre-bundle software on an USB-boot stick so that it installs automatically when formatting the computer? I have a computer that is going to be donated to the student communtity ...
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0answers
66 views

How to install Ubuntu with ASRock bios

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 with ASRock BIOS but I am unable to boot the live usb. There is not any other OS installed. Secure boot is disabled, fast boot too. I have also set the correct ...
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258 views

How to install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on Windows 8?

I own HP J110TX Laptop running Windows 8 on it. I want to install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS along side windows. I have downloaded ubuntu-14.04-desktop-i386 iso. I tried creating bootable USB drive through ...
0
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1answer
61 views

Unable to access Windows files running Ubuntu from a USB drive

My 8.1 stuffed up! It doesn't load Windows and instead keeps saying Windows is repairing the problem and will restart. It keeps on restarting time and time again. So I've mounted the latest version ...
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59 views

I have created an USB boot stick but Windows will not startup without it

Because my disk in the Synology DS213+ NAS crashed, I had to replace it. But there are still some files I wanted to copy. So I used my Sharkoon docking station to connect to my W7 laptop. But the disk ...