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18 views

Installing grub2 in efi-mode in usb flash drive

I've two different OS, which one is ubuntu. I'm using a PC, NOT a Mac. I use Chimera bootloader that don't find Ubuntu. So, i'd like to install grub 2 in EFI-mode on flash-drive USB. In this way, i ...
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0answers
31 views

Can't boot Windows 7 USB [closed]

Just like this mans problem: Why can't I boot from my windows 7 usb device? (usb install) Originally the computer was shipped with Windows 8. I removed it and installed Ubuntu with intentions to ...
0
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2answers
35 views

A broken Wubi has been detected. Ubuntu is unable to boot from hard disk

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04.04 alongside my Windows XP from USB, but it won't boot from hard disk, only from the USB. I suspect that the reason is because I am unable to change BIOS to boot from ...
1
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2answers
42 views

Can't boot Ubuntu 12.04 with Windows 7 installed in Toshiba Portege laptop

I downloaded Ubuntu 12.04, try to boot it using USB, I did download the .iso, I did put it into the USB. I'm using Toshiba Portege, forgot which one. When I'm open the BIOS with F2, I can't boot it ...
0
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1answer
123 views

Grub menu not showing up at boot

My computer shipped with Windows 8 and later I upgraded to Windows 8.1 Right now I'm trying to get Windows 8.1 to dual boot with Ubuntu 12.04, but the Grub menu doesn't show up at all. My computer ...
0
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1answer
110 views

Why wont my computer boot Ubuntu from my flash drive? [duplicate]

I have a windows 8 Gateway desktop PC and I was wanting to install Ubuntu (13.10) on it. Firstly I created a bootable USB using PenDriveLinux, the process was successful, and when I plug the ...
0
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0answers
91 views

How can I fix the error in 7-zip “0 can not open output file G:\autorun.inf” when trying to create a live usb with Ubuntu on it?

I run a 64-bit windows 8 laptop. I have tried both the 12.04.4 and 13.1 ISO files. I use the Universal USB Installer here http://www.pendrivelinux.com/universal-usb-installer-easy-as-1-2-3/. when I ...
2
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0answers
93 views

Dual boot Windows 7 & Ubuntu 13.10 wifi problems

My dual boot W7 & Ubuntu 13.10 system with ASUS PCE-N15 wireless card (on channel 1) will connect to Verizon Mifi 2200 while in W7 but not in Ubuntu. Software requests password but after entering ...
0
votes
1answer
122 views

Cannot boot from USB - HP Envy

I'm having a little bit of a problem right now... I am trying to install Ubuntu, whether it be the 12.04LTS or 13.10, but I can't seem to get my PC to even run into my bootable USB. I am trying to ...
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1answer
79 views

how can I manually build usb multiboot drive without multiboot manager like yumi

I want to make a multiboot usb drive, but I can't find a good manager to do so. I have tried MultiSystem and yumi. MultiSystem does weird things with some of the isos, and makes a mess out of GRUB. ...
0
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0answers
34 views

Tried all methods of dual booting UBUNTU but all in vain

I am new to UBUNTU and want to install it on my Dell 15R 5521 laptop. I want to study OS and it as a part of my coursework. I tried all the methods which I could get from askubuntu.com to install but ...
1
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3answers
109 views

Boot ubuntu from USB option not available?

So I followed the steps here and downloaded Ubuntu onto my 32gb usb drive and I am trying to figure out how to boot up from the USB. When I go to my boot menu on my laptop I get boot from notebook ...
0
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1answer
35 views

False installation process and I cant even get on Bios!

I guess I had set the primary or secondary boot device wrongly! my laptop is a sony vaio t serie and has a win 8.1 . I have download the ubuntu 10.13 from the website and instead of burn it on a DVD ...
0
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0answers
79 views

how to dualboot with Windows 8.1, for the comically inept

So I have a Lenovo Laptop (1TB, 4 GB RAM, AMD) running windows 8.1, and I've basically spent the past day trying to get Ubuntu dual-boot up-and-running on my laptop (I need it to run programs for ...
0
votes
1answer
38 views

Installing Ubuntu on a broken MacBook?

I'm trying to install Ubuntu on my broken mac book which isn't booting now (I had Ubuntu on it before and I tried installing Arch on it which I think messed up with partitioning). So when I switch on ...
0
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2answers
104 views

How do I create an bootable win 7 usb in ubuntu? [duplicate]

Iḿ Using an EEE pc and dropped my win device. I dont have a disk drive as y'all may know.. I just want to reload my windows 7 from a bootable usb, which I wanna create on ubuntu 13.04. After that I ...
0
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0answers
115 views

How do I boot a USB-CD/DVD Drive from the GRUB?

I have a laptop running Ubuntu 12.04 and want to install Windows 7 alongside it, but the BIOS is locked down and as such won't boot of a USB-DVD Drive with the Windows 7 Boot CD in it plugged in. The ...
0
votes
0answers
195 views

Installing using a Live USB gets stuck on Busybox (13.10)

I used the usb installer as recommended here (http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-on-windows) I used the desktop version 13.10 I downloaded here ...
0
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4answers
106 views

Unable to satisfy all constraints on the partition when installing Ubuntu from USB

I've prepared a PC for installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS alongside Windows Vista. These are the steps I've taken: 1) Shrunk the C: drive to create 60GB for Ubuntu. The Disk Management utility confirms that ...
0
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1answer
63 views

Is there specific install instructions, or Ubuntu version for install to a flash drive?

What version of Ubuntu can I install onto a USB 3.0 flash drive so that I can boot directly from it and take no chance of affecting, in any way, my Windows XP/Windows 7 multi-boot (its boot sector or ...
0
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2answers
144 views

Dual Booting Ubuntu 13.10 with Windows 7 From USB

I formatted my PC and installed Win7. I want to dual boot with Ubuntu 13.10 with a 8gb USB stick. After I burn the iso file with "iso to usb", restarted and I get this error: BOOTMGR is missing ...
2
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1answer
133 views

Windows 8 not recognised when installing Ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

I recently got a laptop that came pre-installed with Windows 8. I would also like to run Linux, but I do not want to remove Windows, as many of the programs I use for school are only ...
1
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0answers
131 views

error at startup ubuntu 13.10. expected 32768, found 0

I'm new user of ubuntu and I just installed it using a usb stick. I did a doble-booting with windows 7 and ubuntu but when I start Ubuntu it shows this error: [drm:intel_pipe_config_compare] *ERROR* ...
0
votes
0answers
49 views

How does one make a USB boot drive from Windows? (Not an installation USB) [duplicate]

I am working on Windows 7. So I followed the instructions that the Ubuntu site has helpfully directed me to in order to burn an .iso to my USB drive. I booted from it and everything, but upon boot ...
0
votes
0answers
68 views

Install Ubuntu 12.04 from USB fails

I am attempting to install 12.04 from a 4GB flash drive. I installed the .iso file using Universal USB Installer, no problems. I restarted my computer and the Ubuntu installer booted just fine, so I ...
0
votes
0answers
31 views

Failed to install via USB (GRUB Didnt install) [duplicate]

Hey I´m getting this Error when trying to instal Ubuntu 12.04 via an USB bootable drive I´ve made with the steps provided on the ubuntu download page. This is what it says (Well Kind of, because I´m ...
0
votes
0answers
61 views

Ubuntu 13.10 not installing using USB on windows 7

I have downloaded the Ubuntu 13.10 iso from Ubuntu.com, and I'm trying to install it from my USB pen drive . I did everything as stated on the ubuntu website. I restart my pc and it just directly ...
0
votes
0answers
45 views

Cannot Boot USB LiveCD - Boots to GRUB2 Instead

Recently I decided to reinstall Ubuntu on my laptop. Because my laptop has no CD drive, I am stuck using a USB. So, I inserted the disk, pressed F12 to bring up the boot menu, and selected the USB ...
0
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0answers
25 views

booting failed when tried with windows installer

I have downloaded ubuntu 64 bit version iso on my mobile then transfered it to laptop via bluetooth. Now when i tried to install it my preparing a usb bootable device with windows installer, it is ...
1
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6answers
150 views

DVD or USB to install Ubuntu?

My ASUS notebook K53E is currently running under Windows 7. I would like to install Ubuntu 12.04 alongside Windows and be able to choose between these two systems each time I start the computer. I ...
0
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0answers
275 views

Dual Boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04

Sorry if the subject is already answered but I can't find the solution. I have a clean install of Windows 7 and I installed ubuntu 12.04 as a second OS. I manually did this partitioning using gparted ...
0
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1answer
70 views

Ubuntu install on external USB hard drive with ntdlr missing error

I am relatively new to ubuntu and have a desktop with windows 7 installed on it. I would like to install ubuntu onto a samsung external hard drive which I have connected via USB 3.0. I have ...
0
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2answers
67 views

cannot boot neither of my dual-boot OS

So I wanted to install Ubuntu 13.10, along side my Windows, as dual-boot. But then the installation threw error. Apparently the installation file was corrupted when making the USB bootable. Anyway, I ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

Installing through USB flash drive using universal usb installer [duplicate]

I have Windows 8 on my computer. While installing through USB flash drive using universal USB installer, the installation wizard is showing that it didn't find any operating system in the computer. ...
0
votes
0answers
1k views

“unable to find a medium containing a live file system” on samsung NP300E4C when booting from USB

I have a notebook model Samsung NP300E4C-AD2BR with Windows 8 and I want to install Ubuntu with it in dualboot from a pen drive (USB port, I don't have a DVD to burn the ISO). I have already ...
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2answers
80 views

Issues downloading and installing ubuntu iso alongside win7 [duplicate]

When downloading the iso it downloads normally for awhile displaying that i have a few hours to wait and then randomly jumps to complete. Upon attempting to burn the iso to USB to install the pendrive ...
0
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1answer
441 views

Upgrading Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04 using bootable USB alongside Windows 7 [duplicate]

How do I upgrade Ubuntu 12.10 to Ubuntu 13.04 using a bootable USB? S I have a laptop, this is dual boot, Ubuntu 12.10 and Windows 7. I want to upgrade to 13.04 using bootable USB.
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3answers
413 views

Ubuntu wont boot from usb (12.04.3)

So, for a first time try with a USB boot drive, i used the recommended Ubuntu 12.04.3 version. After using the pen drive Linux USB installer to install Ubuntu onto it, I restarted my PC and changed ...
0
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0answers
2k views

How can I fix Ubuntu 12.04 LTS not detecting Windows 8 while installing?

I'm a newbie here and I apologize for posting this question inspite of there being numerous people with the same problem who've posted similar questions. I can't seem to understand what to do. I'm ...
1
vote
1answer
720 views

GRUB2 on USB with Ubuntu and Windows 8 Recovery

I have a Surface Pro. I have moved my recovery partition off of the Surface Pro onto a USB flash drive. I have also installed GRUB2 on the flash drive with Ubuntu Live/Persistent (I backed up the ...
0
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0answers
30 views

File systems and Image Properties

The other day I went to print my photograph from USB drive. The image is a JPEG file. I copied it to the USB drive which was formatted in FAT-32 format. I didn't realized this and proceeded with the ...
1
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3answers
3k views

Windows 8 Install - USB

I am trying to create a bootable USB to install Windows 8 using Ubuntu 13.04. I tried using WinUSB but it was showing an error saying that the USB is set to readable, which is weird since WinUSB was ...
0
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0answers
182 views

Created USB Boot Drive Not Recognizing Boot File (Mac)

I have followed instructions to create a bootable USB drive, but when I load it, it shows the black screen and says no boot drive available. I'm going to continue trying. I've reformatted my drive ...
1
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0answers
73 views

Ubuntu is taking way longer to load on faster computer than on slower computer. Help?

I've recently installed Ubuntu 12.04.2 on an old computer I'm now using for a server. It worked great, and is much faster than Windows, so I decided to dual boot it on my computer that I actually use. ...
0
votes
1answer
140 views

How can I uninstall Ubuntu 12.04 from a dualboot (dualbooted with usbstick) Windows 7? [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 and now I want it deleted from my computer. I installed Ubuntu on a USB stick so I could dualboot my HP with windows 7 but now I want it removed. How do I do this?
0
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0answers
24 views

Why When I try to boot Ubuntu 13.04 on my laptop with USB drive does the screen go black and nothing happen? [duplicate]

I downloaded the 13.04 ISO from Ubuntu's website then checked the MD5 and It was perfect. Then installed it onto the USB drive using rufus. I have disable fast boot and It brings up a menu asking me ...
0
votes
0answers
64 views

Dualbooting Ubuntu/Windows?

I've recently received a netbook from a friend of mine, which runs Ubuntu 12.04 only. I prefer Ubuntu to most other operating systems, but unfortunately much of the software I need to use at work ...
0
votes
0answers
338 views

All USB ports stop working when booting Windows after using Ubuntu

I have just created a Win7/Ubuntu13 dual-boot system. It's a bit non-standard... see the installer help request I posted last night for details. Things seem to be working okay now, with one odd quirk: ...
0
votes
0answers
349 views

I am having trouble boot from USB drive and it took me to grub rescue

I am new to Ubuntu, I had an Asus laptop that came pre-installed windows 8. Last week, I installed Ubuntu on my laptop using a USB drive (dual boot). Everything works fine. Then a day after my ...
1
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1answer
313 views

Having trouble installing ubuntu 13.04 on lenovo y500

I'm trying to dual boot ubuntu on my new lenovo y500 with windows 8. Using an external hard drive I downloaded the 64 bit version of ubuntu 13.04, and used the recommended tool to put ubuntu on to the ...