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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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Operating System not found, win7 dual boot

After installing 14.04 from a liveUSB alongside windows 7 and encountering no problems for about a week, I shut down windows and rebooted only to see the "Operating system not found" message and being ...
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1answer
52 views

Recently installed ubuntu 14.04 but continues to restart laptop

I've been trying to run ubuntu 14.04 off a usb on my Win 8.1 laptop. I get the dual boot OS selection screen on startup but each time I select ubuntu, the system restarts. I got the same result trying ...
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1answer
292 views

Installing Ubuntu on HP Envy 15 (Pre installes win 8) is not working

I read all other posts related with this topic.but i didn't get correct answer.My laptop is HP-Envy 15 j037tx.i tried to install linux os from USB after i got it.it wasn't work.so i founded some ways ...
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1answer
142 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 ...
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0answers
280 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 ...
0
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1answer
63 views

I want to uninstall ubuntu but my mac reads my Live USB as if it was the linux partition not the installer?

So I am trying to uninstall Ubuntu Linux from my mac. I am trying to use the Live USB to go into the gparted app to delete the linux partitions. Although, something strange is happening. When my ...
0
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1answer
141 views

Grub gone. Usb boot and windows recovery both don't work

I have an Asus Zenbook UX31E 128 gb ssd without CD reader. Time ago I installed ubuntu in parallel with windows7 dividing in half the ssd space and leaving the 2 small partitions of which one should ...
0
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2answers
107 views

Unable to install Ubuntu - bootable USB

I had an old laptop, installed Ubuntu (don't remember version) on it with bootable usb. Nothing went wrong. However I changed the old laptop with a new one (mostly gaming reasons) and Ubuntu is simply ...
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2answers
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Multi-partition multi OS bootable USB

I want to create a recovery flash drive. I have my 8 gb flash drive[Kingston data traveller] with me. I also have the required .iso files for a>Ubuntu 13.10 b>Boot-repair disk c>AVG Rescue CD I Wish ...
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0answers
111 views

USB boot hangs on scanning hard disk partitions to create /etc/fstab

I'm trying to dual boot windows 8 and Ubuntu on a Lenovo Ideapad y510p. I shrank my windows 8 partition from ~900gb to ~600 gb (leaving ~300gb) for ubuntu. I have UEFI. I have disable SRT, ...
0
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2answers
200 views

Making ubuntu installation with mac terminal

I'm trying to create a dual boot for Ubuntu and Windows 7. Currently I only have a macbook with OS 10.7.5 installed, this means that I have to use the terminal in order to create an Ubuntu booting USB ...
2
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1answer
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Live USB for Ubuntu 13.10 does't recognize Windows 8 OS

I have created a Live USB for Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit using Universal-USB-Installer-1.9.4.4 I have restarted and booted from the USB; tried Ubuntu without installing. Everything works fine there ...
0
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2answers
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No operating system found with liveUSB

I want to install Ubuntu 13.10 for my studies on my Asus F75V with Windows 8 preinstalled. After many tries, I finally manage to boot on my liveUSB but... the only message I got is "No operating ...
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1answer
361 views

Adding grub2 menu-entry for iso using grml-rescueboot

Following this official Ubuntu documentation page and the steps outlined under "Creating the grub2 Menuentry - grml-rescueboot", I tried to add an i386 desktop iso of the old Feisty Fawn (7.04) to the ...
0
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1answer
1k views

problem with setting up multiboot ISO usb using syslinux

I have followed this tutorial: http://blog.jakgibb.com/2013/01/03/creating-a-multiboot-usb-stick-using-syslinux/ I want to boot linux live ISOs directly from USB drive using syslinux instead of ...
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1answer
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what happens if we install two boot images in a pendrive?

I have a Ubuntu 12.04 image in my 16 GB Moserbaer pendrive. i am willing to install another image in it with out losing this 12.04. i'm using Universal USB installer 1.9.4.3. Thank you.
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0answers
118 views

Install Lubuntu without formatting the entire harddrive

I am trying to install lubuntu 13.04 using the alternate iso on my Dell Inspiron 5150 (3GHz pentium 4, 1 GB RAM, 40GB HDD) which already contains a non booting windows XP (some boot.ini error). I ...
0
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1answer
3k views

Boot-repair won't install “unable to locate package”

My computer won't boot so I am trying to install boot-recovery using the instructions from https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Boot-Repair. The initial command runs fine: sudo add-apt-repository ...
0
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0answers
121 views

Installing 13.04 on Lenovo v570 via LiveUSB and UEFI?

Ok so I created a few Live USBs for 13.04 and I'm trying to install it on my v570, but when I try to boot from the USB it just loads a black screen and doesn't do anything. I've heard that there is a ...
0
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2answers
391 views

no grub2 boot menu

i installed Ubuntu 13.04 after using windows 8 for a while. everything during installation went smooth and fine but after the reboot, i am unable to boot into Ubuntu as my computer directly boots into ...
0
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0answers
758 views

How to change boot order samsung np300e5c

I've already used Ubuntu, although I have installed it only via wubi. Now I'd like to try it "for real", and so I went on to try to install it with a USB. I've already created the live-usb, but I ...
0
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1answer
345 views

Can't install ubuntu.

I tried installing 13.04 as a dual boot. I get the "Use the Live CD to install!" thing. Not having a live cd, I try to use a live usb. All my efforts so far seem for naught. I did this, ...
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0answers
240 views

having trouble installing ubuntu studio 13.04 [duplicate]

I am currently trying to install Ubuntu Studio 13.04 along side Windows 7. When I boot into the USB stick, I make the proper selections and it reboots. When I boot into Windows 7 and open wubi.exe, ...
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2answers
145 views

Problem with installing ubuntu on Windows 8

So I have set up the Ubuntu installer by installing it onto my memory stick using the USBInstaller. I am then faced with a problem. The Ubuntu Installer loads up and I start going through it making ...
0
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2answers
220 views

Multi-choice memory stick? [duplicate]

Now, with large memory sticks being cheap, I think it would be nice to have many or all official flavours available on one memory stick. That is; you boot from a memory stick and get a menu which lets ...
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4answers
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Making a Bootable USB flash drive which will boot in EFI

I have recently bought a laptop with windows 8 (EFI) installed. I thought I'd be able to handle installing 12.04.2 relatively easily - how wrong could I be? Using a live-usb I made using startup ...
1
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0answers
304 views

Ubuntu 12.10 boots into grub command prompt in dual boot [closed]

I'm running a Dell Inspiron 3520. I decided to install Ubuntu on this alongside Windows 8, because I need it. I downloaded the amd64 iso since my laptop is 64 bit. I put it on my usb using UNetBootin. ...
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2answers
95 views

where is my ubuntu 12.10?

i have 4 partitions. 1 system part of windows. 2 windows installed(7 x64). 3 i common drive for temp files. 4 my drive for my personal data. i downloaded ubuntu 12.10 x64 shrinked my windows ...
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0answers
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12.04.02 USB Installer, x86 works, x64 doesn't

so I downloaded both 32-bit and 64-bit flavors of 12.04.2 (MD5 checks out); don't want 12.10 since I prefer LTS. I used Universal USB Installer ...
0
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1answer
608 views

How to install GRUB on the hard-disk? [duplicate]

I'm kinda new to Linux. I wanted to install Ubuntu, so I installed Ubuntu alongside Windows 7, (I partitioned my HDD and left it unallocated) Ubuntu did not ask where to install and stuff, it just ...
2
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0answers
610 views

Unable to try/install Ubuntu 12.10 from LiveUSB

I've got a computer that shipped with Windows 8, installed in EFI. I want to install Ubuntu in dual boot, so I have to install it in EFI as well. I disabled the 'Secure boot' in the BIOS. I created a ...
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0answers
168 views

How to boot Ubuntu-based Distros with Custom Casper Folder Location

I've searched for the last hour or so for this, and haven't had any luck. I've extracted the BackTrack 5 ISO to my usb, and put all the file in the folder "bt5r3-gnome-64". I have already installed ...
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0answers
210 views

Laptop shuts down when press install now on installation of Ubuntu

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop along with Windows (32-bit, off a bootable USB). When I click "Continue" to install alongside of 7, the laptop shuts down and then boots back into ...
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1answer
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Cannot detect Windows 8 from Ubuntu 12.04 Live USB installation on Toshiba qosmio x870

From other questions raised, I read that if Ubuntu Live USB boots in UEFI mode then it should detect Windows 8 during installation. During installation, I only see two options, Erase disk and install ...
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1answer
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I wanna partition more space for Ubuntu! (dual booting w/ Windows 7)

So, I bought this computer recently, and immediately dual-booted Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with it. The other day, unfortunately, I ran out of the mere 20 or so gigs alloted to me (out of about 700). I'd like ...
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2answers
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Installing along side of Windows 8

It appears as though many people are having problems installing Ubuntu along side Windows 8. My problem, however, seems to be sufficiently different to be unique among such problems. I can't get the ...
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2answers
2k views

Dual Boot - No GRUB [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: There’s an issue with an Alpha/Beta Release of Ubuntu, what should I do? I have Windows 7 installed in a primary partition and wanted to install Ubuntu 12.10 in a new ...
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1answer
6k views

How to install Grub2 under several common scenarios

I feel the community has long needed a clean guide on how to install Grub2 under a a few extremely common scenarios. I will accept answer as solved when it has one section per scenario and assumes ...
2
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2answers
6k views

Can't boot from liveUSB when trying to install it alongside Windows 7

I'm very noob at Linux and installing techniques. I want to install 12.04 from bootable usb flash alongside Windows 7 (also tried live CD but not working) but computer is not booting from USB flash or ...
2
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1answer
24k views

How to boot into Live USB/CD with UEFI on latest Vaio S series?

I am unable to boot from USB/CD into a live Ubuntu session to proceed with install. Esc or F12 didn't work and I can't seem to be able to enter the bios settings. Sony Vaio S w/ Ivy Bridge (just one ...
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2answers
316 views

How can I replicate the LiveUSB boot-experience using GRUB2?

As far as I know, ubuntu live usb versions use syslinux as bootloader whereas, when installed, the default is GRUB2. This makes replicating the boot experience a bit more involved than just copying ...
3
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2answers
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Difference between LiveCD, LiveUSB, full-install, and persistence?

I am currently running Ubuntu as a guest vm on a Win 7 host via VirtualBox, but I would like to have a portable version of Ubuntu when I am not using my laptop. I am unsure as to the difference ...
0
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2answers
174 views

Which file to associate with the Windows boot manager to load GRUB?

I installed Ubuntu using a Live USB. I have a Windows partition and used GParted to create an extended partition in order to lay my new distro. When I rebooted my computer after the installation, no ...
5
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2answers
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Dual boot 12.04/windows 7 After installation my computer reboots straight to Windows. There is no option to boot Ubuntu.

Windows 7 Home Premium Intel i5 2500k CPU ASUSP8Z68-V PRO motherboard GeForce GTX 570 GPU Corsair 120Gb SSD (Windows 7 OS) WD 1 TB HDD I select the USB drive in the BIOS and boot to it ...
0
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1answer
716 views

Multiple OS on one flash drive

I currently have an Ubuntu 12.04 copy on my flash drive, but I'm wondering if I can also have another OS on the same flash drive as well. If I put another OS on the drive, how will it distinguish ...
2
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2answers
12k views

How to Install Ubuntu 12.04 with Pendrivelinux?

What are the steps to install Ubuntu 12.04 with Pendrivelinux, universal USB installer exactly?
2
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2answers
1k views

Trying different flavors of Ubuntu from a USB drive [duplicate]

Is it possible to have a dual boot of different Ubuntu versions? X K L M E U Since only 1 gig of space is recommended you should be able to have 8 possible version on a 16 gig flash drive. Cause I ...
0
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1answer
252 views

Setting up a dual-boot system from USB? (10.04.3 LTS)

I'm trying to setup a dual-boot configuration on my computer, and from what I understand the Ubuntu installer has the capacity to downsize Windows' partitions to make way for it's own using an option ...
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3answers
2k views

Run Ubuntu from Flash Drive Very Slow [closed]

I used Startup Disk Creator on my Ubuntu (11.10)(this computer) and I found out that when I boot it from my old computer, it's extremely slow. My internet is out right now and I'm looking for ways to ...