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How to install Grub on PC with Ubuntu 13.10_x64 from live DVD

Preface: This is my first Ubuntu install from a live DVD. I have very little experience with GNU/Linux; however I have in the past installed Kwheezy after burning an ISO without any problems. ...
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Can't boot from USB drive

I'm trying to install Ubuntu and in BIOS there is no boot from USB drive or anything like that. I would boot it from disk, but my laptops CD/DVD reader is broken and it can't read anything. Please ...
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GRUB Rescue because formatted Ubuntu Drive

I have PC with Windows XP in C:\ and a week ago i installed Ubuntu 5 to D:\ Drive. Since I had older version i Formatted D:\drive. Since then it is showing GRUB. I login using "'rootnoverify (hd0,0)' ...
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How to install Ubuntu on OSX Mavericks?

I burned a dvd with Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit a few months ago and I dont know how to install it. I have followed the instructions given here: http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/install-desktop-latest ...
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BIOS lets to boot only once from a DVD

Have made an ubuntu 12.04.3 installation DVD. I started booting OK but then hanged. I re-loaded, and since then BIOS seems to ignore that DVD although BIOS settings still show CD-ROM as the 1st ...
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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 ...
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Usb/Dvd wont be recognized in order to boot them

Today after a lot of reading i decided to dual-boot Ubuntu 12.04 LTS alongside with Windows 8 and to be honest i stucked in a step that i didn't expect to. Bios wont recognize neither usb nor dvd in ...
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No video on Ubuntu trial from LiveDVD [duplicate]

I would like to try Ubuntu, without changing my set-up. I have prepared a DVD with ubuntu-13.10-desktop-i386.iso. Booting works fine, but monitor stays black. Graphic card is ATI MOBILITY RADEON X700. ...
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Can't get imac to read the bootable cd

I am trying to create a bootable CD to use with an imac running SL 10.6.8 (I want to boot from the Ubuntu DVD rather than install it). I have burned several DVDs but the mac keeps saying the disk you ...
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728 views

I've got a new notebook with freeDOS as only OS [duplicate]

I've got a new Asus x550V notebook without OS preinstalled. The only thing on this laptop is FreeDos. For some reason Installation though USB stick does not working. I followed all of the steps I ...
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The cd dvd boot option isn't showing up in bios

I am trying to dual boot ubuntu 13.10 but the option for it isn't in the bios. I did previously install ubuntu on my computer and tried to delete it but it didnt work. What do i do?
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How to boot live from a DVD when my Macbook's optical drive doesn't work?

I've successfully burned a Ubuntu boot DVD from OS X (Snow Leopard) on my Macbook Pro. The problem is, the built in optical drive kicked the bucket a few years ago and I've been using an external ...
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Running the Live DVD with Windows 8

I want to try ubuntu with the live DVD, but for the life of me I can't figure out how to get my computer to boot from the DVD. I have an Asus N56VZ that came with windows 8 pre-installed. I've been ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 wont boot to Windows DVD

I have Ubuntu 13.04 installed on HP Pavilion Sleekbook 14. I have a USB CD/DVD ROM plugged in and bios set to boot to it first. When i turn on my computer i hear the dvd spinning and the light ...
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Hi.. I had the blue screen of death and Installed Ubuntu Test from my sons disk [duplicate]

I would like to erase windows 7 from my laptop ASUS Core i7. I do not care about the programs nor info on the hard drive, I have it all backed up.. Please help as I am running on a CD and when I close ...
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installation of Ubuntu with CD does not start

hi guys here is my problem: I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.10 from a DVD (because the file is 7mb too big for a cd) for my parents, but after getting these seven options: BOOT DEVICE MENU Normal ...
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Hard Drive is wiped using Killdisk…Ubuntu 13.04 won't boot from the dvd

I insert the disk, go to BIOS menu and make sure it is booting from the dvd...I get message"Please insert bootable media and reboot" or something to that effect. I have burned many different dvd's ...
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Using DVD boot to eval Ubuntu - will not retain settings

I have a CPU with no hard drive. The DVD boots but all plugins I install are gone on reboot. Not a big surprise --but-- Can UbuntuOne (drive in the sky) be used to solve this problem?
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Bios update/recognize DVD

I'm having trouble with my DVD bios. I have to boot from DVD-ROM drive, but I can't find it. It finds my CD-RW drive, though. Does it need an updated BIOS or something? Iam usuing Lubuntu 13.04. And ...
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Will a USB Ubuntu 12.04 Boot Image Work if Copied to a CD/DVD?

I have an old computer (HP D220 MT) running Ubuntu 12.04. I recently made a USB pen drive boot image (in case my hard drive crashes), but the BIOS won't let me boot from USB (booting from CD's/DVD's ...
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Cannot do fresh install of Ubuntu 13.04 while booting from DVD: “soft lockup” bug

Hello Ubunutu Community! I'm trying to do fresh install of Ubuntu 13.04 to completely replace Windows 7. I downloaded 32 bit version of Ubuntu 13.04 from this website, burned the image to DVD (I made ...
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installing ubuntu from dvd

i have downloaded ubuntu to give it a go on a spare pc. i followed the instructions and set up a dvd. it works and brings up the demo page if you put it in a pc already booted up, but i can not get ...
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I can't burn the ubuntu iso image

Thanks in advance for your help Here it is the k3b log saved: Devices ----------------------- PIONEER DVD-RW DVR-K16RA 1.16 (/dev/sr0, CD-R, CD-RW, CD-ROM, DVD-ROM, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD-R DL, DVD+R, ...
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i need to put ubuntu on a dead apple desktop using an apple laptop… how do i do that?

my apple desktop computer only displays a flashing question mark when i turn it on. i tried resetting the PRAM and doing some other suggested actions. the only suggestion i didnt try was installing a ...
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How do I boot Ubuntu off a DVD?

I've burnt the Ubuntu 12.10 image onto a DVD and I'm not sure what to do next. How do I boot off of it and can I go back to Windows 7 when I'm done with Ubuntu? I used this as my tutorial: ...
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Bootable dvd installs ubuntu in one computer but not in other…Why? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I have 2 computers, Windows 7 Intel. On one computer Ubuntu boot-able DVD (AMD 64) works ...
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bootable disk and application on one DVD?

I have a program I want to use that only runs on a Linux OS. I'm in the process of creating an Ubuntu bootable DVD so my Windows 7 computer can run the program. My question is can I also burn the ...
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How can I create a backup file. iso like Edubuntu?

I want to create a DVD boot can setup like Edubuntu boot. This is the second time I have installed Edubuntu on my pc, but every time I install, I have to upgrade all packages and language. (Almost 400 ...
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How to make a bootable ISO image from a bootable DVD?

I want to make a .iso image of a bootable OS DVD, to use in VirutalBox. Nautilus can make a .iso, but only of data files, it seems. The .iso it created was not bootable. What is available to make ...