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do i need to make a bootable cd

I have windows 8, I already choose the option of try and install, and after the computer restarts it doesn't start. I have it mounted on a virtual drive. Do I need to make a bootable cd if I want to ...
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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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13.10 image burn issue

I downloaded the Ubuntu 13.10 32-bit release to burn to a DVD on my Windows 7 machine, and then install on an old XP machine. I am having trouble writing the image to a DVD with this error: The disc ...
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Trying to install Ubuntu on Lenovo T61 laptop

I downloaded the Ubuntu file (Latest stable release) to a blank CD-R but got the error message that there was not enough room on the CD. One file got on the CD i think but more was supposed to be on ...
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Installation of dual-boot 13.10 on MBP freezes

I've been trying to install Ubuntu 13.10 on my Macbook Pro (15", Mid-2009, i.e. with dual graphics chips) via bootcamp. I can boot off the disk, select a language, and select "Install Ubuntu". Then a ...
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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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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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How can I add flash player to Lubuntu Live DVD?

I have an old PC with broken hard disk, and would like to use Lubuntu 13.10 Live DVD. I am using this old PC mostly for browsing net, watching videos and livestreams. So, I have downloaded latest ...
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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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CD/DVD not mounting some CD/DVD's

Running Ubuntu 13.10 with a LG cd/dvd writer it runs some cd/dvd's but certain cd's/dvd's cant mount from it and thus I'm not able to run the installation file in wine any clue? It's a parts catalog ...
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Error 8000 - Installing Ubuntu on an old PC with bootable DVD

Is there an ISO file with less than 700 MB? I cannot put the ISO file 'ubuntu-12.04.3-desktop-i386' with 707 MB on CD having only 700 MB. I tried to make a bootable DVD but when booting PC says: ...
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Unable to play DVD movies

Since upgrading from Ubuntu 10.10 to 12 and then to 13, I've got a problem with playing movies form DVD's. When I was using 10.10 version everything was fine, and I didn't have any problems with this ...
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Failed installation

I'm installing ubuntu as my first OS on my laptop from a bootable DvD,now it all goes good,but at about 90ish % my disc starts making a weird noise and the installation crashes.Now I don't know what ...
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Dvd-r will not allow me to burn a file like my bios update for example

I recently installed Ubuntu live 13.10 its been a fun learning experience. However I am reading all the help files on permissions to determine why I the owner of my own computer that I purchaced ...
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Cannot burn or use Ubuntu images on Mac

I'm trying to get a version of Ubuntu running on my old Intel Mac. However, my computers think all of the disc images I've tried so far (downloaded from Ubuntu.com, I've tried 32-bit versions of ...
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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 ...
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Optimal Ways of Installing and Maintaining Ubuntu Installations while off line (Starting with DVDs)?

Please let me begin by saying that I live on a sailboat and if ever I do have a decent internet connection, I do not have it often or for very long. I do much of my computing offline (which is why I ...
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Getting Windows - WITHOUT USB OR DVD [closed]

Hello fellow Linux users! So lately I've been missing my games that sadly haven't been ported to Linux. I'd like to switch over to Windows, I'm buying a bigger HDD so I can dual boot because I really ...
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Disk problem: Formatted before iso burn

I had a new dvd-rw disk that i formatted before trying to burn the ubuntu iso to. It game me an error that there was no recordable disk in the drive. Any ideas? -- EDIT 20:06 09/11/2013-- I couldn't ...
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Ubuntu 12 : no DVD, USB,

After installing Ubuntu 12 on an external USB I cannot access hard drive any more, also no access to USB storage, DVD, MP3 device....etc. All worked fine with Ubuntu 8 up till 10 ! Hard drive might ...
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Precise Pangolin base installation, media change requested, using DVD [closed]

Very frustrating. I've already burned 3 fresh DVDs with a newly downloaded install ISO. I'm trying to install Precise Pangolin the server edition, 32-bit. 12.04.3 to be exact. First, each time I ...
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Installing Ubuntu 13.10 with dvd

I'm a windows user thats wants to switch to Ubuntu as it is much better imo ( tried install with wubi (hd could only go up to 32gb)) so i decided to do a proper install using a dvd. I burned the dvd ...
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I am trying to install Ubuntu but all I get is a “no signal” message on my monitor

I'm trying to install Ubuntu (I've tried 12.04 Server, Desktop and 13.04 Desktop). I burn the image file to DVD, but on booting, all I get is the screen with the man in the circle and the keyboard, ...
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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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101 views

Kubuntu 12.04 LTS DVD: apt-get not finding the DVD after initial installation, cant install packages

I'm trying to install using the Kubuntu 12.04 LTS DVD. After installation, and without touching anything in /etc/apt/. My system is disconnected from the Internet, so the DVD is my only source for ...
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How do I get around “CD/DVD 'ubuntu 13.04_Raring ringtail_-Release amd 64 (20130424) is required”, to install updates to Ubuntu 12.04?

I am trying to load updates from Ubuntu for 12.04 and am getting the following message that blocks the up dating. CD/DVD 'Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail - Release amd64 (20130424)' is required ...
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where can I download ubuntu 13.04 DVD image (not CD image)

I want to install 64-bit ubuntu 13.04, but cannot find a DVD image. I don't want a CD image, because it will be missing things I want (always happens). But I cannot find such an image, except ...
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i can't install lubuntu 12.10 from dvd

i tried to install lubuntu 12.10 on an old computer it has 3 ghz, 192 mb of ram, 32 bit... but it doesn't let me,... i boot the dvd and it starts to load, and then the menu appears and i enter on the ...
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69 views

installing Ubuntu on a mac

I've downloaded the ISO file and followed the instructions to burn it on a DVD, but now my machine (Macbook Pro 2009 under Mac OS X 10.5.8) tells me it won't read or even recognize my DVD. Any clue ...
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How can I boot Ubuntu 13.04 dvd installed in safe graphics mode [duplicate]

Question says it all really, I'm trying to install Ubuntu 13.04 in a dual boot with Windows 8 and when I used Wubi to try it out the only way it would install was in 'safe graphics' mode and I was ...
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Why can't I burn to DVD?

I am a bit of a newbie here. The other day I was upgrading Ubuntu from 12.10 to 13.04, but it was too slow and I had to shut the computer down before it finished upgrading otherwise I couldn't go to ...
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Buffalo BRXL-PC6U2 Blu Ray Drive

I recently purchased an external portable Blu Ray/DVD/CD etc external drive for travel. I also still have with me an older Asus external DVD/CD drive. While my older Asus drive works fine playing ...
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283 views

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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Downloading Ubuntu to Computer with No OS

I recently got back my computer from a hard drive breakdown. I got back the computer with everything except an operating system. I was hoping to be able to download Ubuntu to at least have an ...
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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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Trouble installing Ubuntu 13.04 from DVD

After having a virtual version of Ubuntu 12.04 on my Windows 7 computer for a while, I intended to install Ubuntu 13.04 on the computer itself today in parallel with Windows 7. Since I don't have a ...
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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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12.04.2 Install/reboot problem

I downloaded 12.04.2 LTS and burned the iso to dvd, dropped it into the dvd drive then restarted my computer. Everything worked fine and the install process went thru without any errors UNTIL it got ...
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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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my ubuntu is damaged and won't load, I want to do a fresh installation

I have a Dell Vostro with a damaged UBUNTU that doesn't load at all, I wan to do a fresh installation of it, either via USB stick or via CD, but the other computer that I have is a Mac and I am having ...
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downloaded ubuntu folder doesn't have .iso suffix

I just downloaded ubuntu-12.10.desktop-amd64 to make a bootable DVD. This folder seems to be a zipped folder and it doesn't have the iso suffix. Does this folder need to be unzipped prior to ...
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DVD drive not reading dvd's

I have done the regionset thing, but the drive doesnt find a dvd when I do. I have added the css file I have tried manually mounting the drive and get Failed to mount '/dev/sr0' to '/media/apt/' E: ...
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Issue with Multiple DVD writers in ubuntu 12.10

I have an issue with DVD drives. I've installed more than 2 DVD drives on the PC, but I am unable to mounting those drive.
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Windows XP doesn't recognize Ubuntu 10.04 DVD

my problem is next: I insert Ubuntu 10.04 (I want 10.04 not any other versions, cause my computer cannot run them) DVD, and turn on my computer. I'm waiting for a while in hope that it'll start live ...
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Computer Does Not Recognize Ubuntu 12.10 on USB or DVD disc

My computer has an older version of Ubuntu that I just installed the other day. After realizing how outdated that version was, I downloaded the 12.10 version to the computer. I also saved it to USB ...
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Installing 12.10 via DVD, Don't get install along side Windows 7 option?

Don't want to install via the Windows installer. Have burned the ISO and booted from CD. When I select the option to install, I'm not getting the option to "Install along side Windows 7" which the ...
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1answer
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Computer seems to be frozen during reboot after installation. How long should the reboot take?

I'm attempting to dual-boot my laptop with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.10. Everything to my knowledge has gone perfectly, up until now. The installation was success. Consequently, the computer began the ...
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Can't install nor try ubuntu 12.10, system halted

tried to find a solution but I wasn't able so far. I downloaded the torrent version of ubuntu 12.10 and burned it onto a dvd and created a bootable stick using unetbootin... the thing is, when ...