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Persistent memory

I was reading this guide to installing Ubuntu on a flash drive to see if there are any new ways of making a persistent boot, but I had a couple of questions. I like this method bc I can have several ...
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BootableUSB Stick created for installation, doesn't working on Ubuntu13.04

I also Download a ubuntu-14.04-desktop-i386.iso file and also created a live USB stick by Startup disk creator. It's status said, Live USB disk creation complete. Then I did restart but nothing ...
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Install other version of Ubuntu from an x86 12.04 LTS live flash

I have got a new laptop, with empty SSD and a USB flash drive with Ubuntu 12.04 on it, however, there is a 32-bit version on this live flash, while I wish to install the x64 daily build of the latest ...
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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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USB-creator: Error erasing device: Unknown or unsupported erase type

I created a live usb using usb-creator-gtk. I installed Ubuntu with it and all was good with the world. Now I am trying to use the same memory stick and create a live USB for 14.04 and I get the ...
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Live USB Stuck at Syslinux

Whenever I try and boot up any distro I get stuck at the syslinux line with a blinking cursor. I know this question has been asked many times before but every answer I found is from years ago, which ...
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Unable to boot Ubuntu 13.10 with either DVD or USB Error 8000

I am new to Ubuntu and would love to try it, but the problem is that i am not able to install using DVD or USB. My computer is old: core2duo, 2GBram, 500Gb HD,etc. When I try booting a windows OS ...
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I just built a gaming pc and I'm trying to install Ubuntu from a USB [duplicate]

I just built a gaming pc and I'm trying to install Ubuntu 13:10 from a USB. Before putting in the USB I changed the boot order to USB 1st then UEFI 2nd. So then it loads up a Unexbootin option menu ...
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My Samsung Ativ Smart PC (500T) wont install Ubuntu

I've been wanting to install Ubuntu on my Ativ Smart PC because it's really slow with windows, so I was hoping for a bit better speed with Linux. The problem is that it simply won't let me install ...
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Can't boot live usb or cd on 2006 macmini running xubuntu

I had to install Refit to boot a xubuntu 12.04.4 install cd originally. I chose to use the whole disk to install xubuntu. I need to reinstall due to some user errors, but now I can't boot any cd's or ...
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Startup Disk Creator “Checksums do not match”

So I tried to create a bootable USB dirve with Startup Disk Creator on Ubuntu 12.04 using a Ubuntu 14.04 iso. The first USB drive I tried already had an old boot image on it and Startup Disk Creator ...
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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 ...
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Ubuntu USB with fully installed version [duplicate]

I'm looking for a way to have a fully functional USB with programms I'd like to install (e.g.Dropbox) I can only find Live USB with the option to add a persistent partition. However, there's no ...
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Problems loading Live Disk

Very new Linux user here, trying to get into litecoin mining. Before all of my equipment came in, I installed a live version of Ubuntu 12.04 onto a USB, then used that to install full version onto ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit live USB created with UNetbootin either not recognised or “Disk Error” on Dell D630 BIOS A17

I know, I know, this question has been asked so many times but I have searched and searched and tried and tried but I can't get it to work. I'm running Windows XP on my Dell D630. I downloaded the 64 ...
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First launch from USB drive

I recently downloaded, prepared to use from USB and launched Ubuntu 13.10, but as it is for now I'm getting only problems. This is what I get when launching any of all boot options: calling ...
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Attempted to Install ubuntu 13 from USB, instead booted Busybox 1.20.2 ash

As a sort of project, I was attempting to install Ubuntu 13 onto my 2008 vintage eMachines eMD620-5777(has an AMD Athlon 64 processor inside).Note that I am entirely new to Linux (android included). I ...
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Problem creating boot option for USB

I have a bootable USB stick with Ubuntu 13.10, but my ASUS g74 laptop doesn't have a boot option for USB. I can create one, but it asks for a path. The drive is the G drive, is it then /boot/grub? ...
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Mess of issues creating live USB from windows

I've been trying to create a live linux USB and have encountered a variety of the most vexing problems. Short story: I can't get the USB to boot, but the symptoms are different with every attempt. The ...
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installing .deb file without internet connection without software centre [duplicate]

i want to install OS uninstaller i have its .deb file and the two other dependency files(.deb) required for it but when i try to install the dependency file in the liveUSB the software center opens ...
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I can run ubuntu from my USB thumbdrive but I'm not sure it's INSTALLED on my thumbdrive [duplicate]

I just followed directions on how to get ubuntu onto a USB thumbdrive using OSX. I can restart my macbook air and hold down the alt/option key and boot into Ubuntu fine.. BUT.. Ubuntu says it want's ...
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Please help a noob out with installing Ubuntu

So I am brand new to Linux. I have an older laptop that is collecting dust and am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04.3 onto it. It's a Dell Studio 1735 running Vista 64bit that I bought back in 08. I ...
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Installing persistent Ubuntu on a local hard drive using LiveCD

I am absolutely new to Linux and Ubuntu, so I would like to spend some time to try Ubuntu before a full installation. I have read a few pages about liveCD with persistent image and I have found it ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 & 13.10 won't boot from USB pen

I tried with both 32bit versions, 12.04 & 13.10, but none of them will boot. I create the usb drive with pendrivelinux, i pick the destro, iso, format and go. As mentioned below, i also tried ...
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Unable to use a live usb.

Update to 64-bit 12.04LTS fails. I remade the LiveUSB once using Startup Disk Creator, and twice using unetbootin. I then, thinking it was the USB, used a different one using unetbootin. Also a ...
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Using bootable usb to install Ubunu 13.10: installer not finding current Ubuntu 13.04?

I have created a bootable usb stick having Ubuntu 13.10. When I boot my laptop, it boots from the usb. I proceed to install Ubuntu 13.10. Ahead, I get the below options. You see here the option of ...
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HP Pavilion 15 pre-installed Ubuntu 12.04 - unable to install Ubuntu 12.10

I have purchased HP Pavilion 15 pre-installed Ubuntu 12.04 (64 bit) and I want to install Ubuntu 12.10 from a live USB, but it does not install another Ubuntu version.
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Issue with Ubuntu live USB installer graphical glitches

I have been trying to install Ubuntu 13.10 on my HP Pavilion DV2500 laptop for a while now. I had no issues with 12.04 and 12.10, but when I tried installing Ubuntu 13.10 these graphical glitches ...
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How can I install Ubuntu on a USB external drive for booting?

I want to boot Ubuntu on my mac air(2010) using my external 1TB drive. I converted the install to .img fine in Terminal. Now i need to make a bootable usb drive to install I tried to do the sudo ...
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Please create self-installable USB option

Creating a bootable USB stick is pretty easy, and that's swell. What I would like is a bootable USB stick that can then install on itself. There are more and more systems being sold without CD ...
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'corrupted kernel image' error while booting from USB stick

I downloaded Ubuntu 13.10 and I used "Universal USB installer" to make a live usb and boot with it, once it's complete and I booted I get this error :"syslinux no default or ui configuration directive ...
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Ubuntu Live 12.04.3 x64 Skip installation screen

My laptop's internal HDD broke a week ago and now it won't boot (or do anything) from it. So I made a Live stick since I only use the computer for surfing and watching BluRay. Note: The stick has been ...
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Startup Disk Creator not recognizing selected ISO in 13.10

I recently downloaded the Lubuntu 12.04 LTS ISO for Power PC (I want to install it on an old iBook G4), but when I go to select the ISO in Startup Disk Creator, it just remains blank in the Source ...
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Where to go from the purple screen [duplicate]

I am 100% new and have 0% experience with Ubuntu. I can safely say I don't know nor understand 90% of the things I've seen and done so far regarding this. I'm using a bootable USB stick to boot this. ...
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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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How do I create a live USB installer from a Mac? [duplicate]

I have a new PC and I want to install Ubuntu on it. I only have a Mac to create the installation medium. How can I create a live USB for installation?
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Ubuntu server 13.10 ISO doesn't show install as an option

I'm booting to a live USB with the Ubuntu server 13.10 ISO. When it boots, it asks for my language, I select English, and then all I see are "Test memory", "Boot from first hard disk", and "Rescue a ...
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My 8gb sandisk shows 64 mb after installing ubuntu from it

My 8gb sandisk shows only 64 mb now after installig ubuntu from it.I made start up disk of ubuntu and gave it to my friend.But when i got back my usb it shows 64mb and doesn't work on any operating ...
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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 ...
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Live USB “Check disk for defects” returns defects

I'm trying to use a live USB to dual-boot Ubuntu 13.10 and Windows 8.1. I made the disk with pendrivelinux (per instructions on the Ubuntu website). It all completed successfully, I checked the ...
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Is my file system dead?

Yesterday I decided to update my system from 10.04 LTS to 12.04 LTS. I downloaded desktop ubuntu for i386 .iso and made a liveUSB(using UNetbootin). I choose Try Ubuntu without installing and there I ...
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Prompt for Setup on First Boot [duplicate]

I would like to have Ubuntu set its self up when it boots, as Windows does. There is a laptop that I am giving to a kid on Christmas with a dead Hard Drive, and I would like to prepare it for him. The ...
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Convert ISO to DMG using Toast to put Ubuntu on USB stick?

Can I use Toast to make the ISO a DMG file? Basically replacing steps 2, 3 on this guide. I'm new to this and don't know how to use terminal or anything like that. I want to be able to install and ...
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Could not find live medium Ubuntu 12.04.3

I am attempting to install Ubuntu 12.04.3 on my Acer V5-552G-X412 64 bit computer, and am having some trouble with it. I was able to install Windows 7 on it previously after uninstalling Windows 8, ...
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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 ...
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How can I modify the live installer to include additional packages?

I would to modify the Lubuntu installer (as usb installer with persistent home) including additional packages like tex-live and math-related stuff for my fellow classmates. How can I do that? The ...
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After choosing “Install Ubuntu” pc restarts at the same point

After booting from my USB device the system boots normally. But at the point where I am supposed to choose my kind of installation (along with Win7) the system restarts without making any changes. So ...
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ubuntu 13.10 liveboot/installer loads dots, then does nothing

Problem: When I load an Ubuntu 13.10 (64-bit) live USB / installer on my laptop, the purple Ubuntu screen with the white dots appears, the dots turn orange (indicating its loading), then after a few ...
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Universal Pen Drive Linux Will Not Burn IOS Ubuntu 13.10 To USB [duplicate]

Universal Pen Drive Linux will not let me burn the iso to my usb. Whenever I attempt it it says 'can not open file 'E:*where I put my downloads*\ubuntu-13.10-desktop-amd64.iso' as archive'. Any help ...
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Can't install Ubuntu on Fujitsu Siemens M52212

Please help me to install Ubuntu 12.04 or 13.10 on Fujitsu Siemens M52212. I tried to do it by downloading ISO files (ubuntu-12.04.3-desktop-i386.iso and ubuntu-13.10-desktop-i386.iso) from the ...