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trouble booting 14.04 from USB [duplicate]

I'm trying to upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 and am encountering problems. I'm working from 12.04. Downloaded the 14.04 iso file. Used the Startup Disc Creator App. However, when I try to boot from ...
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Why doesn't it work to install Ubuntu? Please help! [duplicate]

I have tried so many times now but it doesn't work! I have an Acer Aspire V with Windows 8.1 64-bit, 2.50 GHz AMD Quad-Core Processor A10-5757M, 512MB AMD Radeon HD 8650G Graphics System Memory, 8GB ...
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1answer
86 views

Cant boot into ubuntu install [duplicate]

So I am trying to install Ubuntu, I had it before but I removed it because i couldn't re install it, i thought it would work but it didn't. So I cant boot into the install anymore, it says: SYSLINUX ...
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460 views

UEFI Bootable USB Stick Ubuntu 12.04 lts

I bought a new Laptop yesterday (an acer e1-510 with windows 8.1) and did not know that it has a shitty uefi when I tried to install ubuntu 12.04(.4) lts from usb drive but when i click install linux, ...
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not installing ubuntu 13.10 64-bit on dell inspiron 5420

I have a Dell Inspiron 5420 i7 with 8GB of RAM. When I try to install Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit by using a bootable USB device, which was created with Universal USB Installer, it failed to install on my ...
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1answer
33 views

Installing non-pae ubuntu from USB-stick without network

there! I have to install ubuntu on my old laptop(IBM thinkpad T42). When I was trying to install normal desktop version, it said that you must have non-pae kernel version. After that I downloaded ...
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42 views

12.04 and 13.10 installation issues

I am new to Ubuntu. My Windows 7 crashed so I decided to try Ubuntu. Yesterday, I tried to install Ubuntu 13.10. I'm using a 16GB USB thumb drive.I downloaded a program that would allow my USB to be ...
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1answer
72 views

Do I absolutely need to format my Ext HDD in order to use it to install Ubuntu?

My goal is to run Windows 8.1 on my Laptop from the factory-installed HDD, and use the same EXT USB 3.0 HDD that I use to backup my files as the location for my Ubuntu Install. I am under the ...
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0answers
154 views

Ubuntu server 12.4 LTS installation -boot Error

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.4 server but it doesnt boot I downloaded the iso that corresponds to my server (amd x64) and I made a USB device bootable using the Universal USB Installer as ...
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0answers
82 views

Macbook 2,1 (no cd install problem)

I am very frustrated. I been trying for almost 2 weeks to put Ubuntu on my Macbook (2,1) mid-2007 13" laptop. My combo drive does not work anymore. I tried the USB stick install method where u make a ...
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0answers
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Installation of Ubuntu on NV57H94u Gateway via USB: Ubuntu runs, but won't install on hard drive because it can't find it

I (mac user) followed these instructions and am trying to use my USB drive to install Ubuntu on a NV57H94u Gateway computer. The computer was running Windows 7, but was reset to factory settings. I ...
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My Laptop's touchpad is not working when i login to ubuntu 12.04

Can't Login to Ubuntu 12.04 from my HP Lap. Touchpad is not working when login, so i cannot enter Password.... When i login from 'Ubuntu recovery mode' it goes to Terminal only
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How do I install Ubuntu Studio from a USB Flash Drive?

So I have the standard Ubuntu 13.10, and I wanted to install Ubuntu studio. The only way I can do that is through a Flash drive, so I downloaded the newest version of Ubuntu studio, and used ...
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1answer
635 views

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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3answers
135 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 ...
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0answers
51 views

Problem loading Ubuntu installer from Flash Drive

Using Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit. Downloaded Ubuntu 13.10 to a USB thumb drive using Universal USB Installer. When I go to reboot my computer I can tell it's trying to boot from the flash drive, but I ...
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0answers
19 views

Is it possible to install (Ubuntu 12.04 LTS) via a USB stick? [duplicate]

I'm totally new to Ubuntu. Downloaded ISO image but it is too large to be burnt on a regular CD and DVD did not work. Is it possible to download "Ubuntu 12.04 LTS" and boot from a USB stick? And, how? ...
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50 views

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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1answer
68 views

How can I install Ubuntu via USB?

I am trying to install Ubuntu 13.10 in my notebook from an USB flash drive but when I try to boot or install directly from the USB I got the following messages and the process stops. No Caching mode ...
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2answers
102 views

Trouble Installing Ubuntu on an old PC with USB stick

So far I have: downloaded Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS from the site. Converted the ISO file to IMG. (I used Unetbootin, I'm not completely sure I did this right.) I selected disk image, ISO, and browsed to ...
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1answer
60 views

Problems Burning Ubuntu onto USB - OS X

I've followed this guide by Ubuntu.com on how to create a bootable USB of Ubuntu. Ive even followed this video on YouTube. I have follwed it to the letter and all I get from the USB afterwards is the ...
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1answer
324 views

Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu installation black screen

I can't install Ubuntu on my new ASUS R510D laptop. I have messed with it for days. My laptop model is R510D. Its an AMD A10 Elite Quad Core. It has a Radeon HD 8670M 2GB card built in. Its running ...
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35 views

Cannot re-master Ubuntu's iso image unto a usb drive

I know the topic might be confusing but the problem itself seems bizarre to me. if i'll take ubuntu's iso file (on this occasion i'm using 12.0.4-2 server) and apply it to a usb drive with the ...
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How do I fix this error while trying to install Ubuntu from a USB?

I'm trying to install Ubuntu onto my SSD drive, which already has Windows 8.1 on it. I've created a bootable USB drive with Ubuntu 13.10 on by using unetbootin (I also tried tuxboot, but that didn't ...
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0answers
335 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 ...
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3answers
1k views

How long should it take to create a bootable USB drive for windows 7?

I followed all the instructions to create a bootable USB drive so I can try Ubuntu without actually installing it on my Windows 7 machine. Everything seemed to be going ok but now it appears to be ...
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Can't access BIOS for USB install

I am trying to install Ubuntu on my second machine now from a USB startup disk. The disk works fine as I used it yesterday to install on another machine. The problem is on this second IBM machine: ...
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3answers
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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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1answer
17 views

Updating an old Ubuntu USB installer

I found an old USB stick that contains an Ubuntu 10.04 installer. I want to install Ubuntu on my Windows machine, but I want 12.04, not 10.04. Can I update the USB stick to install 12.04, without ...
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2answers
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How to boot from CD / DVD and install from USB?

I've got an legacy Notebook (Toshiba Satellite 1110). I would like to install Lubuntu 14.04 . Unfortunately I was not able to boot from USB. The device is over 10 years old and has only got USB 1.x ...
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0answers
241 views

Ubuntu 12.04.4 Asus EeePC 1018P install hanging

I created a bootable USB with LiLi and the Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS iso and was able to successfully boot from the USB. However, at the point where I tell Ubuntu to actually install the OS (with checkboxes ...
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2answers
317 views

Cannot install from USB

I am trying to install Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS on a server that has only USB boot capability (no cdrom, no pxe). I have tried to use 3 different tools but all have failed. The tools I have tried are ...
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0answers
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Followed Directions to use Pendrivelinux but it does not support windows8 for usb creation [duplicate]

I am running Windows8.1 on Asus Zenbook. Wanted to test run Ubuntu 12.04LTS, but am complete nubie to Linux so want to run from usb. I formatted the usb in windows. Do I need to format it for ...
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38 views

windows 7 is not installing with USB drive [duplicate]

Cannot install windows 7 from USB drive. Since i don't have a DVD/CD-ROM I am habituated to install OS and sofware from USB but after installing UBUNTU 12.04 I wanted to make my system dual boot so I ...
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1answer
53 views

Can't install Ubuntu from USB stick on Macbok Air

yesterday I tried to download Ubuntu with these steps on a Macbook Air (6,2). I got to the GRUB loader and selected to Install Ubuntu. I assumed that this would work, so I (impulsively) removed the OS ...
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Can't install Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop

So I download Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit version. I used Universal USB installer to create a Bootable USB Device. After Restarting It's shows these options *Run from USB *Install on HardDisk and Many more. ...
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1answer
88 views

I cannot change the iso file from which to create a startup disk

I have previously created a 13.10 USB startup disk, following the standard instructions to do so from Ubuntu 12.4 LTS. All went fine. That was a while ago. Now I’m trying to create a 12.4.4 LTS ...
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1answer
778 views

How to install wireless adapter usb without putting in cd

I just finished my first ever build and installed Ubuntu on it. A day later I bought myself a Linksys AC1200 wireless usb adapter, and I have been trying to install it ever since. In my infinite ...
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0answers
92 views

Universal USB Installer problem

I downloaded a Windows 8.1 iso from piratebay. I am trying to boot my usb from ubuntu, but In the Universal USB Installer the iso file comes up fine but it will not recognize my usb. I have tried ...
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1answer
79 views

Having issues installing Ubuntu on Surface Pro [closed]

Currently I am using Windows 8.1 on a Microsoft Surface Pro. I have managed to disable secure boot and create a bootable USB, but my Surface Pro doesn't recognize the drive and boots into Windows 8.1 ...
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0answers
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Ubuntu 13.10 Download Crashes At The End, Flashing cursor on start up

I just (tried) to install Linux/Ubuntu for the first time. I am using an Asus laptop K52Jr with windows 7 64bit on the c disk. I was happily installing Ubuntu 13.10 onto my D disk; the progress ...
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1answer
2k 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
114 views

Install ubuntu from USB drive [duplicate]

I have a laptop with no cd/dvd drive. I want to remove win 8 and put ubuntu instead. I am not sure if there is UEFI in this laptop (its the cheapest). I don't want to buy a usb optical drive just for ...
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1answer
80 views

Can't get Ubuntu to load from USB stick

I'm massively new at this stuff, so please forgive me. But I've just built a new PC. I've downloaded a USB boot installer for Ubuntu 12.04. When I power on the PC with the stick in, it all seems to ...
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1answer
66 views

Trying to install ubuntu from USB

I'm trying to install ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my notebook. I have ubuntu 11.10, and my cd reader doesn't work, so I wanted to do it from my kingstong datatraveler 100. I have an intel i5 in my computer. ...
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1answer
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how to make bootable USB for ubuntu in Windows 7?

I downloaded the Universal USB Installer 1.9.5.2 from this website http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-on-windows but when I am running it ,the Create icon is not working and I ...
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0answers
676 views

Ubuntu install failed: “Reboot and Select Proper Boot device”

I am trying to install Linux for the first time. I downloaded Ubuntu 12.04.4 and put it on a FAT32 flash drive using Rawrite 32. I set my boot priority to boot from USB, plugged in the drive, and ...
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1answer
38 views

Help with my poblems creating usb from windows.

I have a computer with windows 7. I want to install Ubuntu 13.10 or 12.4 onto my usb stick, so I can boot from it and use Ubuntu. I have so far downloaded the desktop version download on the website ...
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0answers
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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 ...
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2answers
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Blinking Cursor when trying to run live Ubuntu 13.10 on USB

I have been trying to install Ubuntu on this laptop forever. I have my USB drive all setup and ready to go, but when I try booting from my flash drive it just shows a blank screen with a blinking ...