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Want to replace Ubuntu 12.04 with 14.04 without using internet

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed on my Dell Vostro laptop. Is there a way to upgrade to Ubuntu 14.o4 using the same disk space which is used by 12.04 currently. My Ubuntu 12.04 DOES NOT connect to ...
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Live usb won't connect to a network created by other ubuntu laptop

I have a laptop running 12.04 and I created a network using the wifi-direct feature. I can connect other laptops to it, cellphones, toasters, washermachines, just about everything. Except a another ...
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grub rescue and unknown filesystem

My hard disk ubuntu 12.04 started showing grub rescue, unknown file system... I have used 'ls' to check the partitions (hd0, hd0,5 and hd0,1)but none of the partitions is allowing me to boot from it. ...
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1answer
473 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
28 views

ubuntu 12.04 booting from a thumb drive - how to reasonably safely eject the drive after boot?

I have a kubuntu 12.04 booting from a thumb drive, which works well, but I would like to be able to then pull out the thumb drive and hopefully not damage the file system so much that it will not ...
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1answer
117 views

How do I lock screen on Live Ubuntu?

I'm running Live Ubuntu 12.04. I don't see the 'Lock screen' button under the top right gear button. The shortcut Ctrl + Alt + L doesn't work either.
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285 views

How can I USB install Ubuntu 12.04.4 on my Macbook using the 32-bit image?

I've downloaded both the 32 and 64-bit images of Ubuntu 12.04.4 and used the startup disk creator in Ubuntu to create a both a 32 and 64-bit Ubuntu install USB. However, I am only able to boot from ...
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Can I upgrade 12.04 to 14.04 on a Live USB with persistent partition? [closed]

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 from a Live USB hard drive with casper-rw partition and thinking of upgrading it to 14.04. I know that I cannot (and should not) upgrade the kernel (I set apt to lock ...
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0answers
13 views

Low graphics mode error (12.04) live usb [duplicate]

When I tried Ubuntu with the live usb I got the message that my system was running in low graphics mode. There was no mouse. When I pressed enter i got 4 options. How can I get out of this? Computer ...
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0answers
39 views

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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1answer
95 views

What programs can I use to burn a Windwos 7 iso on a USB? [duplicate]

WinUSB keeps on freezing. Unetbootin doesn't work, and neither does Tuxboot. I'm running Ubuntu 12.04.
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0answers
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Screen: loss of colour issue but not on liveusb

I am not sure if I will make this clear but I have an issue with my motherboard. I have a asus Sabertooth Z77 and running 2x amd HD7990 graphic cards on a watercooling loop. Unfortunately in the last ...
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2answers
291 views

How can I access my home folder in a live usb directly?

I have just finished installing Ubuntu 12.04 from an 'updated' live usb. By updated I mean I had installed other softwares, removed others, run updates and upgrades, etc. To my surprise, the newly ...
0
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0answers
69 views

building my own kernel for live-usb

I m building my own kernel, which I want to install on a usb , so making it live usb. I have downloaded a kernel source named precise and compiled it. I followed the tutorial given in this following ...
0
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2answers
207 views

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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0answers
360 views

Linux Live USB's will not boot on MSI GT70-2OC [duplicate]

I recently got a new laptop for Christmas, I love it. There is one crucial error though. It runs Windows 8. I cannot stand Windows, let alone Windows 8. I want to keep Windows 8 for the simple fact ...
0
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1answer
54 views

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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0answers
40 views

How to uninstall Ubuntu from other Ubuntu?

I am newb in Ubuntu. I installed Ubuntu 13.10 from a LiveCD as a dual boot with Windows 7. It was working until a month ago and I found a lot of bugs here. Yesterday after an update, video drivers ...
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2answers
110 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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0answers
16 views

Alienware x51 Booting Issues [duplicate]

After installing Ubuntu i was able to do the 1 restart after the install and i can overtime i wipe my drive and reinstall but after im meet with a purple screen (No Ubuntu logo) then it goes black and ...
0
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1answer
91 views

Upgrade to 12.04 failed. Boot into command line window and cant boot with live usb.

I started an upgrade to 12.04 but stalled during install. Now, the system boots directly into command window where I must sign in. I tried creating a bootable USB (no CD drive installed) with ...
2
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1answer
74 views

Is this correct Ubuntu for me?

I have Intel I7 4770 processor with 4GB RAM. I am downloading Ubuntu from this link. http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/questions?distro=desktop&bits=32&release=lts It is Ubuntu ...
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1answer
72 views

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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0answers
54 views

Recover files from Ubuntu live usb without booting [duplicate]

I have a persistent Ubuntu live usb flash drive that fails to boot. How can I recover data that was saved on the drive? I can still mount the drive without booting. The drive contains a file called ...
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44 views

Running Ubuntu off multiple USB sticks

I know that using USB drives to boot Linux is a slower alternative to HDD's, however, I wanted to know the feasibility of using multiple USB drives to boot. Specifically, I wish to use a single USB ...
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1answer
157 views

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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2answers
71 views

TRy ubuntu just for a week and after that bring it back to its earlier state. Is it possible?

So, My dad is not at home and i want to try ubuntu. IS this possible to use ubuntu for a week and after that, bring everything normal. {remove the grub, remove the partiton done, etc.} I know that we ...
1
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1answer
78 views

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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1answer
71 views

12.04 Graphics on bootable USB: One works, one doesn't, why? [closed]

I have two bootable usb keys with ubuntu 12.04. One works fine, one gives me a warning that "the system is running in low graphic mode". When I try to "install ubuntu" from the menu, the graphics ...
0
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1answer
226 views

installation of ubuntu 12.04 64bit on msi gt70 2OC

ok so my problem is i can't install the 64 bit version of ubuntu on my system, i have tried every bios config shown in threads but it stops on the screen after selecting install ubuntu. I'm installing ...
0
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0answers
87 views

Ubuntu 12.04 Installed on USB but I can't TRY it before installing

I successfully installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my 8gb USB stick with - Universal USB installer - LiLi USB Creator and - Unetbootin and it boots from it too but when I choose for Try it without installing ...
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0answers
14 views

Grub2 64signed Package Failed

While installing Ubuntu I got that error. I don't know how to use it. But, I didn't face any error while installing Debain. Can someone help me to get out of this?
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1answer
478 views

Error while installing ubuntu 12.04.3 from usb drive. Now harddrive is undetectable, how can this be fixed? [closed]

The error occurred approximately 90% through the installation bar while installing from liveusb and was not specified by any particular error code, just a popup suggesting harddrive troubles and ...
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102 views

How to boot Ubuntu 13.04 from Windows 8 with a UEFI computer (Intel Pentium processor)

first of all, I am going to introduce my computer's identity (sort of): ASUS SonicMaster 750GB HDD 8GB RAM Processor: Intel Pentium (1,80GHz of speed) Windows 8 already installed Have tryed to boot ...
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180 views

Can I have a Ubuntu 12.04 live usb work with both the -persistance and -toram additional boot options?

I really like using the Ubuntu 12.04 live CD/USB's "-toram" additional boot option for my laptop because "-toram" adds a few extra hours to the battery and makes things a little faster. I add the ...
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1answer
645 views

Hide windows 7 partition from Ubuntu 12.04 USB

I am so hopelessly tired of following posts on all forums including this one. I only want my windows 7 partition to be invisible from my Ubuntu 12.04 which I install and run from a USB flash drive. I ...
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28 views

Installing 12.04 from 12.10 with black screen issue [duplicate]

I recently upgraded from 12.04 to 12.10 and now have an issue with a black screen upon booting. Im having a lot of trouble with this issue and I dont care to fix it anymore. I still have the usb drive ...
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2answers
107 views

Cannot install ubuntu 11.04 apps on live usb [closed]

I have ubuntu 11.04 on a 3.6gb usb flash drive. My wifi connection is working fine. But, i cannot install apps via sudo apt-get install. It says, failed to fetch repository. I try the software ...
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1answer
182 views

unable to install ubuntu/ or linux distribution from usb

I assembled a new computer and first installed windows 8. When I then try to install Ubuntu 12.04 I can see ubuntu loading and I reach upto a point where I can move the mouse pointer and I can see ...
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3answers
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how to create bootable usb for ubuntu 12.04.3? [duplicate]

I googled a lot throughout..but unable to find a software for making bootable usb pendrive of ubuntu 12.04.3. All the programs available right now supports ubuntu 12.04.2 . What to do???
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“Unable to find a medium containing a live file system” 12.04.3 [duplicate]

I created bootable usb of 12.04.3 64bit using universal usb installer. When I boot, after the plymouth splash it switches to console mode and I get "Unable to find a medium containing a live file ...
0
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1answer
51 views

How to backup the data which can't be accessible?

My Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop doesn't boot, so I am trying to get my data from the old Ubuntu using Live USB(RUNNING UBUNTU FROM THE USB WITHOUT INSTALLING). But when I try to copy some files I get error as ...
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1answer
716 views

Ubuntu starting from live CD, flashing screen? [duplicate]

I got SICK AND TIRED of Windows 8, so I decided I was gonna install Ubuntu. I burned 12.04 LTS to a disc, but it just stayed there with a black screen. Sometimes I'd get lucky and have a flashing ...
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1answer
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No sound by speaker in ubuntu 12.04, only by headphones (re installing, updating and in liveUSB without sound)

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 and the speakers don't work. Before I had 13.04 without problems about sounds. I re install ubuntu 12.04 and update, and also no sound, only by headphones. Also I tried by ...
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1answer
51 views

Controlling a loop and saving the output for each event

How can I control a loop and read live feed from a usb port and save each of the output when the usb is inserted or removed. I know the code below can be improved, please assist. #!/bin/bash ...
0
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1answer
120 views

Can I get some help with making Live USBs?

I run 13.04 on this laptop and 12.04 on my netbook. I am trying to dual Boot with 13.04 and another distro, but all my Live USBs won't work. I have tried sudo dd if[ur.iso] of=/dev/sd(x), which isn't ...
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1answer
87 views

Need help with moving ubuntu install to usb

This is my first time putting Ubuntu on a USB, and I need help. Is it a straight copy from the download to the USB?
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1answer
330 views

Ubuntu Partition after installation

I have already installed Ubuntu 12.04 with all the space allocated to just one drive in which Ubuntu is installed. I want to create partitions now. I have a Bootable usb of Ubuntu 12.04. Do i need to ...
0
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1answer
184 views

Unable to finish the instalation (or run) Ubuntu 12.04 from USB dive

I made an USB drive with ubuntu-12.04.2-desktop-amd64.iso. I start the instalation and after some minutes the PC stops and the USB drive is no more read. The USB Drive is correctly made since i ...
0
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1answer
119 views

Can't access Live User Session account in ubuntu 12.04

I made a new account with account type administrator. Somehow my live session user account is not listed in User Accounts at System Settings. How to login as live session user again?