A live CD, live DVD, or live disc is a CD or DVD containing a bootable computer operating system.

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Live version of Ubuntu Server?

I know that Ubuntu Desktop comes with a Live mode, but unfortunately that DVD boots straight to GUI (I'm on a text-only machine). I haven't seen an option to Try Ubuntu Server. Is there a live ...
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how to run Xubuntu download

I have downloaded the Xubuntu 14.04.3 Desktop i386 ISO from the official site and don't know what else to do so I can start using this OS instead of the Windows XP currently installed on my HP 6730s ...
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Running Wireshark (Monitor Mode) using Live DVD

I'm having trouble installing/running Wireshark to capture traffic other than my own. I've tried multiple usb-wifi adapters*, so not sure if it's a driver, hardware, or an installation issue. For ...
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Please recommend a version of Ubuntu or other linux which can run on the 6th generation intel i5 core [duplicate]

Just set up a new desktop with the 6th generation intel i5 core (6500) processor, 16GB RAM, and use the on-chip GPU for display. I tried to run Ubuntu 14.04 TLS 64bit version without installation, but ...
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Apt-get/Terminal can't detect CD in drive when trying to install

I can't find anything online that is relevant to my issue! I've checked around the answers here, and have referenced google and other ubuntu help sites, and can't find this specific problem or ...
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How to customize ubiquity and include it in a ubuntu remix

Hi i recently installed Ubuntu and customized it to the OS of my needs and using the linux live scripts from the http://www.linux-live.org/ website i created my own version of linux distro off my ...
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Endless “Out of memory” error during live DVD boot process

After trying to upgrade to Windows 10 from Windows 7, I have lost the Grub interface to my Ubuntu Partition. This is my first problem :( As explained here the boot-repair utility could give me a ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Live disk enters low graphics mode, then screen goes black

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 on a computer I just put together with a live disk. I get to the screen letting choose from try ubuntu, and the installer. Regardless of which one I pick it says ...
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Kernal Panic during wipe in Try Ubuntu Session, am I going to have to have rewipe?

PC was wiping hard drive, a 6 day job, and on the 6th day I wake my PC up to see this: (2 of 2) A start job is running for Ubuntu live CD installer (2min 2s / no limit)Mode Managger[1346]: ...
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Installation of Ubuntu: Gets straight to login screen and turns black after login

I tried to install Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS from a DVD to delete my current Windows 10 System. In the bootmenu after I clicked "Try Ubuntu" the OS leads me straight to the Login Screen. After I entered ...
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Does Ubuntu in live mode behaves different from HDD installed variant? [closed]

Can it somehow affect on behavior of system, software ? If yes then, for what purposes is better to avoid live-usb usage ? May be there are some restrictions in live-usb mode (lack of permissions) ? ...
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Ubuntu downloaded as a folder, not an image

I'm trying to burn an Ubuntu LiveDVD on Windows 7. I downloaded Ubuntu, but it's a folder. Every guide on burning a LiveDVD says it should have downloaded as an image. Did I do something wrong? ...
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Kernel panic - can't install Ubuntu on old Windows xp desktop

I have an old desktop running Windows xp. Several years ago I installed Ubuntu on it using wubi. It ran really well but I uninstalled it for some reason. The computer's been sitting in the basement. I ...
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Ubuntu Web kiosk booted from a usb or cd/dvd

Is there a way to make a bootable usb/cd/dvd with ubuntu that works as a web kiosk? So that it boots into a fullscreen browser? I only want to change the homepage and splash screen.
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How do I enter a text only install from a live 14.04 / 14.10 / 15.04 install? [duplicate]

I have an Nvidia 8800GTS card with which I suffer greatly. Every install of Ubuntu I've tried greets me with a flickering screen. It's been over five hours of head slapping frustration with every ...
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Create a Custom Distribution of Ubuntu 15.04 [duplicate]

I want to make a custom distribution of my Ubuntu 15.04 i recently upgraded from 14.04 installed and configured lots of software i need and i want to make an install-able iso with all the apps i ...
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how to install live Ubuntu dvd to permanent install [duplicate]

I have a live Ubuntu dvd when I insert rhe dvd it automatically installed without giving any opinions. And its language also changed. Please help me how to get install permanent and how to change ...
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Change timeout in Systemback

I am learning to use Systemback in Lubuntu, in order to create a customized livecd/livedvd. I would like to change the main menu timeout to 0 and add rootdelay=5. How do i do this? thanks in advance ...
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Ubuntu 15.04: Installation not possible because there is no screen

I want to install Ubuntu 15.04 AMD64 on my PC (AMD CPU, SSD with Windows 10 and a Nvidia GTX 750TI). I am booting from the LiveDVD. If i do not touch a key it shows the Ubuntu logo for some time and ...
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Can't install 14.04 with any method (usb,dvd,wubi)

I'm trying to dual boot windows 10 and ubuntu 14.04. I want to use windows for gaming and ubuntu for everything else. The specs for my machine are here http://pcpartpicker.com/p/KvRjMp. Windows 10 ...
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How to create live shell-only ISO?

All I need is bootable ISO file, which will run minimal linux and have in filesystem 2 files. One of them about 2GB, another one is my script. No GUI needed, only shell is enough. Eventually it should ...
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Is it okay to burn CDs of Ubuntu and then sell them for a low or cheap price? [duplicate]

Before possibly judging my question, here is my motive. I am a 13 year old teen from the Philippines. I am a Linux Enthusiast (although I still use Windows on my desktop for gaming). I wanted to make ...
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install problem/error mainboard based (I guess)

I as in the header told got a problem with the installation of ubuntu (and other linux versions too), I guess its a problem with my mainboard. because when I try to install ubuntu I get the following ...
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How to create a custom ubuntu cd? [duplicate]

I am a developer and use ubuntu. I want to create a live cd which has te IDE and SDK tools I use for develpment and also I want to run a pre installed git client with a repository configured. Also ...
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my macbook pro will not let me have ubuntu…please help!

I have acquired a 2009 macbook pro 15 at a great price, but I can't seem to figure it out in order to get ubuntu as my only os. I first placed my boot disc I have always used and it would not run. ...
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How To boot into ununtu or windows

So I installed Ubuntu as a single partition install but deleted my boot partition and now I am unable to boot into into my system, but it runs the Samsung splash screen then restarts. I have tryed ...
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Can you make a Live DVD Persistent?

Can you install ubuntu on to a dvd and then somehow turn persistence on? I know there is a way to turn persistence on for thumb drives (I'm out of them at the moment), but what about dvds? I just want ...
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What is the live session user password in Kubuntu 15.04?

What is the live session user password in Kubuntu 15.04? Furthermore, why is there a password for the live user at all?
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How can I create a LiveCD in <= 1G?

I have a 1G USB key, and CDs (which are 700M). Most of the instructions for Ubuntu say get a 2G stick. Many links to a USB key that is smaller are old, and point back to the Ubuntu site, which now ...
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Installation: USB or DVD? [duplicate]

I wish to add Ubuntu 64 bit to Windows 8, and the installation guide mentions booting from USB or DVD. If I burn the downloaded Ubuntu to an empty USB stick, then put the stick into my computer, what ...
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I can't seem to get anywhere with installing ubuntu on a Windows 7 PC from boot

My workplace gave away some PCs after upgrading on the condition we wipe and install our own OS. I had hoped to leave Windows behind by installing ubuntu but having attempted to download and burn an ...
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advanced boot options ubuntu 14.04 dvd

I have been trying to access the advanced menu when booting from a ubuntu 14.04.1 32 bit dvd. I have tried f6, f12, all the f's actually, and I cant stop it from loading the graphical menu where you ...
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Creating a UFI-bootable Live Ubuntu *DVD* with a Windows 8.1 machine

Most or all of the AskUbuntu posts on this subject seem to wind up talking about either USB keys or CD's. I know Ubuntu 14.10 doesn't fit on a CD, and I don't have a USB drive. I'm running Windows ...
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I have downloaded Ubuntu 14.04.1, copied it to a DVD and tried to boot it from it. It requires a user and password which I do not possess

I have tried (user/password)=(blank/blank) and (ubuntu/blank). The latter produces a loop... I read an older post that said to add a user but it doesn't seem possible.
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Install on HP 110-210 - Error: No Media Present

I have just purchased an HP 110-210 Desktop PC that came with Windows installed on its 500GB disk. I loaded an Ubuntu 14.04.1 DVD and installed Ubuntu, replacing Windows. Following installation and ...
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Can't boot ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on AsRock z77 extreme 4

I'm very new to Ubuntu. I tried to boot Ubuntu from DVD and from USB (which was created with unetbootin) both in UEFI and in AHCI mode (which is AsRock's BIOS mode I think), but none of the four ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 PPC live DVD/USB?

I'm probably stretching things with this but would anyone know where or how to obtain a live disk image of Ubuntu 14.10 for PowerPC? I can't use the server install because the Ethernet port is busted ...
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mount laptop hard drive disk from live DVD

I was following directions for changing the password for Microsoft Windows (on a laptop) with chnptw, but when I navigated to /mnt and /media the directories were empty -- I believe that the /mnt ...
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I need Ubuntu Desktop for developers. Can someone mail it to me

I don't have enough Megabytes for downloading the Ubuntu Desktop for developers. Can anyone mail me the copy? It would be greatly appreciated. Thank you... Vivian, Papua New Guinea.
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Can't boot Ubuntu 14.04.1 LIveDVD or LiveUSB [duplicate]

I recently had a problem with Ubuntu that made me reinstall. Right now, I can't boot from a LiveDVD or LiveUSB. The Ubuntu DVD loading screen appears for a bit and after a few seconds the screen turns ...
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What makes LiveCDs, LiveDVDs, and LiveUSBs slow?

Even on a rather good computer, booting from a LiveCDs or LiveDVDs is really slow, especially in the beginning before the operating system has completely loaded in. What is the major bottleneck in ...
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How do i install ubuntu on corrupt win 7

I have an assembled computer. It runs on Windows 7 Ultimate. I exactly don't know what happened but when I switch it on , it says that "the file checksum does not match the computed checksum". So ...
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Should you use a DVD or USB for a fresh install of Ubuntu?

Some specs in relation to my laptop: 8x SATA DVD±R/RW/Dual Layer (+ 24x CD-RW) Has both usb 3.0 and 2.0 ports. Will be installing on a msata SSD with no other OS Since Ubuntu gives you the option ...
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No operating system

I was upgrading my laptop (HP Pavilion dv6000) from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 and the power failed. Now I have no operating system stops at "checking battery state [OK] I'm sending this message from ...
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Add files to Ubuntu Desktop disk image

I would like to create an Ubuntu 14.04 disk, with some extra files on the desktop - for instance, some HTML files with instructions for some project. What's the right way to edit the ISO file and add ...
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The UBUNTU Graphics Catch 22

Trying to use a Live DVD to run Ubuntu 14.04.1, I get the "Monitor signal out of range" error. I hit ctrl-alt-F1 to bring up the command line. I do sudo nano /etc/default/grub and remove # from ...
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does live DVD totally erase windows?

I'm buying a new laptop august 13th, the Asus X551MAV-RCLN06 is the front runner. It has the Intel Celeron N2830 dual core processor, 4 gb ram. The two options with the Live DVD are to use the whole ...
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live cd installation

I downloaded ubuntu-12.04.4-dvd-i386.iso from Ubuntu website, and I burn an image on a dvd. now when I insert the dvd and restart my computer and booted it from the dvd I got a massage said: bootmngr ...
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Multiple ISO in single bootable dvd

Its not just multiple Ubuntu distros in single dvd/usb as stated here or Ubuntu distos with other utility ISO's in a single dvd/usb I'm asking. I want to include Windows 7 or above version, Ubuntu ...
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Can I use Ubuntu to create LiveCD/DVD/USBs of other distributions? [duplicate]

Ubuntu can be used to create a LiveDVD or LiveUSB of Ubuntu. But can it also be used to create LiveCDs, LiveDVDs or LiveUSBs of other Linux distributions? In particular, can it create these using an ...