Unetbootin stands for 'Universal Netboot Installer'; it is a program used to install disk images or isos of various operating systems onto a disk partition or onto a usb drive, so that these installations can then be booted.

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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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How would i go about manuall recreating the process that unetbootin uses to create a bootable USB?

Would i simply create a bootable grub install and copy the files from the iso over, then edit the commands as needed?
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Will dd if=/image.iso of=/dev/sdb copy the image onto pendrive or burn it?

Or maybe I should just use unetbootin instead (crying)
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cannot access launcher or onboard when unetbootin asked for password

when i try to start unetbootin it usually asked for password. But when it asked for password ,i can not access luncher, and the onboard is also not access able during this time. On the other hand, in ...
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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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Other softwares like unetbootin on ubuntu

Good Day Is there any software like unetbootin in ubunto OS? cause i cant install or run the unetbootin-494 even though i already set it to allow executing file as program. Please feedback. thank ...
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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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Difference between NetInstall, HdMedia, and Live install images on UNetBootin?

UNetBootin comes with three different choices for Ubunutu images: NetInstall, HdMedia, and Live. What's the difference?
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INCONSISTENT usb write/copy speeds; cache problem?

Foremost, slow USB write/copy speeds seem to be a hackneyed topic. But this issue is one I've not seen presented elsewhere. Thanks for showing this novice your support. I'm copying the same .iso ...
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Problems Installing Custom Xubuntu ISO: “no space left on device”

I wanted to make a custom iso, so I used the Ubuntu Customization Kit(UCK). The ISO was created and I used UNetbootin to install it on a 4.0GB SanDisk flash drive. However, when I tried to boot from ...
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Unetbootin ubuntu error

I used unetbootin to make a bootable flash drive installed with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64 bit. It finished and rebooted. When i selected my flash drive from the boot menu it started an automatic boot ...
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Accidentally extracted Ubuntu iso on hard drive and made hard drive bootable [closed]

I used UNetbootin to create a bootable USB of Ubuntu on my flash drive. I accidentally selected to extract the Ubuntu iso to my hard drive. UNetbootin asked if it should replace all the files, then I ...
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Can't boot 13.10 from USB

I'm trying to install 13.10 (atm Im on 12.04), but this is where i get stuck all the time after booting from USB: Im using Unetbootin to put Ubuntu on USB, I tried also redownloading the ISO a few ...
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Ubuntu not working for USB

I have a USB 64GB (NTFS). I installed Ubuntu 13.10 in the flash drive using unetbootin. Then I try to boot my USB. It keep showing me some kind of error saying "BOOTMGR is missing. Press ...
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Unetbootin does not show Ubuntu 12.04

Unetbootin does not show Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I do not see a way to force an update of the list. Am I doing something wrong? Thanks in advance
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HP Pavilion not booting from USB

I have deleted Windows Vista and I'm trying to boot from USB, but it doesn't work. I tried changing the bios, no success. I've made the bootable USB with unetbootin on MAc, on a 2 GB USB formatted ...
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Can't boot ISO from USB UNetbootin

I was trying to install Linux Mint and a few other OS's through UNetbootin. (Xubuntu 12.04) The ISO's burned alright, but when I tried to boot them up, I got the message: "Non-system boot disk. Press ...
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Can't boot ISO to my laptop in UNetbootin (Xubuntu 12.04 & Ubuntu 12.04)

I was trying to install Linux Mint (and a few other OS's) through UNetbootin. The ISO's burned alright, but when I tried to boot them up, I got the message: "Non-system boot disk. Press any key to ...
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Excecute File As a Program Failure?

I want to install windows (for school purpose) on my laptop, so I looked up how to make a Windows Bootable USB from Ubuntu 12.04. I need to download an old version of Unetbootin. When I go into the ...
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Lubuntu 13.10 Installer does not detect Windows 7 or any partitions & black screen during install

I know this question has been asked numerous times and has been answered; http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1604074&page=4&p=10022223#post10022223 Why doesn't Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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Unetbootin commands for installing ubuntu 13.10

I have made a live usb using unetbootin trying to install ubuntu 13.10 when i boot it up, the usual unetbootin start up screen appears, but when i choose any of the options, the screen goes smaller ...
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Unable to start unetbootin

When trying to start unetbootin from the terminal using unetbootin, I get the following output: (unetbootin:2244): Gtk-CRITICAL **: IA__gtk_settings_set_long_property: assertion `GTK_SETTINGS ...
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How can I install UNetbootin [closed]

I have Ubuntu-9.04 and I would like to install a newer release. Some people have suggested that I install UNetbootin to do this. However, when I download it , I get a .exe file and Ubuntu will not run ...
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problems in unetbootin: (i.e infinite timer, no options, and failure to boot)

After following all instructions i can find, Unetbootin still does this every time. Every time i try to boot from a unetbootin usb disk the screen shows "default" ,"select option", and an 10 second ...
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No kernel modules were found installing xubuntu from unetbootin

I'm trying to reinstall xubuntu after a bad install. Few questions. In bios install menu what is difference between "default" and "install xubuntu"? Also, I tried following default install, and I get ...
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Bootable external HDD

I have a few fat35 formatted external HDDs connected to PC via USB dongle. I had no problems making such disks in Windows with Universal-USB-Installer, or YUMI. Unfortunately Unetbootin won't do this ...
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External USB HDD and Unetbootin

Can Unetbootin create a bootable disk out of Fat32 - formatted external HDD connected to PC via USB? I had no problems making such disks in Windows with Universal-USB-Installer, or YUMI, but ...
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Would my downloaded Ubuntu, require an Internet Conncetion?

So I download a setup of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS of about 600 MB (don't remember the actual size) and burned it on a USB using unetbootin. So, Is that Ubuntu, the Offline Installer? As I cant run online ...
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Booting Ubuntu 13.10 form USB on server with no OS (Dell PowerEdge T110)

I have a Dell PowerEdge T110 (Xeon 1220v2) server with no OS. From my mac, I was able to save the Ubuntu 13.10 for server iso (x86) and used UNetbootin to save the iso to a USB stick (2GB). I was ...
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Reason why unetbootin 494 isn't booting in 13.10

I need particular unetbootin version to create my ntfs windows pendrive. Anyway, the most recent version installed via application center doesn't support ntfs, and on the internets people are saying ...
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UNetbootin: 13.04_Live vs. 13.04_Hdmedia vs. 13.04_NetInstall?

I have the Ubuntu 13.04 desktop-i386 downloaded but there are multiple choices in UNetbootin for the distribution and I don't know what to choose.
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Run UNetbootin from Live CD

Is it possible to run Unetbootin from Live CD, I need it to install Ubuntu but I can't open because I can't set it as executable
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Set file as executable from Live CD

I'm writing this from Live CD 12.04. I downloaded Ubuntu 13.04 and Unetbootin on my external hard drive, now I'm trying to make bootable usb drive so I can install Ubuntu 13.04 but I can't open ...
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Required file is missing [duplicate]

I am try to set up Ubuntu as dual-boot on my win 8 laptop. I downloaded unetbootin to my hard drive and when I try to boot it , it says a required file is missing. I don't get to any other screen.
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I'm trying to download Ubuntu using Unetbootin but it's imperative that win 8 (my current OS) stays as well [duplicate]

Before I reboot with Unetbootin. Is there anything I should do to ensure that I will still have a dual boot option. My hard drive does not have any partitions.
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Error trying to make USB drive into bootable host drive in Virtualbox

I want to install Ubuntu as guest OS on Win7 on Virtualbox. When i try to designate my USB drive as the host drive for installation purposes, it gives me this error: Result Code: VBOX_E_IPRT_ERROR ...
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Blank custom computer, trying to install Ubuntu, missing Grub

I just got my custom computer(def meets min requirements as its high end) I specifically did not get anything put on the SATA drive(opted not to get the SSD) I wanted to put the Ubuntu 12.04 64x on ...
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USB - UNetbootin not showing?

I am currently using Ubuntu, and trying to dual boot with Backtrack 5. I have the ISO and everything but when I start UNetbootin there is no USB showing up. It shows in the sidebar of Ubuntu that my ...
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UNetbootin install failure. Grub rescue trouble

This is my first attempt to install Lubuntu 13.04 on a PC running Windows 7 that has no disc drive. I attempted to use UNetbootin. It loaded up fairly easily. Then I clicked the Install Lubuntu icon. ...
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A USB flash drive failed to boot ubuntu

I tried to make a bootable Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my KINGSTON Flash drive. But somehow it always fail to boot. I obtain the *.iso from http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop, and I use unetbootin on my ...
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Help: Stuck at the installation loading screen (MAC)

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my mbp (late 2009 model). I have followed the instructions from this link. It went smooth until I got stuck at this screen.
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Booting from USB fails

I made a bootable flash drive on Unetbootin for a Linux Lite image, but when I restart my computer and set flash drive as the first boot option it just boots into Ubuntu like usual.
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Install unetbootin on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm trying to install UNetbootin on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I downloaded the executable file from this link and followed the instructions below: If using Linux, make the file executable (using either ...
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Why can't I boot Xubuntu from a flash drive after installing with Wubi

Why can't I boot Xubuntu 12.04 when I install it to my flash drive with wubi? It works just fine when I install it with UNetBootin but not with Wubi. When I try to boot from the flash drive, it says ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 doesn't boot from usb

So I want to switch from Linux Mint 15 to Ubuntu 12.10. I used UNetBootin to create the usb. I have Linux Mint 15, and am trying to get Ubuntu to load from the usb. But when I restart my computer it ...
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How could I make a Ubuntu installer, but from my hard drive?

I want to use some sort of tool to create a Ubuntu installer on an internal hard drive. Could someone help with this? It would be on the same hard drive that I would be installing to.
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When prompted what does Administrative Password refer to?

When prompted for an administrative password, what exactly does that mean? I'm trying to run a few programs but they are asking for my adminstrative password, but I have no clue what that means. ...
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Did UNetbootin actually Install Ubuntu in Windows 7?

I was using UNetbootin on my laptop to retreive Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and create a live CD. I wanted to use Ubuntu to remove a virus that I have in Windows XP on my home PC. Now when I boot my laptop, I am ...
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Is there a way to move all the files on the Ubuntu install USB drive to a single folder?

I have a USB flash drive with the Ubuntu 13.04 installer, that I made with Unetbootin. It has a lot of files and folders on it, both hidden and visible. Is there a way to move them all to a single ...
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Reliable bootable USB creator in Ubuntu

I need a reliable application which will make usb pen drives bootable. Recently, I tried creating a bootable lubuntu-13-04-alternate usb on a ubuntu 12.10 system but ended up with 'boot error' when ...