Unetbootin stands for 'Universal Netboot Installer'; it is a program used to install disk images or isos onto USB drives. Questions about using unetbootin in Ubuntu or with Ubuntu images should use this tag.

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Boot to external hdd from a UnetBootin usb key

I have an external hdd with multiple operating systems on it (Ubuntu, Centos, etc). On newer computers, the drive is recognized as a USB HDD and I can boot it directly just fine. However on an ...
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Create a DOS bootable USB drive (16 GB)

I have two computers, both on Ubuntu, and I need to upgrade the BIOS on one of them. I can get a version of DOS and also use UNetBootin with FreeDOS, but I can't copy the BIOS firmware and flash ...
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Cant install kubuntu

My lenovo ideapad came with a dos operating system. I installed ubuntu in it and now i wish to uninstall it and run kubuntu on my laptop. But the laptop doesnt boot from usb anymore. I made the ...
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How to uninstalled ubuntu. It was installed to windows(8.1) patition with unetbootin [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu into Windows(8.1), instead of to a CD or USB flash drive. Now I cannot find info on how to uninstall Ubuntu (and not mess up anything). After I uninstall it from Windows, I will do ...
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unable to create usb stick for windows 7 from ubuntu 14.04

I followed the same process which mentioned in below link to create USB stick for windows: How can I create a Windows bootable USB stick with Ubuntu? But WinUSB throws following error while syncing: ...
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UnetBootin Issues

I just built a computer, I am trying to install ubuntu 14.04 live x64, although I am having some issues. When I boot from the drive, it gives me the try ubuntu, install, check memory menu but when I ...
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unetbootin ubnldr.MBR error during boot up

So basically I've tried installing Ubuntu alongside windows 7 using the live disc but it won't recognize my windows 7 installation. So I used unetbootin to install Ubuntu alongside windows and after ...
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Running an old version of some software [duplicate]

I don't want to mingle in any backstory, but all that needs to be known is that I have a computer with Ubuntu on it and I am trying to install Windows 8 from an ISO. I am using the guide that can be ...
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CUPS stopped at boot after customize squashfs

I try to customize Lubuntu 14.04. I follow the instructions at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/LiveCDCustomization. I only do the basic step from preparation until change root, then cleanup until ...
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Save files and Applications to a Live Ubuntu disk

I was wondering is itpossible and how could one save a document or/and application onto a Live Ubuntu USB? I am on MacBook Air running OS X 10.8.5 I installed Ubuntu onto my USB using unetbootin. ...
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Problem With Unetbootin (Or, Perhaps, Me)

As I mentioned before, I'm having a lot of stability issues on Lubuntu 13, so I'm trying to upgrade to the alternate install of Lubuntu 14.04, as my computer has about 500MB RAM. I went to ...
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Unetbootin wont boot Win 7 [closed]

I made a boot-able Windows 7 USB via UNetbbootin and when i go to boot up, it gets stuck at the UNetbootin boot menu and it cant find "Default" so it just keeps repeating the "Will boot automatically ...
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which release do i use [duplicate]

I am trying to install Unbuntu for the first time and have been unsuccessful. I am using Unetbootin. First i used the 14.04_Live distribution and was told i had a corrupt kernel. I then used ...
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Can't use unebootin or re-install windows [duplicate]

I had windows 7 installed before I install ubuntu, I downloaded ubuntu when I had windows and installed it but I removed all my data by accident and I lost my windows 7, now I'm trying to install ...
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Grub rescue mode error

So I've messed up my install completely via ignorance. I'd had windows 8 Pro and ubuntu 14, which I installed using unetbootin and a USB, running on partitions on my hard drive, then realised I don't ...
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ubnldr.mbr is missing dual boot

As I don't have access to a usb or CD, I have tried to frugal install ubuntu onto my HDD, using Unetbootin. Once turning on I find the dual boot menu to select the OS, and attempt to boot Ubuntu, with ...
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Reinstalled Windows 7 starter, Ubuntu not installing?

So, I have this Asus Eee PC 1201HA, and I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS via Wubi, but when I tried to factory reset my computer, an error came up the BOOTMGR was missing, or something. In the end I just ...
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UNetbootin can't recognize USB after it's mounted

I'm wondering if anyone has this problem? I mounted a USB drive formatted as FAT32 to a directory, but UNetbootin still couldn't recognize it. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. And also I couldn't see the USB ...
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Fresh install of 14.04, can't boot

I had Fedora 20 installed on my laptop, but last night I used UNetbootin to make a bootable Ubuntu USB stick. Installed Ubuntu 14.04, everything went fine, but when I restarted the laptop I got a ...
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Problems After Installation

I installed ubuntu on my macbook pro running osx 10.9.2 that has 251 gb of flash memory. I used a flash drive that i put ubuntu on using unetbootin, i didn't directly use an iso file but i used the ...
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isolinux folder empty every usb installer creation

I've spent the last two days exhaustively searching for an answer to this issue. It seems similar to others at first, but I assure y'all it is not quite the same. I have used unetbootin, Universal ...
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No Lubuntu 14.04LTS Unetbootin?

I have use synaptic package manager to download unetbootin but no live version of Lubuntu 14.04 LTS is listed? Or is it me?
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I can't install Ubuntu x64 on XPS 15z

I have been having issues installing Ubuntu 14.04 13.10 12.04 on my Dell XPS 15z from USB. 32-bit installs fine off USB. I have seen some answers on here trying to solve it and have attempted these ...
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No Longer Able to Create Live USB

I've tried all of the suggestions I could find from forums and Q&A sites (like this one), but I am still not able to live boot Ubuntu 14.04 from USB. I am using a SanDisk Cruzer 32GB. I have ...
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Can't install Ubuntu!

Used UnetBootin to create it on the flash drive. Tells me to reboot, after rebooting, I press DEL key to enter the BIOS. I set the boot priority to my USB. I press F10 and it saves it and reboots. ...
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How would i go about manuall recreating the process that unetbootin uses to create a bootable USB? [duplicate]

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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Are there alternatives to unetbootin?

Is there any software like unetbootin in Ubuntu? I cant install or run unetbootin-494 even though I already set it to allow executing files as programs.
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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 ...