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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Unetbootin has no GUI on Ubuntu GNOME

I want to make the switch to Antergos. When opening Unetbootin, I can't seem to open it successfully. Here is what happens when I open UNetbootin from Terminal namehidden@lolllll:~$ sudo unetbootin ...
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Problems with writing Windows 7 to a USB - This is not a duplicate

Somebody reported this as a duplicate, yet the post they said this was a duplicate of doesn't have a solution to my problem or report the problem I'm having. So, I've rewritten the post and changed ...
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Can I use Docker Machine on Ubuntu Snappy?

Can I run Docker Machine (and Virtual Box) on Snappy? Are there smaller docker images that work better than others? For example: https://hub.docker.com/r/tatsushid/tinycore/ My Goal: Run Docker ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 not booting from USB

I tried to create a bootable USB for Ubuntu 16.04. When booting from the USB I only see a black screen with a blinking cursor though. Here are the different attempts I've tried: Download the Ubuntu ...
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Creating a USB media using UNetbootin isn't recognized as booting media

I've installed Ubuntu by USB many times before. It's not working now and I'm not sure why. I format the USB drive (a Kingston DataTraveler 100 G2, 16 GB) using GParted by wiping it and installing a ...
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Ubuntu install with unetbootin

Okay, so I downloaded ubuntu and used unetbootin to load it up on my hard disc. I now can either select unebootin or windows at my bootloader, which was my intention. I just don't know how to ...
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Kubuntu 15.10 not starting after GRUB

I recently installed Kubuntu 14.04 and it worked great but wanting to experience plasma 5 I installed 15.10 from UNetbootin USB. The live preview worked fine, and the install seemed flawless, but as ...
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Cannot install Lubuntu from pendrive

I cannot install Lubuntu as the second system (on the same hard disk) next to Ubuntu 14.04. I've tried to create bootable pendrive by using unetbootin and when I`m trying to install OS, my laptop send ...
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kernel be change boot NFS ,how to change back

I use my Ubuntu system 14.04.3 to install new kernel 4.3.3 from kernel.ubuntu.com, but I forgot to modify /etc/initramfs-tools/initramfs.conf ,this file I made nfs boot kernel before ,I want to ask ...
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Dual Boot with Windows. No Install Media. Unetbootin?

I have a Windows 19 installation. I sadly have no flash drives or cds available to me right now. I found this article, but it is old and I want to make sure it would work. ...
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Problems creating bootable USB-(SSD)-Drive

I am trying to create an bootable USB-SSD-Drive with Unetbootin. Everything works well, when i am using an ordinary USB 3.0 Thumb/Stick. But when i use a SSD-USB(3.0)-Drive, only some/few copied ...
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Space used to preserve files across reboots? Unetbootin

I am installing Ubuntu on another computer in my house. I have downloaded the iso file and am going to put in on a usb using Unetbootin. What is the rule of thumb for deciding how much space I ...
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Ubuntu GNOME 14.04.3 desktop iso not booting from both DVD and USB

I tried booting Ubuntu desktop 14.04.3 from my DVD as well as USB stick by using all possible resources both in UEFI or legacy mode. In UEFI mode I changed the boot order and then when I boot it ...
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acer R301L doesn't recognize boot usb I made from UNetbootin

Just bought an ASUS R301L, immediately downloaded UBUNTU through UNetbootin using a USB I formatted for the occasion, then restarted, but it goes directly back to windows (cursed be) in stead of ...
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Unetbootin doesn't detect new hard drive partition

I'm trying to dual boot Windows 10 and Ubuntu 15.10 but can't use a CD-ROM or USB because I'm studying somewhere remote far from any store. I found an Ask Ubuntu page on how to do it here: Install ...
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Black Screen During Boot [duplicate]

I'm currently using Windows 10 and I was trying to boot Ubuntu 15.10 for installation. But whenever I try to boot it through pen drive I'm getting a black screen with a "_" without quote's. How do I ...
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Boot error on laptop

Need some help with booting from Live USB Ubuntu 14.04.3 Created a stick via Unetbootin, LinuxLiveUSB and some others have same problem Boot error Used Fat32 and NTFS, didnt really changed things
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How to install Ubuntu straight to HDD with Unetbootin?

I've heard that Unetbootin provides installing a distro straight to Hard drive instead of USB. Should I just select Hard Drive as the picture shows and click Ok or there is something else to do?
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Impossible to use unetbootin, no UI at all

unetbootin no UI at all I try to compile it no more result even with QT. Don't know what to do ??? Please help
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Installing Ubuntu alongside Win 8.1 using Unetbootin shows error on reboot

I used Install Ubuntu without CD and USB , how? answer and used unetbootin to chose C:\ drive on my windows 8.1. The problem is that answer is only for windows 7 users exlusively. Got the boot ...
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Unable to configure network on ETX-BT atom board

Ubuntu 14.04 with kernel 3.13.33 has Ethernet detection problem. I have ETX-BT board with ethernet chip of Intel® i211 (MAC/PHY) Ethernet controller. I am trying to install mini iso uning netbootin ...
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How to recover files from external hard drive after being selected in Unetbootin

I accidentally selected my 500GB external hard drive when I tried to install Ubuntu using Unetbootin. I used it as an installer already. I haven't realized my mistake until I opened my external drive ...
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Unetbootin hangs on 51% [closed]

While trying to create a bootable Windows 7 USB, it hangs on 51% trying to copy the 461st file. I've given it 3 hours in case it was a time issue but it was still hung. Please help!
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must the Flash drive be FAT to be bootable?

I used Startup Disk Creator to put an Ubuntu ISO file on a Flash drive FAT formatted. That booted. I was not able to boot when I used unetbootin (Universal Net Boot Installer) to put the same Ubuntu ...
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Gentoo Live dvd installation using Ubuntu?

I am unable to create bootable USB using Ubuntu with unetBootin. How can I manually create it using gentoo.iso file moreover how can I copy 6GiB file on a usb?.
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Ubuntu does not appear in Grub, Boot Repair goes on indefinitely

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 (32 bit) in my desktop alongside Windows 7 using unetbootin by making separate partitions for / and /home. Installation went fine, but after restarting the Grub menu showed ...
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Bootable Win PE USB with extra files

So I'm tying to follow this guide for updating the firmware of an SSD on my laptop. The guide is designed for Windows, but essentially you need to create a bootable USB with WindowsPE, by using the ...
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Unable to run Unetbootin 494

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 15.04 and in trying to make a bootable usb, the only problem i have is that when i try to run the Unetbootin 494 (with the Executable propertie ticked) it opens the ...
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Unable to boot Ubuntu Live USB Flash Drive with casper-rw persistent partition

So, I've spent the last day going through similar questions, and can confirm first that this is not a duplicate of: Ubuntu Live-USB Using a "casper-rw" Partition Persistent Ubuntu 14.04 USB fails to ...
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Unable to make pendrive bootable using UNetbootin

I was trying to make pendrive bootable using UNetbootbin but was getting following message. I am very confused that why I am getting so. Please help me to solve the issue. ...
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Write bootable BIOS update .ISO to USB stick

Lenovo distributes BIOS updates as .iso files (example) that are supposed to be burnt on a CD and booted. Burning it to a CD worked and booted correctly, but now I want to use a USB stick instead ...
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How do I open Unetbootin on my pc using Ubuntu 15.04

I have installed Unetbootin on my pc. I want to install Puppy Linux on my usb flash drive. I cannot find Unetbootin on my pc. I am using Ubuntu 15.04 and the Chromium browser.
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Ubuntu wont install with unetbootin

I used unetbootin to load ubuntu onto c drive. However when I select unetbootin on the dual boot menu it fails (showing a windows failed to start menu). I need now to delete the unetbootin dual boot ...
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Can't Dual Boot into Windows 7 after Intalling Ubuntu 15.04 [duplicate]

Usually before I load into an OS, I get the option menu to select Windows 7 or Recovery mode(I have thinkpadx220); Then I used Unetbootin, which appeared as the third option. After installing Ubuntu ...
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“no such partition” usb boot

After a fresh install of ubuntu 14.04 LTS, I was trying to mess with my partitions and ended up deleting my ubuntu partition. This killed grub, and I can no longer boot to hard drive. I tried to ...
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Unetbootin with a 30Go overlay?

Is it possible to make an ubuntu live key with an overlay of over 30Go, when running unetbootin from a debian system (in order to get an ubuntu on a usb key) ?
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Problems using unetboot to use it in ubuntu??? how comes?

How to configure these tools to get them properly working ? the worked on windows now i took another one for linux and ubuntu, and they don´t run the program, How comes?
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Ubuntu and Ubuntu Server on the same laptop

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 from a USB (using UNetBootin) on my laptop, on a freshly formatted hard drive, and then I installed Ubuntu Server 14.04 from a USB (made again with UNetBootin), and ...
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Write Ubuntu iso image to USB

I am a new Linux user. I recently installed Debian stable 8 from Windows through unetbootin but now I would like to use Ubuntu. I have downloaded Ubuntu iso file. But I am not able to write it to USB ...
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Couldn't make pendrive boot-able using UnetBootin

I've an iso file for RHEL in one of my pendrives. Now I want to first make the device bootable, so that later on I can put RHEL as a VM. Now the problem is even after following the instructions to ...
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64 bit unetbottin install - no cigar [closed]

I got a new hard drive, downloaded ubuntu using unetbootin on a different system. Default to 32 bit, installed it and everything okay. But my laptop (old Acer aspire one 722) is 64 bit. When i ...
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How to create bootable USB using public library computer, I do not have admin privilege to download USB Creator

The title says it all. I understand that it is necessary to download creator software in order to install Ubuntu/Xubuntu on my brand new hard drive. However, the only computer I have access to is ...
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Ubuntu Live USB won't boot, “Failed to load COM32 file menu.c32”

I'm hoping to revive an old netbook I have laying around by installing Linux on it. I did what I gather most of us are supposed to do: I created a Xubuntu 14.10 Live USB with Unetbootin, plugged the ...
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Where is my download folder?

I'm trying to create a Bootable USB with UNetBootin.However, when I click to search for my .iso it only shows Computer and inside that it has a Homeand a root folder. I really need to know how to get ...
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Trying to make a Windows 7 USB with UNetBootin, getting error “Failed to load COM32 file menu.c32”

Pretty much what it says on the tin. I looked around a bit, someone told me to press "Tab" to see a list of options, this is what it yielded. Verifying DMI Pool Data .................... Failed to ...
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NO UBNLDR error while booting from unetbootin [duplicate]

I was trying to install Ubuntu14.04.1 using Unetbootin. I downloaded the .iso file and followed the steps as outlined in the official tutorial. However after I select the Unetbootin option from the ...
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UNetbootin on 32GB USB 3 Stick

I run a windows 7 machine, and use UNetbootin to create Ubuntu bootable live USB keys. I have 1 key in particular that I would like to use entirely as a live Ubuntu key, so I can install some apps, ...
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Problems with Unetbootin in ubuntu 14.04

I have a problem executing unetbootin in the terminal, appears this: ./unetbootin-linux-608: error while loading shared libraries: libSM.so.6: cannot open shared object file: No such file or ...
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Creating USB boot disc for ubuntu

I am using Mac OS X 10.9 and am trying to create a boot usb of ubuntu-14.10-desktop-amd64.iso. I have tried Unetbootin, but the installation halts at step 2 file 254. I have verified the md5 is ...
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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 ...