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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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 from 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 won't boot from usb - missing operating system [closed]

I tried unetbootin and pendrive, and nothing helps. After i choose usb from boot menu error message (missing operating system) appears for a sec and continue to boot other system on hdd, in my case ...
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Ubuntu Installer Doesn't Start from a Separate ISO Partition [Unetbootin]

My PC doesn't have a working CD drive and the BIOS is too old to boot from USB drives. It has Windows 7 installed. I've split the hard drive into 2 partitions with the first one (H:) being NTFS and ...
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A program for creating LiveUSB [closed]

Do you know any program which works on Linux like UNetbooting thanks
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There is no application installed for executable files

I'm a new Linux user. I bought 1 month ago a 64x Laptop with Windows 8 pre-installed. Using UnetBootin I installed Ubuntu 12.10 and completely removed Windows 8. Now, the new Ubuntu version is a ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 installer not booting from usb

okay so this is what i did so far... downloaded ubuntu 12.04 LTS from ubunutu website. downloaded UNetbootin from http://unetbootin.sourceforge.net/ did exactly this Unable to boot Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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Boot from Live CD, then install from USB stick? (because CDROM drive extremely slow/faulty)

I am trying to install Xubuntu on an old PC with: A USB port that can't boot, but otherwise works fine. A CDROM drive that can boot, but is extremely slow and fails often. I created a USB stick ...
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Unetbootin USB persistence for Ubuntu 12.10 doesn't work

I created a bootable USB stick for Ubuntu 12.10 using Unetbootin and set the persistent file size to 3072mb. I am able to boot into Ubuntu 12.10 just fine. However, any changes I make are lost on ...
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How to install and run UNetbootin?

Strangely, but true, you cannot install from the the original site, or run it. So how to install and run UNetBootin?
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12.04 live usb unable to boot Clevo m98nu

I placed 12.04 on usb with yumi. grub loads fine, and upon choosing either 'try it' or 'install it', code runs up the screen. display of text disappears as normal, but then it hangs up and the caps ...
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Instruct Ubuntu to boot to RAM from flash drive using unetbootin

I have used UNetbootin to create an installable / live bootable flash drive from Ubuntu 12.04. However that didn't preserve the normal Ubuntu boot menu which allows to me to enter advanced options. It ...
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USB stick made with UNetbootin missing BOOTMGR. [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ubuntu not booting from USB on laptop (no optical drive) I downloaded 12.04 32-bit ISO and am trying to make a USB stick with it for me to boot from and install on my ...
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Can't run or install ubuntu from USB (worked on another computer) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “Kernel error, try with noapic option” displayed when installing Ubuntu I'm sorry if this has been mentioned before, but I couldn't find anything on google about my ...
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Finding out what filesystem a casper-rw file is formated with?

I have an old casper-rw file I'd like to loop mount but I can't determine what filesystem it was created with. What I do know is that I used UNetbootin to create it. I tried to mount it with all the ...
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Can I install Ubuntu to my 32 GB USB pen drive? [duplicate]

I want to install Ubuntu like how you would to a hard drive so I can use it as a portable system. I do not want a Live install; I want something where i can install updates, install drivers, and ...
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How do I install Ubuntu to another partition from Ubuntu with Unetbootin?

Basically what I want to do is install a fresh copy of Ubuntu from Ubuntu. It is an older machine so usb boot doesn't work and I don't see why I need to waste a CD to do it. Currently running Ubuntu ...
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How do I use Unetbootin to make a bootable Windows USB installer?

it says missing bootmngr or something like that. I'm on ubuntu 12.04 or whatever, the newest one using the gparted to format to NTSC and then unetbootin to install the bootloader, and the iso, then ...
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Creating a bootable flash without overlayfs

I want to create an USB stick to carry my Ubuntu everywhere around with me. It's not intended to spread Ubuntu by installing it everywhere, but rather for running my configured system on any computer ...
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Boot error when using a USB

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 using a USB stick. I'm currently using ubuntu 10.04. I have a 12.04 LTS .iso and tried to make a bootable stick using Startup Disk Creator. The process finishes and ...
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How to get Unetbootin to recognize mounted USB drive?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04, and every time I try to write an Ubuntu ISO image to a disk so I can install it, Unetbootin says /dev/sdb1 isn't mounted. But Ubuntu mounts the drive automatically when it's ...
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Missing Operating System when installing 12.04 from USB

I wanted to upgrade my 10.04 PC to 12.04. Towards the end of the upgrade, I made the foolish mistake of thinking "Hibernate" on the system menu meant "Sleep", when it reality it seemed to shut down ...
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Trouble making a Live USB with Debian 'Sqeeze'

So first off, I'm using Debian sqeeze and I'm trying to make an Ubuntu 12. 04 Precise Pangolin Live USB. This is kind of a problem at the moment because debian does not have the "startup disk creator" ...
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Errors were encountered while processing: linux-image / headers / generic

I tried to update my machine through the Update Manager and found some errors. First, before I get to the problem, I feel I should mention that my OS (10.04) is mounted on a portable HDD that boots ...
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Any way to manually make a bootable USB from ISO?

I've been using Unetbootin but it occasionally fails to create a bootable usb the way I need it to, especially with the newer versions. Is there a way I could extract the iso myself?
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Can I use Ubuntu to write a Windows 7 ISO to USB?

I need to create a Windows installation USB drive from an ISO file. I used UNetbootin which seems to be the only tool that can write non-Linux images. The USB disk boots (sort of), but it gets stuck ...
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Is it possible to show the device ID in nautilus properties?

I use unetbootin to boot ISOs from USB devices, however when it asks me which device to install it to it lists them by device ID(?) ie sdb, sdc etc. The only way I know to find out which device is ...
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Program of Choice for Making Mac OS X bootable USB?

I've tried to use UNetBootin for it but Sometimes UNetBootin doesn't exactly work right and I run into issues with the BIOS recognizing the bootloader on the USB. Can anyone recommend programs for ...
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How to add skype to live usb (before creating the usb)?

I have just created live ubuntu usb using Unetbootin and an ISO of Ubuntu 11.10. Everything works fine but I miss skype. Can I add skype to the ISO somehow? Not to download it and install on usb ...
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Why do I need to format my usb on windows in order to use unetbootin

If I prepare an ubuntu startup usb with unetbootin or startup disk creator, it does not boot on my pc. But if I format the same drive on Windows, then restart on linux to create the bootable usb, it ...
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Can't install Xubuntu with unetbootin from hardrive

I have no dvd or usb and I'm trying to install Xubuntu with unetbootin from hardrive. I have 120gb hardrive with 3 partition: Win7, Swap, and one for Xubuntu First I do this and get the following ...
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Which file on a USB live installation made with UNetBootin persists file information?

I created an installation of Ubuntu 11.10 using UNetBootin on a usb thumbdrive. I've downloaded programs and installed them with apt-get so that they persist on the drive between boots. What file ...
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Is there an Ubuntu LiveCD/USB image that boots directly to low graphics desktop?

I use Ubuntu as a diagnostic tool sometimes, and it would be great to get a modification that lets you boot directly to the LiveCD desktop, preferably with the special effects dialled down. Is there ...
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Making bootable USB drive

I have the Windows 7 iso and I wanted to make a bootable flash drive out of it. I used to use Unetbootin but they have now removed the option to show all drives. Can anyone suggest another program ...
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Installation problems on Dell XPS 15z

I have a Dell XPS 15z onto which I'm trying to install 11.10. I downloaded the 64 bit ISO image and used UNetbootin to create a bootable USB drive. I plug it in and it boots to the UNetbootin menu ...
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Installing 11.10 Beta 2 from USB very slow [closed]

I am trying to install ubuntu on an older tower PC I have from USB, Its horrible slow, I can bear with the waiting at the boot screen for 5 minutes but when I get into the install menus it takes for ...