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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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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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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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 won't boot Windows 7 [closed]

I made a bootable Windows 7 USB using UNetbootin, and when I go to boot up, it gets stuck at the UNetbootin boot menu and it can't find "Default" so it just keeps repeating the "Will boot ...
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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 14....
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 Ctrl+Alt+...
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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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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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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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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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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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Boot from USB fail, Ubuntu 12.04

I created a live USB of windows 7 with unetbootin. I'm running Ubuntu 12.04. I have a Lenovo z580 intel core i7 with 8gb ram. My computer won't boot from USB. USB is first in the boot order. My ...
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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 ...