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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...