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2answers
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Is it possible to install windows7 on Ubuntu14.04?

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS NOT A REPEATED QUESTION AS THE QUESTION SIMILAR TO THIS HAVE ALL FAILED TO SOLVE MY PROBLEM. I have tried to install windows 7 on ubuntu-14.04 with a live USB stick, but I ...
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Grub doesnt boot USB [on hold]

I had a computer with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 . I decided to remove windows 7 but I've done something wrong up and formatted the entire hard disk, and now I have no OS. I tried to boot from my USB ...
0
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0answers
44 views

How to boot USB from GNU GRUB 2.02~beta2-9ubuntu1?

I am using HP 1000-notebook pc corei-3 series. I had installed Ubuntu 14.04.1-desktop-amd64, accidentally using the lvm option. After finding my 500 Gb hard drive stuck in lvm I started to find ...
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3answers
66 views

Live USB isn't live, I can only try or install

I've tried about 4 times now to create live (by live I mean I can boot ubuntu from it (I think, I'm a newbie to this)) ubuntu usb, to no avail. I want a live usb because my grub isn't showing up since ...
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1answer
130 views

Linux Full Installation on USB (Windows 8.1 Surface Pro 1) UEFI issue

I see a few similar questions but I haven't found one that had a solution yet for me. So, forgive me if this seems redundant. As the title implies, I want to install an Ubuntu fork (LinuxLite 2.0) on ...
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2answers
62 views

Can't boot from USB; no selection option in grub; usb 1st boot choice

First, I have looked through the suggested questions that may have an answer, but nothing seems on point. I have a dual boot Ubuntu 14.04/Windows 7 system. I have decided to play around with some ...
0
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1answer
209 views

USB Keyboard & Mouse Stopped Working (Ubuntu 14 LTS)

I've been using Ubuntu 14 LTS on my work desktop, laptop, and home desktop without any problems. Does anyone know what I can do? What Works: Keyboard on Boot Keyboard in BIOS Keyboard/Mouse on ...
0
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1answer
52 views

Grub Rescue When USB Stick Not Inserted

Okay, I did something really sly, thinking I knew all the ins and outs. I got a great school laptop with Windows 7 Pro on it. Didn't like it. So I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit onto an 8GB flash ...
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2answers
195 views

Install grub2-efi bootloader to image after install and before RESTART

I want to install UBUNTU 14.04 on a USB3 32GB sandisk EXREME. I Disconnect internal HDD during install. No problem with install. I Boot installed flash drive on other PC ok My PC is HP DV7 and only ...
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0answers
23 views

Installing 14.04 via USB GRUB GNU?

Im new to linux and I have created a live usb correctly as documented on the site, and have selected the usb as the primary boot option in my BIOS. The laptop I am trying to install on is an ASUS ...
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0answers
56 views

Create virtual USB Drive from Partition to run Live CD

I'm trying to install android_x86 on a separate partition that was created before installing 14.04. Just for testing experimental reasons, I created a 32gig partition to use as a virtual usb per to ...
0
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1answer
63 views

How do I get GRUB to load properly from a USB external hard drive?

I've created a bootable backup of my Ubuntu to an external USB hard drive. I can now boot to my external backup from grub when grub is loaded from my internal hard drive, but I cannot boot to grub on ...
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0answers
29 views

Grub2 cannot see my new external USB hard drive, but sees an older one

I am trying to boot Ubuntu-studio (current version) from a new Seagate 2TB expansion USB drive on an old system (PC) whose BIOS doesn't know how to boot from USB. No problems with either the install ...
0
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1answer
238 views

Net install (mini.iso) via USB

I'm trying to do a net install of Ubuntu 14.04 using mini.iso by following the instructions from Ubuntu Installation Minimal CD Documentation. 64-bit PC (amd64, x86_64) Ubuntu 14.04 "Trusty Tahr" ...
0
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1answer
66 views

winUSB install error

While trying to install windows 7 to a usb stick I get this error during (or after) the syncing stage of winUSB I can't post an image so here is a link http://imgur.com/dNquuee It looks like the ...
0
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1answer
123 views

Dual boot Windows 8 and Ubuntu 14.04 - Lost ability to boot from USB

Good Morning, I recently set up my Asus Windows 8.1 laptop to be a dual boot system with Ubuntu 14.04. I have successfully created a dual boot system using Grub2 as my bootloader. The problem is ...
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0answers
37 views

Make USB Bootable, but install ubuntu on hardrive

I remember something from my past(may be 10 years back). I have heard that we can boot an OS from floppy disk but the OS files will be in Hard disk. Correct me if I am wrong, I don't know whom to ask, ...
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0answers
47 views

USB install just shows a black screen

I have extracted my Ubuntu .iso onto a USB device using the instructions on here (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/FromUSBStickQuick). When I boot onto the USB drive I get a menu with ...
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0answers
1k views

Error GNU GRUB Version 2.02 beta 2-9 while booting from USB

I have a Sony Vaio F14212 with Windows 8 pre-installed (64 bit). Later, I upgraded to Windows 8.1. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 along with Windows 8.1 in dual boot. Unfortunately, I deleted Ubuntu drive ...
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0answers
145 views

USB-installed Ubuntu 14.04 boot : cursur on line2 nothing else

HP DV7-6B00ET 8GB RAM I disconnected the hard drive and booted with a Live CD. Installed Ubuntu 14.04 on Sandisk EXTREME 32GB, restart blue screen. Must be mauael power off. Fuduntu installed on USB ...
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0answers
68 views

Multiple problems installing 12.04: low-graphics mode and USB not accepting address

So I recently got a new machine after having used 12.04 for two years, and decided to try out 14.04 (alongside Windows 7). This worked just fine but I was unhappy with some of the changes and decided ...
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0answers
69 views

Kernel panic error while installing Minimal CD

I recently created a bootable USB of Ubuntu 14.04 Minimal CD using the disk destroyer. When I boot, I have the options - Install, Advanced Install, Command Line Install & Help. Clicking on any of ...
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1answer
62 views

Bootstrap mdadm RAID6 server via USB flash

On my Ubuntu Server 14.04 I have large mdadm RAID6 array, and tiny boot HDD. I want to get rid of that boot HDD, and boot system from USB flash drive. Although I know it is possible to install ...
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2answers
102 views

Opening live USB from GRUB prompt

While trying to upgrade to 14.04, in a series of unwise moves I ended up destroying my Ubuntu installation. So I used a live USB to mount my original disk drive and recover my files, before ...
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2answers
143 views

Cannot boot from USB install (HP DV6)

I have installed Ubuntu (12.04 AND 14.04 separately, multiple times each) onto a 32Gb USB flash drive. The flash drive boots fine on a spare laptop (older HP DV7, windows 7), however on my HP ...
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1answer
224 views

Installing grub2 in efi-mode in usb flash drive

I've two different OS, which one is ubuntu. I'm using a PC, NOT a Mac. I use Chimera bootloader that don't find Ubuntu. So, i'd like to install grub 2 in EFI-mode on flash-drive USB. In this way, i ...
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0answers
21 views

How to Start the computer without the USB [duplicate]

I have installed ubuntu in my computer alone side with Windows 7. Ubuntu is installed in the USB; therefore, each time when I restart the computer, it require me to have the USB plugged in. It will ...
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0answers
79 views

Is there any kind of relationship between Windows and Ubuntu installation?

I've just experienced incredibly weird behavior in Ubuntu. I've written lately some questions here regarding my shitty tablet not working correctly in Ubuntu 13.10 . I've left it that way having it ...
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2answers
95 views

A broken Wubi has been detected. Ubuntu is unable to boot from hard disk

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04.04 alongside my Windows XP from USB, but it won't boot from hard disk, only from the USB. I suspect that the reason is because I am unable to change BIOS to boot from ...
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1answer
926 views

Grub menu not showing up at boot

My computer shipped with Windows 8 and later I upgraded to Windows 8.1 Right now I'm trying to get Windows 8.1 to dual boot with Ubuntu 12.04, but the Grub menu doesn't show up at all. My computer ...
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0answers
64 views

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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0answers
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grub> prompt when installing via USB

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 13.10 on a Lenovo Thinkpad S540. I installed an ISO on a 2GB USB stick as per instructions here: http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-on-windows. When ...
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1answer
27 views

Problem with booting from USB in order to install GRUB [duplicate]

I've recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 alongside Windows 8.1 on my laptop (via USB), but the boot loader (GRUB) does not show up. I've tried to run Ubuntu in trial mode from USB in order to install boot ...
0
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0answers
38 views

windows 7 is not installing with USB drive [duplicate]

Cannot install windows 7 from USB drive. Since i don't have a DVD/CD-ROM I am habituated to install OS and sofware from USB but after installing UBUNTU 12.04 I wanted to make my system dual boot so I ...
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4answers
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Is it possible to use Ubuntu from a USB without installing or editing the boot menu? [duplicate]

I was just wondering if it is possible to install Ubuntu on a USB Flash Drive, and then run Ubuntu from the USB without rebooting, touching the boot menu, or installing. Just using it on Windows 7, ...
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0answers
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GRUB USB not working in windows 7

I have just re-installed Windows 7 in EFI mode (getting everything working in a new EFI enabled mode) and used boot-repair to get GRUB working again. However when booting into Windows, there is a ...
0
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0answers
291 views

How do I boot a USB-CD/DVD Drive from the GRUB?

I have a laptop running Ubuntu 12.04 and want to install Windows 7 alongside it, but the BIOS is locked down and as such won't boot of a USB-DVD Drive with the Windows 7 Boot CD in it plugged in. The ...
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1answer
67 views

Is there specific install instructions, or Ubuntu version for install to a flash drive?

What version of Ubuntu can I install onto a USB 3.0 flash drive so that I can boot directly from it and take no chance of affecting, in any way, my Windows XP/Windows 7 multi-boot (its boot sector or ...
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1answer
98 views

How to move Ubuntu grub from usb to hdd boot

My question is virtually the same as another asked here (How to move Ubuntu 12.04LTS from USB to HDD), but a little ambiguity leaves me wondering if the answer applies to me. I installed Ubuntu to ...
0
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1answer
62 views

Grub installed in pendrive, how to boot from HDD? [duplicate]

I've installed Ubuntu into a pendrive and now I can't boot into windows without the pen plugged in. It seems that this question (I need my pendrive to boot into Ubuntu, how to correct this and boot ...
0
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1answer
147 views

Booting from USB HDD, GRUB2 fails to load(Black Screen) and no GRUB rescue

I recently installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu 13.10 onto a USB hard drive using unetbootin(which used extlinux as the initial bootloader during install) and have been having problems where GRUB2 isn't ...
0
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0answers
31 views

Failed to install via USB (GRUB Didnt install) [duplicate]

Hey I´m getting this Error when trying to instal Ubuntu 12.04 via an USB bootable drive I´ve made with the steps provided on the ubuntu download page. This is what it says (Well Kind of, because I´m ...
0
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0answers
57 views

Can't access Ubuntu or reinstall it on Macbook Pro

I have a problem with my Ubuntu installation on a Macbook Pro. I can't figure out how to solve this. The problem is that i've installed Ubuntu 13.04 and i can't access my Ubuntu OS because the disk is ...
0
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0answers
51 views

Cannot Boot USB LiveCD - Boots to GRUB2 Instead

Recently I decided to reinstall Ubuntu on my laptop. Because my laptop has no CD drive, I am stuck using a USB. So, I inserted the disk, pressed F12 to bring up the boot menu, and selected the USB ...
0
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0answers
119 views

13.04 startup problem (read-only and usb 4-4 issues)

I am having alot of trouble getting my system to boot. I have to go into grub, enable read-write by getting the network connect and then resuming. the system: running ubuntu 13.04 on acer ...
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1answer
227 views

Cant boot from USB drive. Cant access GRUB. No graphical interface [closed]

I started an upgrade to 12.04 but stalled during install. Now, the system boots directly into command window where I must sign in. I tried creating a bootable USB (no CD drive installed) with ...
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1answer
261 views

Install full Ubuntu 12.04 on USB and boot on mac

I will be very specific because I have tried asking this question multiple times and people get confused. I would like to install full Ubuntu 12.04 onto a flashdrive and be able to boot from the ...
0
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1answer
136 views

How can I boot Ubuntu from a USB external disk that was previously the internal laptop disk?

I finally decided to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my laptop; I also upgraded the internal disk to 1TB and kept (untouched) the old 500 GB disk in a SATA-USB enclosure for sake of security (you may ...
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0answers
62 views

Grub rescue issue

I used my laptop (which has Windows 7 installed on the hard drive) to install Ubuntu 12.04 from a DVD to a USB stick. The operation said it completed but the USB stick would not boot. Only got a ...
0
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0answers
92 views

Changing the Operating System with only Ubuntu installed

I really wanted to dive into the world of Open Source operating systems, so I downloaded the latest version of Ubuntu (13.10), and installed it on a clean(no operating system installed, absolutely ...