A tool to take Ubuntu CDs and ISO files and write them in a usable form to USB disks.

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Trying to download for USB installation, keep getting “Burn a CD” version

I've tried it twice now. I download the USB installer, following the web page at http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-on-windows , and get a good download. So after invoking the ...
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Usb-Creator-Gtk does not let me add new ISOs!

I have got Ubuntu 13.10 installed. I wanted to create a bootable USB-Stick with Ubuntu Gnome with the usb-creator. I already had 4 ISOs loaded into usb-creator but now it does not let me add further ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Download Crashes At The End, Flashing cursor on start up

I just (tried) to install Linux/Ubuntu for the first time. I am using an Asus laptop K52Jr with windows 7 64bit on the c disk. I was happily installing Ubuntu 13.10 onto my D disk; the progress ...
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Running Ubuntu on 16GB Thumb drive [duplicate]

I'm brand new- An Ubuntu convert- and I've been able to so far figure out how to burn the OS onto a DVD, and also how I can get it onto a thumb drive. I've even gotten it to work on both. However, ...
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Can't install from bootable USB or ISO for Ubuntu

Booting from USB flashdrive fails in my attempts to replace Win7 Home Premium which has two partitions, C: and D:, on my hard drive. I also attempted the boot from USB (in all the USB slots I have) ...
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creating a bootable iso for windows

Hey guys I've been trying for the last 3 hours to work out how to get WinUSB to get this onto my USB but it keeps giving me failed when I try I thought it was permissions so I tried chmod 777 but ...
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Creating a bootable USB Stick using OS X without sudo

I'm using OS X Mavericks and I have downloaded Ubuntu. I wish to use it as a USB stick, but I do not have sudo admin rights. Is there any other way to install it?
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Multiple casper-rw partitions for LiveUSB persistence?

So I have a bunch of small flash drives around 4 gbs or so. 4 gbs is not enough space for me to store all my files in my persistent liveusb. So is it possible to set up multiple casper-rw partitions ...
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Ubuntu/xubuntu failed install via usb or dvd

Trying to build a small rig sans hdd. Spent last two days trying to load either xubuntu or ubuntu 13.x via usb to no avail, used Lili, Unetbootin, and pendrive, to create usb bootable files. Using a ...
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“system policy prevents installing the bootloader” [duplicate]

I am running usb-creator-gtk. After copying files it says: "system policy prevents installing the bootloader". Why does it say this? I am not trying to modify my system. I am creating a bootable ...
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Using startup disk creator in ubuntu to create a Windows bootable USB [duplicate]

I'm trying to install windows on another computer. I have Ubuntu 13.10 on my computer. I downloaded the iso and have it on my computer ( which has Ubuntu 13.10). The file is named w8.iso . I've tried ...
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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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USB Startup Disk Creator doesn't open!

I have a problem. I am trying to open USB Startup Disk Creator (System>Administration>USB Startup Disk Creator) but it doesn't open. What should i do to open it? Please help me!!!
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How to create a Windows Bootable USB? [duplicate]

How to make a bootable USB. I am using UBUNTU 13.04 LTS and want to make a bootable usb to install windows Suggest any Ubuntu based usb creators to make a bootable Windows Flash drive.
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I can´t install Ubuntu using USB [duplicate]

I tried to install Ubuntu 13.04, downloaded from this site, I use a Universal USB Installer to create my bootable USB, when I boot and follow the steps until the one that says "Your Lap has currently ...
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How can I install persistent Ubuntu 13.04? [duplicate]

i can't install persistent ubuntu 13.04 on my 4gb using Universal usb installer. it acts as live usb not persistent usb it gives me setup every boot. i used to install persistent ubuntu using ...
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How to install Ubuntu in USB to boot in a Mac system?

Hello everyone I have a quick question. I'm interested in Ubuntu and would like to put Ubuntu on a 32GB USB drive I have so I can boot it on my mac 10.8.4. I don't have room on my local drive at the ...
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Clean install - but won't boot

I have installed Ubuntu via USB with the clean install option - to wipe everything and install to the HDD. The install goes just as the tutorial says it should...I click restart when it has finished ...
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Cannot find the .iso file to create a live USB disk

Hi, it may be obvious once you have read this but I am new to using Ubuntu 13.04. I have got it up and running, and I've been online so far so good. I am now trying to create a bootable USB stick, ...
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problem with startup disk creator

problem : Sorry, the program "udisk-daemon" closed unexpetedly your computer doesnot have enough free memory to automatically analyze the problem executable path : ...
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Repeating UBI Error

I have a returning error message when using the Ubuntu Boot Help. At the end of the process i get a window saying "Could not retrieve the required installation files". Im running Win8 pro. I am not ...
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Create Bootable USB stick via Terminal [duplicate]

Besides creating bootable USB stick via Startup Disk Creator and it always error, alternativelty, how to create bootable USB stick via Terminal?
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USB boot doesn't work

I have installed Ubuntu on a USB stick and tried to boot it on my PC, but when I did this all that happend was a flickering appearing, going on and on and on. Nothing happens. What can I do about ...
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How to create a Windows 8 bootable USB stick with Ubuntu?

I'd like to create a Windows 8 bootable USB stick, but I don't have a Windows machine with me to do so. So how do I do it with Ubuntu/Linux?
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Ubuntu 12.04 doesn't boot from usb [duplicate]

I downloaded Ubuntu 12.04 desktop edition. Used Universal USB installer to create a bootable USB. Restarted with the USB plugged in. Pressed F10 and selected Sony (my pendrive model). System restarted ...
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How do I make a disc image with all files and apps? [duplicate]

Ok, I wiped my HD, installed 12.04, installed all my apps, music, etc and have my OS exactly where I want it and would like to make an exact bootable image of everything to a 32G thumb drive so that I ...
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Why won't my Mac boot an Ubuntu live USB?

I followed the instructions on making a bootable USB, and made one successfully. However, when I reboot my Mac and try to boot from the USB, it is not showing up. What could be wrong? I am using OS X ...
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Failed to get canonical path of /cow

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.10 for quite some time, and passing hurdles one by one. Now I am in a situation as follows. I have got a PC and 10 GB HDD which will be totally dedicated to Ubuntu so ...
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I get several “broken file” errors when creating my boot stick

While creating my boot stick I get 199 separate errors during the ISO extracting process that all say data error in (insert file name here) file is broken then it sticks on 99% of the ISO extraction ...
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Running ubuntu on usb

I'm about to install ubuntu onto my thumbdrive, and want to run ubuntu 12.1 from this thumbdrive. I have made a list of steps and would like to know if they're correct. If any of them are incorrect ...
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How to burn iso of a program on USB?

I want to burn the iso of a program (specifically the MatLab iso) on to a USB stick with ubuntu. just to make it clear what? burn iso of program where? on USB stick using which OS? ...
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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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Can't boot Ubuntu 12.10 from USB key on Dell Inspiron 15R 5520 (2012 model)

I'm new in the Linux community and thus, I wanted to try Ubuntu 12.10 by using a USB flash drive boot (used with LiLi Creator). I installed the ISO file using LiLi Creator on the USB key, but when ...
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How to create a OS X Mountain Lion Bootable USB drive on Ubuntu?

I already know how to do it on Mac OS X (plenty of instructions online). But is it possible to do it on Ubuntu? If yes, how?
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cannot mount /dev/loop1 on /cow

I am trying to install ubuntu 12.10 64bit using a liveUsb and I got this message : cannot mount /dev/loop1 on /cow which shows up after clicking on "try Ubuntu before installing" or install Ubuntu". ...
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Create a bootable image on a Mac OSX to install Ubuntu on a Windows machine

Title says it all - as you can imagine, searching for the answer I have here is utterly impossible to find anything online...I tried this: ...
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Kubuntu with AMD Sempron

I want to install Kubuntu on a USB stick to run on my Acer Aspire 1362WLD laptop with an AMD Sempron 2800+ chip (I think it is 32-bit), also running Windows XP Home - which ISO/torrent should I use? ...
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How to create a bootable USB stick?

I am looking at this: http://www.ubuntu.com/download/help/create-a-usb-stick-on-ubuntu I need to create a boot disk to test Ubuntu to make sure it will run on a PC (Compaq Mini CQ10-120LA) I was ...
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Problems with run from USB installation creation and lack of option to run from USB

I wanted to use and try Ubuntu from a USB flash drive so I used the Universal USB installer from PenDriveLinux. I selected ubuntu-12.04.1-alternate-amd64.iso since I have a 64bit processor on an HP ...
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Ubuntu installation on Windows , I can't find my way back.

So recently I have installed Ubuntu as an OS in addition to my Windows because it looked good and I have used it in the past and I liked it. Before I installed Ubuntu, they (the website) have given me ...
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Why does integrity check fail for the 12.04.1 Alternate ISO?

I have followed various recommendations from the Ubuntu Documentation to create a bootable Ubuntu USB flash drive using the 12.04.1 Alternate install ISO-file for 64-bit PC. But the integrity test of ...
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Changes are persistent on a bootable USB flash drive?

I consider to create a bootable pendrive with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I wonder if all changes that will be made are persistent? If I install an application, will it be also available after OS reboot? Will ...
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Why isn't writing the ISO image to my USB flash drive working?

I have a 8GB flash drive, and another 1GB flash drive that contains an ISO file of Xubuntu 12.04. I am trying to write this ISO image on to my 8GB drive, so that I can boot into it and install Xubuntu ...
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Startup Disk Creator Uncaught Exception Error

When creating a boot-able USB or LiveUSB with Startup Disk creator in Ubuntu 12.04, the following error message appears: Installation Failed An uncaught exception was raised: Invalid version string ...
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Win 7 to USB key installer error - why do I get an error from 7-zip? [closed]

Sorry if this is a repeat question, I've looked around the site/forum(s) and couldn't find the answer I'm looking for. I'm currently running Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit and I DL'ed the ISO for Ubuntu ...
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Problems with making a bootable USB Drive on a Mac

I am following these instructions to create a Bootable USB Drive for me Mac and this is the output I get on step 8. new-host:~ Jason$ sudo dd if=/Users/Jason/Desktop/ubuntu-12.04-desktop-amd64.dmg ...
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Why isn't Startup Disk Creator working in 12.04?

I'm trying to create a bootable USB stick (7.5G) for Ubuntu 12.04 (x86_64) from another Ubuntu 12.04 x86_64 PC. I downloaded the Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Pangolin" - Release amd64 (20120425). When ...
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Installed Ubuntu sucssessfully, but now won't boot

My windows Vista had some issues and would freeze after few minutes each time. So decided to install Ubuntu. First copied the ubuntu .iso file to a USB drive and tried to install - did not work . ...
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What to do when a bootable USB stick doesn't work properly?

Currently I have Ubuntu 11.10 as an OS and I want Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I made a bootable USB stick with the program Startup disk creator. Everything went well (I chose the language, and then I chose ...
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I put ubuntu live USB to laptop and nothing happened

as the title says..I created it, don't know if right. It doesn't do anything. what should I do? Thanks..(I have some grub problems)