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INSTALLING UBUNTU 12.04 fro already downloaded file (installing with pendrive)

I have got this file downloaded: "ubuntu-12.04.4-desktop-amd64" I have a 64 bit OS and want to install ubuntu 12.04 on it alongside win 7 (which I already ahve on the PC) I have a Pendrive. how do ...
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Can i install Ubuntu on my pen drive [duplicate]

Can i install Ubuntu on my pen drive, i do not want to install it at my system's drive I just want whenever i plug the pen drive, run Ubuntu else run my Windows 8 Is it possible if it is possible.. ...
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How do you use a ubuntu flash drive to boot the computer

I have downloaded the Ubuntu on a flash drive and followed all of the directions. I have searched the forum and apparently there is o solution for starting Ubuntu on a 32 bit windowsXP from a flash ...
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Downloading for bootable USB (lubuntu) - torrent vs download of standard image?

I think I'd better apologize right away for probably kind of stupid questions, I'm a real beginner when it comes to Linux or basically setting up operating systems at all. Or, even computer stuff ...
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installing ubuntu on to a pc without an os with a usb stick

im trying to install ubuntu onto a pc i have built that does not currently have an os on it, i have followed the ubuntu instructions to make my usb bootable. in my bios i have the option to boot from ...
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Bootable Flash Drive Ubuntu Install

Just to ask if the method shown here: http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-on-windows Allows a computer to be installed with 64-bit Ubuntu. I have installed Ubuntu on one of my ...
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i cant install ubuntu using pendrive usb installer

i have tried countless times to install ubuntu to my laptop/ netbook, but to no avail, i have followed all the instructions on this ...
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673 views

Live USB “Check disk for defects” returns defects

I'm trying to use a live USB to dual-boot Ubuntu 13.10 and Windows 8.1. I made the disk with pendrivelinux (per instructions on the Ubuntu website). It all completed successfully, I checked the ...
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Problems Re-installing ubuntu

I previously uninstalled the operating system "Ubuntu 12.10 32 bit", and now it is not available to boot from. I am trying to install "Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit" and I am having quite a hassle doing so. I ...
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Boot problems in install

I had windows 8 running on my computer and decided that I wanted to swith over to using ubuntu. I used my USB drive and downloaded the 13.10 edition. The. I used the PendriveLinux software from the ...
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fix a broken ubuntu installation from pendrive

Something went wrong in the upgrade of my Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 The upgrade basically crashed halfway through. On booting I was thrown into a maintainence screen. I found some online instructions ...
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Pendrive is not working after installing ubuntu 13.04 64 BIT on it. Help?

I've installed ubuntu 13.04 64 bit on my hp v115w 8 gb pendrive. I mean the full installation, not the liveDisk one. Now the pendrive is completely dead. It booted from the pendrive couple of times ...
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Universal Pen Drive Linux Will Not Burn IOS Ubuntu 13.10 To USB [duplicate]

Universal Pen Drive Linux will not let me burn the iso to my usb. Whenever I attempt it it says 'can not open file 'E:*where I put my downloads*\ubuntu-13.10-desktop-amd64.iso' as archive'. Any help ...
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I've used Ubunetin to Install on flash drive but now BIOS / PC won't Read!

So far I've tried everything from Ubuntu 12.04 to Ubuntu 13.10 and none of them want to boot of my flash drive. I've even tried changing the Flash drive. One a 8GB PNY and another being a OneTouch ...
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Flash Drives Installer?

I know I used to be able to install Ubuntu on a flash drive, then install it on a hard drive, using the flash, instead of a CD. Its been a few years since I've had to install from a flash drive, so ...
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Install Windows 7 on a usb drive using Ubuntu 12.04

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 and I would like to Install Windows 7 Home Premium on an external SSD. I found some tools and a guide which I successfully ran on a Windows machine. This WAIK tools include ...
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warning: DOS-compatible mode is deprecated

I am running into a problem while creating a USB drive with downloaded *.iso image in Windows, using Universal USB installer: I copied the ubuntu-10.04.3-desktop-amd64.iso using Universal USB ...
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Reinstalling Ubuntu with USB pendrive

I'm a newbie to Ubuntu, switched from win7 2 days ago. I installed 12.04 LTS and it got upgraded to 13.04 after I did don't know what. Anyway that isn't a problem, however, I installed some packages ...
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installing ubuntu (13.10) on external usb hard drive

I know this question sort of has been answered elsewhere, notably, here: Install Ubuntu to Boot from Partition on external Hard Drive except that i am having an error that i do not know what to do ...
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Ubuntu LIve USB on external 400GB solid state drive for prolonged use

In recent days I've managed to destroy two internal hard drives... Both my own lenovo thinkpad T410 and within a fortnight my father's lenovo ideapad Y450... I think I spurned the harddisks by sitting ...
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Making a Ubuntu pedrive into a regular pendrive

I have weird question with a simple answer, but I'm to lazy for simple. (That was a joke). I have two desktopss and a 32 gig pendrive with ubuntu 12.04 installed. My old desktop is ancient, I'd ...
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367 views

Installing multiple operating systems onto a flash drive

I am trying to install centos onto another one of my machines, and I am new to Ubuntu. When I downloaded centos the operating system came as two .iso images. So far I have been unable to figure out ...
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Failed to install Ubuntu

I have a problem whereby when I tried to install Ubuntu with my USB pendrive, my laptop crashes whenever i choose the Install option. My DVD reader is broken therefore my last resort is to use USB ...
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550 views

bootable USB drive and ISO images

I've some question regarding bootable pendrive and ISO. How to make a normal ISOimage(just containing folders) or USB boot-able ,if one wants to do it manually, how to do it ? what is difference in ...
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Need help with USB flash drives

I upgraded from 12.04 to 13.04 and have been experiencing many problems with USB flash drives since (mounting trouble). No problems occurred using 12.04. I have no data on this computer, so if need be ...
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Can I install Librecad to a thumb drive for portability between my 13.04 machines?

I use 4 different laptops with Ubuntu 13.04. It would be helpful if I could keep the Librecad program and drawing files on a thumb drive can this be done?
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361 views

Cant boot from USB

I tried to install ubuntu alongside with Windows 8, but for some reason, it just deleted the W8 installation. But now, i want windows back, because Wine cant emulate all programs, which is, of ...
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How do I install Linux to a bootable USB stick? [duplicate]

I don't mean to create a bootable Live USB stick that has some persistent storage, I mean to actually install Ubuntu on a USB stick and be able to boot up from this on any computer. I've managed to ...
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How to install ubuntu on windows 8? [duplicate]

I have a windows 8 laptop that does not have a disc drive. I have a 16 gb flash drive that I can use if I need. Overall I don't really know how to install ubuntu. I have installed the 64 bit version ...
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1answer
235 views

USB Bootable Ubuntu

I am a newbie at this so please go easy. I just bought a brand new Sandisk 32GB USB Cruzer Blade. It is genuinely 32GB. I then followed the instructions on ubuntu.com for making it a bootable USB. ...
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Install grub2 to usb-drive in order to boot to hdd-installed Ubuntu 13.04 x64 in UEFI mode

I've been trying to find a way to install grub2 to a usb drive, in such a way that I can boot a PC in UEFI mode into Ubuntu, without modifying the UEFI firmware settings in any way or replacing the ...
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How do I download Ubuntu and get rid of my old os?

I have a net book with Windows 7 Starter and I downloaded Ubuntu on my usb drive, since I don't have a disk drive. And I want to install it and delete windows all at the same time, because I don't ...
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Problems instaling ubuntu studio over ubuntu 13.10

So I had Ubuntu studio version 12.10 on my Toshiba laptop before it was stolen out of my car unfortunately. I would like to install Ubuntu studio on my other Toshiba which is currently using regular ...
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Installing 13.04 from USB causes a reboot hafway through

I recently installed 13.04 Raring Ringtail on a new, formatted USB flash drive, using the installer from http://pendrivelinux.com. To boot from it, I rearranged the boot order in BIOS. The system ...
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13.04 on USB keeps asking to install on hdd

I used the Pendrive universal USB installer to create a live USB w/13.04. I can boot fine and everything works but everytime I boot it asks if I want to install to the HDD. I choose no but it takes ...
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Problem While installing Ubuntu

I was installing Ubuntu 12.10 from a Pen drive on Sony Vaio(Model is: SVE151D11L. 64 bit i3 processor) using an ISO image. I made the pendrive bootable by using "Universal USB Installer". The System ...
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Why doesn't the bootable USB show up in the BIOS?

I followed all the instructions on the Ubuntu website as to how to install Ubuntu using a bootable USB. I got the linux pendrive thing, formatted the USB, and have nothing on it besides what was put ...
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Hybrid USB Install Method - netboot and iso

I was following the steps here ("Preparing Files for USB Memory Stick Booting") https://help.ubuntu.com/10.04/installation-guide/i386/boot-usb-files.html to create a installation usb drive for ...
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Question About PenDrive [duplicate]

When you use pendrive to make a bootable usb which one do i choose ubuntu-13.04*desktop-amd64.iso or ubuntu- 13.04*desktop-i386.iso" if i downloaded the "Ubunto-13.04-desktop-amd64"? im stuck cause i ...
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Steps to install Ubuntu on Acer Extensa 5630 with Windows Vista?

I have an Acer Extensa running Windows Vista. I downloaded Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit to my Acer Aspire V5. I have the file on the computer and I can click it, and it shows the install files for the ...
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Pendrive install asks for CD

Trying to install from USB on a Win 8 machine. It boots from the Pendrive USB fine, but when the dialogue gets past the language and keyboard select, it asks for the CD and won't go any further. How ...
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I want to intall ubuntu on a windows 7 PC from a usb on a Mac. What do I do?

I have a PC that i want to wipe the harddrive and install ubuntu on it. The only other working machine i have is a Mac. So i was wondering how i could install ubuntu onto a flash-drive and then ...
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Does installing Ubuntu from itself on a flash drive install it on my hard drive?

I apologize for the horribly worded title, but it's all I could think of. Anyway, I have a MacBook Pro and I've followed the instructions here: ...
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When to remove the pendrive after installing Ubuntu?

I don't exactly know when to remove the USB used for installing Ubuntu. If I don't remove it even when the option 'restart now' comes after installation, I go to the same option of try Ubuntu, install ...
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2answers
95 views

Is it possible to do a FULL install of ubuntu/any distro to a flash drive?

I've tried this several times in the past, but none of them worked. First I tried doing it like a normal Xubuntu 32 bit install (I removed the hard drive of the computer I was installing it from) ...
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1answer
937 views

Installing Ubuntu on a USB hard drive from a USB stick

I am trying to install Ubuntu on a USB hard drive from a USB stick (as I understand installing from CD should be much easier, but CD drive is not working, unfortunately). First I tried to install ...
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ubuntu install problem all versions [duplicate]

i have purchased an asus f202e-ct063h touch screen net/ultrabook. i plan to dual boot windows 8 and ubuntu. This model does not have an optical drive. i have made bootable usbs using the ubuntu ...
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357 views

Stuffing In Multiple Bootable ISO's On The Same Pendrive

I recently installed ubuntu 13.04 from a bootable 8GB usb pendrive which was created using power iso when i was on windows.Is there a way of stuffing in another bootable windows and a freebsd iso file ...
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Installing ubuntu for mac, on a usb-drive

After following all the steps on how to install Ubuntu [12.04] on a flash drive, i get the error that the usb stick cannot be read. Options are to format, ignore or reject it. Also tried to shutdown ...
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Optimal Temporary Install on usb

I want to install Ubuntu 12.04 to a 16GB usbstick because my harddrive just died (I am currently on a ubuntu live cd). Because of various reasons, I won't have a new proper HDD/SSD for at least 2 ...