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Install Ubuntu on another HDD

I have a Windows machine with 360gb HDD. Now I have bought another 599gb HDD and I wish to install Ubuntu on it. I have connected both my HDD in my CPU cabinet. I have created a bootable pendrive as ...
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Cannot install linux dual boot with Windows 8

Every time I try to install from usb and it does not give me the option of Installation Type, it goes straight to the installation setup with no partition to choose from and crashes when I do anything ...
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How do I install Ubuntu on a Flash Drive [duplicate]

I've been looking and looking and looking, but so far I have not found a way to install a full installation of Ubuntu on a USB flash drive. (Not some Live USB with persistence.) I tried at first to ...
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No current OS, want to use ubuntu [duplicate]

My son has built a computer. It has no operating system. We want to install ubuntu via a usb. His computer has no internet access, so I want to download ubuntu to a usb through my laptop, then use the ...
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Ubuntu USB error

I am trying to make a portable Ubuntu USB. I want it to be able to be used in other computers and still have my settings. So I'm at the screen where it show the partition table for the installation ...
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installation of ubuntu 14.04 version on an existing 9.04 version

i am completely new in the world of ununtu, and i would like to know if it is possible to install any of the 14.04 versions of ubuntu on an older one 9.04 using a bootable USB ( USING UNETBOOTIN ...
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Install 14.04.2 error: "Unable to install GRUB (to USB SSD drive)

Newbie to Unix (sorry)... Is there a way to install GRUB after installation (with error)?
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Installing Ubuntu on a new HDD in a Mac

I just recently installed a second hard drive in my late 2009 Macbook Pro. I want to boot Ubuntu from that drive. How would I go about installing it? I used UnetBootin to create a boot able USB from ...
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Dual booting Ubuntu 14 and WIN 8.1 - Windows takes over

I downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 from an official web page and installed it as instructed by many different sites on a pre-installed Win 8.1 VAIO laptop. I was able to boot to Ubuntu and play around, even ...
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Installation Problem on Widows 8.1

I have Windows 8.1. I created a bootable USB, and when I clisk 'Install Ubuntu', all I get is a black screen with a white square. The PC hangs there, and I cannot do or see anything. How do I proceed ...
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How do you make Ubuntu permanent on a laptop's hardrive that has no other OS?

I have a toshiba satellite and the only thing that's letting me get to you all is this flash drive hooked to my computer with ubuntu on it, but the second I take it out the whole ubuntu is gone and I ...
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“Root file system not defined. Please correct this from partitioning menu” Ubuntu 14.04.2 installation on laptop with no OS

So I'm new to linux I have a laptop that didn't have and OS so I thought I'd install Ubuntu rather than go out and buy windows. Well anyways I got a LiveUSB and tried to install. Now when I got to the ...
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USB disabled in BIOS after installing Ubuntu

I can't boot via USB after installing Ubuntu. Yes, the BIOS lists USB, but it is disabled. Yes, USB is at the top of the boot priority in the BIOS, but it is disabled. Yes, user Da1T, I'm looking ...
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USB boot missing, USB works [duplicate]

I have made a bootable USB. I have made 100s of them before. I have a dual boot pc, Kali and Ubuntu. I want to reinstall Kali from USB (alongside my UBUNTU), but the computer will not boot to USB ...
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With a custom built PC that hasn't gone through the BIOS setup could I get Ubuntu? [duplicate]

So I just built a PC with 8 cores (4.0Ghz) and a GTX750. So since I don't have a OS on it yet could I download Ubuntu on a USB and install it as my OS on the BIOS setup? I don't know much about how to ...
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How can I RE-ENABLE USB boot …? [duplicate]

I have made a bootable USB. I have made 100s of them before. I have a dual boot pc, Kali and Ubuntu. I want to reinstall Kali from USB (alongside my UBUNTU), but the computer will not boot to USB ...
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I can't install Ubuntu to dual boot with windows 7, it just gets stuck at a loading screen

So I'm trying to dual boot with windows and I started to download Ubuntu but it got stuck at this screen http://imgur.com/h5BbhxJ That loading wheel has been stuck like that for about 20 mins now ...
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TechniSat SkyStar USB 2

how can i use TechniSat SkyStar USB 2 in ubuntu 14.04? Pic of TechniSat SkyStar USB 2 Pic of TechniSat SkyStar USB 2 plz help me step by step lsusb gives me: Bus 002 Device 004: ID 13d0:2282 ...
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Error while installing Ubuntu 14.04

I have problem while installing Ubuntu 14.04. I described it on imgur.com, cause I had to add a lot of pictures: http://imgur.com/a/OkxOw Pic with error: Generally this error occures after ...
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I want to run my micromax usb dongle in ubuntu 12.04

I want to install micromax 3G Usb dongle in ubuntu 12.04 version, So please tell me all the possible ways, how to do it, Location New Delhi,India Operator Aircel
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Black screen when trying to install lubuntu [duplicate]

I have been trying to install lubuntu using a USB. however whenever I try to boot up the usb to install lubuntu I see a copyright screen that lasts less than 1 second, after that the screen goes ...
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Install and boot Linux mint from 64g usb? [closed]

How I could install and boot Linux mint (i know this is an Ubuntu forum but i might not use Linux mint i might change to Ubuntu 14.04) from a 64g USB? Here are some follow up questions: Is that ...
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USB Won’t boot up

I installed Ubuntu-14.04.1-desktop-i386 Via Universal-USB-Installer-1.9.5.9 on to a USB drive; I’m using a Lenovo laptop 32 bit 2 GB of ram, the installer indicated it installed in to the correct USB ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu? [closed]

I downloaded Ubuntu 14 LTS iso. I used Universal USB Installer (UUI) to make a live Ubuntu USB. I then rebooted to it. I got a boot menu with menus like: Try Ubuntu without Installation, Install ...
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can I install mint along with ubuntu on my 32GB pendrive?

I have installed ubuntu on my pen drive and now I can boot from my pendrive. Now I want the same to be done for MINT. So can I install MINT on the same pendrive along with UBUNTU? Pendrive size 32GB.
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How to make a external harddrive bootable(windows) from ubuntu

I am using ubuntu 13.04 on my machine. I have a external hard drive of 500 GB. I want to convert that hard drive to a bootable drive with windows in it. Is there any way i can do that? Will doing ...
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how to install dwa-182 wireless ac1200 dual band usb adapter on a ubuntu 14.10 laptop [duplicate]

I did download the dwa-182 wireless ac1200 dual band usb adapter driver from the DLINK website for Revision C which is the revision for the dwa-182 that I have just bought. I tried to install this ...
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Saved the Ubuntu installation file on a USB, now none of my computers read the USB

My pen drive is a Sony, 16GB. It is NOT USB 2.0, ie. it is black in colour not gray or blue. After downloading the ubuntu installayion files onto it, I am unable to use it both on my laptop or my PC. ...
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Ubunut won't boot for the first time

So here's my problem. I've downloaded the ubuntu iso and wrote it onto a usb stick with universal boot loader like the instructions told me to. Then i've also disabled secure boot mode and fast start ...
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Can't install OR liveboot 14.04.1

At the moment, I'm constantly having "can't find a medium with a filesystem" thrown back at me. This is an improvement from the thousands of squashfs errors I used to get (using a differnet USB drive, ...
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Installation of Ubuntu 14.04.1

I have downloaded Ubuntu 14.04.1 on my Flash memory. Now I want to make one live Ubuntu on my Flash memory. Please guide me.
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Can't open port /dev/ttyUSB0

Mmmm. Hi guys again. I have 2 Picaxe microcontrollers. Actually, I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I had to download the LinAXEpad application and install these libraries: sudo apt-get install ...
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can't install ubuntu from usb

I'm trying to set-up my windows 7 computer as dual boot with ubuntu 14.04.1. I have the disc image file on a usb drive for ubuntu installation. It appears to start the installation, but then ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 next to Windows 7 on a SATA drive set to RAID

I know there are a lot of similar installation questions but I have tried multiple solutions posted in them and can't figure this out. I am trying to install Ubuntu on a partitioned HDD with Windows ...
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Problems installing ubuntu on hp mini laptop

I have used about 3 different USB stick to create a bootable Ubuntu. Boot to it but each time the installation stalls at command prompt. Any idea on what could be the problem and how to solve it? ...
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Install Ubuntu too big

I am currently trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 on a Thinkpad T440p. I have gotten the point where I can install but everything on the screen is so big that I cannot click "continue" and do not ...
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Installing Ubuntu on windows with no CD drive… HELP [duplicate]

So I downloaded ubuntu to install and replace my windows partition. I do not have a CD drive. Can I just run the installation from the desktop? I'm a longtime mac user, so I'm a little bit lost with ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 does not start installation

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 on a PC with UEFI and windows 8.1 x64. I am using a usb installation, ubuntu starts and show initial purple screen, after I get the following screen And the PC ...
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Can I create an Ubuntu installation in my pendrive but not volatile in order to keep my data in a future boot?

Ubuntu LiveCD works on volatile (temporarily) memory, it's RAM. That's ok. However I want to really make an installation on my pendrive, in order to keep my data in a future boot. Can I install the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 “[Errno 5] Input/output error” during Installation

I have been trying to install a fresh copy of Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit version) on my desktop PC from a USB memory stick, but I'm experiencing a problem. Each time I attempt an install I received an ...
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Fail to connect to socket, /var/run/dbus/system_bus_socket

When I want to boot from CD, or install new version ( 13.10, 14.04) of Ubuntu, and also (elemntaryos) I got nothing in the monitor, recently I found it has the following problem Fail to connect to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 32bit.iso will not load, at all, from KINGSTON usb [duplicate]

My computer doesn't seem to be capable of using this on a USB stick. Am I missing something here? I've followed all instructions i can find for using a USB drive but my computer will not load the .iso ...
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How to install Ubuntu on Macbook Pro 10.8.5

I'm new to Ubuntu and need help downloading Ubuntu onto my Macbook Pro 10.8.5. I'll eventually need it to run ROS. I've looked through numerous documentations on what to install, but am still so ...
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Stuck on Grub, can't load Ubuntu

I had RHEL-5.5 installed on my servers with 8 partitions. I wanted to install Ubuntu-12.04. So, I formatted the drive and installed Ubuntu-12.04 through USB. But I am stuck at grub screen. On a black ...
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Toshiba Satellite P55-A: Cant boot from usb [duplicate]

For a few days now I have been trying to install Ubuntu (also tried Fedora, BackTrack, and Kali) onto an 8GB usb drive. The install always seems to go off without a hitch. Ive used unetbootin, ...
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downloading 14.04 desktop onto a USB, Is this the file I need to run the OS?

I downloaded ubuntu 14.04 desktop-amd64.iso onto a USB because there was not enough room on the dvd. Is this the file I need to run the OS? It still keeps asking me to burn image to a dvd. I need the ...
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Can't boot from usb or cd when installing ubuntu server [duplicate]

My old computer is running ubuntu server 12, after it started to act weird, like not staying on and not letting me ssh to it, I decided to just make fresh install of ubuntu server 14.04. But for some ...
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USB installation: F12 still starts Windows 7 [closed]

I used Pen Drive Linux and installed Ubuntu on a 4GB thumb drive. It said I did it successfully, BUT.... I turn on the laptop, press F12, and select option 5 for USB. After I select USB, Windows 7 ...
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Trying to install ubuntu 14.04 on non UEFI computer

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 from a USB bootable disk and I'm getting this error: ubuntu install error /casper/vmlinuz.efi read error @ 0 It's a NON UEFI bios, I'm guessing it's because ...
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Installation Errors [closed]

I know that there may be questions already asked and answered relating to this problem, but I don't see them. I am trying to resurrect my old desktop system by switching to Linux. But after using ...