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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 install ubuntu in lenovo u430 touch [duplicate]

I am trying to install ubuntu on my laptop u430 lenovo. tryied any configuration at bios but still boots in windows. the ubuntu installation menu doesn't show up and in a few seconds windows pop up. ...
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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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Won't progress after clicking 'install now'

I became interested in Linux a few days ago and wanted to give Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop a try. However, I am stuck on this page during installation and it gives me an error after I click 'Install Now'. I ...
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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 ...
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Are there any files stored on my hard drive when I am running the Live USB version of Ubuntu?

Are there any files stored on my hard drive when I am running the Live USB version of Ubuntu? Where is web surfing history stored while running Live USB Ubuntu?
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Problems with the installation of ubuntu [duplicate]

Hello i have some problems with Ubuntu, i change from windows 7 to Ubuntu 14.04 (64bits version) I can install Ubuntu and start session but when the desktop appears the mouse and the keyboard just ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 installation stuck before welcome screen

I tried installation of Ubuntu 14.04 using pendrive, after selecting boot form usb the Ubuntu starts to load with purle screen but the welcome screen does not appear, instead of that a grey/black ...
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why can't I install from a bootable USB? [duplicate]

My computer refuses to install from a usb, it keeps insisting on a cd, which I don't have. How do I create a bootable USB and enable my system to boot from it?
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Trouble with Ubuntu 14.04 usb installation; coming from windows 8.1 pro

When I get to the "installation type" page where I should be able to choose to either install ubuntu alongside windows or erase windows and install ubuntu, I have no options. If I click install it ...
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GRUB/initramfs Teaser with IDE HD

I have installed Ubuntu 13.10 onto an old pc. The PC has 2 IDE drives arranged in a master/slave fashion. I was not paying enough attention when I installed the boot partition onto the slave drive. ...
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Error 1962/Failing to Install Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Lenovo IdeaCentre K410 Desktop PC. I have added a GeForce GTX 260 Graphics card to the machine. I have used many different programs to install the ISO on the USB stick. The programs are: ...
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Installing ubuntu 14.04 with windows 7 opens grub command line

I am a newbie to the world of Linux. I wanted to try ubuntu-14.04 (ubuntu-14.04-desktop-amd64.iso) on my PC alongside the Windows 7 (32-bit) that i already have. My processor supports 64 bit OS. I ...
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Can't boot from USB drive [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Ubuntu and in BIOS there is no boot from USB drive or anything like that. I would boot it from disk, but my laptops CD/DVD reader is broken and it can't read anything. Please ...
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Can't install from bootable USB or ISO for Ubuntu [duplicate]

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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Persistence space

This isn't a problem, but rather a request for information. Is there any documentation available which explains what goes, and what doesn't go, into the 'persistence' area of a disk? In particular, ...
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Cant boot from USB [duplicate]

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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Can't boot from USB when installing Ubuntu [duplicate]

I downloaded Ubuntu 11.10 32bit and put it in on USB drive using Universal USB Installer from http://www.pendrivelinux.com/universal-usb-installer-easy-as-1-2-3/ . I then restarted my laptop. I ...
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netbook alternate installation/update

I have an Asipre One D255E netbook. Installed 9.10 sucessfully, but no internet connections to upgrade to 10.04 or 10.10. Have 10.10 alternate (couldnt get 10.04). However it says that no cd-rom ...