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18 views

Safely removing USB to prevent dialog in Windows

Whenever I remove the USB stick from Ubuntu, umounting properly by clicking the arrow, then in Windows I always get this message: How can eject the USB in Ubuntu so Windows doesn't complain ...
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0answers
15 views

Ubuntu 14.04 installation permission denied from HDD & external HDD

Title is self explanatory sadly; had no luck after getting past the security (for now) and the same from my Samsung external HDD Desperate trying to get this to work but no luck except on a virtual ...
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2answers
37 views

difficulty booting ubuntu from usb

Hi I am trying to run ubuntu alongside win8.1 but i am having difficulty getting ubuntu to boot from my USB, I have had no problems with installing ubuntu on my other computers via USB but whenever I ...
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0answers
22 views

How Do I install Windows on Ubuntu [duplicate]

Now the time has come for me to quit. I am not able to manage with Ubuntu, I should not blame the developers rather I should blame myself for not understanding. I would humbly request the experts to ...
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1answer
45 views

Why does USB formatted NTFS in Ubuntu work on Windows 7/8 but not XP?

I formatted my USB drive in Ubuntu's disk utility. When I plug that USB into my PC which has Windows XP on it, it shows the drive as corrupted. That same USB works on Windows 7 and 8, just not with ...
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1answer
39 views

Problem unistalling ubuntu 13.10 from bootloader(windows 8) [closed]

I installed ubuntu 13.10 on my usb. Then I formatted the usb with ubuntu 13.10, but now how to remove the ubuntu from boot loader on windows 8. I was trying to install ubuntu 14.10 on my hard disk ...
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0answers
23 views

WinUSB confused pendrive with external drive?

Mates, I was trying to make a windows bootable image on my flash memmory and seems that winusb confused my pendrive with my external hard drive. The thing is that I've lost like 700gbs. The external ...
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0answers
23 views

UBUNTU LINUX 13.10 USB Boot Error

While I was trying to boot from my USB. After entering the choice of install UBUNTU alongside Windows. Then this Error shows up:GIVEN below and it again restarts nothing from Linux installation shows ...
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1answer
23 views

USB key - folder parameters - changing access rights

There is an MS Windows computer in my lab, which is sadly infected by some strange trojans and viruses. One USB key got into trouble while it was plugged on to the computer. Scanning with an antivirus ...
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5answers
514 views

Create a bootable USB drive for Windows [duplicate]

I'm trying to make a bootable USB for Windows 7 in Ubuntu (14.04) any ideas on how to do this? I've been searching but all of the other questions are talking about creating an Ubuntu USB. Thanks in ...
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0answers
55 views

ubuntu not detecting any usb device

I have installed Ubuntu 13.10 on VirtualBOX which is running on Windows. I'm using Reliance NetConnect+ [USB Internet] where it is not detected by Ubuntu. I tried Ubuntu command, Its not showing any ...
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1answer
32 views

Broken Windows flashdrive after sudo cp

I copied a PDF file on Ubuntu to my Windows-formatted flashdrive with sudo cp file.pdf /mnt/sdb4/ (I am not sure if /mnt/sdb4/ was the path though). Now I can't access the drive neither from ...
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2answers
130 views

Install Windows on a usb flash drive from Ubuntu [duplicate]

I want to install a Windows version on a USB flash drive from Ubuntu. How can I do it and which version of Windows should I choose?
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2answers
30 views

Complete features of Ubuntu 12.04 on USB without installing it on Windows 7 laptop [duplicate]

I am new user and want to use complete features of Ubuntu 12.04 without installing it on my laptop that has Windows 7 OS so that I became acquainted with Ubuntu before switching to it. is it is ...
0
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2answers
32 views

Ubuntu on windows

I am looking for Ubuntu to run from the USB on windows. I am NOT looking for a bootable USB. My university has computers running on windows and I need to work on ubuntu. I was looking for something ...
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1answer
38 views

Help with my poblems creating usb from windows.

I have a computer with windows 7. I want to install Ubuntu 13.10 or 12.4 onto my usb stick, so I can boot from it and use Ubuntu. I have so far downloaded the desktop version download on the website ...
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1answer
31 views

Problem loading Windows over Ubuntu - not reading boot usb on reboot

I'm new to Ubuntu, I had been wanting to try it for a while. My hard drive on my HP Envy m6 crashed, so I had to get a new one outside of warranty. I didn't want to pay for windows discs, so I decided ...
0
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1answer
89 views

Switch from Ubuntu to Windows 7 [duplicate]

I want to switch from ubuntu to windows 7 using usb because I don't have a dvd/cd drive pls help
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0answers
133 views

Cant boot from USB. USB device not show up in boot options menu

I installed Windows 8 on a USB so i could boot from there then install windows over Ubuntu. But the USB isnt showing up on the boot menu. I used this tutorial (How to create a Windows 8 bootable USB ...
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0answers
57 views

How to make a bootable Windows 8 USB from Ubuntu 13.10? (Solved) [duplicate]

I have been trying to create a bootable usb for windows 8.1 on my ASUS Notebook. I have tried many things like formatting it to NTFS and copying the contents of the ISO into the drive, but the option ...
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0answers
39 views

Usb removed too early - GUI not loading

I'm running a dual boot(13.10 and Windows 8) ... and after removing an USB stick too early(in Ubuntu), the GUI isn't loading at startup on both OSs ... I can only access the Ubuntu GUI by starting the ...
0
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0answers
74 views

Why can't I install Ubuntu (via usb) on my machine after upgrading to Windows 7?

My legacy Pentium 4 computer ran Windows XP Professional 32-bit a few months ago, which I later tried (and succesfully) duel-booted with Ubuntu as the second OS. I then cleared both operating systems ...
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1answer
116 views

Slow file copy from flash drives (phone, camera)

OS is Ubuntu 12.10 and device im trying to copy from is Android phone or digital camera. In both cases moving single pictures to attached usb 2.0 hdd or sata disk is OK, but smaller videos and bunch ...
0
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1answer
72 views

Bootable Usb , Windows FROM Ubuntu [duplicate]

What about creating a bootable usb, on which I would like to put Windows 7 , with Ubuntu? Does any possibility exist?
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0answers
90 views

How SSH access to the Ubuntu container via USB in Windows computer?

Experts I have installed Ubuntu touch in Galaxy Nexus, it runs well. Following the "Accessing the device over SSH" instruction, I can ssh access to Ubuntu via wireless and via USB in linux ...
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0answers
22 views

May I have help with getting my Ubuntu-installed USB stick to recognise at all?

I am having a Toshiba Satellite with Win8, if that matters. I used UUI to download 64-bit plain old Ubuntu onto an "8" GB SanDisk Cruzer. It says success. I shut off computer thrice, the first time ...
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0answers
237 views

I cant boot UBUNTU DESKTOP 13.10 on windows 8.1

I have a TOSHIBA Satellite L755D, im running Windows 8.1 on it right now with no problems. I have downloaded the International Live USB installer and added Ubuntu 13.10 to a 4 GB USB. Heres the ...
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1answer
50 views

Legacy Laptop Install

I have an old laptop that runs windows 2000. It has no internet connection, a CD drive (will not read DVD's), and will not boot from USB. Is there a way I can get the full install file onto my USB ...
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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 ...
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2answers
9k views

Make bootable disk/usb in ubuntu 13.10 of windows iso

I'm using ubuntu 13.10 but i want to install windows so, i downloaded a windows iso but how to Make bootable disk/usb in ubuntu 13.10 of windows iso
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1answer
44 views

Installing Ubuntu From An USB With Limited Conditions

here is my situation: I have 2 computers, one with Windows 8 and another (a laptop) in which I want to install Ubuntu from an USB Flash (currently I don't have any operative system installed in the ...
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1answer
2k views

how to create a bootable usb on mac to install ubuntu into a formatted PC?

hi I have a working MacBook Pro and a crashed Windows 7 PC. I was running Ubuntu on my PC but after a recurrent issue now I can't boot either OS. I would like to install only ubuntu to my PC and will ...
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2answers
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How to create a Mac bootable live Linux USB on Windows?

Right, I'll get right to it. How can I make a Linux Live USB on Windows, that I can use on a Mac. In front of me, I have a Windows laptop, and a dropped Mac Book Pro that won't properly boot. I need ...
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0answers
32 views

Cannot boot Windows discs or usbs on second partition (NTFS)

Tried every program on the net to mount Windows to USB. Either none work or just not on my Dell quad. Borrowed a CD after 8 hours and 2 days of useless toil with my ISO. It just flat won't boot ...
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1answer
792 views

GRUB2 on USB with Ubuntu and Windows 8 Recovery

I have a Surface Pro. I have moved my recovery partition off of the Surface Pro onto a USB flash drive. I have also installed GRUB2 on the flash drive with Ubuntu Live/Persistent (I backed up the ...
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0answers
19 views

ubuntu dont run after i remove the USB [duplicate]

i have installed ubuntu 12.04 desktop using USB but after restarting its not showing that any other OS it just start with windows. even the drive on which i have installed ubuntu cant be seen in ...
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4answers
320 views

problems with “How to create a bootable USB stick on Windows” [duplicate]

I'm looking at http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-on-windows it's a really long time since I've used linux, but to me this is unclear, I've downloaded the app from Pen Drive ...
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1answer
61 views

Windows xp does't let me chose ubuntu using an USB [duplicate]

I have downloaded Ubuntu 13.04 in a pen-drive, but when I restart the computer, it doesn't let mi choose.
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1answer
1k views

Cannot format flash drive due to write protection

Okay, just the other day, I was trying to install Ubuntu on an 8GB flash drive. Near the end of the installation process, the install failed. The flash drive is now entirely dysfunctional. At first, ...
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external USB drive via VirtualBox says it's busy

When I try to access an external USB flash drive with my running Ubuntu in Virtualbox, by going to the Devices -> USB section in the Virtualbox menu, it complains that the device is busy with a ...
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1answer
88 views

Ubuntu Gnome 3 and Windwos FAIL BOOT

I have a strange issue: I wanted to install Ubuntu 12.10 Gnome edition on a usb and every time I wanted to use this Ubuntu to plug my usb into my laptop and boot the usb enjoy the cool OS. I made a ...
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1answer
134 views

My laptop stuck after trying to install ubuntu

I was trying to install ubuntu from a disk on key to my laptop (did it already on my desk top a few months ago) i choose to install ubuntu in the options and then i got stuck on a purple background ...
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1answer
53 views

Can i have ubuntu in the same bootable usb stick for windows and mac?

I would like to have in the same usb 2 partitions one for mac and the other for run ubuntu over windows.
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2answers
82 views

When I install on USB stick, will it replace Windows 7?

I want Ubuntu really bad on my USB stick but I am afraid to install it, because I wonder if it will replace Windows.
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1answer
168 views

Can I have a live Ubuntu USB with a partition for persistent mode, AND have a partition that allows me to store windows files, on the same drive?

My question is, on one flash drive, can I have 3 partitions which are 1: The Live USB partitions (about 4GB) 2: Casper-rw partition of persistent mode (another 4GB) ^ those two are both created by ...
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0answers
42 views

What to do to install Ubuntu with a Bootable USB Stick? [duplicate]

Okay, so I've made a Bootable USB Stick using theese instructions: http://www.ubuntu.com/download/help/create-a-usb-stick-on-windows Now I have no idea what to do next to install it. Please help
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1answer
631 views

Installing Ubuntu on a Windows 8 UEFI laptop?

I have created an USB installer with UNetbootin for Ubuntu 12.10 Live (I'm not sure if that is the right one for this) I disabled Fast Boot, but I didn't change UEFI to Legacy because nothing will ...
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1answer
1k views

How to make a readable FAT16/FAT32 partition on usb stick for Windows access?

I want to create a windows accessible partition(FAT16/FAT32). But even the created partition can read under linux. It can not see on Windows. Just display a driver symbol like E:. I'm using parted ...
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1answer
56 views

I used the bootable usb and now cant use 7 [closed]

Well I wanted to partition my drive so that i can get ubuntu and windows 7 on my laptop. I made a bootable usb but wasnt able to complete the process and now my computer wont boot up. Need help
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2answers
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How can I move grub (“multiboot”) from usb to hard drive

I am new to linux. I installed xubuntu using a usb live disk. It installed correctly however grub (the multi os loader) is on the usb. When I boot without the usb it only loads windows. The ...