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Well, you see the normal grub boot loader, not the one from the CD. You most probably have to change the bootorder in your BIOS to change the boot priority. Maybe this helps, depending on your model: Change boot order (Samsung)


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Place your ISO file to /live: sudo mkdit /live sudo cp somelinux.iso /live Add new menu entry to the grub.cfg sudo gedit /etc/grub.d/40_custom menuentry 'ISO Ubuntu 14.04 2014 Live' --class os --class gnu-linux --class gnu --class os --group group_main { set isofile="/live/ubuntu-14.04-desktop-amd64.iso" insmod ext2 ...


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Thanks for your help, I figured out the problem is the syntax of grub2 changed. follow this link and find your grub entry to boot, there is still some lines you will need to fill in to work. http://git.marmotte.net/git/glim/tree/grub2


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Try this menuentry "Ubuntu 14.04 Live" { loopback loop (hd0,10)/lilw/os/ubuntu.iso linux (loop)/casper/vmlinuz.efi boot=casper iso-scan/filename=/lilw/os/ubuntu.iso noprompt noeject initrd (loop)/casper/initrd.lz }


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I'm not 100% shure what your question means, but maybe this will help. you are still able to just run ubuntu from the iso-disk without installing it if you startup from the disk. No harm done then and you have your test if the stuff works.


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Yes, it is supposed to boot from the disk, and it will not touch your Windows installation until you tell it to.


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Use the pendrive installer, available at http://www.pendrivelinux.com/universal-usb-installer-easy-as-1-2-3/. The information on how to do this is located on Ubuntu.com at http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-on-windows


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Use kpartx to create loop devices for each partitions inside the iso image, then mount the created devices. Following Robert Penz blog explanation, you could type these commands in a terminal : sudo kpartx -a /data/OldDisk.iso sudo mount /dev/mapper/loop0pX /mnt/ -o loop,ro # point your file browser to /mnt and, when you're done sudo umount /mnt sudo ...


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The easiest way is to find the file with nautilus (files), right click on the file and choose 'Open with Archive Mounter'


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On an installed Ubuntu install, cache of installed packages is stored at /var/cache/apt/archives so they don't need to be downloaded again if they are needed to be re-installed. On an install disk (Ubuntu 14.04, should be the same as the Xubuntu one), the compressed file-system appears to be at casper/filesystem.squashfs. So you should be able to decompress ...


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The ISO file contains the live image of the xubuntu, while for installation you need debs which are often found online but if you want to do offline install you may need to download the debs and then run them or use something like aptocd



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