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If you're trying to install Windows on the same drive you have already installed Ubuntu, keep in mind that you probably wont be able to dual-boot without making some changes to grub (or whatever boot manager you are using to boot Ubuntu). To avoid that I recommend installing first Windows and the Ubuntu (newer versiones detected the installed OSs and provide ...


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What you're wanting is a persistent USB. This page will walk you through the steps to set it up correctly. EDIT Boot into your Mac, plug your USB drive in, open the drive and open the file /boot/grub/grub.cfg You should see an entry such as menuentry "Try Ubuntu without installing" { a little further down you should see something like: linux ...


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I've given up on unetbootin. I download the .iso to my home directory and use dd. In a terminal window, you'd type sudo dd if=inputfile.iso of=/dev/sd* bs=1M where inputfile.iso is your lubuntu iso, /dev/sdc is the usb thumb drive and /dev/sdc is the device your usb thumb drive is. Get the if and of right, because dd will overwrite stuff in a flash.


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The issue is that you're trying to use the alternate install ISO - UNetbootin only supports creating bootable USBs of the standard (-desktop) ISO at this time. 500MB is enough RAM to boot and install from the standard Lubuntu ISO.


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I had similar issues with Unetbootin, today in fact. If you look around Linux sites you'll see many references to issues with this tool. Today I used the Universal USB Installer from this site: http://www.pendrivelinux.com/universal-usb-installer-easy-as-1-2-3/ and I got a clean Live CD run on Ubuntu whereas earlier today I had the exact issue you ...


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If you already have the ISO on your computer, making a bootable flash drive with Unetbootin is relatively easy. Open Unetbootin. Select Disk Image and then the location on your computer. After that select OK and sit back and wait the 20 minutes or so to create your bootable flash drive. With 500 MBs of RAM you should not have any problem with the standard ...



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