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You should use the official isos from Ubuntu, which you can write to USB.


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The final solution was actually easy: There was a hardware problem with my USB and I bought a new one and now it works fine.


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I ran into the same problem when I switched my system to use freeipa. I played around with the groups, but nothing worked. I eventually discovered that I had a user directory in /media left over which had the wrong user id. Runninggetfacl /media/USERNAME returned this: getfacl: Removing leading '/' from absolute path names # file: media/USER # owner: root ...


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@NikTh Thank you your solution helped me out greatly, I spent some time stuck on an error and thought encase anyone else had the same error I would share how I (as a new user to Ubuntu) solved it. I followed NikTh's steps exactly but got a "file not found" style error. I did two things after a few hours of struggling that helped. In the boot directory I ...


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First be sure of the drive that you want to install Ubuntu on, ie. A: drive, B: drive, C: drive, which ever one that is your flash drive that you want for installation. During the installation process, choose the custom installation option. At that point, you can install Ubuntu on the USB flash drive. The reason for doing it this way is that you will have ...


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dd duplicates everything including the blkid. "What might have gone wrong?" is a drive with the same blkid might already be mounted when you insert the flash drive and the system wouldn't automount what it sees as the same drive twice. If changing the blkid doesn't solve this problem, drop me a comment and I'll dig deeper.


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You can also run sudo chmod 0777 /home/storage Since FAT drives don't have permissions, linux applies the permission of the mount point to the entire drive.


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As mentioned in my comment. Using renice and ionice seems to have fixed my problem.


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You can try this: Create a new file like quirks.conf in /etc/modprobe.d/ with the following content: options usb-storage quirks=<VID>:<PID>:u The format is quirks=<VID>:<PID>:u Where <VID> is the VendorId And <PID> is the ProductId of your quirky usb device, which may be found via lsusb. The 'u' flag disables uas ...


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Fedora live USB works with UNetbootin from the Ubuntu Software Center. Fedora is on UNetbootin's list of compatible distros. You should reformat the USB flash drive as FAT32 in GParted first if you have ever used the USB flash drive to boot a Linux distro.


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Yes, the changes are persistent if you install to a partition. Your laptop can be messed if the partition you install Ubuntu in has any information that you want to use after the install.


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First, be aware that Windows 8 uses various tricks to reduce boot time. One of these is to turn shutdown operations into suspend-to-disk actions, which enables faster startup. The problem with this is that filesystems are left in an unclean state; only Windows (indeed, only the specific instance of Windows that was most recently "shut down") can safely ...


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Using a terminal Plug in external hard drive Change directory to hard drive using the cd command (directory is ~/"Name of hard drive in file system" without quotes) like this. cd ~/ExternalHardDrive Run sudo apt-get to download games download games and enjoy. Using Gdebi Package installer Save package to hard drive Open with GDebi I hope this ...


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Select the Partition in which You need to install. Unallocate it by clicking the - sign. Create Partition of EXT 4 Remember to Set the / in the last option of Partition Creation. Continue to Install


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I used this Portable installed system that boots in UEFI as well as BIOS mode It installs Ubuntu on a flash drive , not as a liveUSB. EDIT: if you plan on still being able to use some of the flash drive for storage, then format the first partition as FAT because the FAT partition on a flash drive is the only one recognized by Windows as far as I know.


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I solved this by using anther iso image !! I changed this image ubuntu-14.04.2-server-amd64.iso and used this one ubuntu-14.04.1-server-amd64.iso, and it worked like a charm using the same startup disk creator and the same USB. finally I think this is a bug in that version of ubuntu server, because I'm not the only one who get this error.


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http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2253860 has an answer. here are the steps that I took to get it to work When you get the error, Alt-F2 to a second console. Find out which device your USB stick is (tail -n 100 /var/log/syslog) Then mount it to /cdrom (mount -t vfat /dev/sd[abcd] /cdrom Alt-F1 to get back to the install console, and try detecting ...



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