I am trying to install "ubuntu-13.04-desktop-i386.iso" on a Dell optiplex gx270.

I used "Universal-USB-Installer-" to get it on an external Seagate Freeagent USB harddrive. No problem. I attach to Seagate to the desired computer to install Ubuntu and it boots to the USB with no problem.

The screen hangs with the Ubuntu logo for a while, then I get the error message:

(initramfs) unable to find a medium containing a live file system

Please can anyone help me with this?


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Either, create the live boot again on your hard drive, or use a usb stick. I've had problems on external hard drives before, so the best bet is a usb stick instead. Hope this helps.

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