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initramfs - Unable to find a medium containing a live file system [duplicate]

I'm desperately trying to install ubuntu 12.10 64bit on my new Ultrabook. Its a Sony T13 with 8gb ram, 256gb ssd, i7, windows 8. I have an extra partition, D: "UBUNTU" already created with about 30gb ...
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How to fix "(initramfs) unable to find a medium containing a live file system" on custom Live USB? [duplicate]

I've noticed that a lot of people have asked this before, but no method that I've found seemed to work, so I apologize in advance. I've created a custom Live USB using the Ubuntu Customization Kit ...
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Can't boot Ubuntu Live from USB (initramfs) unable to find a medium containing a live filesystem [duplicate]

I'm looking for a bit of advice regarding Linux Live booting from USB. So I tried building a bootable Persistent Ubuntu Live USB the following way: downloaded Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS ISO,downloaded Linux ...
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"Unable to find a medium containing a live file system" [duplicate]

I've installed Ubuntu on my laptop, but when I open Ubuntu, it says the following message (initramfs) Unable to find a medium containing a live file system Can anyone help?
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unable to find a medium with a live file system in ubuntu 14.04 using wubi Windows installer [duplicate]

hi i am installing ubuntu 14.04 or any version from wubi (Windows Installer) but after restarting the windows its throws me error that its unable to find a medium with a live system . i also tried ...
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initramfs unable to find a medium containing a live file system [duplicate]

I have a R100 Toshiba external CD-Rom using pci card and usb floppy. I have tried to install XP to see if it works any different and to do that I have to use recovery disks for the Toshiba to make a ...
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Unable to find medium containing live file system [duplicate]

While installing Ubuntu, I got a message: (initramfs) Unable to find a medium containing a live file system (initramfs) I would also like to know what type of HDD is required for installing Ubuntu. ...
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There is a bug in ubuntu (cannot find a medium containing a live file system) [duplicate]

I cannot install ubuntu, and there is no way for me to submit a bug report, because I don't have ubuntu, because I can't install ubuntu. I've followed all the instructions several times, and it just ...
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Installation of Ubuntu 13.04 desktop (i386) [duplicate]

I am trying to install "ubuntu-13.04-desktop-i386.iso" on a Dell optiplex gx270. I used "Universal-USB-Installer-1.9.3.5" to get it on an external Seagate Freeagent USB harddrive. No problem. I ...
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all linux installation stops at error ""intramfs unable to..." version 14 [duplicate]

installation stops at ""initramfs unable find a medium containing live file system "" i have tried lubuntu , xubuntu ,ubuntu all are giving me errors ..iam using bootable usb and using Universal-USB-...
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how do I exit the purple command screen? [duplicate]

I switch my laptop on then it's intro is normal then suddenly it appears for me somestuff written and at the end written failed Then after 1 minute/lesser a list of commands or operating text appears ...
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Error Installing Lubuntu 15.04 [duplicate]

I used Universal-USB-Installer-1.9.6.0 on a lubuntu-15.04-desktop-i386, for my Toshiba Satelite (Windows 7, 2GB RAM, i3-2330m, 2.20 GHz), and when I boot it, it says: [5.3011431 ACPI PCC probe failed....
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How to download Ubuntu over an unreliable connection

I am trying to download the 64-bit Ubuntu 12.10 ISO over an extremely unreliable connection. By unreliable, I mean that every time I finish downloading the ISO and compare the MD5 hashes, I end up ...
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When I start the Ubuntu ISO, initramfs says "unable to find a medium containing a live file system"

When I start the Ubuntu ISO(13.10) on a USB, initramfs says "unable to find a medium containing a live file system". These are my PC specs: http://pcpartpicker.com/user/PoniesFiM/saved/39dy I have ...
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How can I install the non-CD size 12.04 on a computer that can't boot from USB & can't read DVD-Rs?

I've been reading that the next version of 12.04 will not fit on a CD. Will it be possible to install 12.04 on a computer that can't read DVD-Rs and can't boot from USB? I don't want to install a ...
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