Questions tagged [livedvd]

A Live CD, Live DVD, or Live disk is a CD or DVD containing a bootable operating system, which allows users to run or use the operating system in a live session without installing it on the hard drive.

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Booting DVD ROM from grub boot menu

I have a system running Ubuntu 20.04 and I would like to reinstall it but I can't because the BIOS is password locked and won't let me change the boot order. Is it possible to boot the installer on a ...
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Ubuntu 22 Live Boot from DVD dead slow

My 22 ISO did not finish booting for 20 minutes (then I stopped waiting) on my Framework laptop. Is this expected behaviour? Tried burning the DVD twice - same results. Fedora DVD burned on same drive ...
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How to install ubuntu on a DVD (with custom dependency) [duplicate]

I am building a lucky draw system, names hard coded, to make sure that nothing had been modified since release (and convince my customers/end users), I want to install a ubuntu (desktop? Desktop cli ...
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Boot / Installation Media Loads Only Black Screen

With many Ubuntu issues all of a sudden since upgrading to 21.04 I am trying a fresh install or at least a repair from the boot DVD. However, after a long while of booting from the removable media, ...
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Alternatives to installing Ubuntu from bootable USB and bootable DVD

I have tried to install XUbuntu, Lubuntu or Kubuntu on a MacBook Pro 2007 but failed. Indeed, it cannot boot from bootable USB stick or a live bootable DVD. the machine is: MacBook Pro - processor 2....
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How can I boot an Ubuntu DVD, and use the DVD drive while the system is running?

I would like to boot the Ubuntu system from the installation DVD, and then make the system, after it started, run no longer from the DVD. It should continue to run using a hard disk or a ram drive, ...
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Upgrading From Ubuntu 18.04.2 to 19.04 Using DVD

I hope someone can help. My SSD hard drive containing the OS failed but I was able to rescue most of my data using ddrescue. I restored the data for my old Ubuntu 18.04.2 (Bionic Beaver) to the ...
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Burning Lubuntu 18.04 32-bit iso in various ways but can never boot to it [closed]

I want to try Lubuntu 18.04 LTS before installing next to Windows: I have downloaded the 32-bit Desktop-Iso-Image from https://lubuntu.me/downloads/ I have tried to burn DVD using Start Medium ...
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What files should be on an Ubuntu installation DVD?

I have two DVDs. I cannot install from either. One is xxx.iso the other contains files: .disk, boot, casper … etc What should I see if I display the files that are on a proper DVD?
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How do I burn Lubuntu 18.04.1 to a LiveDVD in macOS High Sierra 10.13.6?

I am trying to install Lubuntu on a 2002 Gateway, and it appears USB is not an option: Options include CD/DVD-Drive, Floppy, Hard Disk, and LAN. The BurningIsoHowTo instructions do not work: Dragging ...
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Need Ubuntu 18.04.1 DVD set

I can easily find the Live install DVD, but where are the package sets these days? I cannot seem to find a link for the DVD images beyond the base install disk. I am building an air-gapped machine ...
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Linux Mint live USB works, but Ubuntu live USB starts, yet does not react to any key.

I assume some kernel parameters are different. The computer is Clevo N850EJ Any suggestions on how to overcome the problem?
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Having Boot menu issue with Ubuntu 18.04 installation

I have an Ubuntu 16.04 running in my laptop. I want to upgrade to 18.04, so I burnt a DVD with 18.04 ISO image and when I load the DVD and open the boot menu using F2 I could only see something like ...
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18.04: After failed start of ubuntu live system (from DVD) BIOS can no longer be opened with F11

I've tried to start an Ubuntu Live System from DVD. (There should be no changes to my already installed system.) I proceeded as follows: Restart of Computer During boot process pressed F11, as ...
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AMD PC hangs when booting from live DVD (or USB stick)

I’m attempting to upgrade a 2004 PC currently running Win XP to Lubuntu 16.04, but have had no success from DVD or USB. An error message appears briefly: “Spectre V2 mitigation: lfence not serialising....
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How to make a bootable ISO file from a LiveOS USB?

I've been trying to convert a bootable live OS 'multiboot' USB to ISO for burning to DVD. The USB boots fine and was made using multibootUSB - which has a bootloader with options to load various ...
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Upgrade Kubuntu/Ubuntu using ISO (Without fresh install) [duplicate]

Is it still possible to upgrade Kubuntu /Ubuntu without wiping the root partition? I mean something like this: Upgrading ubuntu from LiveDVD instead of do-release-upgrade. This method will be handy ...
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File Visiblity in live linux version

Q. How can we make file visible, which an user have created earlier while working with Live -Linux version. The file should be visible when system restarts.
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Mulit OS Live DVD

similar question asked earlier about multi USB (thanks, excellent answer); is it possible to have multiple Live OS's on a single DVD? 4 specifically, one being windows, the others linux based; with a ...
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How to burn cd from live cd? [duplicate]

I did this once, but I can't find instructions how to do that again. It was probably kernel option that make live cd save in ram. I have old Xubuntu but want to install nested version of Xubuntu, I'...
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Incremental upgrade of EOL version of Ubuntu Gnome via DVD

Moderators please read carefully, and think before calling a duplication, this is not the same as existing questions. The background is, but not but the question. Background: As I understand it, with ...
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Ubuntu Live DVD boot stuck at loading screen

So I burnt the newest Ubuntu.iso on a DVD using the Windows 10 standard DVD burning feature. Now I am booting from this DVD, but the boot is stuck on the loading screen (this one: http://4.bp.blogspot....
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Live CD not writing [closed]

I'm trying to put a operating system live CD onto a flash drive but I keep getting an error saying something happened and could not finish writing on to the drive. I've used unetbootin, Ubuntu live CD ...
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Ubuntu 17.04 running off live DVD gives "can’t open /dev/sr0: No medium found" error

I have a 14 year old computer that I am currently running Ubuntu 14.04 on . I was trying to get the Desktop remix -Gnome release running from the DVD for Ubuntu 17.04 that came with issue 225 of the ...
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Manual reinstall of ubuntu 16.04 on dual boot Windows 10 system does not proceed after hitting Install Now --> Continue

Due to a failure during upgrade to Kubuntu 16.04 from 15.10, on my dual-boot Windows 10/Kubuntu Dell Vostro 3450, I have been trying to upgrade to Ubuntu from Live DVD manually, using the "Something ...
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How to unmount a live DVD/USB?

I need to burn a new live DVD (Debian 8.0) from an Ubuntu 16.04 live DVD. the live DVD is the device /dev/sr0 mounted on /cdrom the blank DVD to be burnt is also located at /dev/sr0 Changing the DVD ...
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Why does the file manager show all of my Windows partitions except one?

From Disk Management in Windows 10, you can see that I have 5 partitions on my computer that are either NTFS or FAT32. When I boot up the computer using an Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Live CD and then open the ...
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installing application on live Ubuntu off a dvd

I am using live Ubuntu off of a dvd without installation..is it possible to download application from Ubuntu Software or from Websites and install it? please help me!!
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Is it possible to burn DVD from live DVD?

Soon I will have new laptop and I will installing Xubuntu 16.04 on it, but I only have old version on DVD disk and my old laptop have broken DVD, is it possible to boot from live DVD and then burn ...
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How can I install Chromium browser in Live mode?

When I attempt to install chromium-browser, Ubuntu tells me that it does not exist: The Ubuntu Apps directory doesn't list 16.04, and when I click the download button, it results in the error Package ...
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Is Ubuntu Live the Right Solution for Me?

I am in charge of imaging many Ubuntu machines on a weekly basis for the company that I work at. Each time I image a machine with 14.04 I have to install certificates so the machines can access our ...
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Can't boot Ubuntu from DVD, getting OUT OF RANGE error message

I can not boot from the Ubuntu DVD. When I try to boot from the Ubuntu DVD I get an "OUT OF RANGE" error message. How can I make Ubuntu installation media from Windows 10?
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Trying to run live usb of 16.04 Intel NUC5PPYU

I already have 14.04 running and would like to try 16.04 as live usb however it only gets part way through and hangs. My system is an Intel NUC5PPYH 64bit. I have already tried running a 14.04 DVD to ...
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mount usb as /media/cdrom (replacing the cdrom directory present)

I have a computer that doesn't want to boot from a usb drive. so I burned a live dvd. problem is that the dvd drive crashes once it heats up so I want the live environment to check the usb drive when ...
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boot from live dvd continue using usb

I've got a bit of a weird problem. I need to get a live version of ubuntu running but the bios hangs/crashes when a bootable usb drive is present in the usb (3.0) drive. I can boot using a linux live ...
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Trying/Installing Ubuntu 14.04 Toshiba Satellite C855

I'm completely new to linux so I'm trying to try (without installing) Ubuntu 14.04 on my Toshiba Satellite with Windows 10 (originally Windows 8) computer. This is my first time trying to mess around ...
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How to use Cubic to create a custom Ubuntu live CD image?

How do you install Cubic and use it to create a customized Ubuntu live CD *.iso file that can be burned to CD/DVD or copied to a bootable USB?
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Live version of Ubuntu Server?

I know that Ubuntu Desktop comes with a Live mode, but unfortunately that DVD boots straight to GUI (I'm on a text-only machine). I haven't seen an option to Try Ubuntu Server. Is there a live ...
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how to run Xubuntu download

I have downloaded the Xubuntu 14.04.3 Desktop i386 ISO from the official site and don't know what else to do so I can start using this OS instead of the Windows XP currently installed on my HP 6730s ...
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Running Wireshark (Monitor Mode) using Live DVD

I'm having trouble installing/running Wireshark to capture traffic other than my own. I've tried multiple usb-wifi adapters*, so not sure if it's a driver, hardware, or an installation issue. For ...
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Please recommend a version of Ubuntu or other linux which can run on the 6th generation intel i5 core [duplicate]

Just set up a new desktop with the 6th generation intel i5 core (6500) processor, 16GB RAM, and use the on-chip GPU for display. I tried to run Ubuntu 14.04 TLS 64bit version without installation, but ...
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Apt-get/Terminal can't detect CD in drive when trying to install

I can't find anything online that is relevant to my issue! I've checked around the answers here, and have referenced google and other ubuntu help sites, and can't find this specific problem or ...
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How to customize ubiquity and include it in a ubuntu remix

Hi i recently installed Ubuntu and customized it to the OS of my needs and using the linux live scripts from the http://www.linux-live.org/ website i created my own version of linux distro off my ...
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Endless "Out of memory" error during live DVD boot process

After trying to upgrade to Windows 10 from Windows 7, I have lost the Grub interface to my Ubuntu Partition. This is my first problem :( As explained here the boot-repair utility could give me a ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Live disk enters low graphics mode, then screen goes black

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 on a computer I just put together with a live disk. I get to the screen letting choose from try ubuntu, and the installer. Regardless of which one I pick it says ...
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Installation of Ubuntu: Gets straight to login screen and turns black after login

I tried to install Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS from a DVD to delete my current Windows 10 System. In the bootmenu after I clicked "Try Ubuntu" the OS leads me straight to the Login Screen. After I ...
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Ubuntu downloaded as a folder, not an image

I'm trying to burn an Ubuntu LiveDVD on Windows 7. I downloaded Ubuntu, but it's a folder. Every guide on burning a LiveDVD says it should have downloaded as an image. Did I do something wrong? Here'...
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Create a Custom Distribution of Ubuntu 15.04 [duplicate]

I want to make a custom distribution of my Ubuntu 15.04 i recently upgraded from 14.04 installed and configured lots of software i need and i want to make an install-able iso with all the apps i ...
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how to install live Ubuntu dvd to permanent install [duplicate]

I have a live Ubuntu dvd when I insert rhe dvd it automatically installed without giving any opinions. And its language also changed. Please help me how to get install permanent and how to change ...
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Change timeout in Systemback

I am learning to use Systemback in Lubuntu, in order to create a customized livecd/livedvd. I would like to change the main menu timeout to 0 and add rootdelay=5. How do i do this? thanks in advance ...
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