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Questions tagged [rufus]

For questions about using the Rufus Windows application that helps format and create bootable USB flash drives. Rufus is recommended at the official Ubuntu website as a way to create a bootable Ubuntu USB stick on Windows.

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Cannot boot from the Rufus created USB Ubuntu stick

I get error messages in black screen. Timeouts and errors. The error on my Windows XP Dell D830 laptop looks very similar as seen in this YouTube video. The Dell D830 laptop has a dual-core Intel ...
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'Failed to download file' error when trying to download Ubuntu 18.10 in Rufus 3.3 [closed]

rufus-3.3.exe, the latest version, is not working on my PC. Only rufus-2.18.exe and the versions before it seem to be working. I got this error message as shown at the bottom of the below screenshot: ...
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When I was using Rufus to create a dual boot, this happened

When I try to use Rufus this happens, please help
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Should I use Rufus or Etcher to duel boot Windows 10 and Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I don't know which one to use, Rufus or Etcher. Which one is better?
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Can't dual boot Ubuntu: Error 15:(http://grub4dos.chenall.net/e/15) File not found

Dual booting Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.10. Used UUI and Rufus, neither worked. Is there any possible way to fix that? I can't find any answer to this question on the web. Booting 'Boot ubuntu' (hd0,...
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My laptop refuses to boot from USB

everyone. I'm dealing with a seemingly simple and straightforward problem that's really frustrating and I'm hoping someone can point me in the right direction. My laptop is Medion Akoya E2216T MD ...
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Cannot boot Ubuntu 18.04. installation [duplicate]

I've recently embarked on the journey of web development and have heard a protip to have dual bootable OS's. Since I already run Windows 10 for day-to-day needs, I wanted to install Ubuntu (18.04) as ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 doesn't start on boot. Shows failed to load ldlinux.c32

I had burnt ubuntu 18.04 iso using Rufus 3.1 . Whenever i am trying to boot using my usb, on the black screen it shows: Failed to load ldlinux.c32
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Unable to install Ubuntu using Rufus

I am trying to install the latest version of Ubuntu, but after I choose what to do (Install Ubuntu or Try Ubuntu) I see the Ubuntu loading page and after that just a pixelized screen. What should I ...
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Having trouble installing Ububtu [duplicate]

I am trying to Install Ubuntu on my HP ProBook which runs off of Windows Enterprise (64 bit). I am diligently trying to follow the directions, but some of the steps are greek to me. I installed Rufus ...
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SYSLINUX 6.03 EDD Load error - Boot error / isolinux.bin missing or corrupt

I'm on a Lenovo Ideapad 310 15ISK. came pre-installed with win10, want to set up dual-boot. I burn ubuntu-18.04-desktop-amd64.iso on my 4GB usb stick with rufus 2.18. using scheme MBR for BIOS or ...
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Problems with Rufus 3.0 [closed]

I am currently on a Windows XP laptop and am trying to upgrade to Ubuntu. I even went and got a flash drive for the USB installation of Ubuntu, however when going through the step by step process, I ...
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Strange problem regarding installation of budgie

I had no operating system on my Acer Aspire laptop. I just made a bootable USB with Rufus in my another Windows 7 PC for installing Ubuntu Budgie in my laptop. I installed it while trying it. Then it ...
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Unable to install ISO using rufus

My 8 GB USB drive has been formatted and is free of all errors. Yet, I am unable to write the ISO on to the drive using Rufus. What's wrong?
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Error when creating bootable pendrive

Today I tried to do a bootable Pendrive with Ubuntu 18.04. But I got an error: "DD image • C:\Windows\explorer.exe (r)" And I don't know what to do with it. I selected: partition ...
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Ubuntu ISO Burn HELP (with Rufus)

I am trying to install Ubuntu onto my laptop as a secondary operating system. specs: MSI GE63VR Raider OS: Win10 Ver:1709 Build: 16299.371 ISO: Ubunto-18.04-desktopamd64.iso (also tried Ubuntu-16.04....
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Ubuntu Live USB Misbehaving

I am trying to make a Live USB in order to install Ubuntu on a USB drive, and I am experiencing strange behavior that prevents me from doing anything in the desktop environment once it boots. I have ...
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How to install Rufus on Ubuntu Mate? [duplicate]

I have been to the website & while there is talk of it being compatible there is no actual Linux supported link for it, its all exe's. I am using Ubuntu Mate the latest version 64Bit edition. If ...
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Trying to install ubuntu on XPS 15

I get error: enter image description here Booted on the usb key 16.04 LTS installed with Rufus... I don't know what wrong I am doing (BIOS option?)
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Bootable USB not working?

I used rufus to make the bootable drive so I can change my laptop to ubuntu instead of windows XP but my USB drive won't even boot itself.
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When booting Ubuntu, I get the GRUB command line

So, I've had a Windows laptop for around 5-6 years. When I got my computer, I realised how laggy it was. So, I decided to install Linux Mint on it. I decided to change to Ubuntu because I liked the ...
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I need to make a boot drive [duplicate]

but I need to create it with these configs GPT partition scheme for UEFI computer It is possible to do with rufus but it does not work in linux (I tried with wine) so somebody knows some program like ...
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Installation error in Ubuntu 64-bit

I have an AMD A10 with 4GB RAM. This error keeps on occurring whenever I boot into any version of Ubuntu installation through USB. The error keeps on occurring. I have the same problem with every ...
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Ubuntu installation freeze from USB (Gigabyte P15) [duplicate]

I just got a new laptop (a Gigabyte P15 with FreeDos pre-installed) but I want to install Ubuntu (16.04). I prepared my USB key with Rufus and the Ubuntu 16.04 .iso. It went well. Now, I boot on the ...
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Rufus: How to install so GRUB is on USB

I have 2 computers in this messy process I'm trying to do. Computer 1: Older, BIOS based. Has Rufus installed. Running Windows 7. This is the laptop that I will use to create the Ubuntu Live-USB ...
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Rufus fails to create Ubuntu Live USB

I am getting the error below while I am making the USB stick to install Ubuntu. I have tried with different USB drives but nothing works.
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ISO Image Extraction Failure Rufus

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 from a USB drive. I'm using Rufus to create a bootable stick, but everytime I click start, it starts, and then gives the error ISO image extraction failure. What can ...
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Struggling to upgrade - unetbootin/rufus not working for me either

I have big troubles trying to upgrade/install Ubuntu. My situation now: Small, old computer, no cd player 1gb RAM: Ubuntu 10.04 and Lubuntu 14.04 or 15.04 (I'm unsure) I'm in a Chinese-speaking ...
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Rufus DD image only way to boot liveUSB, How then to install onto ext.SSD?

Reason for resorting to an External USB SSD is because the Via VT8237 chip on my ancient motherboard simply does not support the newer SATA 3 drives. There is no "jumper" on the drive, the bios simply ...
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Trouble installing Ubuntu through Rufus

I am trying to install Ubuntu on my Flash Drive but a message pops up after I agree for Rufus to format the drive that says "access denied". I am the administrator, so I do not know why it would tell ...
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USB Boot problem with Rufus

I am trying to make bootable USB using Rufus. I downloaded Rufus and selected the downloaded ISO but nothing happens. As per the instructions here. I should have been prompted to download syslinux ...
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Installation doesn't begin

I downloaded Ubuntu-16.04-desktop-amd64.iso from Ubuntu's downloadable torrent and wrote it on a 4GB flashdrive using rufus-2.8 on a Windows 7. So I get to the BIOS and set to boot from the USB. On ...
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Install ubuntu 15.04 in a win 8.1 preinstalled machine with uefi

I try to install ubuntu 15.04 in a Win 8.1 machine in uefi mode for dual boot. When I tried, installation stops saying "cannot install grub into sda, fatal error". and quits installation. I had ...
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Rufus compiling error

vivek@vivek-N61PB-M2S:/usr/local/src/rufus-1.4.7$ ./configure checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c checking whether build environment is sane... yes checking for a thread-safe ...