Questions tagged [unetbootin]

Unetbootin stands for 'Universal Netboot Installer'; it is a program used to install disk images or isos onto USB drives. Questions about using unetbootin in Ubuntu or with Ubuntu images should use this tag.

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How would I add a unetbootin entry to grub?

I know how to add entries, just need to know the entry code. Thanks
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How do I install Ubuntu on a Macbook Pro without USB / DVD?

So I own a Mac book Pro from 2009. I recently Installed Xubuntu on my windows PC without a USB device (using Unetbootin). Since I can't update my Macintosh further than OSX 10.13 I thought that I ...
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I tried to install Ubuntu using Unetbootin but I keep getting status 0x000007b from the windows boot manager

The Windows boot manager (don’t know why the windows boot manager is running), is saying that I’m missing required files or that there are errors in my files, but I’m pretty sure I followed the steps ...
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I tried to install fedora and then deepin via kubuntu / ubuntu without cd rom nor usb, both installers were unable to detect my hard drive

I explain, I lost my usb key, I downloaded unetbootin, I installed the necessary requirements for unetbootin, I selected the correct "hard drive, /" parameters, I selected the correct boot ...
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Which partition should I choose to install Ubuntu and uninstall Windows 10?

I'm new to Linux and trying to delete Windows and install Ubuntu. Here's the partitions image: I used unetbootin to boot from HDD. I don't know which partition to choose.
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Unetbootin - a bootable usb that boots on one pc but not another

I used Unetbootin to create an ubuntu18.04 image. When tested on one laptop, it boots to the Unetbootin menu. But on another, this does not work. I am sure i selected the usb device, but the booting ...
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Install Ubuntu without a USB flash drive or CD

I currently use Zorin OS and I want to switch to Ubuntu. If I try UNetbootin for Linux, it doesn't show any boot entry to install Ubuntu and I can't purchase a USB flash drive right now. How can I ...
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Xubuntu 20.04 installation screen never pass the checksum

Hi it's the first time I try another OS besides of Windows so I've choosed Xubuntu 20.04 which I downloaded from the official page, so I've downloaded Unetbootin and created the boot image in my hdd, ...
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How to make an external hard drive bootable with unetbootin?

The SATA hdd is connected with a USB adapter cable. How is unetbootin used to write an ISO image: to an external hard drive for installing Ubuntu? It's not clear that unetbootin is listing the ...
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Why i am getting issues when i boot ububtu from usb drive?

there’s the picture i have an hp intel core i7 64gb, i am tryin to use ubuntu by booting it from the usb drive, i download it on the usb by unetbootin.But when booting it keeps showing the loading ...
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Installing FreeDOS onto a USB stick using unetbootin fails

Using gparted, I created two 4096MB fat32 partitions on a 32GB USB flash drive, and then used unetbootin to install FD13LIVE.ISO on partition 1 using "ISO mode", and FD13FULL.IMG to ...
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What is wrong with Unetbootin? cannot install it anymore in Focal Fossa?

I have Ubuntu Focal Fossa. I cannot install Unetbootin and use it as i've always used it in the past. This is what I've tried: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gezakovacs/ppa sudo apt-get update And when ...
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Creating a bootable Mac OS USB from Ubuntu 20.04. Unetbootin won't install

I am trying to create a bootable usb drive for Mac OS El Capitan from a machine that has Ubuntu 20.04. I have tried to install Unetbootin. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gezakovacs/ppa sudo apt-get ...
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UNetBootin can't boot Ubuntu [duplicate]

I'm a beginner in Linux. I've had my usb prepared with UNetBootin with Ubuntu 18.04 Live x64 LTS. The problem is, my PC won't boot to usb drive. Even though I've change the boot sequence and try many ...
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Desire to upgrade Ubuntu to 19.10 - Can't get unetbootin (Current Version == 18.04)

I'm trying to upgrade my Ubuntu version to 19.10. I saw no direct way, so I'm trying to mount the iso (which I have downloaded) onto a usb. It seems I need software like Unetbootin to do that, but ...
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Ubi-partman fails with exit code 141 when installing via hard disk

I'm currently running Windows 10, and am attempting to install Kubuntu 19.10 via Unetbootin's hard disk install of the ISO. The booting and installation continues fine up until disk setup, where it ...
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UEFI Unetbootin alternative?

Is there another program that can install from hard disk like how Unetbootin can? I'm trying to install from hard disk because I don't have a CD/DVD drive on my laptop or any USBs lying around. The ...
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Can I install Ubuntu to internal drive by running Unetbootin from Windows 10 external drive?

I'm trying to use a hard disk install with Unetbootin to get Xubuntu on my windows 10 laptop. It doesn't have a CD/DVD drive to out discs in and I don't have any USBs lying around. So I'm trying to ...
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only have 6gb of storage of 500gb after installing with unetbootin

So basically I was trying to switch from windows 10 to Ubuntu, set up unetbootin, got into the trial version of Ubuntu. Then I started the install process. When I got to the part where you partition ...
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Boot option missing in Windows Boot Manager after installing live Ubuntu on hard disk with UNetbootin

I am a complete newbie to Ubuntu so I am not sure what the correct terminology for this is. Anyway, here's what I did: Downloaded ubuntu-18.04.2-desktop-amd64.iso and unetbootin-windows-661.exe ...
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How to make Windows USB on Ubuntu [duplicate]

I have tried just dropping the files but its not booting so how can I put the iso on the usb and its bootable to where it works. UNETBOOTIN DID NOT WORK FOR ME.
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\ubnldr.mbr missing or corrupt during Ubuntu 18.4 install

Im trying to install Ubuntu 18.4 on my Hp Notebook. I am on windows 10. Im using unetbootin to install the ubuntu 18.04 iso from my hard drive as i dont have a blank disc or usb. When i reboot and ...
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UnetBootIn BootLoader Error

I am trying to install Ubuntu 18.10 as a dual boot option along with my Windows 10. I dont have a flash drive on me right now. And I think DVD drive doesn't work. So I Googled a bit and found ...
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Unetbootin Critical Error

I installed Unetbootin through Linux terminal but I faced these errors. please help if you know how to fix these errors. here's a screenshot of my terminal: root@root:/home# sudo unetbootin X Error: ...
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E: Unable to locate package when I install unetbootin

I try to install UNETbootin using the terminal. When I enter the following: sudo apt-get update sudo apt install unetbootin I get this error: E: Unable to locate package I already tried many ...
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AMD HP Pavilon incompatible EFI Boot manager/ Can't boot on Cosmic Cuttlefish USB

I used Unetbootin to make a USB bootable disk with Cosmic Cuttlefish pre-release and post. It is the same USB stick I've used for at least 4 previous Linux systems, Ubuntu and Fedora. (On this same ...
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Trying to get unetbootin to write a Windows ISO on latest version of Ubuntu [duplicate]

I downloaded a Windows ISO file, and I want to install it on a USB flash drive through Ubuntu. However I can't seem to get unetbootin to pop up. I've tried everything. I also tried using another ...
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Create ISO from unetbootin?

How can I create an ISO from unetbootin to then burn a DVD? It looks convenient that the files are already there. Can they be packaged up as an ISO instead of re-downloading? (This is from plain ...
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How to I install unetbootin on 16.04 [duplicate]

The following repository ppa:gezakovacs/ppa is not working and when I try to install by download method. kmoin@kmoin-Inspiron-15-3567:~$ chmod +x ./unetbootin-linux chmod: cannot access './...
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Can't install Unetbootin in Ubuntu 18.04 Live Boot Session

I booted my laptop with Ubuntu 18.04 (Try Ubuntu without installing method). Then, I ran the following command: sudo add-apt-repository universe sudo add-apt-repository multiverse sudo add-apt-...
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Ubuntu installation via Unetbootin

I apologize if my question title isn't very specific; I was really struggling to find a good title. So, my end goal is to install Ubuntu onto my Samsung laptop as a replacement to my current Windows ...
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How do I install Ubuntu without a USB or a CD?

I want to install Ubuntu Desktop 17.10 on my Windows 10 computer. Problem is, I tried to use Unetbootin and when I selected it on the OS menu, it displayed an error message saying to insert a Windows ...
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Bad archive mirror

I have a puppet server to install Ubuntu on devices using net boot. When connecting a laptop via Ethernet it is booting from the puppet server but when reach the network configuration it shows an ...
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How do I solve Error 13: Invalid or unsupported executable format when trying to install Ubuntu

I'm trying my hand at getting my laptop to run Ubuntu. My laptop is a Toshiba Satellite L755-S5153. It came preloaded with Windows 7. I upgraded the laptop to Windows 10. I downloaded the Ubuntu 16.04....
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Unetbootin showing blank screen when started (Ubuntu 17.04)

I am running Ubuntu 17.04 (Gnome desktop) on an Asus Q304UA laptop (Intel 6th gen Core i5, 6 GB RAM). I have installed Unetbootin. But when I try to start it, either from the start menu or from the ...
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Windows Boot Manager complains UNetbootin has some files missing

I downloaded Ubuntu 16.04 and installed it on my system using UNetbootin. When everything is finished and I restarted, and selected UNetbootin. Don't know why but Windows Boot Manager complains that ...
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How to enable persistence in Ubuntu's live CD (made with Unetbootin)?

I have an 8gb USB that I used with Unetbootin to install Ubuntu 17.04 live CD. I enabled persistence during the installation but once I rebooted, everything was back to default. According to Gparted, ...
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Persistent Storage on live USB drive

I created a live USB for the lastest Ubuntu DVD image using UNetbootin. The image file is ubuntu-17.04-desktop-amd64.iso with MD5 iso18cc54af55d7ca931bbb8588e8d9c1bd. Everything works fine, but the ...
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Ubuntu Live CD not so persistent (Unetbootin)

I have the following problem. I am trying to make Ubuntu Live USB (actually Lubuntu, but problem is the same with Ubuntu) with the persistency option. I use Unetbootin (both on Windows and Ubuntu ...
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Can I make a syslinux install to USB flash drive persistent using a persistent partition on the same drive?

Since 14.04 I have not been able to create a persistent install, with the casper-rw partition on the same drive, with systems created using SDC, UNetbootin, Rufus, Universal, etc. These USB installs ...
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How can I install Windows XP after Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I want to install Windows XP alongside Ubuntu for gaming but startup disk creator doesn't work. I tried unetbootin but can't figure out how to format my USB to FAT32. It's ok if I have to install ...
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Creating backup of existing ubuntu 16.04 system on external usb

OK I am new to ubuntu and thought this would be simple. My first plan - create an iso of existing system on laptop and use unetbootin to install on external usb stick, copy data to another device, if ...
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Motherboard replaced - How can I recover GRUB?

I had a dual boot setup on my Dell laptop with Ubuntu 16.04 and Windows 10. The tech replaced the motherboard and now I'm not able to boot. I am trying to restore GRUB - I installed a version of ...
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Problems installing unetbootin on ubuntu 16.04

i have run sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gezakovacs/ppa and get the following result with the last 4 lines giving errors:- gpg: keyring `/tmp/tmp8k7uho4o/secring.gpg' created gpg: keyring `/tmp/...
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How do I use UNetbootin to install Ubuntu without getting unmet dependencies? [duplicate]

I am trying to install Ubuntu 15.x without a bootable USB thumbdrive using UNetbootin. I was not able to install UNetbootin: sudo apt-get install -f unetbootin It resulted in unmet dependencies, and ...
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Ubuntu stuck after creating live usb with unetbootin

I am using Ubuntu 16.04.I have created a bootable usb for my friend using unetboot in my laptop. But when I turn on my laptop it goes to unetboot option with default and tab option thing and I cant ...
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make a bootable image on a removable Flash drive of Lenovo's SSD firmware update tool

How do I make a bootable Flash drive (USB type) with this file: Link to Lenovo SSD firmware update tool ISO image. I tried this: Use gparted to format to fat32 (on an MBR device). This format is ...
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alternative to unetbootin for memtest86+ image

I installed unetbootin from Ubuntu Software Center. It's a simple utility so it was hard to get wrong. I Flashed the ISO image of memtest86+. It didn't work. It did not start memtest86+. Booting it ...
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How to install Ubuntu without a CD or USB from Windows 10 [duplicate]

NOTE: This is my first post, it won't let me post images or more than 2 links, so I'll add all the links here: I got a new laptop which has Windows 10 on it, the weird thing about this laptop is it ...
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How to create a bootable ubuntu USB on a mac without using UNETBOOTIN?

While trying to install Ubuntu on a DELL R720 server the installer flashed a message saying the USB was made using UNETBOOTIN, and it is not recommended. I am trying to find how to make a bootable USB ...
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