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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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\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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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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Can't launch Ubuntu which was downloaded using UNetbootin on Windows 10 [duplicate]

I have been trying to launch Ubuntu on Windows 10, but every time the Windows Boot Manager keeps showing and I can't figure out what to do. I tried to disable Secure Boot, but there still was no ...
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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, So when connecting a laptop via Ethernet it is booting from the puppet server but when reach the network configuration it show an ...
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How do I solve Error 13: Invalid or unsupported executable format when I try 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....
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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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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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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 in that it did not start memtest86+. ...
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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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Can't get past the unetbootin option screen [duplicate]

Guys I'm losing my mind here... For the last 2 days I'm trying to install either Elementary OS l, Lubuntu or Linux mint and I haven't had luck with any of them. I tried with dd and unetbootin... With ...
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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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How do I properly debug / fix this boot issue?

I'm attempting to do a fresh install of Ubuntu. In both cases, the system fails to boot. I've tried standard and recovery mode, using Ubuntu 16.04.1 and now 14.04.5. My hope was that 14.04.5 might ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu. (Invalid magic number)

I have a windows 10 PC. Wanted to install Ubuntu. I have tried installing ubuntu-16.04.1-desktop-amd64 and xubuntu-16.04.1-desktop-amd64 both after downloading multiple times. I used unetbootin to ...
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Program compatibilty assistant warning after Unetbootin makes bootable USB

I have a windows 7 laptop (x64). I am trying to make a bootable USB with ubuntu-14.04.5-desktop-amd64.iso and Unetbootin. I am picking the 'Diskimage' option and providing the path to the iso. ...
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How much space do i need for “preserve files across reboots”?

I'm using Unetbootin to download a USB boot drive and I'm not sure how much space to preserve. I'm not even sure if I need any.
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Bootable USB iso for Windows7 [duplicate]

I've used different USB bootable programs like Unetbootin to put an iso image into my USB and went into the boot menu to change the boot device but I get the message "missing operating system" before ...
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Format USB, can no longer mount

I'm trying to use Unetbootin to put Windows7 on my thumbdrive but it says I have to put the USB on a mount point by returning: "/dev/sdc1 not mounted" When I formatted my USB (to fat32), it no longer ...
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error: premature end of file /casper/vmlinux.efi alloc magic is broken at 0x7a2d93c0: 7a179da0 aborted. press any key to exit

Wish to install Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on a MacBookAir6,2 (dual boot with macOS Sierra). I created USB stick with Ubuntu image. brew cask install unetbootin I pressed at boot ALT key and entered "Install ...
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Erasing When I Restart

I recently got Ubuntu 16.04 and I like it so far. I got it by UNetbootin, and installed it on a Windows Vista computer so I can see what Ubuntu is like. Everything works fine, but I have a problem. ...
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Black screen when trying to boot 16.04 with UNetbootin

I created a live USB using UNetbootin and when I boot from the USB I get the options to install, try, etc., but if I select one I get a black screen and nothing happens. I've tried editing the command ...
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LiveUSB creator that works on 14.04

I want to create another LiveUSB of Lubuntu 15.10 or higher with a LiveUSB creator on a Lubuntu 14.04 LiveUSB. Last time I checked, 14.04-14.10 doesn't work AT ALL. It creates the disk and the disk ...
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Unetbootin has no GUI on Ubuntu GNOME

I want to make the switch to Antergos. When opening Unetbootin, I can't seem to open it successfully. Here is what happens when I open UNetbootin from Terminal namehidden@lolllll:~$ sudo unetbootin [...
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Ubuntu 16.04 not booting from USB

I tried to create a bootable USB for Ubuntu 16.04. When booting from the USB I only see a black screen with a blinking cursor though. Here are the different attempts I've tried: Download the Ubuntu ....
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Creating a USB media using UNetbootin isn't recognized as booting media

I've installed Ubuntu by USB many times before. It's not working now and I'm not sure why. I format the USB drive (a Kingston DataTraveler 100 G2, 16 GB) using GParted by wiping it and installing a ...
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Ubuntu install with unetbootin

Okay, so I downloaded ubuntu and used unetbootin to load it up on my hard disc. I now can either select unebootin or windows at my bootloader, which was my intention. I just don't know how to ...
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Problems creating bootable USB-(SSD)-Drive

I am trying to create an bootable USB-SSD-Drive with Unetbootin. Everything works well, when i am using an ordinary USB 3.0 Thumb/Stick. But when i use a SSD-USB(3.0)-Drive, only some/few copied ISO'...
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Space used to preserve files across reboots? Unetbootin

I am installing Ubuntu on another computer in my house. I have downloaded the iso file and am going to put in on a usb using Unetbootin. What is the rule of thumb for deciding how much space I ...
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Ubuntu GNOME 14.04.3 desktop iso not booting from both DVD and USB

I tried booting Ubuntu desktop 14.04.3 from my DVD as well as USB stick by using all possible resources both in UEFI or legacy mode. In UEFI mode I changed the boot order and then when I boot it ...
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acer R301L doesn't recognize boot usb I made from UNetbootin

Just bought an ASUS R301L, immediately downloaded UBUNTU through UNetbootin using a USB I formatted for the occasion, then restarted, but it goes directly back to windows (cursed be) in stead of ...
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How to install Ubuntu straight to HDD with Unetbootin?

I've heard that Unetbootin provides installing a distro straight to Hard drive instead of USB. Should I just select Hard Drive as the picture shows and click Ok or there is something else to do?