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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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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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12.04 live usb unable to boot Clevo m98nu

I placed 12.04 on usb with yumi. grub loads fine, and upon choosing either 'try it' or 'install it', code runs up the screen. display of text disappears as normal, but then it hangs up and the caps ...
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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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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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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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Trying to make a Windows 7 USB with UNetBootin, getting error “Failed to load COM32 file menu.c32”

Pretty much what it says on the tin. I looked around a bit, someone told me to press "Tab" to see a list of options, this is what it yielded. Verifying DMI Pool Data .................... Failed to ...
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Reason why unetbootin 494 isn't booting in 13.10

I need particular unetbootin version to create my ntfs windows pendrive. Anyway, the most recent version installed via application center doesn't support ntfs, and on the internets people are saying ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 doesn't boot from usb

So I want to switch from Linux Mint 15 to Ubuntu 12.10. I used UNetBootin to create the usb. I have Linux Mint 15, and am trying to get Ubuntu to load from the usb. But when I restart my computer it ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 installer not booting from usb

okay so this is what i did so far... downloaded ubuntu 12.04 LTS from ubunutu website. downloaded UNetbootin from http://unetbootin.sourceforge.net/ did exactly this Unable to boot Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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Is it possible to show the device ID in nautilus properties?

I use unetbootin to boot ISOs from USB devices, however when it asks me which device to install it to it lists them by device ID(?) ie sdb, sdc etc. The only way I know to find out which device is ...
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Can't install Xubuntu with unetbootin from hardrive

I have no dvd or usb and I'm trying to install Xubuntu with unetbootin from hardrive. I have 120gb hardrive with 3 partition: Win7, Swap, and one for Xubuntu First I do this and get the following ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to recover files from external hard drive after being selected in Unetbootin

I accidentally selected my 500GB external hard drive when I tried to install Ubuntu using Unetbootin. I used it as an installer already. I haven't realized my mistake until I opened my external drive ...
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How to create bootable USB using public library computer, I do not have admin privilege to download USB Creator

The title says it all. I understand that it is necessary to download creator software in order to install Ubuntu/Xubuntu on my brand new hard drive. However, the only computer I have access to is ...
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Creating USB boot disc for ubuntu

I am using Mac OS X 10.9 and am trying to create a boot usb of ubuntu-14.10-desktop-amd64.iso. I have tried Unetbootin, but the installation halts at step 2 file 254. I have verified the md5 is ...
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Boot to external hdd from a UnetBootin usb key

I have an external hdd with multiple operating systems on it (Ubuntu, Centos, etc). On newer computers, the drive is recognized as a USB HDD and I can boot it directly just fine. However on an ...
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Cant install kubuntu

My lenovo ideapad came with a dos operating system. I installed ubuntu in it and now i wish to uninstall it and run kubuntu on my laptop. But the laptop doesnt boot from usb anymore. I made the ...
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unable to create usb stick for windows 7 from ubuntu 14.04

I followed the same process which mentioned in below link to create USB stick for windows: How can I create a Windows bootable USB stick using Ubuntu? But WinUSB throws following error while syncing:...
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UnetBootin Issues

I just built a computer, I am trying to install ubuntu 14.04 live x64, although I am having some issues. When I boot from the drive, it gives me the try ubuntu, install, check memory menu but when I ...
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Save files and Applications to a Live Ubuntu disk

I was wondering is itpossible and how could one save a document or/and application onto a Live Ubuntu USB? I am on MacBook Air running OS X 10.8.5 I installed Ubuntu onto my USB using unetbootin. ...
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Ubuntu not working for USB

I have a USB 64GB (NTFS). I installed Ubuntu 13.10 in the flash drive using unetbootin. Then I try to boot my USB. It keep showing me some kind of error saying "BOOTMGR is missing. Press Ctrl+Alt+...
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Unetbootin does not show Ubuntu 12.04

Unetbootin does not show Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I do not see a way to force an update of the list. Am I doing something wrong? Thanks in advance
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Can't boot ISO from USB UNetbootin

I was trying to install Linux Mint and a few other OS's through UNetbootin. (Xubuntu 12.04) The ISO's burned alright, but when I tried to boot them up, I got the message: "Non-system boot disk. Press ...
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Can't boot ISO to my laptop in UNetbootin (Xubuntu 12.04 & Ubuntu 12.04)

I was trying to install Linux Mint (and a few other OS's) through UNetbootin. The ISO's burned alright, but when I tried to boot them up, I got the message: "Non-system boot disk. Press any key to ...
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Lubuntu 13.10 Installer does not detect Windows 7 or any partitions & black screen during install

I know this question has been asked numerous times and has been answered; http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1604074&page=4&p=10022223#post10022223 Why doesn't Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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Unetbootin commands for installing ubuntu 13.10

I have made a live usb using unetbootin trying to install ubuntu 13.10 when i boot it up, the usual unetbootin start up screen appears, but when i choose any of the options, the screen goes smaller ...
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No kernel modules were found installing xubuntu from unetbootin

I'm trying to reinstall xubuntu after a bad install. Few questions. In bios install menu what is difference between "default" and "install xubuntu"? Also, I tried following default install, and I get ...
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Boot from USB fail, Ubuntu 12.04

I created a live USB of windows 7 with unetbootin. I'm running Ubuntu 12.04. I have a Lenovo z580 intel core i7 with 8gb ram. My computer won't boot from USB. USB is first in the boot order. My ...
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Booting from USB fails

I made a bootable flash drive on Unetbootin for a Linux Lite image, but when I restart my computer and set flash drive as the first boot option it just boots into Ubuntu like usual.
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Creating a bootable flash without overlayfs

I want to create an USB stick to carry my Ubuntu everywhere around with me. It's not intended to spread Ubuntu by installing it everywhere, but rather for running my configured system on any computer ...
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Errors were encountered while processing: linux-image / headers / generic

I tried to update my machine through the Update Manager and found some errors. First, before I get to the problem, I feel I should mention that my OS (10.04) is mounted on a portable HDD that boots ...
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Problems using unetboot to use it in ubuntu??? how comes?

How to configure these tools to get them properly working ? the worked on windows now i took another one for linux and ubuntu, and they don´t run the program, How comes?
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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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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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INCONSISTENT usb write/copy speeds; cache problem?

Foremost, slow USB write/copy speeds seem to be a hackneyed topic. But this issue is one I've not seen presented elsewhere. Thanks for showing this novice your support. I'm copying the same .iso ...
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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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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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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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UNetbootin on 32GB USB 3 Stick

I run a windows 7 machine, and use UNetbootin to create Ubuntu bootable live USB keys. I have 1 key in particular that I would like to use entirely as a live Ubuntu key, so I can install some apps, ...
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Fresh install of 14.04, can't boot

I had Fedora 20 installed on my laptop, but last night I used UNetbootin to make a bootable Ubuntu USB stick. Installed Ubuntu 14.04, everything went fine, but when I restarted the laptop I got a ...
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Problems Installing Custom Xubuntu ISO: “no space left on device”

I wanted to make a custom iso, so I used the Ubuntu Customization Kit(UCK). The ISO was created and I used UNetbootin to install it on a 4.0GB SanDisk flash drive. However, when I tried to boot from ...
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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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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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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 ...