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Questions tagged [usb-creator]

A tool to take Ubuntu CDs and ISO files and write them in a usable form to USB disks.

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install ubuntu on to usb [duplicate]

I want to install Ubuntu onto my sandisk usb stick NOT onto my hard drive win 10. There isn't enough room (with all my other stuff) and I don't want to overwrite (as bad as win 10 is). Plus I want the ...
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Alternative to Startup Disk Creator [duplicate]

Is there an alternative to Startup Disk Creator for creating a bootable usb in Ubuntu 16.04 ?
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“Make Startup Utility” does not save LiveUSB changes

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.5 LTS to SSD, installed few packages which were not installed by default and made some sshd and networking related changes. Then I wanted to create a LiveUSB of this ...
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How to format a booteable usb made by Startup Disk Creator

I've made a usb booteable to install ubuntu with Startup Disk Creator, I want restore it to normal state and delete all files inside. When I try to format my usb i get the following error:
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ubuntu USB device installation [duplicate]

I'm an almost complete novice in Ubuntu installation. I use some program since years, but never install it myself, and I would like to start to learn and be able to do so myself. I would like to ...
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How to adjust size of bootable live USB and actually make it work?

Firstly, I'd like to say that I read the entire article here, and tried method 0, which seemed like the easiest and most recommended. What I want to do is create a USB version of Ubuntu that I can ...
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How to make a bootable flash from my already installed Ubuntu?

I need to make a bootable media(USB) from my installed version of Ubuntu as it is on my hdd and then boot from it to install this system in other computers. How do i do that?
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Ubuntu installation failure 16.04

I am trying to install ubuntu 16.04 alongside windows 10. The checksum is correct, however after creating a bootable usb with the iso, the usb finds 2 errors when verifying before installation. I ...
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upgrade error : illegal package name `doc-base/noawait' [duplicate]

I cannot download anything or upgrade my system. I get the following error message: dpkg: file triggers record mentions illegal package name `doc-base/noawait' (for interest in file `/usr/share/doc-...
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Where is the persistent option for Startup Disk Creator in 16.04?

The Startup Disk Creator no longer shows the option to create a persistent drive. How do I get back this setting in the application?
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Create OpenSUSE bootable USB stick from Ubuntu?

OpenSUSE documentation (https://en.opensuse.org/SDB:Live_USB_stick) explicitly states that unetbootin wont work. They recommend using ImageWriter, but I haven't found a version for Ubuntu. How can I ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad T520 doesn't boot from Ubuntu 15.10 Installation USB Stick

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 15.10 from my Intenso 32GB USB-stick on my Lenovo Thinkpad T520. I created a USB-Stick with the tool linked at http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-...
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Linux install on Kangaroo Plus

I am trying to use my Mac to write a boot disk for a recently purchased Kangaroo Plus computer that has no OS on it. I first used unetbootin to create a usb boot disk with ubuntu-15.04-desktop-iso and ...
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Why isn't Ubuntu delivering USB images instead of ISO ones?

So far Ubuntu (and derivatives) has been delivering ISO images to be burned onto optical media. Then there's a tool (usb-creator) to "burn" those ISOs onto USB drives. I could be wrong, but I think ...
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How to install Ubuntu off a USB?

I've tried using Startup Disk Creator, but that at first created me an invalid USB that could not boot, and later on was failing to notice the USB entirely. I tried using unetbootin, but that did not ...
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Broken software-center in Trusty Desktop (14.04.3)

Trouble started when I used usb-creator-gtk to create a bootable 14.04.3 USB flash drive. As the app was actually running, synaptic (v 0.81.1) was launched (not by me). Its GUI stayed on screen after ...
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How to burn .raw file on USB?

I use Ubuntu 14.04 and I want to burn .raw file, its installation for OS X so it should be bootable. I need to burn it to my USB. How to do it?
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How to make multiboot pendrive or CD with various live linux operating system and windows also? [duplicate]

How to make multi-boot USB for Linux as well as Windows? Note By using Linux only.
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mini.iso doesn't appear in Startup Disk Creator

I am interested to make a clean install of Lubuntu Core with the mini.iso from a USB Stick. I am not interested to create a Live USB. I've done my best to add from "Other" button form the Startup ...
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How to get past the Syslinux copyright screen

I am trying to install Ubuntu on my computer (Running Windows 7-64 bit on an Acer 5742-6331 laptop). I downloaded both 14.04.2 and 15.04. I put the 14.04 image on a USB with Universal USB Installer, ...
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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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Make USB bootable for kali linux

I am using Ubuntu 14.04LTS. I want to make a bootable usb stick using kali iso image file for Kali Linux installation. I tried following ways: unetbootin-linux-608 - it is just writing 4 text files ...
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Making bootable Ubuntu USBstick: fat32 or vfat?

I am trying to make a bootable USB stick, for an Ubuntu workstation, on an Ubuntu laptop. All goes well until I actually try to make the bootable stick. (Startup Disk Creator). Then (soon) it says "...
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Ubuntu Live USB won't boot, “Failed to load COM32 file menu.c32”

I'm hoping to revive an old netbook I have laying around by installing Linux on it. I did what I gather most of us are supposed to do: I created a Xubuntu 14.10 Live USB with Unetbootin, plugged the ...
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UNetbootin not detecting mounted USB?

UNetbootin is not detecting a mounted USB, the image below shows.
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Run bootable ubuntu setup on ubuntu machine without internet

Referring to https://askubuntu.com/questions/564844/accidently-removed-the-network-drivers, and more than 20 hours of fixing, I found it more quick to re-install ubuntu. Successfully created the setup ...
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If I no longer have windows 8.1 .. could i install windows 8 again with the ISO? [duplicate]

I want to be dual booted again. But this is after loosing the windows 8.1 that was preinstalled on this laptop. The only thing I run now is ubuntu, which i love. Would it be possible to go back to a ...
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How to create a bootable usb stick on OS X

http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-on-mac-osx When I get to the step of converting the .iso to an .img it continues to respond as such: " -bash: /Users/RidgeJohnston/Downloads/...
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Verify Ubuntu installable USB created by usb-creator

Let's say I have an Ubuntu live USB pen drive, created using usb-creator. I want to Verify the integrity of the Ubuntu install on the pen drive (only against accidental damage, not malicious changes)....
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Trying to boot from USB “Scanning disc for index files…”

I'm trying to boot an Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS USB stick, and it seems it will never enter the Desktop. I'm stuck on the bootscreen, and here are the lines when I press "ESC" : stdin: Not a typewriter ...
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Can't Select Target Device on Winusb

So I just installed Winusb using the instructions from How can I create a Windows bootable USB stick using Ubuntu? but when I use the application I cannot select a target device. I have a usb that I ...
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Create a DOS bootable USB drive (16 GB)

I have two computers, both on Ubuntu, and I need to upgrade the BIOS on one of them. I can get a version of DOS and also use UNetBootin with FreeDOS, but I can't copy the BIOS firmware and flash ...
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How to Create FreeBSD 10 bootable in Ubuntu 14.04.01?

I want install FreeBSD 10 , how to create USB Bootable ? i tried Unitbooten but its Not working This Post please Help !!!
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How to switch between Fuduntu to Ubuntu?

I am using Fuduntu at the moment but i need to Switch to Ubuntu. The main thing is that i can use FreeCad and many other Soft-wares that are available in Ubuntu and not in Fuduntu .How can switch ...
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Install Ubuntu from usb-stick: Caught in endless-reboot loop

I tried to install Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS using the following instructions: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/FromUSBStickQuick I sucessfully booted from the USB stick (installer boot menu -...
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Bootable USB drive not working, unable to access BIOS, HP Envy h8-1413c

I am trying to create a bootable USB drive in Windows 8.1, and have had no luck. I am able to create the drive using Yumi, Unetbootin, and Universal USB Installer, and Rufus HOWEVER I am not able to ...
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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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How to download Ubuntu on a USB stick and install it alongside Windows 7? [duplicate]

How do I download Ubuntu onto a USB stick? And can I then install alongside Windows 7? Or is it better to boot from the USB.
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Cannot boot into Ubuntu (tried with 3 different USB Flash drive)

USB sticks- Generic 4GB, 2.0 ADATA Pro, 3.0 Sandisk Extreme, 3.0 Img files: 2 x ubuntu-14.04-desktop-amd64 (redownloaded twice, in case of corruption) 1 x ubuntu-14.10-desktop-amd64 -- current ...
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install ubuntu on a hardware AES encrypted flash drive

I couldn't find the answer to my question after hours of search. I hope someone can help me out. I would like to install ubuntu on a flash drive. I followed to standard instructions for installing ...
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winUSB install error

While trying to install windows 7 to a usb stick I get this error during (or after) the syncing stage of winUSB. It looks like the grub-install command failed to run, this also happened when trying ...
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Install Ubuntu from usb

I need to install Ubuntu server without CD/DVD driver. I have read a guide to make a bootable USB using windows, but on my other PC I have Mac OS. Can I make a bootable USB from Mac OS?
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data error in boot\grub … file broken

So I am trying to make my usb stick bootable and load ubuntu 14.04 64 bit on it. I have tried different methods, for example, I format my usb on windows to be FAT32 and then am using the Universal USB ...
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Invalid version string 'GNU/Linux'" when creating bootable USB stick [closed]

When I tried to create a bootable USB stick, appear this massege below Invalid version string 'GNU/Linux'" How can I create a bootable USB stick on Ubuntu 14.04?
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usb-creator-gtk doesn't find my virtual disk. What's wrong?

I know how to create a USB stick allowing installation of Ubuntu, but now I'd like to do some tests with usb-creator. And instead of making useless writings onto my USB stick, I wanted to see how usb-...
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Live USB creator software [duplicate]

Is there a program that can make live USBs for any distro, iso, you get the point. I can only find ones that make live USBs for other linux distributions and none for anything else.
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isolinux folder empty every usb installer creation

I've spent the last two days exhaustively searching for an answer to this issue. It seems similar to others at first, but I assure y'all it is not quite the same. I have used unetbootin, Universal ...
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Does working on ubuntu in flash drive leave a trace on Hard Drive having Windows installed in it

I have installed ubuntu in Flash drive with a persistence space of 200 MB. If i boot my laptop from flash drive having ubuntu installed and do net surfing and download files on internet , will it ...
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How to make a Windows 7 USB on Ubuntu

I currently have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed, but would also like to dual boot Windows 7 aswell mainly for games. I have downloaded a Windows 7 ISO but the Startup Disk creator will not allow me to ...
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Remove the first window when starting from usb

I burn Ubuntu in a pen-drive. But each time I start with Ubuntu I need to change the configuration and select the option that I want to try Ubuntu not install removing my laptop operative system. ...