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Questions tagged [usb-installation]

regarding questions about usb-drive installation of the operating system [os]

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Cannot boot Ubuntu 18.04 LTS from USB [duplicate]

I am trying to install Ubuntu from USB, I have a brand new HP 14-am030ng with BIOS Insydeh20 rev 5.0 and Windows 10 installed in UEFI mode. I disable Secure boot and enable Legacy support. Restarting ...
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How to Install grub bootloader for Ubuntu 16.04 into a USB drive (Sandisk cruzer blade)?

I have installed ubuntu 16.04 (32 bit) into my USB drive. But in last section of installation i got an error that is cannot install bootloader to my USB device. I don’t know why it is so. But Ubuntu ...
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How do I report an error in the USB installer?

I have encountered an issue with the current live installer for Ubuntu 18.04.1 server. Whenever I run an integrity check on the drive there is always 3 errors. I have tried multiple drives and ...
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Laptop refuses to boot from USB when SSD is connected through SATA

My asus laptop is refusing to boot anything from USB as long as a drive is connected to the SATA port on the motherboard.I can boot any USB sticks just fine with no drive connected. This is ...
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lubuntu 18.10 x64 installed on USB stick clone to usb stick 2

Help! Creating clone from a cosmic installed bootable USB stick; I have a working running USB stick with lubuntu 18.10 cosmic on it. I installed the stick by a normal lubuntu 18.10 .iso. Now I ...
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WoeUSB Error Code 256 with NTFS formatted USB

I tried to create a Windows 10 USB boot medium with WoeUSB. I formatted a USB drive with an NTFS partition, but WoeUSB complains with: Installation failed! Exit code: 256 Log: WoeUSB v@@...
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when installing ubuntu on my new hp pavilion 15cs0064st, the installation type is empty

I've searched about this issue. It seems most of the cases are solved by switching the SATA controller to AHCI, but my SATA controller is already AHCI. The installation still doesn't recognize the ...
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Why does the Terminal keep showing “^[[2~” randomly?

I just installed 18.04.1 and when I am using the Terminal (only there), it keeps showing ^[[2~^[[2~^[[2~ at random times, even when I am neither pressing any key at all on my keyboard nor even ...
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mounting gps72h garmin

I cannot see my Garmin 72h on open CPN. I have it connected to an USB port. I run lsblk: NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT mmcblk0rpmb 179:24 0 4M 0 disk ...
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Can't boot Ubuntu installation from USB drive

I've installed Ubuntu on a USB drive using another Ubuntu Live USB. I've formatted that drive with a single partition and mount point /. The Live USB then fully installed Ubuntu there, and it ...
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Installing ubuntu without graphics terminal(gfxterm)

I am trying to install ubuntu 18.04 on a Headless server machine. The server is blade which sits inside a chasis. I connect to this server via the serial port. The server does not have any VGA ...
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Updating Ubuntu installed on a USB drive

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my 16 GB pen drive using Startup Disk Creator, now my pen drive doesn't have write permission, so I cannot format it. But I want to update it to Ubuntu 18.04 or 18.10. ...
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Ubuntu install freezes on restart now on an Acer Aspire 7

So I'm trying to dual boot Ubuntu and Windows, because I need Win for school, but I like Ubuntu more as an OS. But every time when I install it, it freezes after installing when I press "reboot now". ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 installer doesn't give the option to install alongside Windows [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Ubuntu alongside my Windows OS, but it never gives me the option to install it that way. Only options showing I can, however, choose to partition my 2TB HDD (if I click on "...
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Same iso different kernels [closed]

I have a bare metal machine and a Virtual box vm, both installed Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS iso, but uname --all shows different kernel versions. I need both machines to have the exact same kernel version, ...
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Ubuntu installer skips first installation type page

When trying to reinstall Ubuntu 18.04 on a Dell Inspiron 7000 series laptop I encountered 2 problems, the first one being that the page where the option to erase and reinstall Ubuntu did not appear, ...
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Accidentally wiped laptop

I tried many times to install Ubuntu from a bootable USB, but I would go through the entire installation process, just to get to the end restart the laptop, unplug the bootable USB and then it doesn't ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Install Failure

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on a small laptop previously successfully, however after a recent upgrade attempt (to 18.04?), it would no longer run. I have now attempted multiple times to ...
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how to upgrade from 14.0 to 18.0?

I have an intel pcstick running ubuntu 14.0, and I want to upgrade to 18 ubuntu mate. I have the software but the bios does not show a way to boot to usb or cd.
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How can I put a full install of Ubuntu (encrypted) onto a USB stick, and boot that stick on UEFI devices?

I have a fast USB stick that I want to use as a portable Ubuntu workstation. Basically I want: Be able to run Ubuntu 18.04 off the USB Plug and use into any PC (BIOS or UEFI, but if that makes things ...
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Ubuntu installation gone wrong [duplicate]

Every time I boot from the USB, the display menu is sideways when the computer rests horizontally but when I lift laptop sideways, the display rotates back to normal, horizontally. How can I fix this?...
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I can't get rid of linux (can't boot usb) [duplicate]

On my laptop Ubuntu 18 is installed. But I want windows 10 back. So I created win10 bootable usb stick on another computer using rufus. But I couldn't boot it when computer starts. I select usb on ...
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Edit Debian USB disk

I need edit USB stick disk by adding a file with firmware to my wifi card and lan card when I try install I see error. How to change permission to add files into USB boot disk working on UBUNTU 17.10?...
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Is Ubuntu Server able to boot partitioned as MBR?

I have a modified Dell Inspiron 530 (A Legacy Model) and I cant seem to install the server on it. Anyone able to help? If there is a way to get it to work, give me (relatively) dumbed down answers, ...
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Installing ubuntu 18.04 stuck on boot menu

I want to use Linux for the first time a requirement for my masters program. I have bought a laptop lenovo T580 which came installed with windows 10. My disk partition type is GPT and ntfs file system....
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Bootable USB stick works in newer MacBook Pro but not older one

Followed the instructions to create a bootable USB stick for MacBook Pro. It works on my 2015 (16GB High Sierra) but not on my 2008 (4GB El Capitan). On the older machine: Two different "EFI Boot" ...
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need help with failed Ubuntu Studio 17.1 to 18.04 upgrade.

The down load and install seemed to go OK but afterward the laptop will not acknowledge ANY* USB device. The platform is a Dell Latitude D610 with only 1 gig ram. It was previously working OK. I ...
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Can't install Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS [duplicate]

I can't seem install Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS. In the installation, there is no hard drive or partition recognized. Also, there is no option to install Ubuntu next to Windows. I have one SSD hard drive. I'...
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Make changes in Ubuntu 16.04 installation sequence? [duplicate]

I need to install drivers or update settings after completing the Ubuntu installation; e.g. Installing the Wifi driver by using following commands in the terminal: sudo dpkg -i dkms_*.deb sudo ...
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Installation from USB with 'errors found in 3 files'. Now UUID = x does not exist. Can I make a correct installation from this point?

I installed Xubuntu 16.04.4 on my laptop from a live USB, and when I try to boot to Ubuntu from GNU GRUB (either in normal mode or recovery mode) I get the following message: Gave up waiting for ...
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Failing to install ubuntu on PC running windows (usb install)

I am trying and failing to install Ubuntu from a bootable USB. The following are my specs: Precision 5820 Tower XCTO Base Intel Xeon W-2135 3.7GHz, 4.5GHz Turbo, 6C, 8.25M Cache, HT, (140W) DDR4-...
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Install Lubuntu on a pendrive - advice

Hi I want to install Lubuntu on a pendrive to use to run somo codes and make some graphs. It is a good idea or should buy another type of external memory? I read that the usb pendrive usually becomes ...
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Install full Ubuntu and bootloader on USB drive [duplicate]

I have a request for Ubuntu: I need the team to update the Ubuntu iso on the download page with an updated installer, so that Ubuntu can successfully be installed on my USB drive. I don’t like ...
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Install Ubuntu on 2017 Macbook Pro 15', EFI boot doesn't work lead to grub

I am trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 on my 2017 MacBook Pro with Touch Bar (15') with USB stick. I have created the USB drive and I have tested it for functionality on my old MacBook Pro (2014). ...
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Creating a bootable USB to install Ubuntu on a PC with no OS [duplicate]

I want to install Ubuntu 16.04 on my PC through USB. My PC has no OS installed. How can I create a bootable USB? Is there any file which we just copy to USB and the USB become bootable?
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How to install windows 7 to portable hard disk from ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

Is there any way to install windows 7 from ubuntu 14.04 to a portable hard disk?
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Help! I get a black screen when trying to boot from an Ubuntu USB.

My Windows stopped working and I'm trying to get Ubuntu working on my PC so that I can recover the files. The problem is that when I select the USB in the window where I select where to boot from it ...
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Cannot read from a bootable USB drive

I am trying to install Ubuntu 18.04 on an hp EliteBook 8470p which got no operating system installed. I have made the USB drive bootable using Rufus. Now, when I try to install (I marked USB drive as ...
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Can not install Ubuntu… 18.04 - Bug in early installation phase

Goal: Install Linux and still keep Win10(at least for the next 4 weeks or so) Here you can see a YouTube video guide where I got stuck (https://youtu.be/KtOrBL2XIXs?t=85) What I have: A USB(which ...
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Am unable to install Ubuntu 18.04 on desktop from bootable USB drive [duplicate]

I currently have 16.04, but want to start fresh so that I can clean the hard drive, which is partitioned -- it includes an old version of an MS OS -- that I want to delete. I created a bootable USB. ...
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Should Install Ubuntu MATE if it shows problems while trying it? [closed]

I want to install Ubuntu MATE to a lenovo laptop that is currently running Windows 10. Yesterday I made a bootable usb with MATE and made the laptop to reboot from it. I thought before installing ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 installation failed “did not match source copy”

I went through all the steps to install Ubuntu dualboot with Windows 10 on my Lenovo T430 laptop. I got as far as allocating drive space between Windows 10 and Ubuntu. After I hit continue the ...
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Does customised setup from Live run transfer over at install?

I would like to pre-configure Ubuntu (MATE 18.04) on evenings and weekends while keeping my current Windows install until I am ready to make the switch. My setup includes installing software, browser ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS does nothing when I stop

I just installed Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on my laptop (HP zbook studio g4). The problem I have at the moment is that it freezes when I do nothing for a while. When I leave the computer alone and then want to ...
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Failing to run Ubuntu on a USB stick [duplicate]

My SSD seems to have died or something some days ago, I'm trying to boot on a USB stick to be sure that the issue is only with the SSD. I have followed the official tutorial: Create a Bootable USB ...
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TSC_DEADLINE disabled during installation? [duplicate]

This question has being asked before but I didn't find any solution how to fix it. I ran into this issue during installation. After installing Ubuntu, it stuck here during reboot. Someone mentioned to ...
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Upgrade Persistent Flash Drive from 16.04 to 18.04

I have a Persistent USB that I made using UNetbootin. Home directory is just how I want it. What is the best way to upgrade the drive from 16.04 to 18.04?
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Why can't I see Ubuntu in my EFI list?

I followed the instructions at https://tutorials.ubuntu.com/tutorial/tutorial-install-ubuntu-desktop#3 and got the "installation successful" message, but when I restarted my machine, I didn't find any ...
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Stuck during installation

I just bought a new laptop. Wanted to install the Ubuntu 16.04 LTS amd64, and when I chose "install Ubuntu" from the menu, it started, the logo came up, but nothing from then. What's the problem? ...
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Cannot use Ubuntu 17.10 ISO image for installation [duplicate]

While trying to write the ISO on an USB stick I get the following error "It looks like this is not a bootable image" (Note: I can write Ubuntu 16.xx without any problem with the same software)