Ubuntu – Not booting from USB Drive


I downloaded 12.04 of ubuntu, and y copied the 718 mb file to my usb Kingston Drive (which is 2gb total) and i tried booting it from setup and it can't! I click booting from USB kingston and it boots Windows normally…

Best Answer

  • Just copying the file to the USB is not enough - you need to use a program called UNetbootin to create a bootable USB drive

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    (That is, if you're on Windows or MacOSX)

    If you run Ubuntu, use Startup Disk Creator which is installed by default:

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    See this article for more details

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