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#1 defurman


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Posted 13 December 2014 - 10:20 AM

I am quite happily running Ubuntu 14.04. But no matter what i try i just cannot install the latest version of Unetbootin from Sourceforge. I get a link to the file in my Downloads directory and if i double click on it nothing happens? I opened a terminal and went to the Downloads directory and then typed: chmod a+x unetbootin-linux-608. I then typed: ./unetbootin-linux-608 but still nothing happens?


Can someone tell me what i'm doing wrong please or if there is another program beside unetbootin i could use to install a linux distro onto a USB drive please.

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#2 NickAu


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Posted 13 December 2014 - 03:35 PM

What Operating system are you trying to install Unetbootin to?
In Ubuntu open terminal and copy and paste or type this.

sudo apt-get install unetbootin

This will install Unetbootin on Ubuntu.


I get a link to the file in my Downloads directory and if i double click on it nothing happens?

Can you give me the link, I will look at and try to explain.



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Edited by NickAu, 14 December 2014 - 01:27 AM.

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