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    [ubuntu] Re: Unable to Boot 12.04 from USB

    Well, no luck with 12.04.2 at all. I gave up; Raring Ringtail seems to be running splendidly as a virtual machine. Not thrilled about not having LTS, but would rather be running something than...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unable to Boot 12.04 from USB

    Yeah it seems to be pretty solid, I was expecting some bugginess but nothing so far. I think I'm going to try to get 12.04.2 working with the ppa. I like the idea of long term support. I'm going to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unable to Boot 12.04 from USB

    Well, same story with 12.04.2. I don't know what the deal is. I decided to try with 13.04 beta 2 and it boots up and runs with no problem. I don't generally like running betas, but at least I'm able...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unable to Boot 12.04 from USB

    My goodness, I wasn't even aware of it's existence! This gives me a flicker of hope. I'll have to give it a shot tomorrow. Thanks very much for your input.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unable to Boot 12.04 from USB

    Oldfred - I appreciate all of your time and help with this issue. I will let you know if I have any success with these.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unable to Boot 12.04 from USB

    The flash drive appears from my simplified boot menu - not going into BIOS. It boots as it normally would, so I know it's accessible. It also runs flawlessly on my laptop. I'm worried that this video...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unable to Boot 12.04 from USB

    Ahh sorry for the weird photo. Came out wrong.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unable to Boot 12.04 from USB

    On my menu, hard drive isn't expandable. http://postimg.org/image/fqm571jpv/
    I am not sure if I have a one time boot key, F12 doesn't seem to do anything but I haven't tried any other keys yet. I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unable to Boot 12.04 from USB

    I am using Phoenix - AwardBIOS. My only drive boot choices are diskette drive, hard drive, optical drive, USB-FDD, USB-ZIP, USB-CDROM, USB Device and Integrated NIC.

    Interestingly enough, I have...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unable to Boot 12.04 from USB

    Well, UNetBootin gave me a different start menu, but the same results.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unable to Boot 12.04 from USB

    I am booting in BIOS. I scoured the options in BIOS and did not see any other way to boot the flash drive - just USB and USB-FDD. I am starting to lose hope :(. Is Ubuntu simply not compatible with...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unable to Boot 12.04 from USB

    Thank you very much for these suggestions! Oldfred, you'll have to forgive my ignorance, I am brand new to all of this. From what I can tell, the menu I am taken to is not GRUB.
    I am given six...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unable to Boot 12.04 from USB

    Thank you everybody for your responses.

    I used the Universal USB installer from pendrivelinux for the installation of both 12.04 and 12.10. I ran a checksum like you guys suggested and the hash...
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    [ubuntu] Unable to Boot 12.04 from USB

    Hello everybody,

    I apologize if I am posting this in the wrong area - I am brand new to Ubuntu, Linux and this forum.

    I have been booting from a USB onto a Dell laptop without any issues - it...
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