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Anijith Anirudhan
February 7th, 2012, 05:11 AM
I tried to install Ubuntu on my Dell laptop, having Windows 7 Ultimate Edition..when the installation is about to complete it throwing one error "Permission Denied". I also tried to install Run as Administrator,but getting the same errror. Please help me to resolve this issue..

jayshomebrew
February 7th, 2012, 06:22 AM
My suggestion is to use the 'live-cd' to install..
download and burn iso file to a dvd.
1. download 10.04 LTS here: (or any other version of your choice)
http://www.ubuntu.com/start-download?distro=desktop&bits=32&release=lts

If you don't have a burning windows app, use infrarecorder here:
http://portableapps.com/apps/utilities/infrarecorder_portable

If you don't know how to burn an iso, follow this guide:
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BurningIsoHowto

2. burn the iso file to a cdr or dvdr

3. reboot your computer hitting <f12> while booting, so that you get the dell boot menu:
http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQLC3DyY9G-ZHzicupS12N0X1gk5OQHpJPA8Vs6HEoU68lziN7EqgncWmbmcg
select cd/dvd and boot.

4. the cd or dvd should boot, select try ubuntu:
http://tomoyo.sourceforge.jp/1.8/media.ubuntu10.04/startup-en.png

5. install using the desktop icon.
http://www.cernea.net/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/4187174337_fa65b6f9ba.jpg

Mark Phelps
February 7th, 2012, 08:49 PM
It looks like, from your comments, that you are trying to install Ubuntu from INSIDE Windows (using Wubi). If you were booting from CD or USB, you would not be getting permission errors.

To install from Wubi, you need the following:
1) The Wubi ISO file stored in the same directory as the wubi.exe program
2) Right-click on wubi.exe and select Run as administrator.

That should prevent you from getting permission errors.

Rafterman414
February 7th, 2012, 08:55 PM
+1 on having the ubuntu iso in the same directory as wubi. This is a common error message that many people are getting. Also some users have been getting the permission denied error even though the install completes.

Mark Phelps
February 8th, 2012, 05:30 PM
... Also some users have been getting the permission denied error even though the install completes.

Very good point!

So (to the OP), if this happens, try starting Ubuntu anyway. It just might work.

Anijith Anirudhan
February 9th, 2012, 06:27 AM
My suggestion is to use the 'live-cd' to install..
download and burn iso file to a dvd.
1. download 10.04 LTS here: (or any other version of your choice)
http://www.ubuntu.com/start-download?distro=desktop&bits=32&release=lts

If you don't have a burning windows app, use infrarecorder here:
http://portableapps.com/apps/utilities/infrarecorder_portable

If you don't know how to burn an iso, follow this guide:
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BurningIsoHowto

2. burn the iso file to a cdr or dvdr

3. reboot your computer hitting <f12> while booting, so that you get the dell boot menu:
http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQLC3DyY9G-ZHzicupS12N0X1gk5OQHpJPA8Vs6HEoU68lziN7EqgncWmbmcg
select cd/dvd and boot.

4. the cd or dvd should boot, select try ubuntu:
http://tomoyo.sourceforge.jp/1.8/media.ubuntu10.04/startup-en.png

5. install using the desktop icon.
http://www.cernea.net/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/4187174337_fa65b6f9ba.jpg
Thank you for the support... this method worked and able to install Ubuntu..Thank you..

Anijith

Mark Phelps
February 9th, 2012, 02:24 PM
Glad to see you got it working. Please use the Thread Tools at the top of the thread to mark this thread as SOLVED. thanks