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Old 11-26-2014, 11:57 AM   #1
akdudster
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Cannot Detect Disk


Hello all, I am pretty new to linux and I am trying to install ubuntu onto my laptop. My problem is when I boot from my flash drive my laptop's hard drive cannot be found.
I have tried sudo fdisk and finding it with gparted.

Any suggestions?
 
Old 11-26-2014, 02:05 PM   #2
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Is it being recognized in bios?
have you checked in dmesg?
 
Old 11-28-2014, 10:03 AM   #3
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Are you trying to run Ubuntu from the flash drive as an "in memory" live demo-type mode?
This is worth doing as it won't overwrite your disk but allows you to check that things like video, sound and wifi work properly.

There is an icon to click if you want to proceed with a full install to disk.
Is this where you get a no-disk message?
 
Old 11-29-2014, 10:05 PM   #4
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Will the laptop boot without the pendrive in it?

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