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Old 06-22-2012, 12:40 PM   #1
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Trying to make a usb drive for mint 13 for my netbook

I have only been using Linux for a week on my Toshiba Equium laptop. It works fine. I have loaded it on to my hard drive. I have a Packard Bell Dot_s notebook that I am trying to laod Linux mint 13 on. When I go to the website and download unetbootin-linux-575 I am unable to open it and cant get any furthur...I can download unetbootin-linux-494 and open it ok but not 575 !! Any ideas please.
Old 06-22-2012, 12:46 PM   #2
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If you are using Ubuntu or Mint on your laptop then unetbootin should be available in Software Center so you should try to install it from there rather than downloading it.
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Also peek at for some help pages. Also for the most part mint and ubuntu are the same so a web search for an issue with mint should be also replicated with the word ubuntu.
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You probably need to make the package executable.

chmod 0744 filename

I have not heard the words "Packard Bell" since the 90's.
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I have tried it in the software centre but when I click instal nothing happens until I click on the web address which takes me to the usual download page that I go to....Im sure I am doing something wrong.I do appreciate your help.. I am away on holiday at the moment and will look firthur at the problem next week when I get home.


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