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Old 05-09-2013, 04:01 PM   #1
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usb drive problems


I recently purchased a new asus laptop with 4 gig memory and 500 HD and windows 8. I downloaded linux mint 14 and burned it to a DVD. When running it from the DVD drive, it works perfectly. So, I decided to install it on a usb drive. When I try to run it, the start screen comes on with several options: "start linux mint", etc, etc. When I click on any of these options, the screen goes blank, and stays blank until I press: " ctl,alt, delete". Any ideas ??? Thanks for your help !!!
 
Old 05-09-2013, 06:15 PM   #2
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Hi,

How are you installing mint to the usb drive? Are you using a program such as unetbootin or LinuxLiveUSB?


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Old 05-09-2013, 09:05 PM   #3
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RE: usb problems

I used : "Universal USB Installer"...........
 
Old 05-10-2013, 02:23 AM   #4
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Personally, I would
a) start the CD and install it on the USB like described here http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=46&t=113309
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b) use unetbootin
If I remember I never installed Mint on an usb with unetbootin but I had severll success with nuetbootin with Lubuntu, Zorin etc. So, my trust in unetbootin is quite high
 
  


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