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Old 09-07-2012, 03:01 AM   #16
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Can I try the install option again? In this case what's the correct path to follow? Maybe it could boot this time ....

The .iso version of Ubuntu suggested 2 partitions, 1 for Ubuntu plus 1 of 1 Gb for future changes. And I think I left one for the old files & Debian.

Also there's some application that can boot the computer & repair the partitions, so I can try it?

I also installed the bootinfoscript on the USB stick but it doesn't recognize it upon booting.

Thanks

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Old 09-07-2012, 09:56 AM   #17
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How did you create your bootable flash drive? Did you use unetbootin, pendrivelinux or some other software?

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The .iso version of Ubuntu suggested 2 partitions, 1 for Ubuntu plus 1 of 1 Gb for future changes. And I think I left one for the old files & Debian.
The above would be for creating the bootable flash drive persistence becasue 1GB is not much for future changes on a hard drive. From the information you posted, it is not clear that you actually installed Ubuntu to anything other than the flash drive. Did you boot the computer from the flash and go through the entire installation process for Ubuntu 12.04 which, when completed gave you a message indicating so and advising you to reboot?? Did you select the default option for the bootloader install?

If you have booted the flash drive and downloaded the bootinfoscript, you need to run it per the instructions on the site BEFORE you reboot. You are using a Live CD on a flash drive which is read only. When you reboot, anything you downloaded is gone.

Answers to the above questions should help to get someone to help you. If you can't answer them and you have no data on the Acer, try to reinstall.
 
Old 09-14-2012, 07:27 AM   #18
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I made the bootable flash drive from the .iso file that's suggested for my case - 712 MB.
I made some improvement, I reinstalled it a few times but got different errors & didn't get to the end of it.
So I reformatted the HD at the end with a new installation. It was going well when in the final stages the cursor's flashing as if it's still installing for a few hours b4 I saw it it's still the same & shut it. It's the last I did. It's even indicating th is is the most recent update. What's best from now on?

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Old 09-14-2012, 07:44 AM   #19
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I started not getting 'error 2' when booting from the HD, now I get the cursor flashing on top of the screen.
 
Old 09-15-2012, 02:03 PM   #20
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No new replies this time .....
 
Old 09-17-2012, 03:45 AM   #21
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Any solution offered?
 
  


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