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We are using the New Dell Mini 9 Netbooks. These do not come with a CD/DVD ROM drive. I have a large flash drive, but need to know how to put UBUNTU.iso onto a flash drive. I tried simply copying and pasting it over, but then when I booted from the Flash Drive, I get an error message on the screen.

BOOTMGR is missing
Press Ctrl+Alt+Del to restart

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If you have access to anothe ubuntu machine, you can make a bootable flash drive with the ubuntu application: System->Administration->Create an USB startup disk

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oklit: Thanks I will definitely look into this.

fmarzocca: I put a CD with Ubuntu and loaded off of it. But, I cannot find Create USB startup disk under System -> Administration. Maybe because I did not install Ubuntu on my HD, but am running it off a CD?
Am I doing something wrong?
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You need a working Ubuntu installation to do that
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Installed Ubuntu, but still don't see anywhere under Administration to create a USB startup disk.
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sudo usb-creator

If you don't have, just install with synaptic
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you need ubuntu >= 8.10
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Ah, I see. I'm running on 8.04.
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oklit: Amazing. This tool is priceless. Fixed my problem.
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