How to report an installation issue?

Basil Chupin blchupin at
Tue Oct 12 05:20:22 UTC 2010

On 12/10/2010 03:50, NoOp wrote:
> On 10/11/2010 03:07 AM, Basil Chupin wrote:
>> On 11/10/2010 20:08, Marcelo Magno T. Sales wrote:
> ...
>>>> Question: how did you manage to get the Maverick installation on to
>>>> an USB stick to be able to install 10.10 from an USB stick?
>>> I have downloaded the Maverick ISO files while still running Lucid and
>>> used Lucid's usb-creator-kde to get them on the USB stick.
>> Being in my dotage years (ie, being past the "*-teen years"
>> classification, when anyone above the *teen classification knows
>> nothing, which is why teenagers are employed first because they know
>> everything :-) ), I *THOUGHT*, thought mind you, thought that I read
>> that there was a difference in the way an USB installation stick is
>> created in Maverick and that an attempt using Lucid will not create such
>> an installable USB stick using Maverick as the input - that is, you need
>> to use Maverick, and not Lucid, to create such an USB. But I may be
>> wrong..... Alas, I HAVE been known, sadly :-( , to be wrong.... :-) .
> Ummm...
> Burn your CD or create a USB drive
> - tick USB&  Ubuntu
> - click "Show me how"
> Nothing there indicates that you need to have Maverick already installed
> to do it.
> Perhaps what you were thinking is this:
> <quote>
> Common Desktop Applications
>      * It is not possible to create Ubuntu 10.04 USB disks from the
> Startup Disk Creator in Ubuntu 10.10 due to a backwards incompatibility
> in the syslinux program.
> </quote>
> That, I think, is a different issue.

That's the one! Thanks for setting this one straight.


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