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After downloading linux my laptop say grub>

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February 24, 2013 3:25:42 PM

Hi im a computer dummy and i've tried to install linux onto my laptop becuz i puchased it off ebay not knowing it didn't have a os and now after hours of trying to figure how to get the darn thing onto the usb i've done that and it says grub. if i enter boot it says cannot boot without kernel loaded? idk what to do can someone help????
August 4, 2013 6:24:37 AM

Before creating the bootable USB drive for installing Linux(assuming Ubuntu), make sure the USB drive has the FAT32 file system.

Unetbootin ( Get it here - ) is a wonderful software to create one.

Follow this tutorial for Unetbootin:

Linux installation:

Partitioning guide: