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Old 08-04-2009, 11:49 AM   #1
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Exclamation Ubuntu booting off a flash drive on a laptop.


I have formatted my flash drive to make it so i can boot off of it, and im putting the Linux on there. AKA Ubuntu 9.04. Has any one ever done this before? Are there thing i should be worried about? Personally i hope it works. Because then i can carry my own personal computer in my pocket. That would be pretty sweet huh?
 
Old 08-04-2009, 11:52 AM   #2
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BTW. i should probably mention i have fine specs and that im using a windows XP. I've done most of the research but i don't know how this flash drive will work.
 
Old 08-04-2009, 12:38 PM   #3
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well its done downloading to the flash and extracted so im gonna try it! WISH ME LUCK.
 
Old 08-04-2009, 01:43 PM   #4
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LOL
did you get it ?

If you burned ubuntu 9.04 to cd
you can use usb creator to put it on usb
with wor with out persistence
 
Old 08-05-2009, 12:32 AM   #5
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thats the thing. Is that i cant get the ubuntu to work off disk.
 
Old 08-05-2009, 02:04 AM   #6
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No need to burn disk and use usb creator. Install unetbootin, and use it to create liveusb.
 
Old 08-06-2009, 11:55 AM   #7
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well i dont have a disk cuz my dad was stupid and got dvd-rs instead of cd.
 
Old 08-06-2009, 01:59 PM   #8
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so
where are you at in this project?
 
  


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