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Old 01-29-2016, 07:07 AM   #1
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Copying Xubuntu onto a Memory Pen?


Hi, I have a desktop computer running Xubuntu 14.04

I want to copy the OS onto a memory pen, so I can install it onto my laptop which runs windows (with a friends help)

How do I put xubuntu onto the memory pen from the command line?
 
Old 01-29-2016, 08:13 AM   #2
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get an iso of it first, then umount the USB Stick , then go superuser on it while doing this ...

Code:
dd bs=4M if=/path/to/xubuntu.iso of=/dev/sdx status=progress && sync
lsblk OR blkid <- are useful tools

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Old 01-29-2016, 08:27 AM   #3
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Thanks. I'm a total newbie, could you be a bit more clear: what's an iso, how do i get it?

(I'm googling what you said now haha)
 
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Originally Posted by chris_crunch View Post
Thanks. I'm a total newbie, could you be a bit more clear: what's an iso, how do i get it?

(I'm googling what you said now haha)
yes, make google your best friend... haha... no really
iso is a file extention... look up extention while you're at it...
then look up file...
then put the two together ...
happy learning ...

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Old 01-29-2016, 11:59 AM   #5
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Do you mean you want to copy your installed system on a thumb drive? If so, install Systemback and follow the instructions.

If not, then download a fresh copy of Xubuntu.

In either case, burn the ISO to a thumb drive with Unetbootin (from Linux) or Rufus (from Windows).

http://www.techrepublic.com/article/...ng-systemback/
 
  


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